Canadian Construction Association renews Gold Seal accreditation for Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Leadership Skills program

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Saskatchewan Polytechnic grads meet national standards of excellence

August 12, 2020 – The Canadian Construction Association’s (CCA) Gold Seal Certification program renewed Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s accreditation for the courses in the polytechnic’s Leadership Skills program for another five years. This training, along with work experience and completion of the Gold Seal exam will allow Sask Polytech graduates to become Gold Seal Certified (GSC).

The Gold Seal Certification program is the construction industry’s most trusted, valued and reliable certification for those in construction management. GSC credentials demonstrate commitment to the construction profession and expertise through education, experience and competency.

“Continuous education is vital for the Canadian construction industry,” says CCA president Mary Van Buren. “Courses such as the ones in the Sask Polytech Leadership Skills program will enable our workforce to build a better Canada.”

“Our partnership with the Canadian Construction Association demonstrates that Sask Polytech is committed to the construction industry and to providing high quality technical training to our students,” says Paul Carter, dean, Joseph A. Remai School of Construction. “GSC is recognized nationally and opens doors for graduates as they start their construction management careers.”

The Gold Seal Certification program represents a commitment to a national standard of excellence and sets a benchmark for the practice of effective construction management. GSC is a clear demonstration of excellence, professionalism, high standards and trustworthiness.

The skills and knowledge developed through the Leadership Skills certificate of achievement program are in demand for the Saskatchewan construction industry. Students in the program build practical skills using real life examples, case studies, research and interactive content. They also learn what makes leaders effective and what management skills work best in different situations. The program is offered completely online which allows students to complete the courses after regular work hours.

Learn more about the Leadership Skills certificate program or register today!