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Sector-Recognized Certifications and Training2018-11-02T15:30:05+00:00

Construction: Sector-Recognized Certifications and Training

The SHSM in Construction requires students to complete:

  • seven (7) sector-recognized certifications and/or training courses,
  • of these seven (7), five (5) are in areas that are compulsory,
  • the remaining two (2) are to be chosen from the list in the following chart.

  These requirements are summarized in the chart below:

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Level C – includes automated external defibrillation (AED)
  • Health and safety – basic
  • Standard First Aid
  • Working at Heights
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) – generic (i.e., not site-specific) instruction
  • Basic electrical safety
  • Canadian Welding Bureau (CWB) – flat
  • Chainsaw safety
  • Computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM)
  • Confined space awareness
  • Customer service
  • Elevated work platforms
  • Energy efficiency training (e.g., Energy Star, LEED)
  • Fall protection
  • Fire extinguisher use
  • Fire safety and fire extinguisher use
  • Hoisting and rigging
  • Innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship
  • Insulated concrete forming
  • Land surveying basics
  • Leadership skills
  • Lockout/tagging
  • Ozone-depletion prevention
  • Personal Protective Equipment – Construction
  • Portfolio development
  • Powder-actuated tools
  • Project management
  • Propane in construction
  • Scaffold safety
  • Sector specific software 1
  • Sector-specific vehicle operation and safety
  • Specialized skills training program/competition (e.g., Skills Canada provincial level, WoodLINKS)
  • Suspended access equipment
  • Traffic control
  • Trenching safety