Courses that make a difference

ICBA trains thousands of workers every year, on everything from Excel Spreadsheets to Excavating Trenches; from Personal Leadership Skills to Construction Estimating; from Fall Protection to Effective Management Skills – plus 900 other courses.

Online, on-demand, webinars, and in-person, ICBA Training has an option for you and your busy lifestyle. Supercharge your career by building your skills today.


Both myself and our organization have benefited greatly from the training opportunities provided by ICBA. I am continually amazed by the vastness of their course catalogue and that if they do not have the training that we are looking for ICBA will always try to find something that fits our needs.

— Shane Stirling, Epscan Ltd.

A proven track record in construction training and apprenticeships 

For nearly 50 years, the Independent Contractors and Businesses Association has represented and supported the open shop construction industry in western Canada.

ICBA is the top construction training and professional development team in B.C. and Alberta, and the single largest sponsor of trades apprentices in B.C.

ICBA’s Employment Network is connecting open shop employers with independent workers 

Looking for work in the construction industry? We connect job seekers like you with our member companies who are looking to hire. With more than 4,500 members and clients, we can put your resumes in front of those who make hiring decisions throughout the province. Visit our Employment Network and upload your resume. 


ICBA is the #1 Sponsor of Apprentices in B.C.

With more than 1,400 apprentices throughout B.C. – and another 400 in affiliated networks – ICBA is well-versed in the apprenticeship system and how to best help its member companies and their employees work through the process to becoming a certified journeyperson.

Customized courses for your team

We can provide any course, anywhere, any time, through our network of quality-assured training providers.

Need a course delivered on your job site? We will save you the work of sourcing training providers and quotes yourself. One phone call or email to us and we will handle everything.

Why Choose ICBA Training

Being a member of ICBA is amazing.  I never knew how much ICBA helped contractors until I started my own business and joined ICBA – the apprenticeship sponsorship, training, benefits and wage and benefit survey are all such a great help.

— John Niessen, Catalyst Electrical


ICBA-sponsored Apprentices in B.C.


People trained per year directly by ICBA's professional development team


Total courses available through ICBA Training


Locations for training across Canada
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