CaGBC Higher Education Institutions and their offerings


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The CaGBC works with some of Canada's most cutting-edge and innovative post-secondary institutions to offer three comprehensive green building courses, both for full-time students and as professional development courses.

To find out more about each school's offerings, click on the institution name below or contact them directly using the information provided. You can also contact CaGBC Higher Education at any time with general questions.

Note: Please contact the college or university directly to determine which term they will be delivering the course and for registration procedures.


Algonquin College Corporate Training

Contact: training@algonquincollege.com
Location: 1385 Woodroffe Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario K2G 1V8
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Cégep de Jonquière

Contact: Annie-Claude Laflamme, 148-547-3672 ext. 7343
Location: 2505, rue Saint-Hubert Jonquière (Québec)  G7X 7W2
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CaGBC Courses Offered:

  • Building Green with LEED: LEED Green Associate study course

Description: Le Cégep de Jonquière joue un rôle déterminant auprès des entreprises de technologie de pointe au Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean. À proximité de la grande industrie et réputé pour ses idées innovantes, le Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean compte plusieurs diplômés du Cégep de Jonquière qui ont su créer des entreprises qui rayonnent au-delà du Québec. 

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Cégep du Vieux Montréal - Direction de la formation aux entreprises

Contact: 514-982-3401
Location: 2040, avenue de l'Hôtel de Ville, Montréal (Québec) H2X 3B2
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Description: Le cégep du Vieux Montréal offre un cours intensif qui donne un aperçu complet des techniques, approches, matériaux et technologies utilisés pour la création de bâtiments et de collectivités durables. Il décrit les systèmes d'évaluation LEED et explique comment utiliser diverses stratégies pour satisfaire aux exigences LEED. Le cours est une excellente préparation à l'examen Associé écologique LEED.

Conestoga College

Contact: tgayler@conestogac.on.ca
Location: 299 Doon Valley Drive, Kitchener, Ontario N2G 4M4, Canada
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CaGBC Courses Offered:

  • LEED Green Building Strategies and Green Associate study course
  • LEED Canada for New Construction 2009

Description: Conestoga' Renewable Energy Techniques program is designed to give students the skills and knowledge needed to effectively create, install and maintain functional renewable energy systems. Students are introduced to the different sectors of the renewable energy field. Both theoretical and practical applications in solar power, wind, solar thermal technologies and other forms of alternative energies will be explored. 

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Douglas College

Contact: Steven Bishop, 778-878-6226
Location: 700 Royal Avenue New Westminster, BC V3M 5Z5
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Description: Douglas College's Building Energy and Resource Management program combines advanced understandings of improving building-based energy and environmental performance with energy efficiency and cost containment approaches to energy management. The program combines necessary technical skills with the communication skills needed for facilitating policy and organizational changes while implementing energy and resource conservation measures.

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George Brown

Contact: (416) 415-5000 ext. 4861
Location: George Brown College, P.O. Box 1015, Station B, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5T 2T9
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Description: George Brown College offers courses and certificates taught by industry professionals using the latest tools and standards. These courses provide you with the skills to succeed in a wide range of sectors. Better still, many of their courses and certificates are accredited and can be counted toward specialized designations awarded by industry leaders.

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Humber College

Contact: (416) 675-6622 ext. 5094
Location: 205 Humber College Blvd., Toronto, Ontario, Canada M9W 5L7
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CaGBC Courses Offered:

  • LEED Green Building Strategies and Green Associate study course
  • LEED Canada for New Construction 2009

Description:  Humber's Applied Technology courses provide the perfect springboard to enter the workforce experienced, well-trained and motivated to succeed. At Humber, skilled instructors highlight current trends within the industry and strive to duplicate situations that apprentices and skilled trades people will see in their everyday working life.

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Lakeland College

Contact: mel.mathison@lakelandcollege.ca
Location: Vermilion Campus, Lakeland College, 5707 College Drive, Vermilion AB T9X 1K5
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Description: Lakeland College offers a certificate and diploma program that is geared for students who want a career in renewable energy. You'll study renewable energy systems, system installation, water management and building design. You'll also be studying a broad range of topics related to global warming, climate change, skyrocketing energy costs, lifestyle choices and the possibilities of renewable energy and implications of conservation.

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NAIT

Contact: Cassandra Kirkland, 780.378.5056
Location: Edmonton, AB
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Description: NAIT prides itself in offering high quality programming in the areas of construction, architecture, and sustainable building design. As a member institution within the CaGBC, NAIT is well positioned to build on its solid foundation as an essential element in the success of Alberta.

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Nova Scotia Community College

Contact: Dennis.Kingston@nscc.ca 
Location: 800 Windmill Rd., Suite 121, Dartmounth, Nova Scotia B3B 1L1
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CaGBC Courses Offered:

  • LEED Green Building Strategies and Green Associate study course
  • LEED Canada for New Construction 2009

Description: The NSCC's Energy Sustainability Engineering Technologies program goes beyond alternative and renewable energy systems, it teaches students to develop a strong understanding of how society consumes and produces energy in our building systems. With the use of industry-recognized software, graduates are able to make recommendations for the improvement of commercial, industrial, and residential buildings.

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Red River College

Contact: (204) 632-3017
Location: Red River College, Civil Engineering Technology, A131-2055 Notre Dame Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3H 0J9
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CaGBC Courses Offered:

  • LEED Green Building Strategies and Green Associate study course
  • LEED Canada for New Construction 2009

Description: Red River College's Construction Management degree program focuses on the management skills needed in heavy, industrial and commercial, and residential construction. Consider it if you are looking to develop managerial expertise and are working in the skilled trades, engineering, or engineering technologies.

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Ryerson University

Contact: monica.polo@ryerson.ca
Location: 350 Victoria Street Toronto, ON, M5B 2K3
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CaGBC Courses Offered:

  • Green Association Exam Prep

Description: Internationally renowned Azure magazine named Ryerson's School of Interior Design one of the top three interior design schools on the planet alongside Parsons. The New School for Design in New York City and the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence. Sustainability, global relevance, economic exigencies and emerging technologies all work to shape their approach to interior design.

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Saskatchewan Polytechnic School of Construction

Contact: lynette.usselman@saskpolytech.ca
Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
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Description: Saskatchewan Polytechnic is a member of Polytechnics Canada, an alliance of 11 research-intensive, industry-responsive post-secondary institutions. Programs are based on labour market needs and provide students with personalized attention and hands-on learning opportunities.

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Seneca College

Contact: sharon.estok@senecacollege.ca
Location: Newnham Campus - 1750 Finch Avenue East Toronto
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Description:  Seneca College provides students an education in alternative energy options, as well as new methods of sustainability. In partnership with The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC), Seneca is offering LEED ® Green Building Strategies and Green Associate exam preparation.

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The University of Alberta

Contact: Michelle Berg, or call 780-492-3158
Location:
10230 - Jasper Ave, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 4P6
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CaGBC Courses Offered:

Description:We are happy to announce that the University of Alberta will be offering the LEED Green Building Strategies and Green Associate Exam Prep course as an elective credit in their Construction Administration, Residential Interiors, and Environmental Resource Management Certificate Programs. Each of these U of A certificate programs provides solid education and a competitive edge while relating to Green Building design in their own unique ways.

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University of Manitoba

Contact: (204) 474-7442
Location: Deans office, 2011 Russell Building, faculty of Arch. University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, R3T 2N2 Manitoba
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CaGBC Courses Offered:Course:

  • LEED Green Building Strategies and Green Associate study course
  • LEED Canada for New Construction 2009

Description: he University of Manitoba has a long established reputation for excellence in architecture. It was one of the first school of architecture in western Canada. The interdisciplinary nature of the Faculty offers excellent opportunities for extending collaborative perspectives and theoretical understanding.

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