The Vancouver Island Construction Association is proud to provideessential skills trainingfor the construction industry. Available year-round, our comprehensive program allows you to GROW, LEARN, CONNECT, and SAVE while boosting your bidding, leadership, technical, safety, and fundamental skillsets. From classroom training to online education, we offer courses that will provide you with Licensed Residential Builder Training CPDs and Gold Seal Certification Credits to help you grow your business and raise industry standards.
GROW YOUR BUSINESS
Our specialized construction industry courses can help you build a solid foundation for business growth. Access exclusive training with VICA in topics ranging from construction leadership skills and business management to Builders Lien workshops.
GROW YOUR TEAM
Take your business to the next level with VICA as your training solution. Manage your team’s skill development with introductory courses that will get the rookies on your team up to speed, to business management and leadership training for industry veterans.
GROW YOUR CAREER
Your professional development is important to us! We are proud to partner with the Gold Seal Certification program, the Architectural Institute of British Columbia, as well as Licensing and Consumer Services of BC Housing to offer approved professional development courses.
Our classrooms are interactive! Beginner courses like Site Surveying 101 put a builders level in your hands and get you practicing your skills right away. Computer training is hands-on too; Microsoft Project for Construction students are provided with a laptop so they can follow along with the instructor.
With over 25 online courses to choose from, we have a training solution for you! VICA online training puts you in the driver’s seat with self-paced courses - you decide when you want to learn and how quickly you want to work through the material.
Join us for a course and learn in-person from our industry experts. VICA’s calendar is filled with training opportunities that will help you build your skills, boost your business, and beat the competition!
CONNECT WITH INDUSTRY EXPERTS
Our instructors are experienced industry professionals who understand your point of view. We partner with key industry organizations and individuals — such as BCIT, BCCSA, BGC Partners Inc.,CDBI, and CCDC — to deliver our expert programming,
CONNECT WITH INDUSTRY PEERS
Learning, discussing, and networking go hand-in-hand with our in-class training opportunities. Student feedback agrees: One of the top benefits of training with VICA is the connections you make in the classroom through networking with peers!
CONNECT WITH THE CONSTRUCTION COMMUNITY
Our classes offer you an opportunity to connect with a broad range of industry professionals. Exclusive VICA courses like Construction Industry Boot Camp: Construction 101, intentionally bring together owners, contractors, and allied professionals. Expand your business network and learn from the best the industry has to offer.
SAVE TIME Boost your bottom line and learn how to increase efficiency while reducing wasted time and resources with our exclusive training in project and business management, estimating, and construction law. With online and in-class options, we have a course that will work with your busy schedule.
SAVE MONEY We are committed to supporting professional development in our construction community and work hard to keep courses competitively priced. VICA members save up to 30% on all in-class courses, and through our strategic partnership, we offer the same savings to residential builders who are members of the Victoria Residential Builders Association (VRBA).