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AWARDS

The Jim Mitchell Memorial Award and the Larry Derksen Memorial Award

We are pleased to announce that the Alberta Metal Building Association has established two awards for apprentices in the Metal Building System Erector trade. The awards are in the amount of $750 each to be presented to two AMBA member apprentices at the AMBA Annual General Meeting each year. Only those apprentices successfully completing the technical training period will be eligible for nomination to receive either one of the awards.

Only those apprentices successfully completing the technical training period will be eligible for nomination to receive either one of the awards.

Eligible candidates for nomination will:
  1. Be employed by an AMBA member contractor when taking the technical training;
  2. Successfully complete the MBSE examination with a mark of more than 75%;
  3. Be employed by an AMBA member contractor when awards are presented

The main criteria will be the written comments supporting the nomination in the areas of technical ability, job site activities, accomplishments, safety, teamwork and reliability. Judging will take place when all nominations are received. Nominations are to be faxed directly to AMBA (403) 244.2430 by no later than December 31st for technical training completed in the current calendar year. Each award will consist of a certificate and a cheque in the amount of $750/winner. Both awards will be presented at the Annual General Meeting to which the winners will be invited.

MBSE First Year Apprenticeship Bursary

To assist first year MBSE apprentices with the financial burden of technical training, AMBA will issue a $500 bursary to eligible apprentices based on the following criteria:

  1. Apprentices must be employed by an AMBA member company and enrolled in first year technical MBSE training at NAIT Souch Campus;
  2. Sponsoring company must be an AMBA member company for minimum 12 months to be eligible;
  3. Cheque will only be issued once apprentice is in training.

Application Process

Below are application forms to nominate your apprentice.

Completed forms are to be sent to the Alberta Metal Building Association. If you have any questions concerning the award criteria or submission of the nomination form, please contact us at 403-244-4487, by fax at (403) 244-2340 or by email to info@albertametalbuildings.com