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, short seminars and full day courses. These feature guest presenters on broad industry topics, product specific technical training, HR and other soft skills training, business skills and succession planning.
Programs are designed specifically for owners and senior management, service managers and technicians, HR leaders, frontline field and office staff to keep the entire team current and to help grow your career.
“I have taken both Project Management and Construction law courses through the MCA and these courses are a must for anyone starting in a management role. Since then, I have enrolled my staff to complete as well.”
Cody Christman ,VP Strathcona Mechanical
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Blended Learning: Medical Gas Installation Training
September 27, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm MDT$840.00 – $950.00
This blended course includes:
- 32 hours of self- study theory delivered online September 27 – October 28 (4 weeks)
- 4 hours of practical lab delivered face-to-face on NAIT campus October 28, 6 PM- 9:50 PM
Upon successful completion of this course you will have the skills needed to install and maintain pipelines for medical gases, medical vacuum, medical support gases, and anesthetic gas scavenging systems. Graduates of this course will prepare you, as a journeyman plumber or steamfitter/pipefitter, to challenge the “Medical Gas Piping and Systems Installations Certification” exam as outlined in the CSA Z7396-1 Standard.
Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to install, renovate and maintain medical gas pipeline systems following the pertinent codes. You will also have the skills needed for tube bending and will be able to perform a Brazing Performance Qualification (BPQ) in accordance with ASME Section IX and the NFPA 99-12. Graduates will be able to perform a BPQ destructive test on 1-1/2″ copper tube and 90 degree elbow brazed in the horizontal and vertical up position with nitrogen backing.
Students will be required to possess a Journeyman certification in either Plumber or Steamfitter/Pipefitter.