Building a strong foundation: How workforce development drives success in competitive industries


Special to Ontario Construction News

In today’s competitive business environment, a skilled and well-trained workforce is essential for driving success. Recognizing the significance of workforce development, Construction Ontario, a free service funded in part by the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario, is proud to announce its specialized training courses and dedicated job board.

The demand for highly skilled professionals in construction is at an all-time high.

Construction Ontario aims to bridge the skills gap by providing training courses that equip individuals with the knowledge and expertise required to excel. The program caters to a wide range of learners from entry-level positions to advanced skill development.

Key features of Construction Ontario’s training courses include:

  • Trainer: Experienced trainers available to lead training sessions, providing learners with valuable insights and practical knowledge.
  • Customized Curriculum: Tailored to meet the specific demands of the construction sector, the curriculum covers safety protocols, sustainable practices, technical skills, and more.
  • Flexible Learning Options: Construction Ontario offers online learning options, allowing participants to choose a format that suits their needs and schedules.

“At Construction Ontario, we firmly believe that a skilled and empowered workforce is the cornerstone of a successful construction industry,” said Troy Heath, director of operations and business development at Construction Ontario. “Our commitment to providing top-notch training courses reflects the joint efforts of the Government of Ontario to support the growth of this vital sector.

“By investing in workforce development, Construction Ontario contributes to the long-term prosperity of the construction industry while fostering economic growth and job creation.

Construction Ontario offers innovative and flexible training and employment solutions to meet the industry’s needs of today and tomorrow. For more information visit


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