Upcoming Schedule & Course Registration

February 2024

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Time: 08:00 am to 04:30 pm
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* What we know about mental health and Suicide in the construction industry
* Perception of mental health and suicide in Northwest Indiana
* Empowering the Construction workforce
* Prevention of suicide in the Construction Industry

Cost: $0
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March 2024

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Time: 08:00 am to 12:00 pm
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In this engaging program, discover the art of mentoring and how it can profoundly impact both your professional and personal life. While tailored for the construction industry, these invaluable mentoring skills are universally applicable. Whether you're in a corner office, on the project front lines, or coaching from the sidelines, this seminar will empower you to become an effective mentor, helping to bridge the knowledge gap in our evolving industry. Don't miss your chance to leave a lasting legacy—register now!  This is an elective course for the CAF Construction Management Certificate Program.

Cost: $200
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Time: 12:00 pm to 04:00 pm
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Join our CAF professional development seminar and gain the skills to identify, manage, and optimize various project costs, boosting your bottom line. Explore how labor, materials, equipment, and subcontractor costs impact project profitability. Through interactive exercises and analysis of job cost reports, you'll learn to forecast costs, assess project risks, and employ risk-mitigation techniques. Uncover efficient methods to identify critical cost and profit factors and enhance project profitability. Don't miss this opportunity to supercharge your cost control expertise—register now!  This a required course in the CAF Construction Management Certificate Program.

Cost: $200
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Time: 08:00 am to 12:00 pm
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Join our CAF professional development seminar to sharpen your communication skills when stakes are high and outcomes matter most. Dive into two vital aspects: crucial conversations, which navigate high-emotion conflicts, and negotiations, the art of achieving goals through dialogue. Identify your unique communication style, learn tools for better outcomes, and defuse emotional tension to reach consensus in crucial conversations. In the negotiation segment, discover tactics and response strategies through interactive exercises, empowering you to recognize clues and practice effective responses. Leave this session with heightened self-awareness, improved communication, and a toolbox for achieving your project goals. Don't miss this chance to supercharge your conversational and negotiation prowess—register today!  This is an elective course for the CAF Construction Management Certificate Program.

Cost: $200
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Time: 08:00 am to 04:30 pm
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Excavation hazards have caused numerous fatalities in the construction industry. This class offers a review of the OSHA regulations and method of preventing fatalities.

Cost: $100
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Time: 08:00 am to 04:30 pm
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Electrical exposures have caused numerous injuries and fatalities in the construction industry. This course will address the hazards that workers and electricians are exposed to in the workplace, as well as applicable standards.

Cost: $100
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Time: 08:00 am to 12:00 pm
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Join our CAF professional development seminar to acquire the skills to adeptly handle changes on projects. Discover why changes occur, how to address them contractually, and how to implement them in the field. Topics include change recognition, project life cycle phases, secrets to effective scope control, principles of change management, and recommended practices for change order management. Learn to distinguish between significant scope changes and modifications, clearly define changes, and understand their construction lifecycle impact. Discover best practices for change proposals and contract integration, ensuring documented impact, trackable costs, and seamless workflow incorporation. Elevate your ability to organize information, consider cost and time impacts, communicate change effects, and achieve your project goals. Register now for this transformative seminar!  This is an elective course for the CAF Construction Management Certificate Program.

Cost: $200
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Time: 08:00 am to 04:30 pm
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Confined spaces are dangerous and have resulted in death and serious physical harm to workers. This course will review the hazards associated with working in confined spaces and methods of controlling hazards.

Cost: $100
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April 2024

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Time: 08:00 am to 04:30 pm
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Industrial Hygiene involves exposure to chemicals and toxins in the workplace. This course will provide an overview of health hazards in construction and methods to control these hazards.

Cost: $100
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Time: 12:00 pm to 04:00 pm
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Join our CAF professional development seminar to overcome the challenges faced by both office and field leadership in today's demanding construction projects. Dive into effective techniques that empower you to navigate the overwhelming paperwork and coordination demands, reclaim work-life balance, and streamline your time and money management. This seminar is your gateway to acquiring individual skills that seamlessly translate into effective project management techniques. Don't let long hours and constant connectivity hinder your success—register now and unlock the tools for personal and professional growth!  This is a required course for the CAF Construction Management Certificate Program.

Cost: $200
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Time: 08:00 am to 12:00 pm
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Join our CAF professional development seminar to conquer the unpredictability of construction schedules in today's complex landscape. From abrupt pauses to rapid accelerations, we empower teams to thrive amidst these challenges and achieve more with fewer resources. Delve into effective "blocking and tackling" techniques that enhance your project schedules, while demystifying the legal nuances that every PM and superintendent should grasp. Gain practical skills applicable to any project and learn how to transform uncertain timelines into opportunities for success. Register now and elevate your project management prowess!  This is an elective course for the CAF Construction Managament Certificate Program.

Cost: $200
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Time: 08:00 am to 04:30 pm
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OSHA created a higher standard of safety for chemical facilities including refineries & coke plants. This course offers a review of the OSHA process safety standard. This review also includes the requirement for contractors working in the facilities

Cost: $100
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Time: 11:30 am to 03:30 pm
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Unlock the secrets of stable construction with our course, 'Geotechnics for Construction Contractors.' Delve into soil classification, water impact, and cutting-edge techniques for site preparation, compaction, and soil stabilization. Designed for both field and office personnel, this seminar equips you to navigate the complexities of soil properties, ensuring robust foundations and minimizing project delays. Join us to gain essential insights into geotechnical practices that can transform your construction approach. Enroll now for a game-changing experience in building stability.

Cost: $200
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Online Safety Training

The CAF has partnered with ClickSafety! ClickSafety is an online training service that is authorized to deliver OSHA 10 cards, OSHA 30 hour cards, and other online training. There is a cost for this service but the CAF has discounted pricing for contributing contractors. To take advantage of the discounted training, click on the Icon below and create an account to get started.

CAF Click Safety



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