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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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June 2019

Medical Gas Installation Certification

June 25 @ 8:00 am - June 28 @ 5:00 pm
Caon Services, 1143 42nd Ave SE Calgary
Calgary, AB Canada
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TBA

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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July 2019

Buck ‘N Build

July 10 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Knoxville’s, 840 9th Ave SW
Calgary, AB Canada
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Join CCA and MCA for Buck 'N Build 2019. Look forward to an afternoon of live entertainment, great food and drink as well as a opportunity to network with a diverse mix of individuals from the industry. Pricing Tickets are only $35.00 Entry to the Knoxville's Stampede tent- with all day re-entry Lunch from your choice of Food Truck 2 drink tickets                            

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Turner Valley Golf Tournament

July 18 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Turner Valley Golf & Country Club, 700 Imperial Drive
Turner Valley, AB T0L 2A0
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$135.00

Fees Include: green fees, golf cart, driving range and practice facility, drink and dog, dinner and prizes.

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September 2019

Alberta Springs Golf Tournament

September 10 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Alberta Springs Golf Resort, 38302 Range Road 283
Red Deer, Alberta
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$165.00

Fees Include: green fees, golf cart, driving range and practice facility, drink and dog, dinner and prizes

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October 2019

COURSE- Reasonable Suspicion Training for Supervisors

October 23 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
SureHire, 1103 Parsons Road SW
Edmonton, AB T6X0X2 Canada
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$149.95

SUPERVISOR Reasonable Suspicion Training This course is designed to help supervisors recognize substance abuse in the workplace before drug and alcohol abuse incurs costs to the employer and becomes a preventable safety incident. Participants will be educated on proper tools and skills to recognize and handle possible substance abuse within the workplace. LEARNING OBJECTIVES Describe the performance management cycle and process The regulations surrounding Reasonable Suspicion Training What “reasonable suspicion” means and how it differs from other testing How to action the Reasonable Suspicion five step process The…

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CCA Subcontracts 101

October 31 @ 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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November 2019

COURSE-Construction Project Management

November 4 @ 8:30 am - November 5 @ 4:30 pm
Mechanical Contractors Association, 2725 12 Street NE
Calgary, AB T2E 7J2 Canada
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$595.00

PROJECT MANAGEMENT The course is designed for construction owners, managers, estimators, supervisors, and staff. Participants will develop skills and knowledge of how to manage a construction project. Participants will gain an understanding of the project processes and constraints encountered by project managers (using PMBoK 5th Edition approach) and how to successfully manage a complex project. Practical exercise designed for mechanical contractors.  WHAT WILL YOU LEARN Understand the importance of project planning Use the appropriate CCDC/CCA contract and/or Purchase orders for…

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COURSE-Intro to Blueprint Reading

November 6 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Mechanical Contractors Association, 2725 12 Street NE
Calgary, AB T2E 7J2 Canada
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Participants will learn how to read a set of construction blueprints and specifications. Using both residential and commercial samples of blueprints, participants will gain experience and practical knowledge for their day-to-day work in construction companies. What will you learn? Have an elementary knowledge of blueprint readingas it relates to building construction projects Understand in general terms the design process and the role of design professionals Understand how Building Codes and Bylaws impact blueprints Understand specifications and the contractual hierarchy Be able to find…

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COURSE- Supervisory & Management Skills- Edmonton

November 21 @ 8:30 am - November 22 @ 4:30 pm
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$595.00

Construction supervisors and leaders will develop an understanding of how to manage people in a construction context. Participants will improve their skills in leadership, communication and enhance their ability to build a collaborative team culture. At the end of the course construction owners, managers, estimators, and supervisors will be able to: Understand the difference between leadership, management, and supervision Identify different leadership styles and approaches Ability to enhance individual and group performance and engagement Effectively manage time Understanding stress and how…

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December 2019

SEMINAR- Strategic Business Planning- using grants to grow.

December 3 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Mechanical Contractors Association, 2725 12 Street NE
Calgary, AB T2E 7J2 Canada
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$65.00

Today the missing ingredient in maximizing grant benefits is having the executives start the process. If you don't start with the vision and gaps in business at the executive level, your return on investment in training will give you short term results. Stop the leaks in your business funnel and learn how to best support your team where it matters most. This 2 hour session is designed for owners or executive decision makers who influence the direction and growth opportunities of a…

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