About Gold Seal Certification

The Gold Seal Certification program was created by the industry for the industry. It has quickly become a standardized program supporting the development of skilled and serious Construction & Heavy Civil management professionals across Canada. Already in 2015 Gold Seal Certification passed the 10,000 certificate holder mark!

The Gold Seal Certification program upholds Canadian Heavy Civil & Construction management professionals to expectations and standards of excellence. All Gold Seal certified management professionals have been assessed and meet the Gold Seal standard requirements of industry knowledge, experience, education and training. Gold Seal is a national construction standard of certification, displaying a desire to uphold and distinguish one’s competency in Construction or Heavy Civil management above all others.

All those who meet the Gold Seal expectations of excellence receive a Gold Seal Certificate as well as a Gold Seal hard hat decal attesting to their success.

OUR MISSION

Our mission is to ensure that all construction management professionals are qualified, educated, skilled, and maintain a Canada-wide expectation for excellence. We wish to ensure professional development be available for all future management professionals to maintain long-term standards in quality.

OUR VALUES

  • Excellence
    • Employers can expect excellence from certified individuals involved in any Construction and Heavy Civil projects nation-wide.
  • Assurance
    • Employers and employees can be assured that those certified with Gold Seal are educated, experienced and skilled.
  • Reliability
    • Gold Seal Certification is evidence that the individual has met the necessary requirements to perform their role.
  • Value
    • Gold Seal is a widely recognized and respected standard by the buyers of construction and employers in the Canadian Construction and Heavy Civil industry.
  • Career Benefit
    • Gold Seal Certification is advantageous to all those who’ve earned it creating wider possibilities of job opportunities.

About the Gold Seal Logo

Central to the Gold Seal logo is the plumb-bob. Used since ancient times, the plumb-bob is used as vertical line reference. Still used today, the plumb-bob is symbolic of accuracy, diligence, and quality. The Gold Seal logo is our way of symbolizing credibility. The Gold Seal logo was designed to honour the past, and promote a future of excellence in the management of Heavy Civil and Construction.

Gold Seal Logo

To access a high resolution version of the Gold Seal Certification logo, click on the link below:

Download high-resolution Gold Seal logo (590k, EPS)

Gold Seal Employers

Bockstael Construction Limited  | J.M.R. Electric Ltd. |  Marco Group of Companies | 3270879 Nova Scotia Limited.


Gold Seal Certification Application Wizard

Gold Seal Certification

Gold Seal Certification Wizard

Interested in pursuing Gold Seal Certification or registering as an Intern? Not sure if you have the right experience or qualifications?

Use our Certification Wizard and find the best stream for you.

Formal Education Status

Please check off the level of schooling that you have completed.

Training

Have you attended industry training courses, seminars and/or workshops within the last 10 years?

*If yes, these courses, seminars and or workshops may count for credits towards your application.

Designation

Which of the following designations are you applying for?

Designation

Do you hold a valid provincial/territorial Construction Safety Officer (CSO or equivalent) designation?


If yes, from which province?

Designation

Do you hold a CEC or PSQ designation?

(CEC)

(PQS)

Industry Experience

How many years of industry experience do you have in the Gold Seal designation?

Note: The 5 years’ experience requirement must be in the same contracting discipline (ie; General Contracting, Mechanical Contracting, Roadbuilding & Heavy Construction…)

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