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March 2020

COURSE- Field Productivity Medicine Hat

March 6 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Medicine Hat Chamber of Commerce, 413 6th Ave. SE
Medicine Hat, AB T1A 2S7 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 Gold Seal Credits Available This training…

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Plumbing & Gas Code Seminar Series #1 Mechanical Room

March 10 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Mechanical Contractors Association (Chinook Room), 2725 12 St NE
Calgary, Alberta T2E7J2 Canada
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$65.00

Plumbing & Gas Code Re-visited This series will focus on current plumbing and gas codes, reading and understanding engineered plans and specifications. The advantages of these sessions are fewer callbacks due to code violations, less time sourcing information, and receiving up to date Standata information. Mechanical Room Floor drains and funnel drains Condensate piping Venting Gasline installation Combustion and relief air Join us for Series #2 - May 5th 2020: Restaurants and ADA Series #3- June 9, 2020: Groundwork, Drainage…

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World Plumbing Day!

March 11

Thank your plumber today on World Plumbing Day!           

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COURSE- Intro to Blueprint Reading

March 11 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Mechanical Contractors Association (Chinook Room), 2725 12 St NE
Calgary, Alberta T2E7J2 Canada
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$315.00

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. Ideal for those who have little or no background in blueprint reading. What will you learn? Have an elementary knowledge of blueprint reading as it relates to building construction projects Understand in general terms the design process and the role of design professionals Understand how Building…

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Plumbing & Gas Code Seminar Series #1 Mechanical Room

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

ONE SEAT LEFT! Due to popularity we created a second date: Plumbing & Gas Code Re-visited This series will focus on current plumbing and gas codes, reading and understanding engineered plans and specifications. The advantages of these sessions are fewer callbacks due to code violations, less time sourcing information, and receiving up to date Standata information. Mechanical Room Floor drains and funnel drains Condensate piping Venting Gasline installation Combustion and relief air Join us for Series #2 - May 5th…

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COURSE- Field Scheduling- Edmonton

March 13 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 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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COURSE- Quality Management

March 18 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mechanical Contractors Association, 2725 12 Street NE
Calgary, AB T2E 7J2 Canada
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$295.00

QUALITY MANAGEMENT Clients want the project they are paying for as articulated in their drawings and specifications. An effective Contractor Quality Management system will help build the project right the first time and greatly reduce rework during the construction phase and reduce warranty callouts after Total Performance. LEARNING OBJECTIVES This course is ideal for Construction Supervisors, Project Managers, and Project Coordinators or any other role involved in QM. Topics covered: Obtain basic knowledge in understanding and using an effective performance…

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PRODUCT TECHNICAL TRAINING- syncFURNACE: Combination furnace + tankless water heating

March 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Gradient Thermal Inc, Unit 4 C 6215 3rd Street SE
Calgary, AB 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 - syncFURNACE: Combination furnace + tankless water heating 5:00 – 7:00 pm Dinner included Cost $25 Limited Seating available (2 per company) WHAT WILL TECHNICIANS LEARN? Interactive training will be as follows but not limited to: Product overview, development history, application examples Hands on unit tear-down, with detailed discussion on design, components, features and functionality Hands on, step-by-step product install, commission, operation and…

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COURSE- Field Productivity- Edmonton

March 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 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 Gold Seal Credits Available  …

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SEMINAR-Create Consistent, Repeatable Sales Success

March 24 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Mechanical Contractors Association (Chinook Room), 2725 12 St NE
Calgary, Alberta T2E7J2 Canada
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$65.00

Create Consistent, Repeatable Sales Success (without discounting) Salespeople get paid based on the information they gather rather than the information they give, but typically we get that ratio backwards. Join, Hamish Knox from Sandler and get tools, techniques and mindsets that will support you in exiting the “buyer/seller dance” and create consistent, repeatable, sustainable and scalable sales success. Salespeople will leave with concepts they can apply immediately after this session and sales leaders will get additional tools to reinforce content…

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