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MCA Alberta offers education and training programs through a variety of learning opportunities designed to meet unique mechanical and service contractor needs. This is accomplished through member meetings featuring guest presenters on broad industry topics, product specific technical training, HR and other soft skills training, business skills and succession planning.

These programs are designed for owners and senior management, service managers and technicians, HR leaders, frontline field and office staff to keep you current and grow your career.


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December 3 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm



  • 3:30 PM Registration/Networking
  • 3:45 PM MCA Updates
  • 4:00 PM Speaker #1
  • 4:30 PM Speaker #2

Firestopping 101

Brief discussion about firestopping as it relates to the building code as well as some discussion about potential pitfalls for mechanical contractors to avoid.

  • What is firestopping?
  • NBCC 2015 – requirements
  • Testing standards and listed systems.
  • Sample Listed Systems

Speaker: Reg Cruickshank is the 3M Fire Protection rep for Western Canada and has been in the industry for over 10 years. Provides technical assistance to end users dealing with firestopping, fire-rated duct protection and insulation jacketing. Reg is based in Edmonton. Reg will be available after for questions or to discuss further training.



VR has moved from the world of gaming to the safety world. Learn how 3M is bringing virtual reality to topics including fall protection. See how VR can assist with supplementing traditional forms of training with on demand VR, allow for skill and knowledge checks, and a standardization of the message with ease of implementation.

**Andrew will bring an Oculus Go headset with a VR module that you can try.

Speaker: Andrew Dawson is the North America Training Business Manager starting with Fall Protection Group, now part of 3M Safety Training, Andrew is based at 3M’s leading safety training facility located in Airdrie and had oversight of 3M’s safety training business in North America.

Calgary Member Meeting- Dec 2019

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December 3
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm


Mechanical Contractor’s Association
403 250-7237


Mechanical Contractors Association (Chinook Room)
2725 12 St NE
Calgary, Alberta T2E7J2 Canada
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403 250-7237