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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 2019

COURSE- The Value of a Safety Management System Edmonton

November 21 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Four Points by Sheraton, 18540 100 Ave NW
Edmonton, AB T5S 0C2 Canada
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$150.00

THE VALUE OF A SAFETY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM Majoring in the Majors This course is designed for MCA Mechanical contractors front line field staff, foreman, new H&S managers and new supervisors. It offers a practical approach to ensuring worker health and safety. Presented through hands on analysis of everyday situations. WHAT WILL YOU LEARN? Learn the art & skill of assessing work hazards before you begin work and when work conditions change. Understand the importance of working smarter, rather than just…

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SEMINAR- Consultative Sales – 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

CONSULTATIVE SALES Consultative selling came from the 1950s as an attempt to professionalize selling—and move sales from the transactional “sales pitch” to a more collaborative interaction. The result:  the "salesperson: is seen an expert advisor who is knowledgeable, objective and can be trusted. This yields naturally better outcomes - both when prospecting for new clients and with account penetration for existing customers. LEARNING OBJECTIVES Upon completion of this session, frontline staff, supervisors, and managers will be able to: Describe what…

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Member Meeting- Edmonton

November 21 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Homefire Grill, 18220 100 Avenue NW
Edmonton, Alberta T5S 2V2 Canada
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$45.00

PROGRAM 4:30 PM Registration/Networking 5:00 PM MCA & SMACNA-AB Updates Chuck Lemke- AB representative on Gas Sub-Council will provide us an update on Gas Codes 5:30 PM Dinner & Speaker   VIRTUAL Reality IN SAFETY 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,…

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COURSE- Project Management- Edmonton

November 25 @ 8:30 am - November 26 @ 4:30 pm
Four Points by Sheraton, 18540 100 Ave NW
Edmonton, AB T5S 0C2 Canada
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$595.00

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 the project…

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED- Northern Alberta Skills Exploration Days

November 26 @ 8:30 am - November 27 @ 3:30 pm
Expo Centre, 7515 118 Avenue NW
Edmonton, Alberta T5B 0J2 Canada
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Skills Exploration Day is Skills Canada's newest program developed to help introduce junior high students to design thinking and building an actual prototype!  Students will use real tools and materials related to 8 different skilled trade and technology careers (graphic design,  fashion technology, electrical installations, carpentry, cabinet making, plumbing, sheet metal and welding). 9:30-11:30 AM   Learn-A-Skill Career Exploration The Learn-A-Skill stations will allow students to explore their interests and passions as they learn about various career possibilities and occupational areas.…

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PRODUCT SPECIFIC- Refrigeration Unit & Co2 Technology

November 26 @ 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- Refplus C02 Technology and products  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: How to program controls for efficiencies Live fire cooler demo View large evaporated coolers & Rooftop units ready for C02 technology Details on New Adiabatic options for condensers and fluid coolers Details…

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EVENT- Legends of the Pipes Celebration

November 27 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fairmont Palliser Hotel, 133 9 Ave SW
Calgary, AB T2P 2M3 Canada
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$110.00

Join MCA at the beautiful Fairmont Palliser where we will honor the "Old Timer's" that have given so much to our industry. Legends of the Pipes 2019- Mingle, Magic and more! Fairmont hotel rooms will be discounted to $119.00 and can be booked now here    

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December 2019

MEMBER MEETING- Calgary

December 3 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Mechanical Contractors Association (Chinook Room), 2725 12 St NE
Calgary, Alberta T2E7J2 Canada
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$25.00

PROGRAM 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…

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Calgary 2019 CanBIM

December 5 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
SAIT, 1301 - 16 Ave N.W.
Calgary, Alberta T2M 0L4 Canada
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Strengthening The Digital Chain Through Collaboration Use code CALMEM47 and save! Join us and discover how digital technologies are taking the built environment into the future. Be part of the discussion, as we look at the benefits, challenges, and opportunities of digital technologies used in architecture, engineering, construction, owner and operator industry. Hearing from a diverse cross-section of the industry ranging from high-level planning to boots on the ground installation. See full agenda and registration detail here: Calgary 2019 CanBIM…

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PRODUCT SPECIFIC TRAINING- Snowmelt Systems

December 10 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mechanical Contractors Association, 2725 12 Street NE
Calgary, AB T2E 7J2 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- SnowMelt 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: Snowmelt Applications Snowmelt System Piping Arrangements Snowmelt Controls Trouble Shooting Tips                                       

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