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Advance Conduit Bending Student will learn conduit installation techniques including planning, measuring layout and efficiency. How to apply simple mathematical formulas and planning to make conduit installation more efficient and profitable. Student will learn to be proficient in hand bending, Chicago style benders, bending with hickey benders, large scale bending, table benders, hydraulic benders and electric sidewinders concentric bending. The overall objective of this course will be to enable the attendees' to increase their productivity and the quality of their conduit installations. MUST have previous experience bending conduit.

 

Class limited to 15 students

Basic Welding Topics Covered Include:
Safety
Electro Selection
Basic understanding of setting welding ampage and voltage
Welding positions which include: Flat, Horizontal and Vertical
Application on 1/8 – 3/8 thicknesses
Welding configurations will be fillets and grooves. This is a 16 hour introductory welding class, divided into four classes



Blueprints Seminar
This course covers the development of blueprints from the initial idea through approvals, how to read construction documents, the purpose, types, and format of shop drawings, and to determine when construction uses contract drawings or shop drawings.

 

 

Doors and Hardware This is a one day seminar on frames, doors and hardware. Designed for project coordinators and estimators.

 


English as a Second Language Two classes are offered: Basic English and Reading and Writing English.  Basic English included basic greetings, phrases, numbers and key expressions; tell time, days of the months and understanding work schedules; specific terminology concerning safety issues; specific information and commands in English are given that are needed to work and perform job duties. 
In the Reading and Writing English class the students will improve their speaking, reading and writing ability in all major tenses, such as past, present and future.  The class will also aid the students in the comprehension of documents and improve the students’ ability to respond in written form.

 

 
Effective Time Management for the Construction Industry What is the one thing every employee needs more of TIME!
On time- on budget pressures of the construction industry requires the most effective management of each employee’s time.
Time mastery reveals habits and teaching skills in 12 different categories:  Attitudes, Goals, Priorities, Analyzing, Planning, Schedules, Interruptions, Meeting, Paperwork, Delegation, Procrastination and Communication for Teamwork.
Who should attend?  Any and every employee can benefit especially newly, appointed foreman, and office engineers.

 

 

International Building Code Overview This fast-paced seminar explores the major provisions of the 2006 International Building Code. The presentation will introduce students to the provisions of the code including: occupancy classification, types of construction, means of egress, fire sprinklers and fire-resistive-rated construction, administrative provisions and accessibility. This class is designed to provide an introduction to the code. The class will also discuss the relationship between the contractor and the building department.

 


Introductory Skills for the Crew Leader Class

The crew leader plays a key role in the operations of a construction company.   As the first line of management on the job, the crew leader is responsible for supervising workers in an effective and efficient manner.  Once a construction worker is promoted to the position of crew leader, he or she becomes involved with managing people.

As a supervisor, the crew leader will use new skills.  These skills include problem solving, planning, scheduling, estimating, controlling the use of job resources, such as material and equipment and knowing how to perform the work in a safe manner.  Practicing effective human relations skills, such as motivating workers and communicating with them, are also an essential part of the crew leader’s job.


Class is limited to 10 students

Layout Seminar Objectives
•Describe some of the major responsibilities that may be performed by the carpenter relative to layout
•Recognize, use, and properly maintain tools and equipment associated with layout.
•Check and/or establish 900 angles (square lines) using the 3/4/5 rule.
•Use basic geometry to calculate volumes.
•Calculate volumes in cubic feet and cubic yards.
•Convert feet and inches to decimal feet
   
Swing Doors Seminar Seminar provides hands on instruction and practice on the proper procedures for installing various types of frames and door is different types of construction.
Topic covered : Door Bucks Installing Frames in: In Hollow Metal Jambs, Metal Studs Walls, Pre Existing Concrete and Double Door Openings, Swing Doors.
Objectives: Upon Successful completion of this course, the participants will be able to :
•Discuss safety and tools as related to installation of jambs and doors
•Describe and demonstrate the use of a door buck
•Explain the proper procedure for installing various types of construction doors and jambs