Education Links

The GCAO’s Education Links is prepared as a guide to identify construction related training and courses available locally to our industry, through different organizations. It should be noted that eligibility to subscribe to some of the association sponsored training may require membership.

Web site links have been provided where available to view course content, fees and online registration forms.


The Ottawa Construction Association – Construction and safety related training.


The Construction Sector Council – Construction Management Courses

These courses are offered through the organization’s E-Learning Center; each course is self paced and is approximately 6 hours in length. These courses have been created for Estimators, Superintendents and Project Managers who must deal effectively and professionally with employees, sub-trades, owners, clients and consultants.


Canadian Construction Association – Gold Seal related courses

The CCA Gold Seal Certification Program is a national certification program for Construction Project Managers, Superintendents, Estimators and Owners’ Project Managers. Certification is based on the candidate’s education, experience and their ability to satisfy the rigorous standards of the program.

Many of the courses outlined in this education bulletin are Gold Seal Accredited.

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Algonquin College – Continuing Education Construction Courses


The Infrastructure Health & Safety Association – Safety related courses


The Canadian Green Building Council – LEED related courses


The Canadian Design Build Institute – Design Build related conferences & courses

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Project Management Institute – PMP related training