Site Leadership for Lead Hands, Foremen, or Superintendents

Site Leadership for Lead Hands, Foremen, or Superintendents

Gold Seal: 1 Credit * BC Housing: 7-8 CPD Points

Live online events


2 days, 08:30 AM PST - 12:30 PM PST


  • Member Rate $399.00 excl. GST
  • $599.00 excl. GST

1 day, 08:30 AM PST - 04:30 PM PST


  • GS Credits: 1
  • BC Housing CPD Points: 7.5
  • Member Rate $399.00 excl. GST
  • $599.00 excl. GST


Would you like to improve your construction site leadership skills? 

This course will enhance your ability to build a collaborative team culture with their staff, improve job site productivity, and complete projects on time, on budget, and safely.  Ideal for lead hands, foremen, and front-line supervisors that want to increase their leadership effectiveness. 


At the end of the course participants will be able to: 

  • Identify and apply different leadership styles and approaches. 

  • Enhance the motivation and engagement of construction workers and teams. 

  • Utilize leadership techniques to build cohesive and effective crews. 

  • Understand the Eight Wastes in order to reduce downtime and inefficiencies on site. 

  • Understand different personality styles and how to communicate effectively with each one. 

  • Recognize substance abuse and how to deal with it appropriately. 

  • Improve their training skills and conduct a successful toolbox talk. 

  • Deal with difficult people, conflict, and confrontational situations. 

  • Use collaborative decision-making skills and build a collaborative culture. 

  • Understand the importance of ethics and safety first when leading others. 


Delivery Method:  Virtual Session – Zoom Meetings or In-Person/Classroom delivery available.

Course Fee Includes: Access to the course, all books and materials, and a digital certificate upon completion. 

This course is delivered in partnership with local and provincial construction associations across Canada. You will be participating with a group of industry peers from multiple regions. 

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for lead hands, foremen and supervisors that want to increase their leadership effectiveness. 

What Previous Participants Have Said

The course was very well done! I was surprised at this as I was unsure how it would work on Zoom.” 

“Boosted my knowledge and helped me gain an edge in my foreman role.” 

“This course provided me with lots of information to improve things from my side. I can’t wait to start implementing what I’ve learned.”  

Technical Requirements

**For Virtual Delivery Sessions Only**

  1. Computer or laptop

    • This course will involve on-screen interaction with your instructor and classmates, reading/viewing on-screen content (slides or videos), and interacting via typing with questions or responses. For this reason, cellphones may not be adequate

    • Windows 10 or Mac iOS. 

  1. Webcam (Mandatory) – in order to engage and collaborate, participants will be expected to have their webcams on for the duration of the class

  2. Microphone (Mandatory)

  3. Internet connection- For best results, you will want to ensure you have an internet connection with an upload/download speed of 3-5 Mbps. You can test your internet speed here. The minimum recommended speed is 1.5 Mbps, but anything below 3 Mbps may result in loss of quality or buffering. Ideally hardwired connection versus wireless for stability - connect your computer directly to your router using an ethernet cable, rather than using your home wi-fi.

  4. A quiet space with minimal distractions –The microphone will be engaged for interactive sessions. Please plan to be fully engaged in the class and clear your work schedule just as you would for the in-class program.

  5. Comfortable chair



There are no prerequisites for this course.