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Estimating 201 Fall 2019

2 Gold Seal Credits*

Estimating 201 is the follow-up course to Estimating 101. It will take you through the plumbing and heating take-offs, to completion of your estimate, to submitting your tender. At the end of the course you will have been exposed to the full scope of estimating.

PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of Estimating 101 or equivalency upon Instructor’s approval. Please contact Jane at jandrew@mcabc.org or call 604-205-5058 if you wish to take the equivalency test.

THIS IS A TWO-DAY COURSE

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Blueprint Reading Fall 2019

This course is Gold Seal accredited!

The ability to read mechanical and architectural drawings is a foundation skill in construction and trades. Everyone in the building industry, regardless of whether they are working in the field, in the office, or as a supplier of material, must know how to read blueprints.

This session introduces the student to the reading and understanding of Mechanical and Architectural drawings, and schematics used in a mechanical environment. Students will learn how to read and interpret the different types of standard symbols and abbreviations found on these drawings. This session will benefit anyone entering or already in the trades, as it will teach them to recognize plans, elevations, and sectional views, identify a view by its placement on a drawing, list what working drawings include, and interpret dimensions marked on piping drawings.

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Estimating 201 – Winter 2019

2 Gold Seal Credits*

Estimating 201 is the follow-up course to Estimating 101. It will take you through the plumbing and heating take-offs, to completion of your estimate, to submitting your tender. At the end of the course you will have been exposed to the full scope of estimating. PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of Estimating 101 or equivalency upon Instructor’s approval. Please contact Jane at jandrew@mcabc.org or call 604-205-5058 if you wish to take the Estimating 101 equivalency test.

THIS IS A TWO-DAY COURSE

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Construction Industry Ethics Classroom Course – Winter 2019

This course will help you understand ethics as they relate to the construction industry. The course is interactive and includes case studies, practical examples, videos and a course glossary.

As of January 1, 2017, all Gold Seal candidates require the online Construction Industry Ethics course (or equivalent) PLUS the full-day classroom ethics course in order to be eligible to take the Gold Seal exam and receive certification.

Learning outcomes:

  • Understand what is included in “ethical behavior”
  • Be aware of the importance of ethics in businessGold-Seal-logo - websize
  • Know how to make ethical decisions
  • Recognize ethics in the context of the law
  • Understand the direct link between ethics and a company’s success

The course is intended for owner/clients, contractors, supervisors, project managers, etc., who must deal effectively and professionally with employees, sub-trades, owners, clients, engineers, employers, and the public.

Successful completion of classroom & online course: three Gold Seals (two for online course; one for classroom course).

Note: Participants are required to complete the Construction Industry Ethics online course prior to enrolling in the classroom course. Online course takes approximately four hours to complete. Please contact MCABC office by email or phone at 604-205-5058 to purchase a PIN for on-line course.

Instructor:  Tim Williams, president of BGC Partners, has worked with numerous construction companies for over twenty years. He is a Gold Seal Certified project manager. He is an experienced and sought-after trainer who has trained construction owners and managers on behalf of construction industry associations across Western Canada.

MCABC Member – Gold Seal Classroom Course: $325
MCABC Non-Voting Affiliate Member – Gold Seal Classroom Course: $375
Future Member – Gold Seal Classroom Course : $445

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Estimating 101 – Winter 2019

2 Gold Seal Credits*

MCABC’s Estimating 101 will provide you with the fundamentals of estimating. This course will take you from the initial estimating thought process, through the steps of organizing an estimate, and finally, up to the standardization of forms of record and sources of information. PREREQUISITE: It would be beneficial but not essential to have some knowledge of basic blueprint reading, basic plumbing/piping design, and building & plumbing codes.

Estimating 101

THIS IS A TWO-DAY COURSE

New: Register two students at regular price and save 12% on any further registrations!

Are you already estimating and can pass the Estimating 101 equivalency test ?  If you pass it, you can then register for estimating 201. Contact Jane at jandrew@mcabc.org  or call 604-205-5058 if you wish to take the equivalency test.


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Political Waves in an Ocean of Ideas

Politics in Western democracies is most noticeable just before, during and immediately after public elections.  But whether we love politics, hate them or refuse to acknowledge them, politics are everywhere.  They manifest in the office, on the job site, at the grocery store, and even at home. Political views are personal but when several people […]

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