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Construction Management Class

Manage the crew. Complete the project.

Gain hands-on skills and certifications in the Construction Management program offered in partnership with the BuildStrong Academy of Colorado and the Community College of Aurora. Our industry-driven classes will prepare you for a fulfilling career in homebuilding, making an average annual salary of $70,000. This program offers two certificates—Construction Superintendent or Construction Estimating.

Whether you are starting a new career in construction or pursuing a promotion within the industry, the Construction Management program can help you take your career to the next level.

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Students Gain

  • Certifications
    Earn certifications from the Community College of Aurora, OSHA, and the Colorado Homebuilding Academy.

  • College Credit
    Earn 16–18 credits from the Community College of Aurora.

  • Connection with Employers
    Attend job fairs at the Academy and receive additional career support.

  • Work-Friendly Schedule
    Classes are taught in the evenings, and are paired with online work you can complete at home.

  • Affordable Tuition
    With scholarships and financial aid, most students don’t pay full tuition.

  • Hands-On Learning
    An engaging blend of hands-on work and lectures ensures you can apply your knowledge right away!


This program offers two certificates—Construction Superintendent (18 credits) or Construction Estimating (16 credits).

Students attend classes at BuildStrong Academy of Colorado’s training center while completing online coursework outside of class.


The cost of a 16–18 credit certificate is approximately $3,100, or about $515 per class, plus books. Scholarships, financial aid, and payment plans are available.

Construction management classes

Course Content

Print Reading

Gain comprehensive knowledge of construction prints, and analyze prints in relation to a full-size home in various states of building in the Academy construction lab. Practice walking through a home prior to the inspection phase, and analyze prints to locate potential issues with the quality of the work performed.

Construction Materials and Systems

Examine the processes and building materials used in construction projects in both classroom and hands-on learning formats. Topics include site planning and development, use of soil, concrete, steel, lumber, plastics and more.

Construction Code

Understand how code applies to all construction procedures. Use industry prints to walk through a full-size home in the Academy construction lab in order to understand how code applies to the building process. Learn how to recognize the code formats and understand how zoning codes are used in the industry.

Principles of Supervision

Learn the principles and techniques of supervising and motivating personnel. This hybrid course focuses on the human interaction in supervision.

Construction Scheduling

Become familiar with the entire process of planning and scheduling construction projects in the ideal order of progression. Use a scheduling program and other methods to build, analyze, and update a calendar schedule, critical path schedule, and Gantt charts.


Receive 30 hours of instruction on OSHA compliance issues, as well as an industry-recognized certification.

Estimating I: Construction Estimating

Become familiar with various methods of estimating for residential construction through hands-on and online instruction. Complete material take-offs and calculate labor and clean-up costs for a full-size home in the Academy construction lab. Then, analyze and compare estimates to final costs of production homes.

Business Communication and Report Writing

This hybrid course emphasizes effective business writing and cover letters, memoranda, reports, application letters, and resumes. Includes the fundamentals of business communication and an introduction to international communication.

Estimating II: Cost Analysis

Delve into a comprehensive review of the estimating process by evaluating options and cost differences in homebuilding. Practice compiling and presenting finished estimates to supervisors along with documents that are needed, such as permit fees and bond requirements. Review how labor and material shortages can affect the overall costs, and learn how to reduce costs of projects.


Receive 10 hours of instruction on OSHA compliance issues, as well as an industry-recognized certification.

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Get Started With BuildStrong Academy of Colorado

1. Fill out the interest form on this page.
Once you sign up, you will get more information about our training process and you will be sent an online application which takes about 10 minutes to fill out.

2. Connect with our recruiter.
Once we receive your application, our recruiter will contact you to determine if we are a good solution for your career goals. We then help match you with the right training for your career path.

3. Deposit.
Pay the deposit for the course in our online store. Once you pay the deposit, please confirm which class you’d like to take with our recruiter.

4. Construction Training Begins


Contact our Recruiter with any questions or for more information.

Upcoming Classes at BuildStrong Academy of Denver

  • 4-Week Construction Bootcamp (M, T, W, Th)

    June 6, 2022  1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    445 W 53rd Pl, Denver, CO 80216, USA

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  • 8-Week Construction Bootcamp [M & W]

    June 6, 2022  5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    445 W 53rd Pl, Denver, CO 80216, USA

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  • BSA Career Fair

    June 16, 2022  11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    445 W 53rd Pl, Denver, CO 80216, USA

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  • 4-Week Construction Bootcamp [M, T, W, Th]

    June 20, 2022  8:30 am - 11:30 am

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  • 4-Week Construction Bootcamp (M, T, W, Th)

    June 20, 2022  12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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  • OSHA 10 Hour (Spanish) Day 1

    June 25, 2022  9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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  • OSHA 10 Hour (Spanish) Day 2

    June 26, 2022  9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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  • OSHA-10 Class (Bootcamp Graduates Only)

    June 30, 2022  9:00 am - 3:00 pm
    445 W 53rd Pl (445 W 53rd Pl, Denver, Colorado 80216)

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