Mechanical Contractors Association of Saskatchewan Inc.

The Mechanical Contractors Association of Saskatchewan offers a varied range of training courses for its members. Our goal is to offer members a selection of courses that will meet a variety of training needs throughout the year.

Note: Unless specified otheriwse on the registration form MCAS cancellation policy states:If you are not able to attend, you may send someone else in your place. If you need to cancel, please send written notification to MCAS at least seven business days prior to the course start date for a full refund.

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GAS AND PLUMBING TECHNOLOGIES REVIEW 

Venue: Technical Safety Authority of Saskatchewan 

REGINA - 2202 2nd Avenue                                     SASKATOON -2213  11th Street West, Saskatoon
DATE: October 25, 2022                                           DATE: October 26, 2022
TIME: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.                                      TIME: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Instructors: Jules Chenard & Jesse Abdai            Instructors: Jules Chenard & Kurt Reiber
Deadline: October 14, 2022                                     Deadline: October 18, 2022

The Technical Safety Authority of Saskatchewan inspectors will present a 1 day review on Gas and Plumbing Technologies.  

Jules Chenard will provide a comprehensive review of the National Plumbing Code including sizing and drainage and venting, interpretations, rural water supply and material residential and commercial settings.  Jesse Abdai (in Regina) and Kurt Reiber (in Saskatoon) will focus on key technical areas of the B.149.1 and Saskatchewan Codes of Practice including gas appliances, vent sizing and materials, piping, clearances, access, and walkways.

FEES:$25.00

REGISTRATION FORM - REGINA
REGISTRATION FORM - SASKATOON

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GEIS REVIEW - presented by TSASK

Online: Teams Session

Date: October 18, 2022

Time: 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Presenters: Pat Nast & TSASK Administration Representative

In this online Teams program, participants will review the Administration side of both the Gas and Plumbing technologies. A full over-view of the GEIS system including permit entries, viewing file attachments, permit status updates and locations of inspectors contact information will take place.The Gas and Plumbing Fee Schedules will also be reviewed. Clarifications on terms in the Schedule as well as proper selections of Job type, Equipment, Application, BTUs, and Fee requirements will follow. 

FEES: No Charge

Registration Closes October 12, 2022

REGISTRATION FORM 

 
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HVAC Level 2

Venue: SaskEnergy Training Centre

Date:   October 11 - 13, 2022

Time:  8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Instructor: Greg Scrivener

This course will cover the following:

• AC electricity
• Capacitors
• Drawing and reading intermediate wiring diagrams
• Motor theory
• Troubleshooting motors
• Thermostat and control wiring
• Troubleshooting heating and cooling control circuits

 HVAC Level 1 must be completed prior to registering for HVAC 2.

COST

MCAS Member Fee     $1200 + GST

Non-Member Fee        $1500 + GST

Registration Closes September 23, 2022

REGISTRATION FORM

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Project Managment: Planning, Scheduling and Control

Venue: Online - Virtual Instructor Led Training

Dates: October 6, 13 & 20, 2022

Insrtuctor: Tom Stephenson, MBA, CM-LEAN, PMP

Time: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

This course will provide you with the fundamental skills and knowledge required to successfully plan, schedule, and most

importantly control simple to complex construction projects. This on-line course provides participants with both the technical and

soft skills to be successful in managing your projects. 

5 gold seal credits are attached to this course.. 
 

You will learn to:

• Manage projects to deliver on time
• Analyze and determine sequence and duration of construction activities
• Plan for Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, Ambiguous (VUCA)
• Apply change and claim management principles and conduct time impact analysis to your project
• Learn both the soft (leadership, communication, management) and technical side of project management planning and scheduling
• Plan construction activities for various building projects
• Apply and manage resources effectively
• Develop and review critical path method (CPM) schedules
• Develop a construction plan and schedule (baseline schedule)
• Develop effective short term look ahead schedules
• Monitor, control and update project progress including accelerating and delaying construction using the DIRECT Anatomy of a Recovery Method
• Analyze performance and productivity information from past construction projects for use in planning future projects
• Identify bottlenecks, and waste use the Ching FOCCCUS method and Lean thinking to reduce and eliminate them
• Change and claim management identification and relief documentation
• Manage time, cost, quantity, and quality performance for construction projects
•Ensure proper communication structures are in place to effectively implement the plann ing and scheduling process
•Implement a number of management and leadership skills that are required to successfully plan, schedule and control projects

COST

MCAS Member Fee     $450+ GST

Non-Member Fee        $550 + GST

Registration Closes: September 26, 2022

REGISTRATION FORM

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Training is held at the SaskEnergy / MCAS Joint Training Centre located at 1301 Quebec Avenue in Saskatoon unless otherwise stated.

If there is something specific that you are looking for please feel free to contact the office and we would be happy to help you.

Past Courses

  • Growing and Developing Service Supervisors
  • Small Projects Management
  • Making the Numbers Work
  • Managing Your Cash Flow
  • Financial Statement: What You Always Wanted to Know

Training Testimonials:

"We always believed in ongoing training, and prior to my involvement with the MCAS, was never able to find affordable, quality and trade specific training for my employees.  Through the availability of MCAS training programs, we have been able to offer our employees the training required to keep us up to date and become industry leaders in our community. Thank you MCAS."

Luc Kadziolka Owner/President
Mr. Plumber
Prince Albert, SK


The Technical Training Center 
The Technical Training Center was developed in partnership with SaskEnergy and the Mechanical Contractors Association of Saskatchewan. This provincial natural gas trades training centre was designed to provide a facility for technical training to both SaskEnergy and the Mechanical Contractors Industry.

This facility is available for rent to our members interested in hosting their own training.
Call the office at (306) 664-2154 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for details.

Rental Information

 

Cancellation Policy

Once registered, if you are not available to attend, you may send someone else in your place.

If you need to cancel all together, please send written notification to MCAS at least seven business days prior to the course start date for a full refund.