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*SOLD OUT* Construction Industry Ethics | LIVE, ONLINE Training

Multi-day Course:
Location Title: Online, Live, Instructor-Led Training
Cancellation Period: Course Cancellations & Substitutions: 5 Business Days before the Course: Full Refund of Registration Fee. Less than 5 Business Days before the course/Day of the course: Complimentary substitution of another member of your company/team. No refunds or transfers of registration fee.

December 21 Update - Sold Out

This course is now sold out, thanks for your interest! Check out our next upcoming session date in February if you'd like to register:​


You face ethical grey areas every day and this course will give you the tools you need to respond effectively! Through practical, hands-on examples, you will learn the core principles of ethical behaviour and gain the skills to evaluate situations and make decisions using an ethical framework. 

Designed to help you engage the principles of ethical practices in your real-world work, by the end of this course, you will be able to conduct and analyze a risk assessment, communicate about ethics with your team and spot and respond to unethical behavior appropriately. 

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Connect personal experiences to the core principles of ethical behaviour
  • Explore how to be socially responsible, how to acquire social license, and learn the value of social responsibility
  • Conduct a risk assessment and analyze its components
  • Make decisions using an ethical framework
  • Evaluate decisions from an ethical point of view
  • Communicate about ethics with your team and external company contacts
  • Identify unethical behavior and take appropriate action

*Mandatory Prerequisite*

  • You must purchase and complete the self-paced, online, Construction Industry Ethics companion course before attending this live training.
  • Purchase and register for the prerequisite course HERE

Course Format

  • Live, Online, Instructor-led training with a class size of 12-16 students.
  • This course is facilitated by the instructor on the Zoom platform. Access information from the instructor will be provided to you in advance of the orientation and training.
  • Orientation Session: 
    • Thursday, January 7: 12:30-1:00pm
  • Two (2) morning sessions (3.5 hours each) over two days:
    • Day 1: Thursday, January 14: 8:00-11:30am
    • Day 2: Friday, January 15: 8:00-11:30am
  • Attendance and participation in both course sessions is mandatory for course completion. *Please note that If a student misses a class session, we are unable to transfer registration or provide a partial refund of the registration fees.

Course Requirements (Technology & Participation)

This course requires full face-to-face interaction and participation from both the instructor and students. In order to attend, you must have the following:

  1. Computer or laptop with webcam (webcams are mandatory): This course will involve 100% on-screen interaction with your instructor and classmates, reading/viewing on-screen content like slides or videos, and interacting via typing with questions or responses. For this reason, you must have a webcam and use a full computer/laptop, and we do not permit students to attend using a tablet or cell phone.
  2. A quiet space with minimal distractions: Please plan to be fully engaged in the class, and clear your work schedule just as you would for attendance in an in-class program.

This course is offered in partnership with construction associations across Western Canada and you'll be participating with a cohort with peers from throughout the region.

Course Credits Information
Gold Seal Credits:
1 Gold Seal credit
Course Certificates
  • Printable, digital, course certificate will be emailed to students on successful course completion.
  • Gold Seal Certification: 1 Gold Seal credits
Course Instructor Information

Debbie Hicks, DSH Consulting. Former President of the Southern Interior Construction Association (SICA) in BC for 22 years, with a comprehensive education background (Diploma in Business Administration, Bachelors of Science, teaching credential, and MBA in progress) learning has always been at the core of Debbie's career. During her time with SICA, she worked with a range of industry stakeholders including the buyers of construction services, architects, engineers, and contractors, coordinating and providing industry advocacy and education. Recent experience as the owner Rep for the construction of Kelowna Yacht Club's new Clubhouse has provided an additional perspective. Debbie's extensive experience in construction industry both as a stakeholder and educator make her uniquely qualified to facilitate Construction 101. She brings knowledge and interaction to the classroom – making this a course you won't want to miss!


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