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Certified Public Works Supervisor

The Public Works Association of BC and the Centre for Infrastructure Management (CIM) have developed an Associate Certificate in Public Works Supervision.  The certificate targets public works employees with 4 - 5 years' work experience and a desire to move into a supervisory role, or employees currently in a supervisory role who desire a credential and/or certification.  The program will also be of interest to those working in the heavy construction field or linear infrastructure construction who want to move into supervisory roles.

The program consists of 5 mandatory course (14 BCIT credits) and additional electives comprising 9 BCIT credits for a total of 23 credits.  Students starting the program will have 5 years to complete the requirements.

Program Information
Program Application
The five mandatory courses comprise a technical and business writing coure, a course in occupational health and safety with an institutional focus, and three Public Works Institute seminars. (offered through PWABC only)  Electives are chosen from a mix of technical and managerial course offerings.  Courses are delivered via seminars, internet, distance education, traditional classroom mode, or a combination of these.

To Register for BCIT courses that are mandatory or electives Click Here

Certified Public Works Supervisor Program Upcoming Courses:

INFR 1120
Feb 25-Mar 1, 2013
Online Registration

INFR 1110
Apr 8-12, 2013

INFR 1130
May 6-10, 2013

Other Courses:

Introduction to Public Works
Feb 25-26, 2013

Introduction to Construction Inspection
MAr 11-13, 2013

Introduction to Construction Inspection
Apr 22-24, 2013

Water Quality for Distribution System Operators course

1.6 CEU's EOCP - Class taught by Bernie Morris & Mike Ippen

Introduction to Construction Inspection

The most comprehensive introductory construction inspection workshop available in BC.  Take your construction inspection knowledge and abilities to a whole new level with 3 days of training! EOCP 2.2 CEU's. Dates TBA




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