Michael Woodhouse, United Consulting Services, LLC
(Prerequisite - Blueprint Reading experience) This course provides an overall knowledge of construction cost estimating from the standpoint of a General Contractor or Construction Manager. It will focus on procedures for basic quantity take-offs and pricing for most construction divisions from Earthwork to Electrical. An overview and demonstration of estimating tools and software will be conducted throughout the class. Review of types of estimates required throughout the construction process. (3 sessions)
This course is designed to prepare your accounts receivable administrator with the tools necessary to manage the collections process timely and efficiently. We’ll look at everything from the first call to the day you cash the check. We will also review the court processes, including the collection suit and foreclosure. Why sell if you can’t collect?
NOTE THE NEW DATE BELOW! THIS CLASS WAS MOVED FROM 3/8/17
Tuesday.......................3/28/17..............8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m...........$100 Member/$150 Non Member
Instructor: Ed Wenz
Contractors Training Institute
This course is the EPA Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP), a one-day course that provides basic lead-based paint information to contractors who perform renovations, repairs, and painting activities in houses built before 1978 or child-occupied facilities, as required by EPA and the State of Michigan. Course topics include: lead characteristics, uses, health effects on adults and children, lead-safe work practices to minimize lead containing dust during work activities, negative lead assessments, clean-up procedures, post-cleaning verification, personal protection equipment, training of non-certified workers, and documentation. Includes a course exam. Successful completion of this course and award of the training certificate qualifies the trainee as a Certified Renovator. EPA required, by April 22, 2010, for all contractors who work in pre-1978 housing and child occupied facilities, including renovation contractors, maintenance workers in multi-family housing, painters, building supervisors and landlords, homeowners who are planning to remodel, and other specialty trades (plumbers, heating and cooling, and electricians).
Jason Griffin - Construction Association of Michigan
This program is designed to provide participants with a basic understanding of the hazards present in most construction projects. Participants will be able to identify, and then avoid, reduce, or eliminate job hazards. In addition, they will become more familiar with required record-keeping and MIOSHA enforcement procedures. Special emphasis will be placed on those areas that are the most hazardous. Upon completion of the course, the student will receive an OSHA Construction Safety and Health 10-Hour course completion card. (2 Sessions)
Tracey Alfonsi - Construction Association of Michigan
Lindsay Pederson - STACK Construction Technologies
Instructor: Edward Wenz, Contractors Training Institute
This refresher course is the EPA Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP), a half-day course that provides basic lead-based paint information to contractors who perform renovations, repairs, and painting activities in houses built before 1978 or child-occupied facilities, as required by EPA and the State of Michigan. Course topics include: lead characteristics, uses, health effects on adults and children, lead-safe work practices to minimize lead containing dust during work activities, negative lead assessments, clean up procedures, post-cleaning verification, personal protection equipment, training of non-certified workers, and documentation. Includes course exam. Successful completion of this course and award of the training certificate qualifies the trainee as a Certified Renovator.
Students must bring proof of full certification (from the last 5 years) to the class.
Tony Woodrich, Administrative Controls Management, Inc.
NEW IN 2016! This course contains the building blocks every cost engineer, project engineer, superintendent, or project manager needs to know including hands‑on estimating of a bulletin/change order, overview of contract and changes, formal requirements for change, constructive changes, responsibilities of the owner/contractor, time impact analysis of a change, pricing the change, and hands-on example of a change estimate. Considerable emphasis is placed on defining elements of the cost estimate and the allocation of such elements in a project. Examples and exercises make this seminar meaningful and enjoyable for all participants. Course book is provided.
CAM-Tri-Cities Office in Saginaw
Every job site is required to have someone certified in first aid. Are you in compliance? This course teaches the principles of basic life support for adults. The course details “hands-only” CPR, first aid, choking in adults, signs and symptoms of heart attack and stroke, and treatment for shock. It explains how AEDs work, and why they’re a critical part of emergency cardiac care. Certification is valid for a period of two years. (1 session)
This class is designed to educate students with the information required for compliance with NFPA 70E 110.2 and MIOSHA Part 40 pertaining to Electrical Safe Work Practices. This is for employees who are regulated by the provisions of subrules (1) to (3) of this rule, but who are not qualified persons, shall also be trained in, and familiar with, any electrically related safety practices which are not specifically addressed by these rules, but which are necessary for employee safety.
The class covers electrical arc flash safety awareness, regulations, and hazards. Students will review MIOSHA, NEC, and NFPA 70E Electrical Safety Regulations and Standards on Unqualified employees. There is also a review of the companies electrical barrier program. (1 session)
Bryan Renaud, MIOSHA-CET
Attendees will review the MIOSHA Part 45 Construction Safety Standard for Protection including the latest OSHA and MIOSHA interpretations. Examination of recent fatal falls in construction and discussion of the latest fall protection techniques for construction will be covered. This will be followed by a question and answer session. (1 session)
Chris Dow, CID Services, LLC
Jason Griffin, Construction Association of Michigan
This 15-week course on advanced printreading is designed with an emphasis on heavy commercial construction. During the course of the program, you will gain print reading experience related to site work, mechanical and electrical systems, structural steel, reinforced concrete structures, and finish construction. The course incorporates a combination of lecture, in-class activities and labs designed to assist you with identifying and understanding key elements of the drawing sets commonly used for heavy commercial construction projects. Participants will be issued a textbook that contains a set of drawings that will be used during the course and online resources for additional learning content and support. (15 sessions)
Jason Griffin - Construction Association of Michigan
This course is recommended for employees with a responsibility for site safety. It covers OSHA policies, procedures and standards, as well as construction safety and health principles. Topics include the scope and application of the OSHA construction standards including inspections, citations and appeals, as well as employee & employer rights under the Act. Additional topics include Pre-Task Planning, Focus-Four Hazards, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), and construction specific health issues, among others. Upon completion of the course, students receive an OSHA construction safety and health 30-Hour course completion card. (Class meets 4 times)