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What does a Site Foreman do?

A Site Foreman ensures all work is progressing properly on a building or construction site. You’ll supervise other workers to make sure work is being carried out according to the designs or plan and ensure the work is of a high standard. You’ll make sure all workers, contractors and tradespeople are adhering to safety requirements. A Site Foreman might have to organise necessary tools and equipment and make sure building materials are ready when needed.

A Site Foreman will usually be supervising several activities at once so you’ll need to be organised and be able to multitask. You’ll need to be a strong leader and have excellent communication skills. Being a Site Foreman is a physical job and you’ll have to spend a lot of time outdoors. You’ll need a thorough understanding of current building industry codes and regulations.

Site Foreman Courses

There are 4 courses available for people who want to become a Site Foreman.

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How much does a Site Foreman earn?

In Australia, a full time Site Foreman generally earns $1,150 per week ($59,800 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience you can expect a potentially higher salary than people who are new to the industry.

What are the job opportunities for a Site Foreman?

The number of people working as a Site Foreman has increased strongly in recent years. There are currently 42,100 people in this job role in Australia. Site Foremen can find work in all regions of Australia.

Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020

How do I become a Site Foreman?

If you’d like to find work as a Site Foreman you could start by enrolling in a Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building). You’ll cover topics such as building codes and managing safety on a worksite. You could also consider a Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) or a Diploma of Building and Construction (Management).

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Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within civil construction and construction management. Click on the occupation for information on the course you should enrol in to start your journey.

Sourced from The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training and MySkills.gov.au.