TRAINING PROGRAMS: JAN-FEB 2020

COMMERCIAL PLAN READING
February 4 – March 24: Tuesdays 6:00pm-9:00pm
 
The Commercial Plan Reading course provides students with the basic knowledge and skills necessary to interpret commercial construction drawings and specifications in order to make well-informed decisions regarding new construction and renovation projects.
 
Curriculum focuses on the standard arrangement and organization of commercial construction drawings, including drawing formats, symbols, notes, legends, and other information that assist in conveying specific construction material characteristics, applications, requirements, and assembly.  
PROJECT MANAGEMENT TRAINING
January 28 – March 26: Tuesdays & Thursdays 6:00pm-9:00pm
 
Management skills directly affect every company’s bottom line. Each day key decisions made by project managers and supervisors are crucial to the success of every construction project.
The NWCOC Project Management Training program was developed by the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) to help learners develop an understanding of construction materials and methods, mathematics, communications, safety, human resources, scheduling and customer service. Curriculum topics include Construction Documents, Resource Control and Continuous Improvement.
SUPERVISORY TRAINING PROGRAM
Unit 3: Planning & Scheduling
January 17 – 18
 
Unit 3 helps construction supervisors understand ways in which planning and scheduling saves time and money, while increasing quality in the construction process.
 
The perfect training for new and experienced superintendents, project engineers, project managers, contract administrators, safety officers and anyone who is interested in improving their supervisory skills!
SUPERVISORY TRAINING PROGRAM
Unit 4: Contract Documents
February 7 – 8
 
Unit 4 provides information about contract documents and construction law to help supervisors recognize the roles and responsibilities of all contracted parties, to develop an understanding of how contract documents can be helpful to solve problems and resolve conflicts, and to develop positive relationships between all parties in the construction process.
 
The perfect training for new and experienced superintendents, project engineers, project managers, contract administrators, safety officers and anyone who is interested in improving their supervisory skills!
CONFINED SPACE & TRENCH SAFETY
January 10: 8:00am-4:00pm
 
Introduces the hazards and safeguards associated with confined-space work. Describes proper on-site safety and emergency response procedures related to confined spaces, trenching, and excavation. Discusses the difference between permit-required and non-permit-required confined spaces. 
 
Teaches participants to recognize unsafe conditions; the signs and causes of unstable trenches; procedures used in shoring, sloping, and shielding safety methods; and how to differentiate between soil types as they relate to excavation work.
WORKPLACE COMMUNICATIONS & HARASSMENT
February 15: 8:00am-12:00pm
 
Understand your role in identifying an act of harassment, inappropriate or threatening behavior, hazing, and bullying in the workplace. These are all forms of emotional violence.
 
Class covers communication techniques, intervention strategies, ways to defuse a situation and empowerment of a social change to stop workplace abuse.
SILICA AWARENESS IN CONSTRUCTION
February 15: 8:00am-12:00pm
 
This 4-hour class will identify the materials and tasks that create silica hazards. The instruction will demonstrate ways to protect yourself when exposed to silica dust and includes a heavy emphasis on respiratory protection and a hands-on approach to protection. 
 
You will also learn how to create a written exposure control plan through the job hazard analysis system.
OSHA 10-HOUR
January 13 – 14: 12:00pm-5:30pm
February 10 – 11: 12:00pm-5:30pm
 
This program complies with OSHA-10 training requirements.
 
Those who successfully complete this training will receive an OSHA-10 Hour card. Successful completion of OSHA 10-Hour meets and exceeds minimum criteria for successful completion of the apprentice requirement for basic safety training.
OSHA 30-HOUR
January 24 – February 1: Fridays & Saturdays 8:00am-4:00pm
 
This class meets OSHA’s requirements for a 30-Hour construction industry training program.

Course contents provide necessary safety task training recommended for all field personnel. This course is designed for individuals involved with completing or overseeing a specific task, from craft workers, crew leaders, safety supervisors, and superintendents.
FIRST AID / CPR
January 10: 12:30pm-4:30pm
February 14: 12:30pm-4:30pm
 
The MEDIC FIRST AID Training Program covers first aid, CPR, AED, blood-borne pathogens, emergency oxygen, and OSHA safety compliance.

Successful participants receive basic First Aid/CPR Certification. Successful completion of First Aid/CPR meets and exceeds the minimum requirement for successful completion of the apprentice basic safety training.
FLAGGING
January 10: 8:00am-12:00pm
February 14: 8:00am-12:00pm
 
Participants taking the Traffic Control/Flagger Certification course will learn the basic visual flagging signals, appropriate two-way radio usage and signing and sign setting regulations. By making the worksite safe and keeping traffic moving safely, you minimize liability and road user inconvenience.

Successful participants of the flagging training class receive a Flagging Certification.

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