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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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November 2018

Service Contractors Round Table

November 19 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Executive Royal Hotel, 2828 23 St NE
Calgary, AB T2E 8T4 Canada
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Free

MCA Update – Gold Standard Program Overview MCA Alberta President Tim Padfield and Executive Director Russ Evans will present the MSC Gold Standard Program, provide details on current Gold Standard Contractors, Gold Standard Certified Technicians, all requirements and accomplishments. We will also discuss the relationships developed with suppliers, manufacturers and BOA.  This will lead into a member round table discussion.   Round Table There will be opportunity to give input to current program. Please let us know what is missing.…

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COURSE- Field Scheduling- Edmonton

November 20 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Edmonton Construction Association, 10215 176 St NW
Edmonton, AB 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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SEMINAR- Interviewing & Selection Skills- Edmonton

November 21 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Electrical Contractors Association, 17725-103 Ave
Edmonton, AB T5S 1N8 Canada
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$65.00

Interviewing & Selection Skills  The cost of employee turnover ranges between 0.5 – 4 times the annual salary of the position, with an average of 1.5 times the annual salary.  This is great expense to organizations and can be prevented by hiring right.  This engaging workshop will provide tools and techniques to help choose candidates that fit your organization LEARNING OBJECTIVES Upon completion of this session, frontline staff, supervisors, and managers will be able to: Know how to screen resumes…

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COURSE- Field Scheduling

November 22 @ 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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EVENT- Legends of the Pipes Celebration

November 23 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fairmont Palliser Hotel, 133 9 Ave SW
Calgary, AB T2P 2M3 Canada
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$110

Join MCA at the beautiful Fairmont Palliser where we will honor the "Old Timer's" that have given so much to our industry. New this year... Bring your spouse or significant other Friday night event- *plan to stay at the Fairmont Palliser Hotel—$114/night  Book your room now https://book.passkey.com/go/mechanicalcontractors2018 When clean comedy meets the bagpipes that's where your find Johnny "bagpipes" Johnston. Company Christmas Parties encouraged! 2018 MCA Legends of the Pipes Dinner - 18-09-18  

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COURSE- Field Productivity Edmonton

November 27 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Edmonton Construction Association, 10215 176 St NW
Edmonton, AB T5S 1M1 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 Topics covered: 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 has partnered with ECA for this education opportunity.            …

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December 2018

WEBINAR: What is the MCAA WebLEM + PLUS & How Can It Help Me In My Contracting Business

December 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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As an MCA Canada member you have access to MCA America's web-based labour estimating software, the WebLEM® . This webinar will provide you with an overview of the WebLEM and the recently released new generation of the software WebLEM + Plus. The next generation adds 100,000 items to the database, transforming it into the single resource for labour units, drawing content, and much more. It's all there to help you coordinate projects better, fabricate work to a greater extent and execute…

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Bowling with a Mentor- Edmonton

December 6 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Gateway Entertainment Centre, #406 3414 Gateway Blvd
Edmonton, AB T6J 6R5 Canada
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$45

Hosted by Young Emerging Professionals  3:15 PM                     Registration & Team selection 3:30 - 4:30 PM         Bowling with a mentor 4:45 - 6:00 PM         Pizza buffet and interviews with Mentors  

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PRODUCT SPECIFC – Indirect Fired Air Handling Unit with DJM Controller

December 11 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Engineered Air Manufacturing Plant, TBA
Calgary, AB T2E 7J2 Canada
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$25.00

TRAINING- Indirect fired Air Handling Unit with DJM controller 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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MCA Christmas Party & Open House

December 19 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mechanical Contractors Association, 2725 12 Street NE
Calgary, AB T2E 7J2 Canada
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Please join us for our Open House & Christmas Party.   When:     Wednesday December 19, 2018 Time:      1:00pm to 4:00pm Place:      MCA Office 2725 – 12 Street NE   RSVP to [email protected] by December 17, 2018  

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