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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, 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.” 

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VIRTUAL INSTRUCTOR LED TRAINING – MS Excel for Construction Estimating

October 13, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm MDT

$295.00 – $390.00

The ability to produce cost estimates efficiently and accurately is a critical step in many construction career paths, and a high-demand skill throughout the construction industry. Computer software has become a popular tool for estimating, and Microsoft Excel is the most widely used option. In this one-day course, learn how to produce your estimates more quickly and accurately by harnessing the power of Microsoft Excel.

This one-day workshop covers:

  • Use Excel formulas for typical construction estimating tasks
  • Create takeoff sheets for use as templates
  • Learn handy shortcuts to streamline estimating
  • Link information in worksheets and workbooks
  • Accurately calculate profit, overhead, markups, and taxes
  • Generate graphs to visually display work product
  • Use features such as VLOOKUP and HLOOKUP
  • Create Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts to quickly analyze and visualize information
  • Explore formulas such as COUNTIF and SUMIF

Who should attend?
This course is for anyone who uses (or is considering using) Microsoft Excel for Construction Estimating. Whether you’re a novice or experienced Excel user, you’ll get practice using basic and extended features of Excel for a variety of typical estimating tasks. This course is for Contractors and Sub-Contractors in all segments of the Construction Industry.

Canadian Construction Association Gold Seal Certification Program

This course is a CCA Gold Seal Certified Course (1 Credit)

Duration – 1 Days – 7 Hours

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Details

Date:
October 13, 2020
Time:
8:00 am - 4:00 pm MDT
Cost:
$295.00 – $390.00

Organizer

Mechanical Contractor’s Association
Phone:
403 250-7237
Email:
info@mca-ab.com
View Organizer Website

Venue

Online

 Employers can get up to 2/3 of the registration fee (up to 10,000/employee/fiscal year) for training.