Construction Industry Ethics In-class Portion

Ethical behaviour is paramount in the construction industry. By maintaining high ethical standards, and being consistent in our practices, we thrive both personally and professionally. The Construction Industry Ethics course can help your employees navigate the ethical grey areas they face every day.

This course has been designed to help you understand ethics as it relates to the construction industry. The course contains interactive elements, case studies, practical examples, videos, and a course glossary.


Upon completing this course, you will:

  • Understand what is included in “ethical behaviour”
  • Be aware of the importance of ethics in business
  • Know how to make ethical decisions
  • Recognize ethics in the context of the law
  • Understand the direct link between ethics and a company’s success

Who Should Attend: owner/clients, contractors, supervisors, project managers, etc. who must deal effectively and professionally with employees, sub-trades, owners, clients, engineers, employers, and the public.

Credits/Certificates: This course will be mandatory for Gold Seal Certification applicant. Earn one (1) Gold Seal credit.

Course Duration: In-class course: 7 hours, including breaks.

It is recommended that learners complete the online course as a prerequisite for the classroom training. The online course duration is approximately 4 hours and available in English and French. Please Contact Faith to obtain a pin number.

Mar. 12, 2020 (one-day course)
June 25, 2020 (one-day course)
Thu. 8:30am – 4pm
TCA, 70 Leek Cres. Richmond Hill, Ontario
Derek A. Smith
TCA member:
INSTRUCTOR: Derek A. Smith

A former construction association executive in Ontario, Derek has been serving the Canadian ICI and residential construction sector for 25 years. Since 2013, he delivered over 150 courses to over 2000 attendees. He has mediated disputes in excess of $300K value. His growing firm Constructionlab maintains memberships with the Toronto Construction Association, and TechAlliance of Southwestern Ontario.