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

+ NOVEMBER 2019

+ (11-14-2019) - 8 Hour Trenching and Excavating OSHA Subpart P

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Time: Nov 14th, 2019 | 8:00 am to 4:30 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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+ (11-21-2019) - 8 Hour Electrical Safety OSHA Subpart S

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Time: Nov 21st, 2019 | 8:00 am to 4:30 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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  • + DECEMBER 2019

    + (12-13-2019) - First Aid / CPR Certification

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    Time: Dec 13th, 2019 | 8:00 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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  • + (12-19-2019) - 8 Hour Confined Space Training

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    Time: Dec 19th, 2019 | 8:00 am to 4:30 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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  • + JANUARY 2020

    + (01-08-2020) - Construction Superintendent of Tomorrow

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    Time: Jan 8th, 2020 | 8:00 am to 11:30 pm
    Class Description: Designed for Superintendents and Operations Managers Learn How the Skill Sets of Field Superintendents Will Change in the Future. 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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  • + (01-09-2020) - 8 Hour Industrial Hygiene and Environmental

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    Time: Jan 9th, 2020 | 8:00 am to 4:30 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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  • + (01-23-2020) - 8 Hour Process Safety Management

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    Time: Jan 23rd, 2020 | 8:00 am to 4:30 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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  • + (01-30-2020) - Construction Project Planning and Advanced Scheduling

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    Time: Jan 30th, 2020 | 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
    Class Description: Designed for Project Managers, Planners, Schedulers and Project Control Staff. Participants in this course will learn how to effectively plan, organize, communicate, and analyze a project based upon its scope and schedule. In the morning, participants will learn the primary goals of project management and how different project organizations function within the industry. In the afternoon, the participants will build on the scheduling process learned in the morning. Using a project schedule, they will learn how to develop resource loaded schedules and how to use them to predict project outcomes.
    Cost: $150
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  • + (01-31-2020) - Estimating and Bidding Strategies for Contractors

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    Time: Jan 31st, 2020 | 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
    Class Description: Designed for Procurement Managers, Bid Managers, Estimating Leads, Project Managers, Estimators, and Project Engineers. The participants in this program will learn how to decipher the key elements of project Requests for Proposals and how to formulate a response to the request. This interactive session uses case studies to have the participants see how the development of proposals and pricing affects can be efficient and effective. The participants will learn to assess different risks associated with proposals and how to develop approaches which can be rationally priced. In the end they will leave the seminar with an improved understanding of different costs models and how they can implement a definable, repeatable and trainable estimating and bidding strategy.
    Cost: $100
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