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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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March 2019

World Plumbing Day

March 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

World Plumbing Day is an international event, initiated by the World Plumbing Council, held on 11 March each year to recognize the important role plumbing plays in societal health and amenity. The World Plumbing Council have produced a number or resources to help promote and celebrate World Plumbing Day. Find the resources here.  

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SEMINAR- Conducting Performance Reviews

March 19 @ 8:30 am
Electrical Contractors Association, 17725-103 Ave
Edmonton, AB T5S 1N8 Canada
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$65.00

CONDUCTING PERFORMANCE REVIEWS The “annual performance review” is often dreaded (by both employees and their supervisors). This is because they have traditionally not been done well, and frankly have become outdated.  In this dynamic workshop we will help you take the “pain” out of the employee review process and give you insight into how to hold these conversations in a way that gets meaningful results. LEARNING OBJECTIVES Upon completion of this session, frontline staff, supervisors, and managers will be able…

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PRODUCT SPECIFIC- Atmospheric & High Efficient Commercial Water Heaters

March 20 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Allan Forrest Sales, 4980 12A St SE
Calgary, AB T2G 5K9 Canada
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$25.00

TRAINING- Atmospheric and High Efficient commercial water heaters  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: How to trouble shoot your commercial heaters Sequence of operation and how to use that to find your issue High efficient heaters and how they differ from traditional atmospheric units Deciphering the issue and how to repair the unit Open discussion on issues past and present Evening…

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WEBINAR- Being A Woman In Construction

March 27 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
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Course: Being a Woman in Construction Date: Wednesday March 27, 2019 Time: 1:00 - 12:5pm EST Full Brochure here Register by clicking here For further information please contact Tania Johnston (613) 232-5169 or [email protected] 

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WEBINAR- How To Create a Contech Jedi

March 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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As a valued member of MCA Canada, we are pleased to offer you even more continued education and member programming. MCA Canada is partnering with Rob McKinney the ConAppGuru to deliver an ongoing webinar series for MCA Canada members. The second webinar will highlight How to Create a ConTech Jedi at your company. You’ll learn: 1. How to hire the right people who will thrive in a tech/innovation role 2. Where to set up experiments and what elements you need…

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MCA Member Meeting Calgary – Pushing Performance Codes

March 28 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Sheraton Cavalier Hotel, 2620 32nd Avenue NE
Calgary, Alberta Canada
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$40

NECB 2017: Pushing Performance Codes NECB 2017 performance values push building energy efficiency compliance farther down the energy modeling path than ever before. Combined with new assembly testing requirements for air tightness, and a general trend in code development towards performance objectives, this represents a significant switch for industry. Exploring this in a holistic matter, we will cover; Changes to NECB 2017 technical requirements Assembly and interface air barrier requirements Performance modeling solutions life safety performance objectives in glazing Project…

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April 2019

COURSE- Ethical Best Practices

April 4 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mechanical Contractors Association, 2725 12 Street NE
Calgary, AB T2E 7J2 Canada
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$49.95

ETHICAL BEST PRACTICES Ethical Best Practices for Mechanical Service Contractors is designed for all staff (Owners, Service Managers, Safety Managers and of course Service Technicians) interested in learning the skills and principals to successfully operate ethically within the construction industry. Using case studies of ethical scenarios, participants will learn best practice standards for mechanical contractors and how to operate ethically. LEARNING OBJECTIVES At the end of the course participants will be able to:   Understand what influences unethical behaviour Successfully…

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SEMINAR- Separations & Terminations

April 11 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Mechanical Contractors Association, 2725 12 Street NE
Calgary, AB T2E 7J2 Canada
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$65.00

SEPARATIONS & TERMINATIONS The Canadian courts have made it abundantly clear the termination of an employee must be the final step when all other options have been exhausted. Misinformed employers believe they have followed proper procedures only to find to be overturned on a technicality. Learn about the current best practices ensuring a solid case when the decision is made to separate a professional relationship with a counter-productive employee. LEARNING OBJECTIVES This session includes but is not limited to: Factors…

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COURSE- Construction Law- Edmonton

April 15 @ 8:30 am - April 16 @ 4:30 pm
Four Points by Sheraton, 18540 100 Ave NW
Edmonton, AB T5S 0C2 Canada
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$595.00

CONSTRUCTION LAW Construction owners, managers, estimators, and supervisors will develop an understanding of contract law as it relates to construction and the various CCDC/CCA and other contracts used within the industry. Participants also learn how the Builders Lien Act works and other legal means to resolve construction disputes and avoid litigation. WHAT WILL YOU LEARN? At the end of the course participants will be able to: Understand the Canadian legal system and sources of law Be familiar with various legal…

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COURSE- Ethical Best Practices- Edmonton

April 17 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Four Points by Sheraton, 18540 100 Ave NW
Edmonton, AB T5S 0C2 Canada
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$49.95

ETHICAL BEST PRACTICES FOR SERVICE TECHNICIANS Ethical Best Practices for Mechanical Service Contractors is designed for all staff (Owners, Service Managers, Safety Managers and of course Service Technicians) interested in learning the skills and principals to successfully operate ethically within the construction industry. Using case studies of ethical scenarios, participants will learn best practice standards for mechanical contractors and how to operate ethically. LEARNING OBJECTIVES At the end of the course participants will be able to: Understand what influences unethical…

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