Leadership in the Trades

Becoming a leader in the construction and manufacturing trades takes more than experience. Training in management and administration skills can be the missing piece that tips the balance in your favor. This short program offers important and useful training in areas such as risk management, human resources, contract management and compliance, safety management, job site control, scheduling and external relations. Students can pursue a certificate or individual courses as needed.


Enrollment Point: Quarterly

Leadership in the Trades

Certificate of Completion: 
1 Quarters
19 Credits
Associate of Applied Science: 
N/A
N/A
AAS - Transfer: 
N/A
N/A
Bachelor of Applied Science: 
N/A
N/A

All program lengths are estimates and are not guarantees. For the most current program information, check with an adviser by calling (425) 235-5840.

Median Salary: 
$85,600
Projected Growth: 
16%
Annual Job Openings: 
15,460

These amounts are based on median entry level wages, they are estimates and are not guarantees. For more information, visit careerinfo.net

Tuition

At Renton Technical College, tuition is affordable and competitive.

Financial Aid

Federal aid is available for most students to help pay for school. Fill out your FAFSA now to get started.

Scholarships

The RTC Foundation offers scholarships to help pay the costs of attending school.


All costs are estimates and are not guarantees. For the most current program information, check with an adviser by calling (425) 235-5840.

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - Occasional Saturday

6 a.m. to 9 p.m.


Hours may vary based on specific program requirements. For the most current program information, check with an adviser by calling (425) 235-5840.

Jeffrey Pulliam, PMP, MPM


Entry Requirements

Admission Recommendations

  • Career interest and goals related to the program.
  • Driver's license recommended.

Course Information

Course # Course Title Crs
CONST 101 Introduction to Construction and Architecture 2
CONST 103 Introduction to Computers 2
CONST 225 Contract Administration 3
CONST 250 Safety and Accident Prevention 4
CONST 251 Safety Planning and Administration 3
CONST 261 Human Relations for the Construction Industry 3
CONST 266 Advanced Technology for Construction I 2
  Total 19
Optional Elective    
CONST 262 Labor Agreements 1

Program Outcomes

  • Create schedules and budgets from estimating plans that can be used to keep projects running smoothly. 
  • Demonstrate leadership and problem solving skills in diverse and complex work situations. 
  • Demonstrate responsibility for safety and productivity measures in construction management settings. 
  • Determine personnel, material, and contractor resources necessary to manage construction projects. 
  • Synthesize information from building codes, plans and specifications, and other pertinent industry resources. 
  • Write bids, manage contracts and other construction management documents in accordance with industry best practices. 

Accreditation

External accreditation is not applicable to this program.

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