Voice to the Government
Electrical Contractors can voice their opinions and concerns regarding topics that directly affect their industry. The ECAA represents the electrical industry on several government working committees.
Professional Electrical Contractors
The ECAA has embarked on a program that enables Electrical Contractors to enhance existing skills or expand education and training. This program ensures that Electrical Contractors have the necessary skills and knowledge to be recognized as professionals in the business world.
Employer/Employee Benefits; Business Insurance
Membership provides Contractors, small and large, access to reduced rates for health care benefits and business insurance premiums. Your Workers’ Compensation rate is where it is today because a representative of ECAA has been involved with WCB to maintain it.
Association/Communication with Other Organizations
Various industry associations call upon the ECAA for input regarding issues that affect the electrical industry. These associations know that the ECAA is the voice of the electrical industry in the province of Alberta.
Access to Various Publications and Resources
Membership provides reduced rates and access to publications such as: National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) manuals, Canadian Electrical Contractors Association (CECA) manuals, latest editions of the Canadian Electrical Code Book, Electrical Estimating manuals, Industry newsletters, Estimating/Bid forms, and Warranty forms.
Exchange of Ideas and Concerns
Our membership enjoys the ability to exchange ideas regarding their profession during the regular Association and Chapter meetings.
ECAA offers training opportunities including educational seminars (online and in-person) and code updating courses. ECAA’s Technical Training Day is a one day focus on relevant topics affecting professionals in the electrical industry. Our training and PEC courses are recognized by both the Canadian Construction Association and the Apprenticeship & Industry Training as accreditation towards achieving your Gold Seal and Blue Seal Certifications.
ECAA provides various opportunities for our members to engage among their peers. These include an annual Convention; Annual General Meetings; monthly Chapter meetings; Board meetings; educational seminars (Technical Training Day, Lunch & Learns); golf tournaments and various social events.
Members receive reduced rates on training and courses delivered through ECAA. Included as well is the affinity program that provides discounts on insurance, hotels, car rentals, travel, retail, and printing to name a few.