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Construction Management (Optional Co-op)

Program Details

Credential: 2-Year Ontario College Graduate Certificate

This two-year graduate certificate program prepares students with the skills and knowledge to effectively initiate, plan, control and commission construction projects.

Through the course of study, students focus on private and public construction project appraisal - including planning, scheduling, and financial activities - construction methods, building code, lean construction and effective leadership techniques.

Classroom instruction is enhanced through the use of case studies, group work, field trips, and a capstone project where students apply, integrate and synthesize knowledge into a real-world project.

This program prepares students with the knowledge to take professional certification exams such as: CAPM (Certified Associate Project Manager), PMP (Project Management Professional), PMI Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP), PMI Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP), ASQ-Quality Manager, AACE- Certified Estimating Professional (CEP), Gold Seal certifications.

Student Availability

Conestoga College facilitates recruitment on an ongoing basis - there are no hard deadlines. Typical time frames for work terms are listed below.

Postings are accepted beginning four months before the start of a term until all students have secured employment provided the minimum 12 consecutive weeks of full-time work is met.
Work/Study Sequence - Construction Management
Year Fall (Sept. - Dec.) Winter (Jan. - Apr.) Spring/Summer (May - Aug.)
Year 1 Classes Classes Work Term*
Year 2 Classes    

*Note: students are available for work term each semester starting spring 2017: fall (September to the end of December); winter (January to the end of April); spring (May to the end of August).

Work Term Capabilities

Sample Job Titles

Program Courses

To see a typical course list for this program, see the current program course information.

Wage Data

Conestoga College collects data on hourly wages of co-operative education students. See the Schedule and Wage Data for details.

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Contact Information

Do you need help developing a recruitment plan or job posting, accessing wage information, or connecting with a talented co-op student? Contact:

Ken Buitenhuis
Employer Relations Consultant
519-748-5220 ext. 3216

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