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NCCER Core Introduction to Construction Math

Length: 8 hours (Estimated)

This is a full day, 8-hour course that introduces mathematical operations most commonly used in construction and explains how geometry and the metric system are used in the trade. It covers how to use a standard and metric ruler to measure, do basic math without a calculator, add, subtract, multiply, and divide fractions, add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals, convert decimals to percentages and percentages to decimals, covert fractions to decimals and decimals to fractions, explain what the metric system is and how it is used in construction, recognize and use metric units of length, weight, volume, and temperature and recognize some basic shapes used in construction and apply basic geometry to measure them.

NCCER Core Materials Handling

Length: 8 hours (Estimated)

Upon completion of this course you will be able to define a load, establish a pre-task plan prior to moving a load, use proper materials-handling techniques, choose appropriate materials-handling equipment for the task and recognize hazards and follow safety procedures required for materials-handling.

NCCER Core Power Tools

Length: 8 hours (Estimated)

This is a full day, 8-hour course designed to show you how to safely use and properly maintain power tools. It introduces power tools used commonly in the construction field. The course also covers safely using power tools, how to maintain power tools properly, and hot to identify commonly used power tools.

NCCER Field Safety

Length: 32 hours (4 Days) (Estimated)

The objectives are to be able to explain the difference between compliance and best practices, describe the purpose and function of OSHA, explain how accident costs affect everyone and lastly describe proper materials handling procedures and safeguards.

NCCER Fundamentals of Crew Leadership

Length: 16 Hours (2 Days - Estimated)

The objective of the NCCER Fundamentals of Crew Leadership course is to introduce and/or reiterate to the supervisor the fundamentals of effective supervision emphasizing professionalism through knowledge, experience and applied skills. This course will cover the following topics: How to become a professional field supervisor, how to apply a total safety performance program through effective preplanning and project scheduling, how to prepare daily and weekly plans and schedules, how to manage important working relationships with owners, architects, engineers, subcontractors, and other contractors, and how to be an effective leader and motivator.

All Public Crew Leadership courses follow a set schedule:

Day 1: 8AM – 5PM
Day 2: 8AM – 5PM

2018 Dates:

Apr 5th & 6th
Nov 8th & 9th

NCCER Instructor Certification Training Program (ICTP)

Length: 8-16 hours (Estimated)

The objectives of this course are to gain a fundamental understanding of speaking, training and facilitation, to increase confidence and develop skills in your training and speaking abilities, to become NCCER Certified and conduct NCCER craft, safety and management classes.

NCCER Project Management

Length: 40 hours (5 Days) (Estimated)

This focused seminar will provide you with tools and “Lessons Learned” to assist you along your career path to becoming a leader and team builder in the construction industry. Some of the course topics covered are: Leadership, communication, how to handle confrontation, getting past NO, documentation. Causes and cost of rework, scheduling, resource and cost control, bidding strategies and measuring project and crew productivity. The curriculum is based on the National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER) accredited national standard for Project Management.

NCCER Project Supervision

Length: 32 hours (4 Days) (Estimated)

The objective of the NCCER Project Supervision course is to provide both experienced and inexperienced field management personnel with a comprehensive program that is competency-based and offers a step-by-step approach to honing their natural abilities while developing the essential skills that will improve their performance as leaders. This course will cover the following topics: How to enhance communication with employees when functioning in a leadership role, Learn the basic components of a construction safety program, Introduction to quality, Learn the mechanics of the planning process, breaking down a project and setting the job site schedule. Finally, an introduction to resource cost control and awareness; how to control resources on the job, solve problems affecting productivity, maintain cost reporting and perform simple production analyses.

NCCER Safety Technology

Length: 40 hours (5 Days) (Estimated)

The objectives are to be able to explain the roles and responsibilities of a safety technician, important safety related terms, the three levels of accident causation, the cost impacts of accidents, the government regulatory requirements that affect the construction industry and describe the basic components of a safety program.

NCCER Signal Person

Length: 8 Hours (Estimated)

This is a fully credentialed, 8-hour course designed to address the fundamentals of the communication process. This course provides students with an in-depth look at the ASME B30.5 hand signals, including the appropriate operator action when the signal is given and the expected machine movement. This course will cover the following topics: Describe the communication process between the rigger and the crane operator, examination of the communication process, addressing obstacles such as abstraction, fear, lack of experience and environmental factors, electronic communication, ASME hand signals for mobile, tower and overhead cranes and an introduction to mobile crane equipment and the basic scientific principles of operation.

NCCER Tools for Success

Length: 16-24 hours (3 Days) (Estimated)

This is a 2-3 day course designed to assist you in becoming a leader and team builder by provided tools and “lessons learned” to help you along. The course covers safety, starting your new position, pre-planning a project and site logistics, developing a relationship with your supervisor. Teaching, mentoring others and becoming a team player, thinking critically to solve problems, resolving conflict, criticism: giving and receiving, workplace diversity, communication skills, stress management, sexual harassment: dealing and understanding, drug and alcohol abuse on the job and scheduling.

NCCER Your Role in the Green Environment

Length: 8 hours (Estimated)

Upon completion of this course you should be able to describe the major challenges to the green environment that are caused by the built environment, identify and prioritize your decisions and actions in your personal and work life that impact the green environment, describe the life cycle phases of a building and the impacts on the green environment over its life cycle, identify green alternatives to conventional building practices and describe the pros and cons, describe the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) and identify construction activities that increase and decrease a projects LEED rating.

NPDES Level 1A

Length: 8 Hours

In this course you will learn to implement an effective Erosion and Control Program. Learn NPDES document requirements, learn to properly inspect BMP’s and you will obtain your Level 1A Certification. A written exam is given at the end of the class. A citizenship verification is required for all applicants taking this course.

NPDES Level 1A Re-Certification

Length: 4 Hours

This is a 4-hour class that has been prepared by the Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission and is presented by a GSWCC authorized trainer. Recertification for NPDES Level 1A Certified Personnel is required by the Commission every three years. The following items are reviewed with updates and changes presented: Background of the impact of House Bill 285 of 2003, Erosion and Sedimentation (E & S) Processes and Enforcement, The Georgia Erosion and Sedimentation Act, Stream Buffer Requirements, National Pollutant Discharge, Elimination System (NPDES) Permit, Vegetative Measures for E & S Control, Structural Practices for E & S Control, Field Maintenance of Structural & Vegetative Best Management Practices, Resource Information, Review of NOI and NOT Requirements and Protocol and roles of local, county, state, and federal agencies in E & SC. A citizenship verification is required for all applicants taking this course.

NPDES Level 1B

Length: 16 hours (2 Days)

This is a two day class with an exam at the end. This class has been prepared by the Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission and is presented by a GSWCC authorized trainer. Attendees must present photo identification before taking the test, which is proctored by a proctor authorized by the GSWCC. The class covers background of the impact of House Bill 285 of 2003, erosion and sedimentation (E & S) processes and enforcement, The Georgia Erosion and Sedimentation Act, stream buffer requirements, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit, vegetative measures for E & S Control, structural practices for E & S Control, field maintenance of structural & vegetative Best Management Practices, Resource Information, requirements for LIA and EPD enforcement inspectors and protocol and roles of local, county, state and federal agencies in E & SC. Students who pass the exam will receive their certification from the GSWCC within 60 days. Persons who have had a similar approved class / seminar within the last three years may sit for the exam only. A citizenship verification is required for all applicants taking this course.

NPDES Level 1B Re-Certification

Length: 4 Hours

This is a 4-hour class that has been prepared by the Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission and is presented a GSWCC authorized trainer. Re-certification for NPDES Level 1B Enforcement inspectors is required by the Commission every three years. The following items are reviewed with updates and changes presented: Background of the impact of House Bill 285 of 2003, Erosion and Sedimentation (E & S) Processes and Enforcement, The Georgia Erosion and Sedimentation Act, Stream Buffer Requirements, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit, Vegetative Measures for E & S Control, Structural Practices for E & S Control, Field Maintenance of Structural & Vegetative Best Management Practices, Resource Information, Requirements for LIA and EPD enforcement inspectors and Protocol and roles of local, county, state and federal agencies in E & SC. A citizenship verification is required for all applicants taking this course increase and decrease a projects LEED rating.

NPDES Sub Awareness

Length: 2 Hours

Length: 2 hours
The Subcontractor Awareness Seminar is a 2-hour course with no exam designed to provide the mandatory 3-year certification to individuals with an overview of: Erosion and sedimentation and the impacts they have on the environment, Best Management Practices (BMPs), and the laws governing erosion and sedimentation. Attendees include: Septic tank installers, Surveyors, Irrigation system personnel, Landscape personnel, Utility personnel, Plumbers and electricians, or any other personnel involved in land disturbing activities acting as a subcontractor. A citizenship verification is required for all applicants taking this course.

NUCA Confined Space

Length: 8 Hours

This is a fast paced, detailed, 8 hour course designed to meet the requirements of the National Utility Contractors Association, for supervisors, foremen, estimators, and workers needs in confined space safety and to meet the required OSHA standards. It covers an introduction to OSHA, a review of 29 CFR Part 1910.134, .146, and .147, a review of required PPE, Define the Confined Space “TEAM”, a review of Confined Space “TEAM” Responsibilities and a discussion of hazardous atmospheres. All attendees will receive a student manual including the 29 CFR Part 1926.146, and a certification of completion of this course. A written exam is given at the end of the class. Comes with CEU’s.

NUCA Excavation

Length: 8 Hours

This is a full day, in-depth, 8-hour course designed to meet the requirements of the National Utility Contractors Association for supervisors, foremen, estimators, and workers needs in excavation & trenching safety and the required OSHA standards. It covers an introduction to OSHA, a review of 29 CFR Part 1926, .650, .651, .652, .654, soil analysis procedures, sloping options and requirements, use of tabulated data and hazardous atmospheres. All attendees will receive a student manual including Subpart P, and a certification of completion for this course. A written exam is given at the end of the class. Comes with CEU’s.

OSHA Construction – 10hr (General Construction)

Length: 10 Hours (2 Days)

This is a tailored 10-hour course for your industry and your business, designed to meet your supervisors, foremen, estimators, and workers needs in Construction Safety and the required OSHA standards. It covers an introduction to OSHA, learning how to use OSHA book and how to identify and control hazards. All attendees will receive a student manual, and a laminated OSHA card. Optional OSHA Standards Book is available for students at an additional cost.

All Public OSHA 10hr courses follow a set schedule:
Day 1: 8AM – 5PM
Day 2: 8AM – 12PM