Construction Manpower Development Foundation

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The CMDF conducts various training courses and administers a managers’ certification program to enhance the competencies and capabilities of the manpower resources of the Construction Industry, with the end-in-view of making the industry globally competitive.

CMDF training courses particularly Technology/Supervisory Development Courses are offered at CMDF’ Training Centers (CMDF-TC) in Bgy. Salawag, Dasmariñas, Cavite, Cebu City or Davao City. Other training courses like Construction Management Course and Safety Training Course can be conducted at DTI’s Training Room in Makati City. The training courses may also be offered as in-house training for companies; while skills’ upgrading and trade testing are conducted in communities ( training cum production, i.e., workers may be trained in community projects sites for proper job execution).

By forging strategic partnership with private and public sector organizations such as: the Philippine Constructor Association (PCA) , Association of Carriers and Equipment Lessors (ACEL), Technical Education Skills Development Authority (TESDA), and the Asian Institute of Management (AIM), appropriate construction management and supervisory development course curriculla were developed. CMDF ensures that each course curriculum is benchmark with internationally accepted standards and appropriate for the development of the human resources of the Construction Industry.