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Construction Field Supervision
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The construction field supervision certificate prepares current construction craftspeople to assume construction supervisory responsibilities. In order to start this certificate, students must have at least three years experience in a construction field.

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Essential Knowledge and Skills

Outcomes

  • Utilize construction documents, such as drawings and specifications.
  • Create and use construction budgets.
  • Manage people, time, and equipment in the construction environment.
  • Plan and carry out work in a safe manner.
  • Schedule work and manage productivity through the Critical Path Method.
Certificate of Construction Field Supervision
Program Requirements
Certificates lead to associate and bachelor's degrees. For more information about which programs this certificate stacks into, visit the Programs List page.
This is an introductory certificate. Note: in order to start this certificate, students must have at least three years experience in a construction field. If you meet the experience requirement, request an authorization to register for the courses.
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Certificate
14 CREDITS
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Associate
60 CREDITS
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Bachelor's
120 CREDITS
Certificate of Construction Field Supervision
Course Code
Course Name
# of Credits
CONST221
Construction Safety
3
CONST221 — 3 credits
x
Construction Safety
Students will learn how employee safety is critical to the successful completion of any construction project. This course introduces students to OSHA policies, procedures, and standards, as well as construction safety and health principles.  Special emphasis will be placed on recognizing the most common safety hazards in the construction industry. 
ARCH270
Construction Documents
3
ARCH270 — 3 credits
x
Construction Documents
This course will provide in-depth information about the preparation and content of documents within a project manual.  It will define and explain different types of contracts and specifications. How to write specifications will be taught and practiced during the course of the class.  It will include, but not be limited to, subjects like coordinating drawings and specifications, bidding requirements, construction contracts, methods of specifying, substitutions, and warranties.
CONST285
Construction Estimating
3
CONST285 — 3 credits
x
Construction Estimating
The purpose of this course is to introduce the student to the principles of construction cost estimates, including organizing and planning an estimate, developing material and labor databases, preparing accurate quantity takeoffs, and developing an understanding of overhead and profit.
CONST380
Project Management
2
CONST380 — 2 credits
x
Project Management
Students in this course learn the objectives that define a successful project using varying delivery methods in commercial building construction.  Students will learn how to use the tools the project manager uses to successfully manage the construction of a building project.
CONST391
Construction Scheduling
3
CONST391 — 3 credits
x
Construction Scheduling
Students in this course learn the styles and techniques of creating a construction schedule by breaking down the project scope and developing schedule activities, durations, and a network of logical relationships to calculate projected start and finish dates.
For questions about this program, contact BYU-Pathway Support
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Looking Ahead
Potential Employment
  • Construction crew supervisor
  • Construction project supervisor
  • Construction estimator
  • Construction scheduler

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