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Construction Field Supervision
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BYU-Idaho + BYU-Pathway

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.

This certificate is offered by BYU-Idaho, with support and resources from BYU-Pathway Worldwide.

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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
This certificate builds into the Applied Business Management degree.
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 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

Why choose this certificate?

Studying construction field supervision prepares students with existing construction experience to increase their leadership ability. Field supervisors monitor the performance of the staff and can be involved in engineering, safety, budgeting, construction, or building and landscaping maintenance.

BYU-Pathway has found that certain combinations of certificates lead to better job opportunities. Most degrees have a recommended plan of certificates that will help students increase their income and improve their employment possibilities.