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Construction Management

Community College of Aurora offers two certificates in its Construction program - Construction Estimating and Construction Superintendent.

The field of construction management is booming in the Aurora and greater Denver area - CCA's Construction Management program offers students an opportunity to earn a certificate in two growing fields: construction estimating and construction superintendent.

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The Construction Management programs are provided by in partnership with the BuildStrong Academy of Colorado. 

 

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BuildStrong Academy of Colorado (formerly Colorado Homebuilding Academy) was founded specifically to address this labor issue. Through a series of innovative, industry-driven training programs for youth and adults, the Academy is building a highly-skilled labor force that can meet the demands of Colorado’s expanding construction industry.

 

Construction Estimating Certificate

The Construction Estimating Certificate prepares students for jobs costing and bidding various types of projects in the construction industry, including residential and commercial projects. Upon completion of the program, students will demonstrate the ability to estimate materials and labor quantities needed for different sizes and types of projects, read residential and commercial blueprints, use building trade industry reference materials, apply expense and revenue assumes to generate a competitive project cost, and write up a clear and compelling bid document or proposal. View the spring 2022 class schedule for the Construction Estimating certificate here.

Program Length and Courses Necessary - 16 Credits

AEC 1200 Print Reading Residential/Commercial

3

AEC 1520 Construction Materials and Systems

3

AEC 2610 Estimating I

3

AEC 2611 Estimating II: Cost Analysis

3

BUS 2017 Business Communication and Report Writing

3

OSH 1310 10 HR Construction Industry Standards

1

Construction Superintendent Certificate

The Construction Superintendent certificate prepares students for management and leadership roles in residential or commercial construction projects.  Demand for professionals skilled at supervision and labor/material deployment, and versed in blueprint reading, residential and commercial industry code is projected to remain strong through 2023 and beyond. View the spring 2022 class schedule for the Construction Superintendent certificate here.

Program Length and Courses Necessary - 18 Credits

AEC 1200 Print Reading Residential/Commercial

3

AEC 1520 Construction Materials and Systems

3

AEC 2630 Construction Scheduling

3

AEC 2700 International Building Codes

3

MAN 1016 Principles of Supervision

3

OSH 1311 30 HR Construction Industry Standards

3

If you have any questions about the program and how to enroll, please contact Construction.CCA@ccaurora.edu

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