Build your Career with CaGBC’s Certificate Programs
The evidence is in: the Green Building
Market in Canada is growing. A study in 2014 showed that our country’s green
building industry generated $23.45 billion in Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and
supported over 297, 890 direct jobs (Delphi Report, 2016). The industry in Canada represents
opportunity ripe for the taking; however, distinguishing yourself in the market
these days can be difficult. Luckily, CaGBC’s has two certificate programs
designed to give you the edge and provide you with the knowledge and practical
experience you need to become an invaluable member on any green building
LEED Strategic Practices (LSP) program, is a new
part time certificate program that, upon completion, will provide you with the
skills and confidence needed to start working on a LEED project immediately.
The program is made up of several courses and involves interactive online
learning as well as individual/group assignments. Students will connect with
industry professionals and gain hands on experience in working with LEED
projects and completing documentation. Awards and internship programs are
available to top graduate students. You can visit the program’s webpage,
for more information on how achieve the LSP certificate.
Green Professional Skills Training is delivered by
tradespeople for tradespeople. Geared towards trained contractors, building
operators, service workers and construction professionals, this series of
courses teaches the principles of sustainability and provides industry specific
courses on building green and achieving LEED. Courses cover topics such as "Construction Management”, "Operations and
Maintenance Essentials”, "Electrical Systems”, "Plumbing” and "Mechanical &
HVAC-R”. Gain skills in green construction and get the GPRO certificate.
In addition to propelling your career in
green building, these programs advance innovation and foster partnerships. Distinguish
yourself as a thought leader and work towards making a difference in some of
Canada’s largest industries-it starts today. For more information, please
If you are a CaGBC member - you'll save money on registration fees and education. Find out how to become a member here. Fees range from Free to $100 for individual Chapter memberships. National Company memberships are also available.