6 Courses Required


6 courses required

In the construction industry, there's a growing demand for trained management and leadership professionals. If you're employed in the field, the online Principles of Construction Management Certificate of Achievement provides the technical and managerial skills for advancement in the construction industry.

Program outcomes

Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • read and interpret blueprints;
  • apply fundamental principles, processes and tools in construction project management;
  • describe standard building design methods and materials for site preparation and construction;
  • identify and comply with building code regulations, bylaws and permit requirements;
  • understand legal concepts, basic negotiation tactics and risks involved with construction contract;
  • identify sustainable building practices, compliance standards and types of certification programs;
  • understand health, safety, and building code governance and assessments for construction projects and prepare a workplace safety plan;
  • understand the purpose and principles behind construction estimating, including cost controls and feasibility budgets; and
  • prepare useful technical documentation and written communication.

Certifications and professional designations

You will be awarded a SAIT Certificate of Achievement upon the successful completion of this program.

Individual courses in this program may be eligible for training credits/hours towards the following industry certifications:


Learn more about how to finance your training and education, including the Canada Alberta Job Grant (CAJG).

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Career opportunities

This program will prepare you for career opportunities as an entry-level manager, trades supervisor, or estimator in the construction industry.

Additional Details


Application for Principles of Construction Management Certificate of Achievement
Successfully complete at least 1 of the courses below, then declare your intention to complete this certificate by clicking on the Apply Now button. You will be notified of acceptance and given further direction regarding the completion of this Certificate.
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