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Academy Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador Construction Association Launch Strategic Education Partnership in the Construction Sector

St. John’s, May 8, 2024 – Academy Canada, a trailblazer in career-focused education, and the Newfoundland Construction Association (NLCA), a leading force in uniting and supporting the construction industry, proudly announce a new partnership.

Under this new collaboration, Academy Canada will provide an innovative online platform tailored exclusively for NLCA. This platform will serve as a dynamic hub for professional development in the construction industry.

With a shared commitment to excellence and innovation, Academy Canada and NLCA aim to support the construction sector by:

  1. Expanding Access to Education: Through the online platform, NLCA members (and non-members) will have access to a wide range of short courses, tailored to their needs and interests. Academy Canada’s user-friendly online platform will enable NLCA members to access educational resources anytime, anywhere. This accessible approach to education will enable individuals at all levels of the industry to enhance their skills and knowledge conveniently.
  2. Driving Innovation: By leveraging cutting-edge technologies and industry expertise, Academy Canada and NLCA will further develop a culture of innovation within the construction sector. The online platform will feature the latest advancements in
    construction techniques, materials, and technologies, empowering workers to stay ahead of the curve and drive innovation in their projects.
  3. Elevating Industry Standards: By providing high-quality education and training opportunities, Academy Canada and NLCA are committed to raising the bar for excellence within the construction industry. Through continuous professional development and skills enhancement, NLCA members will be equipped to deliver projects of the highest quality, setting new standards for excellence in construction.

Commenting on the partnership, Lisa Lovelady, Vice President Academic/COO of Academy Canada, expressed excitement about the opportunity to continue collaborating with NLCA on developing educational opportunities within the construction industry. “We’ve been proud to partner with NLCA on several initiatives in the past. They serve an important role as the voice of the provincial construction industry. This newest collaboration signifies our shared commitment to advancing the construction sector,” Lovelady said.

Rhonda Neary, NLCA President/COO, emphasized the significance of this partnership in driving positive change within the construction sector. “NLCA is committed to continuing to provide our members with access to world-class education and training that will empower them to excel in their careers and drive innovation in the industry” said Neary. “Our partnership with Academy Canada will provide important professional development opportunities, ultimately advancing our industry.”

Together, Academy Canada and NLCA will provide learning opportunities that will foster innovation and excellence industry wide. This partnership marks a pivotal moment in advancing education within the construction sector.

For media inquiries or further information, please contact:

Jordan Snow
Manager of Marketing and Admissions
Academy Canada
Jayme Wilson
Newfoundland Construction Association
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