Gold Seal Certification – Canada’s recognized industry standard

Nationally acclaimed, the Canadian Construction Association’s (CCA) Gold Seal Certification is a recognized standard of excellence for construction management professionals. Earned through industry experience, education and examination, Gold Seal Certification:

  • enhances your professional development,
  • improves your job mobility, and
  • markets your skills, competence, and experience.

Gold Seal Certified (GSC) construction management professionals have attained the highest standard of excellence, have proven industry experience, and are held in the highest regard. Companies that employ GSC professionals are seen as leaders for their commitment to quality and excellence through education, training, and continual skill development.

The Program is available for Estimators, Forepersons, Owner’s Construction Managers, Project Managers, Safety Practitioners or Superintendents working in Canada’s industrial, commercial, institutional, and civil (ICIC) construction sectors.

We are proud to be involved in the Gold Seal Certification Program and can help you with the training required for your application. Contact Alana Modi with the HHCA for more information,


CCA hosts regular webinars on the Gold Seal program to ensure that interested applicants can understand what is involved in the process and get your questions answered by the experts!

Click here to sign up for the next available webinar!

Important Dates

Next Gold Seal Exam: June 14, 2024
Enrollment Deadline: May 17, 2024
Choose this Exam Date by: June 6, 2024

For new enrolled applicants and in-progress applicants, the deadline for GSC applications and final reviews is June 6, 2024.

Where to Begin?

Competency self-assessment tool (mandatory for GSC applicants) to evaluate yourself against the competencies that are tested in the exam and to inform your training

Credit self-assessment tool to determine if you have enough credits for a GSC application

Review the application guide

To visit the Gold Seal website click here. For more information feel free to contact CCA directly at 613-236-9455 or email or contact Alana Modi.