Construction Advancement Foundation of Northwest Indiana

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Training and Education

The Construction Advancement Foundation is Northwest Indiana’s leading institution on developing and promoting educational programs that expand and strengthen the safety, quality, productivity, and professionalism of the construction industry. Our state-of-the-art facility has over 10,000 square feet of classroom and training space dedicated to advancing the skills and knowledge of the men and women who work in construction. Courses offered through the Construction Advancement Foundation constantly evolve as new technologies and relevant topics emerge within the industry. Taught by some of the industry’s most knowledgeable instructors, we offer professional development and continuing education courses for professionals in every facet of construction including apprentices, journeymen, field supervision, project managers, estimators, administrative support staff, and executive management.

TRAINING & EDUCATION CLASSES

+ JANUARY 2018

+ (01-24-2018) - Superintendent of Tomorrow

+EVENTS DETAILS

Time: Jan 24th, 2018 | 08:00 am to 11:30 am
Class Description: This CAF Professional Development Program was specifically designed for Field Supervision and Management Responsible for Superintendent Development. This presentation will address the future of the superintendent, how to develop them, and how all collaborating parties will need to evolve with them to ensure the project is completed successfully.
Cost: $100
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  • + (01-26-2018) - 8 Hour Safety Administration for Construction

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    Time: Jan 26th, 2018 | 08:00 am to 04:30 pm
    Class Description: This Class is part of the CAF Construction Site Safety Certificate Program. This training program provides an introduction to OSHA administrative requirements, processes, and procedures. Participants will learn about proactive safety management systems to improve organizational safety culture.
    Cost: $150.00 per person
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  • + (01-31-2018) - Advanced Scheduling Strategies

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    Time: Jan 31st, 2018 | 08:00 am to 11:30 am
    Class Description: The professional development program was specifically designed for Project Managers & Field Supervision. This session will focus on “blocking and tackling” techniques that project teams can incorporate into their schedules. It will also highlight the terms and legal “mumbo jumbo” each PM or superintendent should understand concerning project schedules.
    Cost: $100
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  • + FEBRUARY 2018

    + (02-02-2018) - Succession Planning 101

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    Time: Feb 2nd, 2018 | 08:00 am to 11:30 am
    Class Description: This CAF Professional Development Program was specifically designed for Mid to Upper Level Management. This program will highlight several case studies of how, and why, companies need to do succession planning. We will discuss tools that any company can incorporate into their operations to help ensure transitions are as seamless as possible.
    Cost: $100
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  • + (02-09-2018) - First Aid / CPR Certification

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    Time: Feb 9th, 2018 | 08:00 am to 12:00 pm
    Class Description: Medic First Aid will be providing a First Aid/CPR certification class. The courses are sponsored by the Safety & Health Committee of the Construction Advancement Foundation.
    Cost: $50.00 per person
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  • + (02-09-2018) - 8 Hour Risk Assessment and Accident Investigation

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    Time: Feb 9th, 2018 | 08:00 am to 04:30 pm
    Class Description: This Class is part of the CAF Construction Site Safety Certificate Program. This training program is designed to develop skills in assessing job site hazards so that participants can anticipate risk and plan to manage risks. The program also provides training of accident investigations and the implementation of root cause analysis.
    Cost: $150.00 per person
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  • + (02-16-2018) - 8 Hour Fall Protection Training

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    Time: Feb 16th, 2018 | 08:00 am to 04:30 pm
    Class Description: This Class is part of the CAF Construction Site Safety Certificate Program. This training program offers an in-depth review of OSHA regulations relating to hazard of falling from elevated work areas. More fatalities occur from employees falling than from any other occupational exposure in the construction industry.
    Cost: $150.00 per person
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  • + (02-19-2018) - 2018 CAF Superintendent Academy - 4 Day Training Program

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    Time: Feb 19th, 2018 | 08:00 am to 04:30 pm
    Class Description: The 2018 CAF Superintendent Academy is a comprehensive career advancement program that provides Superintendents, Foremen, and Crew Leaders with the knowledge and skills that every construction supervisor must have to be a productive and effective leader in the union construction industry. All learning modules are taught by industry experts. The program is 4 days and runs from February 19th thru the 22nd.
    Cost: $500
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  • + (02-23-2018) - 8 Hour Trenching and Excavating OSHA Subpart P

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    Time: Feb 23rd, 2018 | 08:00 am to 04:30 pm
    Class Description: This Class is part of the CAF Construction Site Safety Certificate Program. This training program offers an in-depth review of OSHA regulations relating to trenching and excavation. Among other hazards discussed the program focuses on preventing cave-in hazards that could result in fatalities. The training also focuses on soils classification and protective measure to prevent worker injuries and fatalities.
    Cost: $150.00 per person
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  • + MARCH 2018

    + (03-09-2018) - 8 Hour Electrical Safety

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    Time: Mar 9th, 2018 | 08:00 am to 04:30 pm
    Class Description: This Class is part of the CAF Construction Site Safety Certificate Program. This training program offers an in-depth review of OSHA regulations relating to electrical safety. The class also includes a discussion of the NFPA requirements for arc flash and arc blast hazards. The intent of the class is to provide information that the participant can use to manage or prevent electrical hazards.
    Cost: $150.00 per person
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  • + (03-16-2018) - 8 Hour Confined Space Training

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    Time: Mar 16th, 2018 | 08:00 am to 04:30 pm
    Class Description: This Class is part of the CAF Construction Site Safety Certificate Program. This training program offers an in-depth review of OSHA regulations relating to hazard of entering confined space such as tanks, sewers and other spaces in industry and on construction sites. The class is intended to identify hazards and compliance solutions to the hazards associated with confined space entry in the construction industry.
    Cost: $150.00 per person
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  • + (03-16-2018) - 2018 Employee Handbook and Company Policy Review

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    Time: Mar 16th, 2018 | 12:00 pm to 02:00 pm
    Class Description: Join us for our 2018 Employee Handbook and Company Policy Review luncheon. The program will guide you through the myriad of changed laws and point out the most often seen handbook mistakes that could cost you.
    Cost: FREE
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  • + (03-23-2018) - 8 Hour Industrial Hygiene and Environmental

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    Time: Mar 23rd, 2018 | 08:00 am to 04:30 pm
    Class Description: This training program offers an in-depth review of OSHA regulations relating to occupational health hazards and managing occupational health exposures on construction projects. The intent of this training session is to provide information to manage dust mists fumes and other chemicals to effectively to reduce exposures on constructed projects.
    Cost: $150.00 per person
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  • + APRIL 2018

    + (04-06-2018) - 8 Hour Process Safety Management

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    Time: Apr 6th, 2018 | 08:00 am to 04:30 pm
    Class Description: This training focuses on OSHA Process Safety requirements that have the potential of causing catastrophic explosions and releases of toxic and explosive materials as it is related to the construction industry. Participants will learn skills to reduce hazards in construction and to prevent catastrophic disasters caused by explosion and releases of toxic and explosive materials which could cause injuries and fatalities.
    Cost: $150.00 per person
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