Merit Contractors Association provides benefits, training, and human resource tools to the construction industry. Merit has over 1,300 member companies employing over 45,000 people across Alberta.

We are proud to provide a benefit program tailored to the specific needs of the construction industry.

The Merit College of Construtcion is an accredited training institution with a rich history of training programs. Training is provided through classroom experience, online, and with various accredited partners across the province.

Journal of Commerce Talks to Malcolm Kirkland, Merit's New President

To watch the interview click HERE.

Canada-Alberta Job Grant

The Merit College of Construction has many courses eligible for the Canada-Alberta Job Grant. For grant details and course information, click HERE.

Market Based Estimating, Bidding, and Proposing

This course is being offered in January in both Edmonton and Calgary.

In this one-day course you will learn effective costing and pricing techniques to determine the margin needed to win more profitable work, more often. Don’t let your competition take advantage of you!

Click HERE for more information and online registration.

Labour MGMT in Construction Contracting

Construction labour is the one common reason all projects meet their safety, quality, schedule and cost goals. Effective labour management is a rare skill and the success of a project relies on the well supervised and qualified labour hour. Those who hone this skill will be well ahead of others in this competitive industry.

Click HERE for details, dates, and registration.





Benefit Plan Video

Contractor of the Year 2015

Applications are available for the 2015 Contractor of the Year Awards. This year's gala will be held April 16th in Edmonton, and will host some of Alberta's top construction companies at a one of a kind event!

Apply today, there are categories for every organization!

Click HERE to apply.

Post Secondary Scholarship

Deadline is December 31st, 2014!

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