Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   Introduction to Foremanship for Electricians

 Title Abbreviation:   INTRO TO FOREMANSHIP

 Department:    APPRE

 Course #:    62

 Credits:    3

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    3

 CIP:    n/a

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2021

 Course Description  

Introduction to jobsite management for a journeyman transitioning to foreman. Understand the role of a foreman and the responsibilities that come with this position.


Prerequisite: None.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 33

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Supplementary Elective  

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Manage human resources, tools, and materials throughout the construction process.
  2. Understand the real cost of construction.
  3. Understand jobsite communications.
  4. Manage human resources.
  5. Understand the importance of scheduling and how to use it to reduce non-productive time.
  6. Understand the Foremanís responsibility in jobsite safety.
  7. Understand and work with employee relations.
  8. Understand and complete jobsite documentation and contract language.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

Course Contents

  1. Material and tool management.
  2. The real cost of construction.
  3. Jobsite communications.
  4. Managing human resources.
  5. Scheduling and planning.
  6. Jobsite safety and the role of a foreman.
  7. Employee relations.
  8. Jobsite documentation and contract language.