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April 2020

COURSE – Becoming A Trusted Advisor

April 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mechanical Contractors Association (Chinook Room), 2725 12 St NE
Calgary, Alberta T2E7J2 Canada
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$190.00

Smart business people know that your options to stand out from the competition are limited... cut prices? Not very profitable. Improve product quality? Certainly, but that can take substantial time and money. The fastest, most cost-effective way to differentiate yourself is to focus on your service. Customer service can no longer be merely average or simply friendly; it needs to be remark-able. That means you and you team members need to be seen as Trusted Advisors. Here's your opportunity to…

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PRODUCT TECHNICAL TRAINING- Boiler Maintenance and Cleaning

April 8 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Master Group, Bay 3, 3401 19 Street NE
Calgary, Alberta T2E 6S9 Canada
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$25.00

Join MCA to learn about new products and latest’s technologies to stay current in our industry. TRAINING- Boiler Maintenance and Cleaning 5:00 – 7:00 pm Dinner included Cost $25 Members $40 Non-Member Limited Seating available WHAT WILL TECHNICIANS LEARN? This interactive training will be as follows but not limited to: Installation Troubleshooting Maintenance Trouble Shooting Tips & Tricks

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COURSE- Construction Estimating Edmonton

April 20 @ 8:30 am - April 21 @ 4:30 pm
Four Points by Sheraton, 18540 100 Ave NW
Edmonton, AB T5S 0C2 Canada
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$595.00

CONSTRUCTION ESTIMATING Construction supervisors and leaders will learn skills and knowledge to estimate construction projects and prepare a successful bid. This course is designed for estimators and those with experience in construction that desire to be estimators or improve their knowledge of estimating. LEARNING OBJECTIVES At the end of the course construction estimators will be able to:  Analyze projects and decide on which ones to bid Understand risk analysis and how to price this into a bid Do client risk analysis…

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SEMINAR- Orientation & Onboarding

April 22 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Electrical Contractors Association, 17725-103 Ave
Edmonton, AB T5S 1N8 Canada
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$65.00

ORIENTATION & ONBOARDING Did you know… Studies show that 19% to 37% of new employees quit within their 1st year and 22% of staff turnover occurs in the first 45 days of employment. New employees who went through a structured onboarding program were 58% more likely to be with the organization after 3 years. Come to this interactive workshop to learn tips and ideas about how to improve your new employee orientation process. LEARNING OBJECTIVES Upon completion of this session,…

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COURSE- Construction Estimating Calgary

April 27 @ 8:30 am - April 28 @ 4:30 pm
Mechanical Contractors Association, 2725 12 Street NE
Calgary, AB T2E 7J2 Canada
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$595.00

CONSTRUCTION ESTIMATING Construction supervisors and leaders will learn skills and knowledge to estimate construction projects and prepare a successful bid. This course is designed for estimators and those with experience in construction that desire to be estimators or improve their knowledge of estimating. LEARNING OBJECTIVES At the end of the course construction estimators will be able to:  Analyze projects and decide on which ones to bid Understand risk analysis and how to price this into a bid Do client risk analysis…

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1st All-Trades Symposium- Red Deer

April 29 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cambridge Red Deer Hotel, 3310 50th Ave
Red Deer, AB Canada
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$100 - $125

Join the Alberta Trade Contractors Coalition for our first ever All-Trades Symposium Presentations on issues Trade Contractors need to know about: Prompt Payment Dispute Adjudication Onerous contract clauses Market disruptors in financial pre-qualifications Employment and termination protocols to protect your business Full agenda here ATCC SYMPOSIUM Agenda Register online here Discounts apply for bulk registrations.   Contractors Members, The Ministry of Service Alberta is undertaking a stakeholder consultation to explore the possibility of introducing amendments to the Builders Lien Act to…

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PRODUCT TECHNICAL TRAINING- Packaged Cooling with Heating

April 29 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Engineered Air Manufacturing Plant, 1401 Hastings Cres SE
Calgary, AB T2E 7J2 Canada
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$25.00

TRAINING-PACKAGED COOLING AND HEATING (CTRAC AND DJM CONTROLLERS) 5:00 - 7:00 pm Dinner Included Cost $25.00  Limited seating available WHAT WILL TECHNICIANS LEARN? This interactive training will be as follows but not limited to: Start-up requirements Trouble Shooting Control Logic Maintenance Evening sponsored by:

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May 2020

Plumbing & Gas Code Seminar Series- #2 Restaurants & ADA

May 5 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Mechanical Contractors Association (Chinook Room), 2725 12 St NE
Calgary, Alberta T2E7J2 Canada
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$65.00

Plumbing & Gas Code Re-visited This series will focus on current plumbing and gas codes, reading and understanding engineered plans and specifications. The advantages of these sessions are fewer callbacks due to code violations, less time sourcing information, and receiving up to date Standata information. Restaurants and ADA Clearance for fixtures as per building code Types of approved fixtures Gas connections at cooking line appliances Kitchen equipment Grease interceptors Air requirements Join us for next session June 9, 2020 for…

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Skills Canada Provincial Competitions- Edmonton

May 6 - May 7
Edmonton Expo Centre, 7515 118 Ave
Edmonton, AB T5B 4X5 Canada
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Skills/Compétences Canada promotes careers in the skilled trade and technology sectors primarily through the annual Skills Canada National Competition, as well as through provincial and territorial competitions hosted by our member organizations. These competitions are free and open to the public, who are invited to try a variety of skilled trade and technology activities at several [email protected] and Technology stations. Save the date to watch competitors or come out and volunteer. MCA supports Skills Canada with shirts for competitors, judges…

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COURSE – CCA Subcontracts 101 Calgary

May 7 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mechanical Contractors Association, 2725 12 Street NE
Calgary, AB T2E 7J2 Canada
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$145.00

The Canadian Construction Association publishes standard documents for the Construction Industry. This is a half-day workshop on the various CCA Sub-Contracts with an emphasis on the roles and responsibilities of the Contractor, the Sub-Contractor and the Sub-Sub Contractor. What will you learn? CCA-1 – Stipulated Price Subcontract CCA-19 – Stipulated Price Sub-Subcontract ACA Form A – Agreement between Contractor and Sub-Contractor ACA Form B – Agreement between Sub-Contractor and Sub-Subcontractor Guides covered by the course: CCA-51 – Guide to Calling…

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