Ottawa Construction Association

Construction Industry Ethics - E-learning course

Course Duration

The course duration is approximately 4 hrs.

To enroll in this course, you must purchase a PIN number. PIN's cost $200.00 each plus HST.

To order a PIN click the 'ORDER PIN' button below.

Price: $200.00


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.


The Construction Industry Ethics 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:

  1.  Understand what is included in "ethical behaviour"
  2.  Be aware of the importance of ethics in business
  3.  Know how to make ethical decisions
  4.  Recognize ethics in the context of the law
  5.  Understand the direct link between ethics and a company's success


This course is intended for owner/clients, contractors, supervisors, project managers, etc. who must deal effectively and professionally with employees, sub-trades, owners, clients, engineers, employers, and the public.


The online course duration is approximately 4 hours.


This course is available online in English and French. An instructor guide is available to support delivery of the course in a blended-learning model (online and classroom). Click here to view a demo of the course.


All Gold Seal applicants will have to take the Construction Industry Ethics course (both online and classroom portions). Gold Seal has allocated a total of 3 credits to this course (2 for the online portion and 1 for the classroom portion).

This course will be mandatory to receive Gold Seal Certification. A final mark of 100% is required in order to receive a certificate of completion.