Gold Seal: Classroom Courses

Gold Seal Certification

EARN GSC CREDITS: 2017 IN-CLASS COURSES

Earning your Gold Seal Certification is a commitment to personal and professional development. We know how hard you work and VICA Training & Education is here to help you achieve your goals. 

See below for course dates and links to featured 2017 in-class courses where you can earn the GSC credits you need to successfully apply for your Gold Seal Certification. When you're done here, don't forget to check out our selection of online courses with approved GSC credits!

 
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CONSTRUCTION BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

Are your Business Management skills up to scratch? Build valuable skills in finance, marketing, and personnel management. Gain the tools you need to apply strategic planning in your own workplace and become a more efficient and effective business leader.

Earn 2 GSC by attending, or 5 GSC through both in-class attendance and successful completion of a short take-home assignment submitted online after the course. 
 
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CONSTRUCTION ESTIMATING

"Appreciated the opportunity to connect with other contractors and update my current practices." Improve your knowledge of estimating and gain the skills you need to accurately estimate projects and prepare a successful bid. Course topics include project analysis, risk analysis, bid strategies and processes, Construction Division Codes, as well as bonding, insurance and much more!

Earn 2 Gold Seal Credits by attending the course, or 5 Gold Seal Credits through both in-class attendance and successful completion of a short take-home assignment submitted online after the course. 
 
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CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY ETHICS 

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.

Earn 1 Gold Seal Credit through your course attendance (Mandatory for GSC effective January 2017).
 
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CONSTRUCTION 101: CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY BOOT CAMP

Created by the industry and for the industry, this course will give you valuable insight into construction documents and contracts, risk management, construction law, bidding and tendering, and more. Don't be misled by the '101' - over 30% of our course attendees have 10+ years of industry experience! 

Earn 2 Gold Seal Credits through both in-class attendance and successful completion of an open-book take home exam submitted after the course. 
 
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CONSTRUCTION LAW

"Gave me an opportunity to ask specific questions and I liked how the instructor used real-life examples." This two-day course will teach you practical skills to effectively and proactively deal with conflict situations and avoid litigation. Course topics will include the Builders’ Lien Act, collecting debts, bonding, insurance, environmental law, safety law, and much more!

Earn 2 Gold Seal Credits by attending the course, or 5 Gold Seal Credits through both in-class attendance and successful completion of a short take-home assignment submitted online after the course. 
 
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PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Whether you're an industry veteran or a rookie, this in-demand course will give your leadership skills a boost! Develop your construction project management skills with expert instruction based on the Project Management Book of Knowledge. Get tips and real world project planning tools that will help you to successfully manage a complex project, avoid risk, and benefit your bottom line.

Earn 2 Gold Seal Credits by attending the course, or 5 Gold Seal Credits through both in-class attendance and successful completion of a short take-home assignment submitted online after the course. 
 
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SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT SKILLS

Expand your leadership capacity and gain valuable training in communication, negotiation, and conflict management, including how to deliver a successful toolbox talk and how to deal with difficult people. Walk away with the tools you need to be a more effective leader!

Earn 2 Gold Seal Credits by attending the course, or 5 Gold Seal Credits through both in-class attendance and successful completion of a short take-home assignment submitted online after the course.