We are the best of the best

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.



We are proud to announce Merit’s Mental Health Strategy.

This program will keep mental health at the forefront for Merit members, their employees, and families.

We have made available to our members resources to assist in navigating mental health issues in the workplace and at home.