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Professional Programs for International Students
One Year | In-Canada Classroom | PGWP Eligible | Optional Second Program


Are you looking to study in Calgary, Alberta and develop highly sought-after Construction Management skills to manage construction projects? Get work-ready with our Professional Certificate – Construction Management program—one of our new, in-person, classroom-based Non-Credit Professional Certificate Programs for International Students developed to shape your foundational technical and managerial skills for advancement in the Canadian construction industry.

This program will help you develop required skills and competencies to oversee all logistics of an energy-efficient construction project. You’ll gain leading industry knowledge of building science principles, metrics for verifying performance, and prevailing rating and verification systems. You’ll learn about residential design and construction principles, methods and technologies for building high-performance homes. You’ll learn to analyze costs and prepare precise estimates for various construction projects and gain the knowledge, communication and technical skills to interpret and quantify information in construction contract documents to deliver accurate construction project estimates.


Whether you're a recent hire in the construction industry or aiming for a career in Construction Management, our program will equip you with the technical and managerial skills necessary to professionally manage construction projects. You don't need any prior formal training or experience to benefit from this program.

This program will prepare you for career opportunities in these occupations: Construction Contractor, Construction Estimator, Construction Manager. Use the tool below to learn more about current employment opportunities, trends and average salaries for these and related occupations by Canadian city or area.


Upon successful completion of this program, you’ll receive:

  • SAIT Professional Certificate – Construction Management credential
  • SAIT micro-credential (SAITMicro) digital badge for each eligible course in the program

Some courses included in the program may be eligible for training credits or professional development units toward industry certifications. Additional education, exams or work experience requirements may apply.

The Professional Certificate – Construction Management program is only available for International Students and can be taken as one program [for a one-year study period & one-year Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP)] or ideally, with another of our one-year International Professional Certificates programs, for a total study period of two years. Completing two, one-year programs consecutively will qualify you for a three-year Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP). 

This one-year program is delivered over two consecutive terms. We offer two intakes (Fall & Winter starts) of this program every year. Check this page regularly for new scheduled dates.

Applications for this program are submitted via designated agent only, with the exception of individuals who are already in Canada and have a study visa. If you are an international student who is already in Canada, you can apply to this program by emailing coned.international@sait.ca.

Winter 2024 - Program Full

Term 1: January 8 to April 22, 2024
Term 2: May 6 to August 16, 2024

Note: End dates may vary.
Charge Cost (Canadian Dollars) Due Date
Tuition deposit $1,750.00 15 business days after receiving an offer letter, applied towards Term 1 Tuition
Term 1 Tuition $7,250.00 Paid in full one month before Term 1 start date*
Term 2 Tuition $9,000.00 Paid in full three weeks before Term 2 start date
Application fee $150.00 Paid when submitting an application
Campus Recreation fee $206.00 Mandatory fee amounts are per year and due with Term 1 tuition
Dental Plan fee $158.00
Health Plan fee $172.00
Student Technology fee $211.00
UPass $325.00
Total for Program $19,222.00  

  • Not included in the above fees: personal laptop, books & supplies, accommodations, and any professional association membership or certification exams (if applicable).
  • The services for which we charge mandatory fees are integral to providing students with an excellent learning experience on SAIT campus. Learn more about fees including Mandatory Fees and Non-refundable Fees.

    *For students taking two Professional Certificate programs, the tuition deadline for the first term of your second program will be three weeks before the Term 1 start date. As students in their second program do not pay a tuition deposit, Term 1 tuition for these students is $9,000.

Learn more about admission requirements for this program as well as general policies & procedures (regulations) for SAIT Non-Credit Professional Certificate Programs for International Students.



SAIT reserves the right to limit registration, cancel, postpone or combine courses, alter course content, dates or times, and substitute instructors.

If you have any questions about the above information, contact our Continuing Education International Advising team at coned.international@sait.ca.

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