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3636 East 4th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5M 1M3 Canada

November 2019

Vancouver Regional Construction Association – Construction Estimating

November 18 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Vancouver Regional Construction Association, 3636 East 4th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5M 1M3 Canada
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Vancouver Regional Construction Association - Construction Estimating Participants will acquire knowledge how to prepare a successful bid and learn construction estimating skills. Course topics will include project analysis, risk analysis, bid strategies and processes, Construction Division Codes, bonding and insurance. Date: November 18-19, 2019 Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Location: VRCA Office, 3636 East 4th Avenue, Vancouver Cost: $650 / $799 Learning Units (LUs): 15 Core Register: Click here

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Vancouver Regional Construction Association – ZEBx: Building Capacity to Achieve Affordable, Efficient Zero Emissions Wood Buildings

November 22 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Vancouver Regional Construction Association, 3636 East 4th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5M 1M3 Canada
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Vancouver Regional Construction Association - ZEBx: Building Capacity to Achieve Affordable, Efficient Zero Emissions Wood Buildings Join ZEBx for a one-day technical workshop focused on innovative wood technologies. Workshop participants will collaborate across industry silos to test and identify effective solutions for designing high-performance wood buildings in a hands-on technical workshop. By joining, you will not only be strategically placed at the frontline of industry’s rapidly evolving market, but will also have the opportunity to develop and shape the next…

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Vancouver Regional Construction Association – Supervisory & Management Skills

November 28 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Vancouver Regional Construction Association, 3636 East 4th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5M 1M3 Canada
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Vancouver Regional Construction Association - Supervisory & Management Skills This course will enhance your ability to build a collaborative team culture, improve morale, and effectively communicate with people on their job sites. Participants will learn about leadership, motivational theory and application, improving group and individual performance, psychographic testing, time and stress management, staff training, substance abuse, appropriate discipline techniques, negotiating skills, conflict resolution and construction management systems. Date: November 28-29, 2019 Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Location: VRCA Office,…

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December 2019

Vancouver Regional Construction Association – Construction Business Management

December 9 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Vancouver Regional Construction Association, 3636 East 4th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5M 1M3 Canada
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Vancouver Regional Construction Association - Construction Business Management Learn how to improve the management and business systems in your construction company. This course will cover all areas of a construction business including strategic planning, business planning, marketing, operations, HR management, financial reporting, bonding and insurance and risk management. Date: December 9-10, 2019 Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Location: VRCA Office, 3636 East 4th Avenue, Vancouver Cost: $650 / $799 Learning Units (LUs): 15 Non-core Register: Click here

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Vancouver Regional Construction Association – Construction Industry Ethics

December 11 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Vancouver Regional Construction Association, 3636 East 4th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5M 1M3 Canada
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Vancouver Regional Construction Association - Construction Industry Ethics By maintaining high ethical standards, and being consistent in our practices, we thrive both personally and professionally. This course will help you navigate the ethical grey areas you face every day. Date: December 11, 2019 Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Location: VRCA Office, 3636 East 4th Avenue, Vancouver Cost: $360 / $450 Learning Units (LUs): 7.5 Core Register: Click here

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Vancouver Regional Construction Association – Communication Skills for Construction

December 16 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Vancouver Regional Construction Association, 3636 East 4th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5M 1M3 Canada
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Vancouver Regional Construction Association - Communication Skills for Construction Great communication is essential for construction leaders! In this course, participants will learn how to improve their listening, speaking and writing skills. Participants will leave with a better understanding of how to communicate goals and strategies effectively, as well as lead collaborative decision making. Date: December 16-17, 2019 Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Location: VRCA Office, 3636 East 4th Avenue, Vancouver Cost: $650 / $799 Learning Units (LUs): 15 Non-core…

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January 2020

Vancouver Regional Construction Association – Construction Law

January 16, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Vancouver Regional Construction Association, 3636 East 4th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5M 1M3 Canada
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Vancouver Regional Construction Association - Construction Law In this course, participants will develop an understanding of contract law as it relates to construction and introduces the various CCDC/CCA and other contracts used within the industry. Participants will also learn how the Builders Lien Act works and other legal means to resolve construction disputes and avoid litigation. Date: January 16-17, 2020 Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Location: VRCA Office, 3636 East 4th Avenue, Vancouver Cost: $650 / $799 Learning Units…

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Vancouver Regional Construction Association – Introduction to Construction Blueprint Reading

January 22, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Vancouver Regional Construction Association, 3636 East 4th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5M 1M3 Canada
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Vancouver Regional Construction Association - Introduction to Construction Blueprint Reading This course takes participants through the stages of blueprint reading, including dimensions, elevation, drawing, specifications and schedules. Using both residential and commercial samples of blueprints, participants will gain experience and practical knowledge for their day-to-day work in construction companies. Date: January 22, 2020 Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Location: VRCA Office, 3636 East 4th Avenue, Vancouver Cost: $360 / $450 Learning Units (LUs): 7.5 Core Register: Click here

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Vancouver Regional Construction Association – Construction 101 and Beyond

January 28, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Vancouver Regional Construction Association, 3636 East 4th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5M 1M3 Canada
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Vancouver Regional Construction Association - Construction 101 and Beyond Don’t let the name “101” fool you! This course is intended for both new and experienced members of the construction industry. Participants will receive an introduction to the industry and learn about roles, responsibilities, construction documents, risk management, legal matters, project management, tendering, bidding and contracts. Date: January 28-29, 2020 Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Location: VRCA Office, 3636 East 4th Avenue, Vancouver Cost: $395 / $595 Learning Units (LUs):…

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Vancouver Regional Construction Association – Project Management

January 30, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Vancouver Regional Construction Association, 3636 East 4th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5M 1M3 Canada
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Vancouver Regional Construction Association - Project Management Learn how to successfully manage a construction project! Participants will gain an understanding of the project processes and constraints encountered by project managers (using PMBoK 5th Edition approach). The course will cover project planning, contract process, risk management, estimating, cost control, scheduling, communications and post-mortem analysis. Date: January 30-31, 2020 Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Location: VRCA Office, 3636 East 4th Avenue, Vancouver Cost: $650 / $799 Learning Units (LUs): 15 Core…

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February 2020

Vancouver Regional Construction Association – Construction Estimating

February 6, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Vancouver Regional Construction Association, 3636 East 4th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5M 1M3 Canada
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Vancouver Regional Construction Association - Construction Estimating Participants will acquire knowledge how to prepare a successful bid and learn construction estimating skills. Course topics will include project analysis, risk analysis, bid strategies and processes, Construction Division Codes, bonding and insurance. Date: February 6-7, 2020 Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Location: VRCA Office, 3636 East 4th Avenue, Vancouver Cost: $650 / $799 Learning Units (LUs): 15 Core Register: Click here

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Vancouver Regional Construction Association – Construction Industry Ethics

February 26, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Vancouver Regional Construction Association, 3636 East 4th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5M 1M3 Canada
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Vancouver Regional Construction Association - Construction Industry Ethics By maintaining high ethical standards, and being consistent in our practices, we thrive both personally and professionally. This course will help you navigate the ethical grey areas you face every day. Date: February 26, 2020 Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Location: VRCA Office, 3636 East 4th Avenue, Vancouver Cost: $360 / $450 Learning Units (LUs): 7.5 Core Register: Click here

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March 2020

Vancouver Regional Construction Association – Supervisory & Management Skills

March 5, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Vancouver Regional Construction Association, 3636 East 4th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5M 1M3 Canada
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Vancouver Regional Construction Association - Supervisory & Management Skills This course will enhance your ability to build a collaborative team culture, improve morale, and effectively communicate with people on their job sites. Participants will learn about leadership, motivational theory and application, improving group and individual performance, psychographic testing, time and stress management, staff training, substance abuse, appropriate discipline techniques, negotiating skills, conflict resolution and construction management systems. Date: March 5-6, 2020 Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Location: VRCA Office,…

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Vancouver Regional Construction Association – Introduction to Construction Blueprint Reading

March 18, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Vancouver Regional Construction Association, 3636 East 4th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5M 1M3 Canada
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Vancouver Regional Construction Association - Introduction to Construction Blueprint Reading This course takes participants through the stages of blueprint reading, including dimensions, elevation, drawing, specifications and schedules. Using both residential and commercial samples of blueprints, participants will gain experience and practical knowledge for their day-to-day work in construction companies. Date: March 18, 2020 Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Location: VRCA Office, 3636 East 4th Avenue, Vancouver Cost: $360 / $450 Learning Units (LUs): 7.5 Core Register: Click here

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Vancouver Regional Construction Association – Communication Skills for Construction

March 23, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Vancouver Regional Construction Association, 3636 East 4th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5M 1M3 Canada
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Vancouver Regional Construction Association - Communication Skills for Construction Great communication is essential for construction leaders! In this course, participants will learn how to improve their listening, speaking and writing skills. Participants will leave with a better understanding of how to communicate goals and strategies effectively, as well as lead collaborative decision making. Date: March 23-24, 2020 Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Location: VRCA Office, 3636 East 4th Avenue, Vancouver Cost: $650 / $799 Learning Units (LUs): 15 Non-core…

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April 2020

Vancouver Regional Construction Association – Construction 101 and Beyond

April 1, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Vancouver Regional Construction Association, 3636 East 4th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5M 1M3 Canada
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Vancouver Regional Construction Association - Construction 101 and Beyond Don’t let the name “101” fool you! This course is intended for both new and experienced members of the construction industry. Participants will receive an introduction to the industry and learn about roles, responsibilities, construction documents, risk management, legal matters, project management, tendering, bidding and contracts. Date: April 1-2, 2020 Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Location: VRCA Office, 3636 East 4th Avenue, Vancouver Cost: $395 / $595 Learning Units (LUs):…

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Vancouver Regional Construction Association – Construction Business Management

April 6, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Vancouver Regional Construction Association, 3636 East 4th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5M 1M3 Canada
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Vancouver Regional Construction Association - Construction Business Management Learn how to improve the management and business systems in your construction company. This course will cover all areas of a construction business including strategic planning, business planning, marketing, operations, HR management, financial reporting, bonding and insurance and risk management. Date: April 6-7, 2020 Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Location: VRCA Office, 3636 East 4th Avenue, Vancouver Cost: $650 / $799 Learning Units (LUs): 15 Non-core Register: Click here

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Vancouver Regional Construction Association – Responding Successfully to a Request for Proposal

April 27, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Vancouver Regional Construction Association, 3636 East 4th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5M 1M3 Canada
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Vancouver Regional Construction Association - Responding Successfully to a Request for Proposal More and more frequently, private sector companies and government organizations are releasing RFP's as part of their procurement process and moving away from the traditional bid process. Construction companies often win or lose contracts based on their response to an RFP. Answering a Request for Proposal (RFP) effectively requires knowledge, understanding and a proposed solution of the subject, while convincing the potential Owner that your company your company…

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Vancouver Regional Construction Association – Close Out a Construction Project

April 29, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Vancouver Regional Construction Association, 3636 East 4th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5M 1M3 Canada
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Vancouver Regional Construction Association - Close Out a Construction Project Why would a Contractor, Owner Consultant or Subcontractor need to know best practices for closing out a construction project? The answer is simple - if you can't get it done then you can't reach substantial performance. Getting a project to substantial performance, and then to total performance, are two of the most difficult milestones in the construction industry to achieve. This full day session will discuss how the principals of…

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Vancouver Regional Construction Association – Construction Law

April 30, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Vancouver Regional Construction Association, 3636 East 4th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5M 1M3 Canada
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Vancouver Regional Construction Association - Construction Law In this course, participants will develop an understanding of contract law as it relates to construction and introduces the various CCDC/CCA and other contracts used within the industry. Participants will also learn how the Builders Lien Act works and other legal means to resolve construction disputes and avoid litigation. Date: April 30 - May 1, 2020 Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Location: VRCA Office, 3636 East 4th Avenue, Vancouver Cost: $650 /…

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