Continuing Professional Development
In March 2015, the provincial government announced an enhanced licensing system for BC’s residential builders. All general contractors are required to take Continuing Professional Development as a condition of their renewal.
The VRCA is excited to announced that it now offers classroom courses that have been approved by BC Housing Licensing and Consumer Services (formerly Homeowners Protection Office) for points towards Continuing Professional Development upon successful completion.
Learn more about Continuing Professional Development at
Stay tuned! The VRCA is in the process of securing Licensing and Consumer Services approval of several online courses.
Upcoming Continuing Professional Development Courses:
Construction Law (30 CPD Group B points) - February 20-21, 2017
Project Management (30 CPD Group A points) - February 27-28, 2017
Construction Industry Ethics (6.5 CPD Group B points) - March 1, 2017
Fall Protection Comprehensive (7.5 CPD Group A points) - March 3, 2017
Introduction to Construction Blueprint Reading (7.5 CPD Group A points) - March 10, 2017
Construction Business Management (30 CPD Group B points) - March 20-21, 2017
Construction Estimating (30 CPD Group A points) - April 3-4, 2017
Construction 101 (16 CPD Group A and 14 Group B points) - April 20-21, 2017
Tender, Contract, and Builders Lien Law (3 CPD Group B points) - May 10, 2017
Project Management (30 CPD Group A points) - May 15-16, 2017
Supervisory and Management Skills (30 CPD Group A points) - May 29-30, 2017
Change Order Management (7 CPD Group A Points) - June 5, 2017
Supervising the Drug Safe Workplace (7 CPD Group A points) - June 16, 2017
Construction Industry Ethics (8 CPD Group B points)
First Level Supervisor Training Program (FLST) (27 CPD Group A points)
Introduction to Building Information Modeling (BIM) (2 CPD Group A points)