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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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How to (and How Not to) Solve the Labour Shortage

By Dana Taylor, MCABC Executive Vice President Construction and manufacturing are increasingly coming together with the fabrication of customized mechanical system components happening more with advances in building modeling. This practice also works as a strategy to deal with the future skilled labour shortage. For at least a decade and a half, business experts have […]

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