British Columbia

Site Leadership

The course is designed for lead hands, forepersons, and supervisors who want to increase their leadership effectiveness. Participants will enhance their ability to build a collaborative team culture with their staff, improve job site productivity and complete projects on time, on budget, and safely. The course is eligible for one CCA Gold Seal education credit and six BC Housing CPD credits upon successful completion. 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

Duration: 8 hours


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