Construction Quality Management (CQM) for Contractors








PURPOSE:  This Construction Quality Management Course for contractors is being presented as a result of partnering efforts with the Associated Builders and Contractors, Associated General Contractors, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC). The purpose of this course is to familiarize contractor personnel with USACE and NAVFAC construction quality management concepts and procedures.

COURSE TIME AND DATES:  Dates for upcoming in person CQM classes to be held at the Galveston District Jadwin building in Galveston.

  • 4 December 2021 (Registration for this class is closed)
  • 22 January 2022
  • 2 April 2022

Registration is limited to 40 students per class.  Lunch will be a 1hour break, students should look at a maps program to locate eating establishments in the area.

Register by emailing your name, email address, phone number and preferred class date to: Scott Leimer at

This website will be updated often with information on COVID requirements for District Office access. Currently a mask/face covering is required to be worn at all times while on the facility. Failure to wear the face covering will result in removal from the facility.


SPECIAL GUIDANCEUnder the revised requirement of Section 01 45 01.00 Quality Control, it is mandatory that this course be successfully completed to be approved as the contractor’s quality control manager.

DESCRIPTION AND TRAINING MATERIALS:  Please click the following links to download the Student Study Guide. Students should read the study guide and answer the questions prior to start of class (approx. 4-6 hour time requirement). Students should bring a hard copy or electronic copy of the student guide with questions answered to the class. No electrical outlets will be provided for powering computers.


1.    Interested students need to register by  emailing your name, email address, phone number, and preferred class date to: Scott Leimer at

2.    There is no charge for the course taught in the USACE Galveston District office.

3.    Upon successful completion of the course, attendance in all training sessions and obtaining a passing grade of at least 70 on the Post Test, the student will be provided a certificate.

4.    Students will be required to arrive at the USACE Galveston District office (2000 Fort Point Road, Galveston, TX 77550) security gate between 7:30 – 7:55 a.m. only.

5.    To enter the facility, come in the main entrance, provide your driver’s license to enter through the gate and park. Enter the building, show your ID again and sign in. You will be shown to the classroom.


Course #701, CQM for Contractors Recertification Course (on-line), is no longer being offered. Recertification is obtained through retaking the classroom course.