Trainings and Seminars

Productivity Training and Certification Program

A. Construction Management Courses (CMS)
  • Short-term courses in the different aspects of construction project management
  • Adheres to training intervention based on internationally accepted standards
  • Designed with reference to the Project Management Body of Knowledge of the United States
Target participants: Project owners, project developers, project builders, project designers, project managers, project supervisors, project engineers, project stakeholders, and students. 

General objectives
  • Understand the principles, processes, and procedures of the various aspects of construction project management.
  • Improve work environment through proper assessment of the possible issues and concerns that may arise.
  • Maximize the resources involved by proper utilization of various tools and techniques available.

For the company
  • Faster project completion due to the participants' increased competency and productivity
  • Save on cost due to better utilization of resources of the participants
  • Improved work quality brought about by the participant's increased confidence
  • Improved relationship with employees (participants) by making them feel appreciated, valued, and trusted
For the participants
  • Added knowledge, which can be directly applied to the industry
  • Increased competency and productivity
  • Improved relationship with other stakeholders and subordinates through understanding of each one’s role in the construction project
  • Improved relationship with the company
  • Increased confidence in work performance
  • Construction Project Management
  • Construction Project Contract and Risk Management
  • Construction Project Quality Management
  • Construction Project Cost Management
  • Construction Project Time Management
  • Construction Project Environmental and Safety Management
Methods of delivery: Discussion;  Workshop/Presentation; Case study analysis

B. Supervisory Development Courses
  • Geared towards productivity improvement such as efficiency and effectiveness in the utilization of project resources that include human resources, money, machines, and methods, among others
Target participants:  Construction supervisors/engineers, other allied professions, and senior engineering students.

General objectives
  • Equip participants with the technical know-how and supervisory skills for the effective and efficient utilization of resources
  • Understand and properly use various productivity tools in their own craft area
  • Apply various tools in construction planning, monitoring, and control

For the company
  • More competent supervisors and engineers due to increased technical know-how
  • More productive supervisors and engineers, which would result to faster project completion
  • Save on cost due to proper use of resources
  • Smooth flow of project due to knowledge of tools in planning, monitoring, and control
  • More motivated supervisors and engineers
For the participants
  • Added knowledge, which can be directly applied to the industry
  • Increased competency and productivity
  • Increased confidence in work performance
  • Improved relationship with the company
  • Rebarworks
  • Formworks
  • Masonry/Concreting
  • Electrical Works
  • Equipment Management Seminar
  • Plumbing Works for Supervisors
  • Steel Fabrication for Supervisors
Methods of delivery: Discussions; Group activities

C. Construction Safety Seminars and Courses
  • Involves safety program in construction project sites that are accredited by the Department of Labor and Employment-Bureau of Working Conditions (DOLE-BWC)
General objectives
  • Develop safety programs that will prevent, if not totally eliminate, accidents in the workplace
  • Minimize impact of accidents through various control measures
Target participants: Project managers, supervisors, and field engineers


For the company
  • Faster project accomplishment due to knowledge on preventive measures that can seriously impede project development
  • Increased productivity of workers due to confidence in moving to the project site
  • More motivated workers brought about by the management's concern with their well-being
  • Improved relationship with employees
For the participants
  • Added knowledge, which can be directly applied to the industry
  • Increased competency and productivity in own field due to knowledge on on-site preventive measures.
  • More confidence in work performance resulting to better work quality
  • Construction Safety and Health
  • Orientation Seminar on Construction Safety
Methods of delivery: Discussions

Skills Development and Livelihood Program
  • Basic and skills upgrading courses for construction workers and craftsmen
  • Venue for appropriate skills acquisition and enhancement for craftsmen
  • Trainees participate in hands-on productivity training where they are coached on proper job execution and appropriate construction methods and techniques
  • Aligned with TESDA’s skills standard requirement
General objectives
  • Increase employability of residents by developing their understanding of basic principles and skills on construction trades
  • Enhance work quality and productivity by introducing latest methods and techniques in respective field and skills
  • Improve quality of life by providing residents with alternative sources of income through the construction skills courses
Target participants: Skills seminars - Construction skilled workers, foremen, and engineering students;  Heavy equipment maintenance -  mechanics, mechanic supervisors, and foreman mechanics;  Heavy equipment operation -  at least high school graduates with basic knowledge on heavy equipment operation, physically and mentally fit to undergo training


For the company
  • More competent and productive workers due to acquisition of new skills and enhancement of own skill
  • Cost minimization brought about by workers who are more competent in performing skills and handling tools and equipment
  • Faster project accomplishment
  • More motivated workers that could result to increased project quality
For the participants
  • Added knowledge and skills, which can be directly applied to the industry
  • Increased employability
  • Improved quality of life due to knowledge of alternative sources of income generation
  • More confidence in work performance
  • Better work performance

Skills training

  • Rebar fabrication and installation
  • Blockworks and plastering
  • Formworks (rough carpentry)
  • Electrical works
 Building wiring and installation
 Simplified motor control and trouble shooting technique
  • Plumbing work
  • Shielded metal arc welding (SMAW)
Heavy equipment maintenance-upgrading
  • Electrical system
  • Fuel system
  • Engine overhauling
  • Hydraulic system
Heavy equipment operation
  • Bulldozer
  • Motorgrader
  • Payloader
  • Hydraulic excavator
Methods of delivery: Discussions; Hands-on training

Orientation Seminars for Students

  • Basic orientation seminar on the various construction skills
General objectives
  • Bridge the gap between academic and industrial worlds by equipping students with the knowledge and skills of actual construction practices.
  • Ensure attainment of quality work and high level of productivity through introduction of new methods and latest techniques in performance of various skills.
Target participants: Engineering students and faculty


For the faculty
  • Added knowledge of what the industry expects from students
  • Increased confidence in the ability to hone individuals who are desirable to the industry
For the students
  • Strengthened knowledge gained from academe
  • Preparedness for what the industry wants and expects
  • Increased employment desirability
  • Increased confidence in capabilities to perform work based on industry standards and expectations
  • Rebarworks
  • Concrete Works
  • Formworks
  • Electrical Works
  • Plumbing Works
Methods of delivery: Discussion; Hands-on training

Trainers are competent trained in Japan and Germany.
Sunday, April 20, 2014 10:02PM GMT+8

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