Independent Contractors and Businesses Association (ICBA)

SOLD OUT: Construction Industry Ethics (Live Online Training)
Seats available in March 29-30 session
We're Sorry, This Event is Now Full / Sold Out
Tuesday, March 30th and Wednesday, March 31st, 2021
Registration Deadline
Tuesday, March 30th, 2021
Event Description

Please note that this is a 7-hour course that takes place over 2 days. Part 1 is March 30; Part 2 is March 31.  All sessions run from 8::00 am to 11:30 am. There is no opportunity to re-schedule or request for a partial refund if a student cannot attend both sessions. 


This course can be taken instead of the in-person Ethics course required for application to the Gold Seal Certification program


Registered students will receive login information from the instructor in advance of the class. 


Ethical behaviour is essential for the construction industry. By maintaining high ethical standards, and by being consistent in our practices, we thrive both personally and professionally. 


The Construction Industry Ethics course is designed to help you and your team think through the ethical decisions you face every day. 


Note: Please note that there is a prerequisite for this workshop. You must register for and complete the Construction Industry Ethics online course prior to enrolling in the virual classroom course.


Fee Includes: Student materials provided. 


Format: Seven hours of live online instructor led instruction over two consecutive days. 



  • Connect personal experiences to the core principles of ethical behaviour
  • Explore how to be socially responsible, how to acquire social license, and learn the value of social responsibility
  • Conduct a risk assessment and analyze its components
  • Make decisions using an ethical framework
  • Evaluate decisions from an ethical point of view
  • Communicate about ethics with your team and external company contacts
  • Identify unethical behavior and take appropriate action


Construction Owners, Managers, Estimators, Supervisors, CSOs and Staff.


Debbie Hicks, B.Sc. DSH Consulting, Kelowna, BC. With a comprehensive education background (Diploma in Business Administration, Bachelor of Science, teaching credential, and in progress MBA) learning has been at the core of her career.   As former President of the Southern Interior Construction Association in BC for 22 years, liaising with the buyers of construction services, architects, engineers and contractors in advocacy and education brings a solid base to her expertise.  In addition, her experience as the owner Rep for the construction of the new Clubhouse for the Kelowna Yacht Club has provided additional perspective. Through these experiences and teaching techniques, Debbie can bring both knowledge and interaction to the classroom – an ideal education environment.


Webinar times: 


March 30, 2021     8:00 amd to 11:30 am Pacific Standard Time (PST)

March 31, 2021     8:00 amd to 11:30 am Pacific Standard Time (PST)


What previous participants said:

“A must for all safety / supervision who are concerned with performing their work "above board".

“A fun and interactive course that will develop your skills in ethical situations.

“Course has lots of real world, valuable information with a well-versed instructor. Be prepared to speak up and actively participate through the course.

“This course is well organized, well presented and the information is presented in a very relatable fashion by a very knowledgeable person. 5 out of 5 would come again!!

Contact & Support

Please contact Ally Bodnar at 604-298-7795 or for more information.


All prices in Canadian dollars
Ticket Price
Attendee Registration For Workshop
ICBA Member $399.00
Merit Member $399.00
Non-Member $499.00
Agenda (Pacific Time)
Day 1    Tuesday Mar 30, 2021
8:00am - 11:30am
Day 2    Wednesday Mar 31, 2021
8:00am - 11:30am
Additional Information


  1. Computer or laptop
    • This course will involve on-screen interaction with your instructor and classmates, reading/viewing on-screen content (slides or videos), and interacting via typing with questions or responses. For this reason, cellphones or tablets will not be adequate.
    • Windows 10 or Mac iOS
    • For a full list of Zoom’s requirements click here
    • Downloading of the Zoom app will ensure a much faster experience
  2. Webcam – in order to engage and collaborate, participants will be expected to have their webcams on for the duration of the class
  3. Microphone
  4. Internet connection - For best results, you will want to ensure you have an internet connection with an upload/download speed of 3-5 Mbps. You can test your internet speed here. Minimum recommended speed is 1.5 Mbps, but anything below 3 Mbps may result in loss of quality or buffering. Ideally hardwired connection versus wireless for stability - connect your computer directly to your router using an ethernet cable, rather than using your home wi-fi.
  5. A quiet space with minimal distractions - microphone will be engaged for interactive sessions. Please plan to be fully engaged in the class and clear your work schedule just as you would for the in-class program.  
  6. Comfortable chair 
Cancellation &
Refund Policy

Payment is non-refundable for cancellations made within 5 business days of the course, or non-attendance on the day. Transfer to another date is not accepted. Complimentary substitution of another member of your company is accepted. 

If ICBA has to postpone or cancel courses due to insufficient enrolment, ICBA will refund the registration fee or, if possible, the attendee may choose to move to an identical session in the future.

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