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Effective Planning For Foreperson - VILT

Multi-day Course:
Location Title: Live, Online, Virtual Instructor-Led Training via Zoom
Cancellation Period: 5 Business Days

Forman is a Gold Seal designation. 
This course is eligible for education credits on your Gold Seal application.

This live online virtual course is covered over 2-days in 4 hour sessions.  It is designed to provide Foremen of all levels of experience and all trades with a strong foundation in practical task planning. It also serves as a good back-to-basics refresher for Superintendents.

Working with hands-on, practical exercises, you will work through the various elements needed to put together a complete activity plan for your crew. 

Course Content:

  • Identify the benefits of planning and why we do it
  • Understand what planning is, who should do it, what we should plan and when
  • Follow the Planning Cycle of Plan, Do, Check, Act
  • Know where to gather the information needed to put together a solid plan
  • Plan crew task activities including:  safety considerations, quality controls, manpower needs, material needs, equipment needs and working with other trades
  • Build a 2 week lookahead schedule
  • Create daily crew work plans
  • Monitor and correct/update the plan if it goes off track
  • Communicate the plan to others
  • Using templates provided, develop your own task plans, 2 week lookahead schedules and daily crew plans
  • Gather useful historical information to improve their future planning

Course Credits: 

  • 1 CCA Gold Seal credits
  • 8 BC Housing CPD points

Course Credits Information
Gold Seal Credits:
Other Credits:
BC Housing 8 CPD Points
Course Certificates

Upon successful completion of this course a digital copy of your Certificate of Completion will be emailed to you.

Course Instructor Information

Mark Taylor, P.Eng., G.S.C.

Mark is a construction industry veteran with over 30 years of construction industry experience.  He spent most of his time working with major construction companies, including PCL and Stuart Olson.  Mark now uses his experience to develop and improve the systems and processes contractors need to operate effectively and profitably in today's market.  Through the training he offers, Mark looks to develop strong builders and leaders who can excel in their roles.

Course Contact Information

Leanne Hendrickson
Education Services Coordinator

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