Education

The NNCA and its members are committed to building capacity in the construction industry. These efforts include identifying educational and training needs of the industry, hosting workshops and seminars, participating in the Canadian Construction Association’s Gold Seal training program, distributing BuildForce E-Learning courses, and the creation of a Building Capacity Fund to provide Apprenticeship Scholarships to employees of member companies.

 

Training grant

To encourage our youth to consider careers in our industry and to help offset the costs and risks associated with hiring undergraduate students, the NNCA has partnered with the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of canada and the National Research Council - Industrial Research Assistance Program to offer Industrial Undergraduate Student Research Awards (IUSRA).

 
Where are the jobs and what education is required?

What training should be pursued to secure employment in our every-changing economy? According to a recent report, more emphasis should be placed on training offered by colleges and polytechnics who are connecting their programs to workplace requirements. Click here for a summary and the report, Career Ready: Towards a national strategy for the mobilization of Canadian potential, commissioned by the Canadian Council for Chief Executives.  

 

Follow this link to learn more about Careers in Construction and relevant training.