19 11, 2018

New online course: Working in a Respectful and Inclusive Workplace

By |November 19th, 2018|Education, Gold Seal Certification|

VRCA is excited to present a new online course entitled Working in a Respectful and Inclusive Workplace. This course will explore how respectful and inclusive workplaces benefit everyone by eliminating discrimination and harassment. Tradespeople and supervisors in the construction and maintenance industry will learn how to create a culture of respect through inclusive communication, [...]

12 10, 2018

Evolving Education: New Lean Project Delivery Bootcamp

By |October 12th, 2018|Education, Gold Seal Certification|

Join us for a highly interactive workshop (including case studies and simulations!) that introduces Lean project fundamentals and practices. We’ll cover the process and requirements of the Last Planner® System (LP®S), and you’ll learn how to improve productivity and deliver high value in less time, at lower cost, with reduced risk. VRCA is pleased [...]

4 10, 2018

Evolving Education: VRCA announces new GPRO Course

By |October 4th, 2018|Education, Evolving Education, Gold Seal Certification|

VRCA is pleased to announce a new class; GPRO: Mechanical & HVAC-R, presented by Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC). This two-day course – scheduled for Nov. 29 & 30 – teaches the basics of sustainability and gives experienced construction professionals the critical tools needed to transition from conventional to sustainable construction practices. Now’s your [...]

2 02, 2018

Gold Seal Success Story: Dee Gabrielle

By |February 2nd, 2018|Education, Gold Seal Certification, Member News, Membership|

Congratulations to Dee Gabrielle from Graham Construction & Engineering LP for earning her Gold Seal Certification! The Gold Seal Certification program piqued Dee’s interest when hearing it from her colleagues who were also going for their Gold Seal Certification. Her current employer required her to have her Gold Seal Certification. Others have mentioned that [...]

9 11, 2017

Gold Seal Success Story: Cynthia Raven MacPhail

By |November 9th, 2017|Gold Seal Certification|

Currently, Cynthia is working on the Vancouver House Project for ICONWEST Construction, which employs approximately 350 workers across a job-site bigger than a city block. Within the next 6 months, she anticipates the number of workers to double. Cynthia is the Senior Safety Advisor on site, she also has currently three juniors that work under her [...]