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Contract Development Administration Certificate

Improve your profitability through improved contract development and administration.

This program was designed to meet the growing demand for qualified Contract Administrators in Fort McMurray, where billions of dollars are invested in private and public sector projects that generate increasingly complex contracts. This practical, hands-on program is aimed at busy professionals who initiate, negotiate, develop or administer contracts. Courses provide tools to streamline the contract administration process and detail why organizations need contracts. The program also details the elements of an effective contract and how to estimate, bid on and maintain contracts.

Keyano College’s Contract Development & Administration Certificate Program is approved by the Canadian Construction Association for GOLD SEAL ACCREDITATION. Each course has been accredited as Special Industry Course credits for Gold Seal candidates.


This certificate has been updated to include some courses in blended learning format. Students will be required to spend some time in class and some hours on their own with an online learning component. Students will access iLearn for all course materials and online components within the course time-frame. This is designed to increase accessibility and flexibility within the program. Textbooks are available for purchase at Keyano Bookstore.

For more information on this change visit our iLearn Course Access Information page.

This program is only available by group request or Corporate Training request, please phone 780-715-3903 or email for more information.

Can be completed in 1 year, depending on course availability.
Minimum of 80% attendance required in all courses.
Passing grade for all courses is 60%.

  • Schedule & Fees
  • Course Description
  • Textbooks
  • Program Contents
    • 4 Courses
      • Contract Procurement & Design
      • Contract Negotiation & Administration
      • Estimating & Competitive Bidding
      • Principles of Contract Law*

      *This course is eligible for credit in both the Contract Development & Administration Certificate and the Construction Management Certificate

  • Blended Learning Format

    These courses have been updated to be delivered in blended learning format. This means students will spend some time completing online study and will also meet in-class for face-to-face learning. Students may be required to complete some pre-course reading or pre-course assignment before arriving in class. 

    All courses in this program require students to access course materials online at Students should use their Keyano student username and password to log into their course. Students will only receive access to course materials upon registration. If you have registered and require a user name and password please contact the ITS Helpdesk 780-791-4965.

  • Course Prerequisites
    • No prerequisites for this program.
    • Students can take Contract Development & Administration courses in any order.
  • Program Admission & Requirements
    • No requirements for this program.
  • Access Your Grade

    Once your grade is available, you will receive an email from your instructor.  To access your grade, please go to  Please ensure that your student file is up to date.  To update your file, please call the Office of the Registrar at 780-792-2688.  For more information, please read Student Network Account Information

  • Request Your Program Completion Certificate

    Please send Application for Graduation to the Office of the Registrar in order to receive your program certificate

The Canadian Construction Association (CCA) Gold Seal Certification Program is a national certification program for construction Project Managers, Superintendents, Estimators and Owners’ Project Managers. Certification is based on the candidate’s education, experience and his/her ability to satisfy the rigorous standards of the program. Gold Seal offers a real degree of assurance to the industry that the individual has attained a nationally recognized level of competence.

FOR THE INDIVIDUAL: The Gold Seal Certificate is a declaration of skill and competence that is recognized by the construction industry across the country. This certificate will enhance mobility and professional development of Construction Managers.

FOR THE CONTRACTOR: Employing Gold Seal Certified managers is a statement regarding the professionalism and commitment of the firm to construction management excellence. A Gold Seal Certificate assists employers in recruiting capable Construction Managers.

To learn more about the CCA Gold Seal Certification Program, please visit


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