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Scheduled Training Courses 2016-2017

Below are the scheduled course dates for the upcoming season. Please click on the course date to register.

NCCCO Crane Certification Preparation Course and Exam
AGC Maine’s 5-day course prepares students for NCCCO examinations. Our instructor will work with students to understand the new qualifications for operators and walk through the testing process. On the 4th or 5th day students will take the exam at AGC Maine. The registration fee includes food and study material. Test exam fees are an additional cost.
Course Date: January 9- 13, 2017

Qualified Rigger and Signal Person
This course covers standard signals for a crane or derrick construction site. Non-standard signals and factors that affect communication. Crane dynamics. Basic rigging techniques and calculations for different types of loads. A written and practical test for signaling. A written test for rigging. Students who pass exams will be issued a certificate of competency with pocket card. This certified course meets the requirements of OSHA regulations.
Course Date: January 19, 2017

Supervisory Leadership Training :Unit 1, Leadership & Motivation
This course will describe the value of effective supervision of workers and improve the construction supervisor’s ability to lead and motivate others.
•The dollars and sense of people in construction
•The role of the construction supervisor
•Helping people perform better
•Motivating and leading others
•Positive feedback
•Training and orienting crew members
•Teams and team building
•Leadership skills in action
Course Date: January 27, February 3, & 10, 2017

First Aid & CPR Training
The purpose of this class is to satisfy the OSHA and MSHA required training in both First Aid and CPR in 1 day. A current State of Maine Certified instructor will address common first aid techniques to injuries on the jobsite. Students will learn the fundamentals of CPR and use their skills to demonstrate their ability on a CPR Dummy. Participants will receive a 2-year certification.
Course Date: February 21, 2017

OSHA 10 Hour Training
A basic course recommended by OSHA as an orientation to occupational safety and health for workers covered by OSHA 29 CFR 1926. OSHA 10 is the standard in the industry for any entry level and a must for supervisors and foremen who manage sites. AGC Maine provides a higher level of training by incorporating current field supervisors and foremen who apply the principles of safety in life experiences useful to everyone on the jobsite today. AGC Maine will issue a card certifying completion.
Course Date: February 28-March 1, 2017

Supervisory Training Program

Unit 2: Communication
This course presents a body of knowledge and skills that today’s construction supervisors need in order to be effective communicators on their job site.

•Effective communication
•Learning to listen
•Carrying on conversations
•Persuasion, negotiation, and confrontation
•Communicating with your crew
•Putting it in writing
•Meetings that work
•Electronic communication
•Improving communication
Course Date: February 24, & March 3 & 17, 2017

Supervisory Training Program – Unit 3, Planning and Scheduling
This course will help construction supervisors understand ways in which planning and scheduling saves time and money, while increasing quality in the construction process.

•Preparing the project plan
•Communicating the plan
•The critical path
•Computer use in scheduling
•Using the schedule on the job site
•Updating the construction schedule
•The schedule as documentation
•Using planning and scheduling

Course Date: April 7, 14 & 21 2017

Work Zone Safety Supervisor
This course will provide a working Knowledge of the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (2009) and will include: Principles of traffic control, installation and removal techniques, safe traffic control areas for workers, and motorists and pedestrians.
Course Date: April 20, 2017


In our facility in Augusta we have a training room for thirty five students. We teach safety courses, professional development and introduce new products to the people who use them everyday.

At AGC you can expect to learn from industry leaders who apply their knowledge on the jobsite. We offer general courses available to members and non-members geared towards the industry. Our training director works with companies to create custom tailored training putting together the necessary components.

From new innovative delivery methods using online training or hands on instruction AGC Maine offers a learning mechanism for everyone. Oversight for our training and new development is spearheaded by industry leaders on our workforce development committee. Members meet monthly to discuss the training and asses the needs. As expected this process allows for the continued development of opportunities.


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