Purdue University

Construction Site Supervision Certificate
Fall 2016


It gives us great pleasure to share with you the Purdue University Construction Site Supervision Certificate (C.S.S.C.).

This program is in direct response to the request of our Construction Advisory Council to help train and share best practices with our industries’ next generation of field supervisors. Past graduates have been able to apply these skills immediately and see a direct increase in their personal efficiency and their employer’s profitability. The return on investment is immediate!

Who should attend?

  • Field supervisors who are managing people, schedules, budgets, safety, and projects
  • Typical job titles will include: Foreman, General Foreman, Assistant Superintendent, & Superintendent


  • Field supervisors are the front-line for quality, schedule, budget, safety, coordination, and most importantly - leadership
  • Field supervisors can have an enormous impact on company profitability
  • The R.O.I. (Return on Investment) for this training will be immediate and help your bottom line
  • The Purdue name is highly recognizable and will provide a credential that can be listed on a professional resume for presentations with clients and owners
  • Pride – Field Supervisors have often graduated from the school of hard knocks and will take great pride in having a sanctioned certificate from Purdue University


  • This program is being offered in the early evening to allow attendees to continue with their day-to-day responsibilities
  • Aside from 2 optional visits to the West Lafayette campus, all courses will be taught via distance learning Web X
  • Web X can be run on any computer with a camera, internet, and headset
  • The class is real time and interactive with all participants
  • This program can be taught on-site in a compressed three day program and be customized to your company’s needs.


  • The program is 10 modules lasting 3 hours. Class #1 will start at 6pm EST and classes 2-10 will each start at 5 pm EST
  • The program will run from September through December on Monday evenings
  • Specific dates are: 9/19, 9/26, 10/3, 10/10, 10/17, 10/24, 11/7, 11/14, 11/28 and 12/5.
  • There will be no class on 10/31 - Halloween & 11/21 Thanksgiving.
  • There will be an optional graduation ceremony and dinner on Dec. 12th on campus

How much?

  • This program will be $2,800 per single participant, 2 or more participants from the same company will be $2,600 per person
  • Companies with charitable trusts may pay for the program through a scholarship for their employees

What is included?

  • Framed Purdue University Certificate and program fleece.
  • Cost of initial introduction reception & graduation reception

Who to Contact?

Please email Brad Benhart for program reservations and any course content questions.

To register, please click on the "Add to Cart" button below. Payment by credit card is required.

Click below to download a paper registration form. Mail the form and check payable to Purdue University to the addresss on the form.

Registration Form

For registration questions or problems, please email Christy Marks or contact her by phone at 1.800.830.0269 or 765.494.9665.

Click below for a class flyer, schedule and content.


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