Construction Managers take the lead on major builds. They make tough decisions and see a construction deal through from the blueprint design and contracts phase to a top quality finished structure on time and on budget. You'll learn construction principles and practices, the basics of building engineering technology, and equipment and management-related skills. Many courses in your first year are common with other technology programs and provide flexibility for credit transfer. Our on-the-job practicum readies you to lead construction teams in multiple settings on projects large and small. Builds happen every day and confident construction managers are in high demand.
The requirements for this diploma program may be achieved within two years of full-time study.
(NB Francophone High School Math Equivalencies)
Graduates of this program may work independently or provide technical assistance to professional architects and civil design engineers in fields such as structural engineering, municipal engineering, construction design and supervision, highways and transportation engineering, water resources engineering, geotechnical engineering and environmental protection. Graduates may also work as construction estimators who analyze costs and prepare estimates, or as construction managers.
0711 - Construction managers2231 - Civil engineering technologists and technicians2234 - Construction estimators
Organization: CCTT - Canadian Council of Technicians and TechnologistsAccreditation Period: 2013Information: The Canadian Council of Technicians and Technologists accredits this program at the technologist level
Institution: Cape Breton UniversityArticulation Period: 2009-2014Information: Graduates receive two to three years full credit toward a Bachelor of Engineering Technology degree or a Bachelor of Technology degree depending on the engineering diploma they hold from NBCC and the engineering or technology option they wish to pursue at Cape Breton University.
Building Engineering Technology: Construction Management graduates may have an opportunity to acquire the following external certifications upon meeting the external agencies certification requirements and paying any required fees to the external agency:
Institution: New Brunswick Society of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (NBSCETT)External Certification: Engineering All - NBSCETTInformation: Certification by the New Brunswick Society of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists with two years of acceptable work experience.
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