Diploma in Construction Management Co-op

The Construction Management Diploma program at SELC College helps students to gain foundational knowledge and skills essential for both residential and commercial projects, covering crucial areas like construction materials, project management, cost estimation, and building codes. Prepare for a rewarding career in the construction management field with our comprehensive program.

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Skills that the construction fields need

What Will Students Learn With the Construction Management Programs?

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  • Knowledge of project lifecycle stages
  • Construction principles and techniques
  • Effective project execution
  • Health and safety plan implementation
  • Communication and safety plan implementation
  • Ethical leadership and team dynamics


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Courses in Construction Management Diploma

This course aims to equip aspiring construction managers, project coordinators, and industry entrants with the essential knowledge and skills needed to understand and navigate the complex landscape of construction management.

This course bridges the gap between theoretical math and its practical applications in construction management, cost estimation, budget analysis, and project planning.  Participants will engage with a curriculum that focuses on the real-world application of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and basic financial mathematics in the context of construction projects.

This course focuses on the knowledge and abilities required for the process of career planning and development. Students will gain an opportunity to explore the Canadian labour market and recognize trends that may influence their future careers through thoughtful self-assessment, career exploration, planning and networking.

This course focuses on the intricacies of national and provincial regulations that govern construction practices in Canada, ensuring buildings are safe, sustainable, and compliant.

The course also delves into modern construction methods, focusing on their efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and environmental impact. By examining case studies and current industry practices, participants will learn to make informed decisions that enhance project outcomes and adhere to environmental and safety standards.

This comprehensive course addresses the critical aspects of occupational health and safety specific to construction sites across Canada, incorporating federal and provincial regulations, industry standards, and best practices to prevent accidents and ensure a safe working environment.

This course provides an in-depth exploration of construction law principles, contract formulation, negotiation strategies, dispute resolution mechanisms, and compliance with regulatory requirements.

This course is tailored for beginners with no prior experience in AutoCAD, as well as professionals looking to refresh their skills or transition from traditional drafting methods to digital design.

Participants will learn through a mix of theoretical instruction, practical exercises, case studies, and software demonstrations to understand the principles of cost estimation, budget preparation, and financial control in construction. The course covers a broad range of topics, including material and labor cost estimation, overheads, profit margin calculations, risk assessment, and the impact of market conditions on project costs.

The curriculum is tailored to instill a deep understanding of how to navigate complex ethical dilemmas, foster a positive workplace culture, and lead projects to successful completion while upholding the highest standards of integrity and professionalism.

This course delves into Canada-specific sustainable design principles, the application of green building materials, energy efficiency strategies, and adherence to Canadian environmental standards and certifications like LEED Canada, Passive House Canada, and the National Energy Code for Buildings (NECB).

Through a blend of theoretical concepts and practical applications, participants will learn to navigate the complexities of project management, including scope definition, time and cost estimation, quality control, risk management, and stakeholder communication.

This course aims to equip construction managers, project leaders, and other industry professionals with the advanced communication skills and negotiation techniques necessary to successfully manage projects, resolve disputes, and maintain productive relationships with clients, contractors, suppliers, and team members.

Career opportunities for students

Jobs & Career For International Students

In Canada, the role of Construction Managers is vital and growing, driven by increased infrastructure development, urbanization, and a focus on sustainable building practices. The construction sector emphasizes safety, quality, and regulatory compliance, creating a demand for professionals skilled in project management, technical expertise, and effective communication. Construction Managers find opportunities in various settings, including residential, commercial, and industrial projects, often collaborating with a range of stakeholders, from architects and engineers to contractors and regulatory bodies. This dynamic field offers diverse career paths and the chance to make a significant impact on the built environment. With Canada’s ongoing emphasis on sustainable development and infrastructure improvement, the demand for skilled Construction Managers is set to rise, underscoring the role’s importance in driving progress and innovation in the construction industry.
  • Commercial construction manager
  • Construction manager
  • General contractor
  • Housing construction manager
  • Construction project manager

    Average salary for 

    a Construction Project Manager

    $84,853 / a year

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    Start dates at students’ convenience

    Start Dates for the Program 

    Students who would like to study Construction Management Co-op Diploma can decide on any date to start the program. Program start dates are subject to change. Our team will assist you in finding the best available date regarding your study plans in Canada.

    Start Dates in 2024

    Actual dates are soon to be announced.