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Construction 101 (Gold Seal Certified)

Courses, Gold Seal Certified Course, Root, Training, Vancouver
Thursday, February 02, 2017 7:30 AM - Friday, February 03, 2017 4:00 PM
VRCA Vancouver
3636 E. 4th Avenue, Vancouver
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Course Description:

Don’t let the name “101” fool you! This course is intended for both new and experienced members of the construction industry. Participants will receive an introduction to the industry and learn about roles, responsibilities, construction documents, risk management, legal matters, project management, tendering, bidding and contracts.

This course has been accredited by the Canadian Construction Association (CCA) for two (2) credits towards Gold Seal certification upon successful completion of this course. 

This course has been approved by the Homeowner  Protection Office (HPO) for sixteen (16) Group A and fourteen (14) Group B points towards Continued  Professional Development (CPD) upon successful completion.


New employees, those in administrative or support roles, or anyone looking to get a broader understanding of the construction industry as a whole.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify the different players/roles in the construction industry and understand how they work together
  • Understand construction terminology, contracts, and procurement methods
  • Understand basic legal principles, bonding and construction insurance 
  • Understand how to better assist the management team
  • Identify and utilize resources available to your company 


With a comprehensive education background, including a Diploma in Business Administration, Bachelor of Science, teaching credential, and an in-progress MBA, learning has been at the core of Debbie’s career. As former President of the Southern Interior Construction Association in BC for 22 years, liaising with the buyers of construction services, architects, engineers and contractors in advocacy and education provides a solid base to her expertise. Through her experiences and teaching techniques, Debbie is able to bring both knowledge and interaction to the classroom.


Course includes:  Course materials, lunch, complimentary Wi-Fi access, and free parking.

Cancellation Policy:  Payment is non-refundable for cancellations made within 5 business days of the event, or non-attendance on the day.


Non-Members $495.00
VRCA Member $395.00
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