OCA courses aren’t only informative, they’re interactive. That’s because we understand that your industry connections are as vital to success as your particular industry skillset.  Below you will find a variety of  OCA educational opportunities that are offered.

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General Industry Practices

  • Avoiding Construction Disputes – 2 day course
  • Construction 101 & Beyond – 2 Day Course
  • Dispatcher Training – 2 day program
  • Fundamentals of Design-Build Tutorial
  • Interpreting Construction Drawings and Specifications – 2 Day Course
  • The New Construction Act
  • The Top Habits of High Performing Foremen

Project and Site Management

  • Change Notice Management
  • Change Order Pricing Principles & Best Management Practices
  • Construction Project Management – 5 Day Training
  • LEAN Boot Camp
  • Microsoft Excel for Construction (Advanced)
  • Microsoft Excel for Construction (Beginners)
  • Microsoft Project for Construction – Full Course
    • Microsoft Project for Construction – Part 1 – Scheduling
    • Microsoft Project for Construction – Part 2 – Resources
    • Microsoft Project for Construction – Part 3 – Trade Tracking
    • Microsoft Project for Construction – Part 4 – Cost Control
  • Get Organized with Microsoft OneNote
  • Construction Project Close Out
  • BlueBeam Revu Basics
  • Blue Beam Estimating
  • BlueBeam Drawing Management

Estimating & Risk Management

  • Responding Successfully to a Request for Proposal – 2 day program
  • Introduction to Construction Estimating (E-Learning)

Construction Contracts

  • Best Practices to Developing Project Specific Procurement Documents – CCDC 00 & CCDC 23
  • CCDC 2 & Master Specification for Division 01 General Requirements
  • Construction Management Contracts – CCDC 5A & 5B
  • Construction Tendering & Contracts
  • Fundamentals of Canadian Construction Contracts & Subcontracts (i.e. CCDC 2 lump-sum & CCA 1 Subcontract)

Executive Leadership

  • Effective Performance Management Strategies to Grow your Talent
  • Present with Confidence – 2 Part
  • Resume and Interview Preparation
  • Strategic Planning: A Practical Guide for a Profitable Construction Company Succession Planning
  • Touch of Class – Making a Good First Impression
  • Developing the Next Generation of Leaders
  • Managing Time & Priorities

Finance and Profitability

  • Construction Claims Seminar
  • Finance & Accounting for Non-Financial Managers – 2 day course
  • Financial Fundamentals – Part 1 – Business Basics for Managing your Business and Tips on How to Read Financial Statements
  • Financial Fundamentals – Part 2 – The Financial Basics for Project Management
  • Profitable Contracting Seminar
  • Mechanics of Construction Adjudication and Prompt Payment in Ontario

Health & Safety

  • WSIB Health and Safety Excellence Program
  • Working at Heights – Fundamentals of Fall Protection
  • Working at Heights – Refresher Training – Morning Session
  • Standard First Aid, CPR & AED Re-Certification (E-learning)
  • Standard First Aid, CPR & AED Certification (E-learning)
  • WHMIS 2015 & GHS Certification (E-learning)

Human Resources

  • Driving Business Success with HR – Linking and Leveraging People Best-Practices

Construction Supervisor Training (CST)

E-Learning