Merit provides industry-leading benefits, quality education, and unwavering advocacy to meet the needs of our members.
Enhance your employees’ well-being with portable benefits tailored exclusively for the open-shop construction industry and its partners.
Sharpen your skills and stay competitive at Merit College of Construction. High-quality education and scholarships that encourage a skilled, competitive and robust construction workforce.
As provincial policies continue to shift, we stand firm in our mission to elevate Alberta’s open shop construction industry. Our mission is to develop a regulatory and business environment that not only supports open shop principles, but a spirit of open and transparency in the construction industry as well.
Merit’s highly accredited construction certification programs are some of the top in the industry.
The “Master’s Degree” in construction, Gold Seal helps professionals such as owners, project managers, superintendents and estimators gain a competitive advantage in the construction industry.
This certification is accredited by the Canadian Construction Association.
The Red Seal Program is a recognized standard employers consider an indication of high trades skill and competency.
Tradespeople with Red Seal certification can work anywhere in Canada, without additional training or examination.
The Blue Seal is beneficial for any certified tradespeople in a designated trade wanting to develop their business skills.
This certification is recognized for apprenticeship training, and distinguishes tradespeople for meeting Alberta’s high industry standards and attaining the ambition and knowledge to succeed in business.