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Career Development

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Career Development Programs Offered

  • Crew Leader (Basic Foreman Leadership Skills)
  • Introduction to Project Management
  • Plan Reading program

Crew Leader (Basic Foreman Leadership Skills)

The foreman plays a key role on the operation of a construction company. The foreman of the first line of management on the job and is responsible for supervising workers on an effective and efficient manner. Once a construction worker is promoted to foreman, the foreman then becomes involved with managing people. This 12-hour course provides the person who is considering becoming a foreman, with knowledge of the Basic Construction Leadership Skills. Course will include: Intro to Supervision; Effective Communication; Motivation; Problem Solving and Decision-Making; Cost Awareness; Control and Resource Control.

Plan Reading Program

Plan Reading for Commercial Construction This 12-hour course is geared towards field employees who would like to expand their knowledge in the fundamentals of plan reading. This course will introduce students to types of Lines, Symbols, Abbreviations, Views, Elevations and the Title Block. A segment of the program will be devoted to use of the scale and hands on use of a basic set of commercial blueprints. It will cover the Design Construction Process and Understanding M.E.P.’s


Please note: these courses are not required to be approved by DOL and are not approved by DOL. 

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