GPRO: Green Professional Building Skills Training is a comprehensive national training and certificate program that teaches the principles of sustainability and trade-specific green construction knowledge to people who build, renovate and maintain buildings. GPRO is owned and managed by Urban Green Council and brought to you by CaGBC through expert local certified instructors.

GPRO certificate holders will be prepared to work in accordance with new regulations and to meet the expectations of owners and tenants who want healthier, environmentally sustainable, and energy-efficient homes and offices.

Are you a professional tradesperson?

As a professional, you already know your trade – whether you are a plumber, electrician, or building operator. These courses will give you the additional knowledge you may not have attained on conventionally-built projects.

Available courses

GPRO Canada benefits

Qualify for LEED Credit: Trained contractors, tradespeople, building operators and service workers can qualify for LEED credits.

Jobs and Economy: Green building momentum is increasing. It's where the jobs are and where they continuing to grow .

Comprehensive Certificate Program: Program materials are relevant to what workers need to know in the field. The GPRO exam provides third-party verification that students have completed and understood the material.

Building and Construction Trades Lead the Way to Sustainability: Transitioning the building and construction industries to a sustainable future will reduce greenhouse gases while supporting economic recovery and creating green jobs.

Long-term Benefits: Better building construction and operations typically result in energy savings and improved building performance that translates into long-term benefits for owners and occupants.

Relevant Content: Instructors focus on what is significant for your trade.

Flexible Course Delivery:
We can accommodate your delivery preferences.

Interested in GPRO courses?

CaGBC offers GPRO courses in a variety of formats and provides learning opportunities that are convenient and beneficial for the individual, the team and the company. For more information on GPRO, please contact CaGBC Education at


Gold Seal Accredited Course Provider

GPRO Canada is Gold Seal Accredited under the Canadian Construction Association (CCA)’s National Gold Seal Certification Program. Gold Seal aims to manage nationally recognized standards of education, experience and excellence for all construction practitioners in Canada.

* Gold seal is a registered mark of the Canadian Construction Association