Many of our online courses offer the Gold Seal Certification education credits you need in order to successfully apply for your GSC. Reach your professional development goals while learning at your own pace and at the time you choose. Self-paced, on-demand, and online: VICA has the training solutions you need to succeed!
COMMUNICATION, NEGOTIATION, CONFLICT RESOLUTION (ONLINE)
Anyone who wants to improve their communication and leadership skills will benefit from this 4-hour course. Learn how to become more effective in the work you perform on the jobsite every day. By the end of this course, you will improve your written and verbal communication skills, your negotiating skills, as well as your conflict resolution abilities.
CONFINED SPACES SAFETY AWARENESS (ONLINE)
This course will help you understand what you can do to keep yourself, your co-workers, and the environment you work in safe every day. Learn confined space entry procedures, including the rescue plan and evacuation plan, as well as retention of records, and your role and responsibility in post-entry inspections.
CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY ETHICS (ONLINE) (Mandatory for GSC)
If you are a contractor, owner, project manager, supervisor or site leader, this course is for you! Created by the industry, for the industry, this course will help you navigate the ethical grey areas you face every day and understand ethics as it relates to the construction industry. New in January 2017 – this course will be mandatory for Gold Seal Certification.
CONSTRUCTION LAW (ONLINE)
This course is designed to teach owners, managers, supervisors and project managers about construction contracts and contract law. Course material also covers topics including: liabilities and responsibilities of all parties to a contract, compiling and submitting proper extras and claims, ways and means for leaders to avoid conflict with contracts, owners, trades and labour.
CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGEMENT (ONLINE)
What's in your project management tool box? Designed for anyone in the construction industry who is interested in increasing their project management knowledge, by the end of this 4-hour course, you'll be more informed about procurement, project risk, and change processes. Course material applies across construction sectors - residential, industrial, commercial, institutional, and civil.
FIRST LEVEL SUPERVISOR TRAINING PROGRAM (ONLINE)
Designed for new and developing leaders in any sector of the construction industry, this comprehensive course will introduce you to the fundamentals of supervising and leading a team. This 14-hour, self-paced course will teach you how to effectively motivate your crew and become a more confident leader.
INTRODUCTION TO CONSTRUCTION ESTIMATING (ONLINE)
To ensure project success, contractors must be able to provide accurate and professional estimates of costing and materials. This online training course will help you understand the importance of estimates as one of the key first steps in any construction job.
INTRODUCTION TO BUILDING INFORMATION MODELING (BIM) (ONLINE)
This course provides an overview of BIM and will increase your knowledge and awareness of BIM and its applications throughout the various phases of a construction project. You will see how it fits into the construction workflow, and learn the BIM philosophy in design, bidding, construction, commissioning, delivery and as-built stages of construction.
NATIONAL CONSTRUCTION SAFETY AWARENESS (ONLINE)
Construction is dangerous work, but this course will prepare you with a comprehensive overview of the health and safety dangers that construction industry workers are exposed to. Learn how to recognize, assess and control potential hazards that expose you to risk of injury!