School of Trades and Technology

Construction Project Management

1 year Ontario College Graduate Certificate

This program will give you the skills and training you need to work in the specialized construction industry.


Upon graduation students will be able to knowledgeably skilled in the construction project management process and be able to function within multi-disciplinary teams consisting of project managers, architects, engineers, regulators, and environmental consultants, contractors.

Your Future Career

  • Project manager - construction
  • Commercial construction manager
  • Construction manager
  • Construction superintendent
  • General contractor
  • Housing construction manager
  • Industrial construction manager

What You Learn

  • Quantity surveying, estimating, and bidding procedures
  • Law and contracts for the construction industry
  • Construction and the environment
  • Construction job site controls
  • Tender process

Applicants must be a graduate of a college or university diploma or degree program or possess equivalent work-related experience and training.

If English is not your first language you must either provide proof of English competency or take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS). You must have a minimum overall band score of 5.5 on IELTS, or a minimum TOEFL score of 550 (paper based) or 213 (computer scored) or 80 IBT (internet based) to be admitted to a postsecondary program at the college. SPP in India requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0

Academic Upgrading

Semester 1

CPM 100 Introduction to Construction Management
CPM 105 Occupational Health, Safety and Security
CPM 110 Quantity Surveying, Estimating and Bidding Procedures
CPM 115 Laws and Contracts for the Construction Industry
CPM 120 CAD Comprehension and Editing
CPM 125 Project Management Principles

Semester 2

CPM 200 Construction and the Environment
CPM 205 Construction Job Site Controls
CPM 210 Construction Law and Responsibilities
CPM 215 Construction Planning and Applied Management
CPM 220 Tender Process
CPM 225 Human Resources Management
Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Learning outcomes represent culminating demonstrations of learning and achievement. In addition, learning outcomes are interrelated and cannot be viewed in isolation of one another. As such, they should be viewed as a comprehensive whole. They describe performances that demonstrate that significant integrated learning by graduates of the program has been achieved.

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