CHBA-NL members joined Keyin representatives today for a bowl of soup and a sandwich to discuss their participation in the Canada Job Grant.

Representatives from  Keyin, Des Whelan and Tamara Vatcher provided an overview of the assessment process and begin the process of determining  training and education needs.

CHBA-NL is working with our educational partner, Keyin College, to deliver the following three modules, as we take the next step in ensuring the members of the CHBA-NL have access to the training, education and support systems to meet industry demands by maximizing workforce development


  1. Energy Efficiency Boot-Camp
  • Hot 2000
  • R-2000
  • EnerGuide for new and existing houses
  • EnergyStar Certification


  1. Administrative Boot-Camp
  • Finance and Accounting
  • Law
  • Marketing
  • Risk Management
  • Attraction and Retention of Labour (Human Resources)
  • Succession Planning


  1. Technical Boot-Camp
  • Framing Technician Program
  • Drywall and Plastering
  • Windows and Doors
  • Shingling and Roofing


As primary stakeholders, the CHBA-NL would like member employers to come forward as candidates for evaluation. The association will focus on specific training needs through the Canada Job Grant.  Employer candidates will be pre-screened after a thorough evaluation has been conducted to identify future training  requirements. A survey is currently being distributed to interested members.

If you would like further information on the Canada Job Grant and opportunities for your employees, please contact the Member Services Coordinator at T: 709-753-2000 or E: