Roadbuilders Certificate Supported by The Alberta Roadbuilders and Heavy Construction Association
Developed in partnership with the Alberta Roadbuilders & Heavy Construction Association (ARHCA), the Roadbuilders Certificate addresses the professional development requirements of individuals currently working in the road construction industry, as well as the training needs of those who are interested in entering into the industry.
Students who complete the Roadbuilders Certificate will be able to describe and implement engineering and construction best practices in the fields of transportation, geotechnical applications and pavement materials. Students will demonstrate the means and methods necessary to participate in the construction of public infrastructure and will have a broad technical understanding and possess communication skills required for success.
With over 750 companies either working in or servicing the roadbuilding industry in Alberta alone, the job opportunities and room for advancement are significant. Road building and heavy construction is expected to remain healthy and vibrant, and will continue to grow as an industry.
The Roadbuilders Certificate program was designed to provide students a solid foundation in all aspects of the Road Building industry. Nine courses make up the program:
- ROAD 105 Blueprint Reading
- ROAD 110 Soil Technology
- ROAD 120 Aggregate Technology
- ROAD 130 Asphalt Technology
- ROAD 140 Concrete Technology
- ROAD 150 Field Project Management
- ROAD 160 Contract Law
- ROAD 170 Estimating
- ROAD 180 Surveying
Students must complete all nine courses to receive the Certificate of Achievement.
Please note: Students who began the Roadbuilders Certificate prior to July 1, 2016 are eligible to receive a Certificate of Achievement without completion of ROAD105 - Blueprint Reading.