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Self-Paced Online Courses

Merit supports you and your business in the way that suits you best. If you can’t find the time to come to us, you’ll appreciate our online training. As a Distributor of BuildForce Canada courses, and a promoter of both ICBA Training and BGC Partners Inc. we have online course offerings that are easy to access and available when you are. All courses accrue towards Gold Seal certification.

Buildforce Canada

Cost

1st Level Supervisor Training Program
This comprehensive online training program offers the critical basic skills and concepts needed to supervise a crew in any construction setting.

$400.00 + GST
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Communication, Negotiation, and Conflict
This course is designed to help improve written, oral, and negotiating skills within the construction industry.

$150.00 + GST
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Construction Law
This course is designed to teach and familiarize owners, managers, supervisors, and project managers with construction contracts and contract law, and ways to avoid conflict with contracts.

$150.00 + GST
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Construction Project Management
This course is designed to help managers administer projects from start to finish.

$150.00 + GST
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Intro to Construction Estimating
This course provides learners with skills and knowledge related to estimating practices and helps them understand the importance of estimates as one of the key first steps in any construction job.

$150.00 + GST
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Working in a Respectful and Inclusive Workplace
This course is intended to equip you to be successful and participate in creating a respectful and inclusive workplace.

$100.00 + GST
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Pipeline Construction Safety Training
This course helps the pipeline worker know how to respond to worksite health and safety issues by reviewing the entire pipeline construction process from beginning to end

$100.00 + GST
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ICBA Training

 

Hundreds of online self-paced courses available. Please click on the link below for listing of courses, descriptions and registrations.

Various Courses on awareness, electrical, equipment, safety, and soft skills
 

 

BGC Partners Inc

Cost

Construction Business Management
Participants will learn how to improve the management and business systems of their construction company.

$179.00 + GST
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Change Order Management
Changes are an inevitable part of the construction process but if not managed well, change orders can cause unnecessary project disruptions and lead to cost increases and schedule delays. This course will provide participants with best practices for successfully navigating this complex project management challenge

$179.00 + GST
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Project Accounting and Cost Control
The Project Accounting and Cost Control course is designed for construction company owners, project managers, project coordinators, estimators, accountants and staff to develop an understanding of accounting processes as it relates to construction projects. Participants will learn how to design and read various construction financial reports and improve the financial systems of their construction company.

$179.00 + GST
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Supervisory & Management Skills
Participants will improve their skills in leadership, management, and supervision of staff. Participants will learn skills to enhance their ability to build a collaborative team culture with their staff and on job sites.

$179.00 + GST
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Negotiation & Conflict Management
Participants will learn skills to enhance their ability to de-escalate conflict, listen effectively, build mutual respect with others in a construction context, and negotiate effectively

$179.00 + GST
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Construction Law
Participants will build practical skills and learn how to effectively and proactively deal with conflict situations and avoid litigation. The course will review other construction-related laws such as builders’ liens, collecting debts, bonding, insurance, environmental law, and safety law.

$179.00 + GST
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Project Management
Participants will gain an understanding of the project processes and constraints encountered by project managers (using the current PMBoK approach) and how to successfully manage a complex project.

$179.00 + GST
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Construction Estimating
Participants will learn skills and knowledge to estimate construction projects and prepare a successful bid.

$179.00 + GST
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Site Leadership
Would you like to improve your construction site leadership skills? This online course will enhance your ability to build a collaborative team culture with their staff, improve job site productivity, and complete projects on time, on budget, and safely.

$179.00 + GST
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