The following e-Learning courses are available:
*NOTE: E-Learning courses are non-refundable. The pin must be used by end of the year of purchase.
- Construction Industry Ethics
Based on the Gold Seal Certification Guide (Page 9), all candidates must take the Construction Industry Ethics courses (3 credits).
Ethical behavior is paramount in the construction industry. By maintaining high ethical standards, and being consistent in our practices, we thrive both personally and professionally. The Construction Industry Ethics course can help your employees navigate the ethical grey areas they face every day.
The Construction Industry Ethics course has been designed to help you understand ethics as it relates to the construction industry. The course contains interactive elements, case studies, practical examples, videos, and a course glossary.
Upon completing this 7 hours course, you will:
- Understand what is included in “ethical behavior”
- Be aware of the importance of ethics in business
- Know how to make ethical decisions
- Recognize ethics in the context of the law
- Understand the direct link between ethics and a company’s success
Who should attend: This course is intended for owner/clients, contractors, supervisors, project managers, etc. who must deal effectively and professionally with employees, sub-trades, owners, clients, engineers, employers, and the public.
The cost of this e-Learning course is $350+HST.
- Construction Law e-Learning Course
This course is designed to teach and familiarize owners, managers, supervisors and project managers with construction contracts and contract law; liabilities and responsibilities of all parties to a Contract, compiling and submitting proper extras and claims, and ways and means for leaders to avoid conflict with contracts, owners, trades, and labour. The cost of this e-Learning course is $150.00 + HST.
- Introduction to Construction Estimating e-Learning Course
Accurate and precise estimating is critical to the financial viability of a construction firm. This course provides an introduction to the field of construction estimating covering all aspects of the production of an accurate estimate.
This training program will provide you with the knowledge and skills to visualize the scope and magnitude of a construction project and produce reliable estimates. This is accomplished by reviewing drawings through various phases of a project with the aim of determining the quantity and type of materials required for the project. A final mark of 75% is required in order to receive a certificate of completion for two (2) credits towards Gold Seal Certification. The course is approximately 4 hours in duration. The cost of this e-Learning course is $150.00 + HST.
- First Level Supervisor Training Program e-Learning Course
This course offers the critical basic skills and concepts needed to supervise a crew in the residential, institutional, commercial, industrial, and civil construction sectors.
Supervisors play a key role in ensuring the job gets done on time, on budget and safely. This course will introduce you to all aspects of supervision beginning with a discussion of the supervisor’s role and the skills required. Then, the supervision basics are covered: leadership vs. management, due diligence, communication skills, meetings, and handling disagreements and problems.
The course then examines the supervisor’s role with respect to safety, looking at inspections, investigations and training. Human Resource Management comes next, including addressing personal problems and performance issues. The course introduces you to planning and scheduling, followed by productivity and quality, including problem solving for quality outcomes.
The final section teaches you how to lead an effective work team, discussing concepts, motivation and team performance. A final mark of 100% is required for a certificate of completion and five (5) credits toward Gold Seal Certification. The course duration is approximately 14 hours. The cost of this e-Learning course is $400.00 + HST.
- Pipeline Construction Safety Training (PCST) e-Learning Course
This course has been designed and developed by the construction industry to address heal and safety issues specific to pipeline construction in the oil and gas industry.
Construction safety is not to be taken lightly, and it is something that the pipeline construction industry takes very seriously. This course is intended to familiarize you, the worker, with how to recognize, assess and control hazards on the worksite. It has been designed to complement other safety-related courses offered by the industry. A final mark of 100% is required in order to receive a certificate of completion. The course duration is approximately 6 hours. The cost of this e-Learning course is $100.00 + HST.
- Construction Project Management e-Learning Course
The information presented in this course will help you to understand what you can do successfully administer projects and will provide you with the necessary tools to help manage a project.
This training program will provide you with the knowledge and skills to help you plan and administer projects from start to finish. A final mark of 75% is required in order to receive a certificate of completion and three (3) credits toward Gold Seal Certification. The course duration is approximately 4 hours. The cost of this e-Learning course is $150.00 + HST.
- Communication, Negotiation, Conflict Resolution (CNCR) e-Learning Course
The information presented in this course will help you to improve your communication skil both written and oral, your negotiating skills and conflict resolution abilities alongside co-workers and on the job site every day.
The Communication, Negotiation and Conflict Resolution course has been designed to help improve written, oral and negotiating skills within the construction industry. The course contains interactive elements, case studies, practical examples, a search function, course glossary and reference library. A final mark of 75% is required in order to receive a certificate of completion and two (2) credits toward Gold Seal Certification. The course duration is approximately 4 hours. The cost of this e-Learning course is $150.00 + HST.
- Working in a Respectful and Inclusive Workplace
This course will equip any participants who working in the construction industry to be successful and participate in creating a respectful and inclusive workplace. Discover how a respectful and inclusive workplace can benefit everyone by eliminating discrimination and harassment, and how everyone can create respect through inclusive communication, teamwork, and mentorship. This course uses interactive elements, scenarios, videos, and quizzes to reinforce the learning.
By the end of this course you will:
- Understand industry expectations for respectful and inclusive workplaces
- Know how to lead by example to help create a respectful and inclusive workplace.
- Know how to communicate more effectively with team members of different genders, backgrounds and circumstances.
- Know how to include the perspectives of team members of different genders, backgrounds and circumstances into decision-making and problem-solving.
- Work more effectively in mentorship relationships with team members of different genders, backgrounds and circumstances to transfer trade and workplace knowledge to the next generation.
This e-Learning course is Gold Seal certified, one credit. A final mark of 100% is required in order to receive a certificate of completion. The cost is $100+HST.
Please click here for a full outline of e-Learning courses. To purchase these on-line courses, please visit https://www.tcic.ca/pub/registration.asp, choose the course name from the dropdown menu and indicate if your company is a TCA member. Following the course purchase, TCIC will email you a pin number to start e-Learning.
If you have any questions please contact Faith Chen at TCIC at 416-847-9162 or firstname.lastname@example.org.