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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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April 2019

Medical Gas Installation Certification

April 22 @ 8:00 am - April 26 @ 4:00 pm
Alberta Pipe Trades College, 16120 118 Ave NW
Edmonton, AB Canada
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$700.00

Medical Gas Piping and Systems Installation Certification Course Description Students will use the CSA Z7396.1-12 Medical Gas Pipe Line Systems code to prepare themselves with all aspects of installation, maintenance and renovation of Medical Gas systems and components in a health care setting. This includes practical application in brazing and purging meeting the requirements of the NFPA 99, Standard for Health Care Facilities, 2012 Edition. Students will also be required to use different types of bending machines to achieve proper…

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PRODUCT SPECIFIC – Press Systems and Technology

April 23 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Corix Water Products LP, 8515 48 Street SE
Calgary, Alberta Y2C 2P8 Canada
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$25.00

TRAINING- Press systems and technology 5:00 – 7:00 pm Dinner included Cost $25 Limited Seating available WHAT WILL TECHNICIANS LEARN? This interactive training will be as follows but not limited to: Overview of Press Systems, technology, and applications Press Tooling and differences between brands How Press is a benefit to the service industry Hands on with tools & fittings, including Copper, Carbon Steel, and Gas Carbon Steel Contractor Certification of Press Systems and Technology Full course outline - Press Technology Evening…

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May 2019

SEMINAR- Conflict Management – Edmonton

May 1 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
ECA, 10215 - 176 Street
Edmonton, T5S 1M1 Canada
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$65.00

CONFLICT MANAGEMENT According to research conducted, employees spend on average 2.8 hours/week in conflict, which – when unresolved – leads to absenteeism, stress leaves, mistakes, decreased productivity, employee turnover and many more negative effects. This highly interactive workshop will teach you how to resolve and/or manage workplace conflict so you can manage this risk and prevent losing valued employees. LEARNING OBJECTIVES      Upon completion of this session, frontline staff, supervisors, and managers  will be able to: Identify their natural conflict…

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COURSE- Field Scheduling

May 7 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mechanical Contractors Association, 2725 12 Street NE
Calgary, AB T2E 7J2 Canada
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$295.00

FIELD SCHEDULING- Who does what when in the field? The aim of this course is to provide tools for scheduling at the Site and Crew Level. Site Management (Superintendent, General Foremen and Foremen) influence millions of dollars of construction a year. They must ensure that all resources are being used efficiently with minimal waste. Yet often, they receive very little in the way of training on how to plan and schedule field activities. LEARNING OBJECTIVES Topics covered: Planning Principles Network…

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SEMINAR- Workplace Respect: Violence and Harassment Prevention Planning

May 9 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Mechanical Contractors Association, 2725 12 Street NE
Calgary, AB T2E 7J2 Canada
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$65.00

WORKPLACE RESPECT SEMINAR Did you know that under the OH&S Law ALL employers must provide Workplace Harassment/Violence Awareness training to all employees? This Violence and Harassment Prevention Planning Seminar is aligned with the 2017 and 2018 Alberta legislative updates and takes an unconventional and unique physiological look at why we behave and act in certain ways. And why it’s so difficult to change. We discuss, the updates to the OHS Acts, required elements of your Preventative Plan and Policy how…

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COURSE- Field Productivity

May 14 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mechanical Contractors Association, 2725 12 Street NE
Calgary, AB T2E 7J2 Canada
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$295.00

FIELD PRODUCTIVITY Contractor success depends heavily on the field production of tradesmen. This seminar will define Field Productivity, discuss the effects of low Field Productivity and outline approaches to increase Field Productivity. LEARNING OBJECTIVES Construction Supervisors, Project Managers, Project Coordinators and others will cover these topics: Introduction to Field Productivity The Contractor’s Role in improving Productivity The Supervisor’s Role in Improving Field Productivity Labour Productivity Equipment Productivity Factors that Impact Productivity Quantifying Lost Productivity   MCA Field Productivity 2019  …

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Joint Golf Tournament- Sturgeon Valley Golf & Country Club

May 15 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sturgeon Valley Golf & Country Club, 25114 Sturgeon Rd
Sturgeon County, AB T8T 1S6 Canada
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$150.00

Join MCA and CIPH Edmonton Region for our second annual joint golf tournament at Sturgeon Valley Golf & Country Club. Shot gun start at 9:00 AM Best Ball Format FEES INCLUDE: green fees, golf cart, driving range and practice facility. Plus Lunch, Dinner & prizes. Plan to register as twosomes/foursomes. Bring your best customers, suppliers or business associates. Singles will be placed on teams by the golf committee. Prize donations are welcomed and appreciated.            …

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PRODUCT SPECIFIC- Polypropylene Fusion Piping Systems

May 15 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
EMCO, 200-7100 44th Street SE
Calgary, AB T2C 4Z3 Canada
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$25.00

    TRAINING- Polypropylene Fusion Piping Systems   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: Advantages of Socket Fusion and butt Fusion (polypropylene) Installation for Plumbing, HVAC, and Hydronic applications Live demonstrations of the product Design and fabrication services Full course outline here Polypropylene fusion piping systems                      …

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EVENT- Lobsterfest 2019

May 22 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thorncliffe Greenview Community Centre, 5600 Centre Street NW
Calgary, AB Canada
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$68.00

Come join us for the 33rd  Lobsterfest May 22, 2019 Thorncliffe Greenview Community Centre Cocktails at 5:00pm Dinner at 7:00pm Bring Cash for the Draw Prizes at 8:30pm Reserve your table of 10 This event is co hosted with SMCAA and ASHRAE Full details here 2019 Registration Lobsterfest MCAA

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COURSE- Field Scheduling

May 28 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
ECA, 10215 - 176 Street
Edmonton, T5S 1M1 Canada
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$295.00

FIELD SCHEDULING- Who does what when in the field? The aim of this course is to provide tools for scheduling at the Site and Crew Level. Site Management (Superintendent, General Foremen and Foremen) influence millions of dollars of construction a year. They must ensure that all resources are being used efficiently with minimal waste. Yet often, they receive very little in the way of training on how to plan and schedule field activities. LEARNING OBJECTIVES Topics covered: Planning Principles Network…

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