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Merit Improves Your Business and Your Bottom Line

Merit delivers a variety of training and education programs for our members, designed to meet the needs of today’s changing construction industry. A successful contractor never stops learning. Merit training programs are designed for contractors in various industries facing the same opportunities and challenges. You’ll learn new skills from our experienced instructors and then try out those strategies in your workplace. We also offer human resources workshops that are becoming increasingly essential for your success.

Our most popular in-person classroom courses are available, at this time, via Zoom Conferencing, with the same great content and Instructors. We hope to get back to a full slate of in-person training. The Supervisor Training Program, Construction Law, Estimating, Project Planning and Cost Control and Principles of Construction Management are all Gold Seal certified with 5 credits available towards Gold Seal certification. Courses are always being added based on industry trends and the needs of our members.

Besides the wide variety of interactive Zoom courses, we also offer several online self-paced courses through our ICBA Training Partners, BGC Partners Inc, and Buildforce Canada.

Our Tuition Bursary, available for each level of Apprenticeship Training Programs, is very popular with Apprentices. Please review the Tuition Bursary Policy, and if applicable complete the Tuition Bursary Refund form for reimbursement.