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

+ OCTOBER 2017

+ (10-20-2017) - 8 Hour Safety Administration for Construction

+EVENTS DETAILS

Time: Oct 20th, 2017 | 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 peson
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  • + (10-20-2017) - First Aid / CPR Certification

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    Time: Oct 20th, 2017 | 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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  • + (10-26-2017) - The New AIA Documents - What Contractors Need To Know

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    Time: Oct 26th, 2017 | 12:00 pm to 02:00 pm
    Class Description: AIA Contract Documents have long been viewed as the industry standard in reflecting current industry practices and fairly balancing the risks and responsibilities of all project participants. The AIA issues major revisions to their standard contract forms every ten years. DSV will host a seminar to discuss the new AIA 2017 contract documents, including the changes to the widely used A101 (Owner/Contractor), B101 (Owner/Architect), A201 (General Conditions) and A401 (Subcontract) agreements. This luncheon was specifically developed to help contractors and sub-contractors understand the new documents and the implications that they will have on construction projects.
    Cost: FREE
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  • + (10-27-2017) - 8 Hour Risk Assessment and Accident Investigation

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    Time: Oct 27th, 2017 | 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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  • + NOVEMBER 2017

    + (11-03-2017) - 8 Hour Fall Protection Training

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    Time: Nov 3rd, 2017 | 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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  • + (11-03-2017) - 2017 Business and Economic Outlook - Register at NWIBRT.ORG

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    Time: Nov 3rd, 2017 | 08:00 am to 12:00 pm
    Class Description: YOU MUST REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT AT WWW.NWIBRT.ORG. This is a joint NWIBRT/CAF event. This event is designed for business executives and project managers. Registration Link: https://nwibrt.org/nwibrt-caf-present-business-and-economic-outlook-2017/
    Cost: FREE
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  • + (11-10-2017) - 8 Hour Trenching and Excavating OSHA Subpart P

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    Time: Nov 10th, 2017 | 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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  • + (11-17-2017) - 8 Hour Electrical Safety OSHA Subpart S

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    Time: Nov 17th, 2017 | 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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  • + (11-30-2017) - Delays in Construction Contracts – Protecting Against Delay Damages and How to Recover Your Losses

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    Time: Nov 30th, 2017 | 12:00 pm to 02:00 pm
    Class Description: One of the greatest financial risks for contractors on a construction project are schedule delays. A contractor may incur internal cost overruns as well as face liability exposure to the project owner. It is common in construction contracts for contractors to be assessed damages for late completion. Frequently these deductions are assessed as d "liquidated damages". As a construction contractor, your work can be delayed for reasons beyond your control. If this happens, you want to make sure your interests are protected, liability is limited and that you can recover your losses. In order to do so, you will need to ensure that their contract limits the impacts of damages for delay and late performance. This luncheon is specifically designed for construction contractors. Participants will gain valuable insight on delay clauses including: scheduling requirements, delay damages, no-damage-for-delay clauses, liquidated damages, as well as how to manage the risk of delays through contract negotiations with the owner and maximize your chance of recovery for such delays.
    Cost: FREE
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  • + DECEMBER 2017

    + (12-01-2017) - 8 Hour Confined Space Training

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    Time: Dec 1st, 2017 | 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 at 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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  • + JANUARY 2018

    + (01-05-2018) - 8 Hour Industrial Hygiene and Environmental

    +EVENTS DETAILS

    Time: Jan 5th, 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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  • + (01-12-2018) - 8 Hour Process Safety Management

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    Time: Jan 12th, 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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