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Scheduled Training Courses 2021

NOTE: 2021 Courses will be posted by November 16, 2020. 

Below are the scheduled course dates for the upcoming season. Under each class, we list multiple dates, once a class is filled we will open the next available.  Please click on the course date to register. Course dates are subject to change due to enrollment, weather, or other unforeseen circumstance. Pre-registration is required. Cancellation policies may differ by course, but a participant who cancels five days or less before the scheduled date will be responsible for the advertised price. As courses fill we typically add more dates.

Basic and Advanced Erosion Control Certification Course

Course Summary:

o Necessity and purpose of Erosion Control

o Methods of Erosion Control (e.g., riprapping, mulch, and sediment barriers)

o Proper selection, installation, and maintenance practices

The course is of primary interest to contractors, but also beneficial to municipal code enforcement officers,

engineers, and public works employees. The Course is required for certification in Erosion Control practices.

One-Day Class.

Time: 8am-4pm (unless listed otherwise)

Dates: [February 25, 2021] https://agcmaine.ticketspice.com/february-2021-basic-advanced-erosion-control

[March 17, 2021] https://agcmaine.ticketspice.com/march-2021-basic-advanced-erosion-control

[May 6, 2021] *ReCert https://agcmaine.ticketspice.com/may-2021-basic-advanced-erosion-control-recertification

[June 17, 2021] https://agcmaine.ticketspice.com/june-2021-basic-advanced-erosion-control

 

HAZWOPER 8-Hour Refresher

Course Summary:

o Guidance to safely work in hazardous environments

o Cleanup of hazardous waste sites

Course assists in satisfying the annual training requirement of Hazardous Waste

Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) rule, found in Title 29 of the Code of

Federal Regulations. One-Day Class.

Time: 8am-4pm (unless listed otherwise)

Dates: [January 29, 2021] https://agcmaine.ticketspice.com/january-2021-hazwoper-refresher-8-hour

 

Qualified Rigger and Signal Person

Course Summary:

o Standard/non-standard signals for crane or derrick construction site

o Factors that affect communication

o Crane dynamics

o Basic rigging techniques/calculations for various loads

o Written and practical test for signaling

o Written test for rigging

Certificate and pocket card is issued upon passing and completion of the exam.

Course meets the requirements of OSHA regulations. One-Day Class.

Time: 8am-4pm (unless listed otherwise)

Dates: [January 7, 2021] https://agcmaine.ticketspice.com/january-2021-qualified-rigger-signal-person

[February 18, 2021] https://agcmaine.ticketspice.com/february-2021-qualified-rigger-signal

[March 18, 2021] https://agcmaine.ticketspice.com/march-2021-qualified-rigger-signal

[April 22, 2021] https://agcmaine.ticketspice.com/april-2021-qualified-rigger-signal

 

NCCCO Crane Certification Preparation Course and Exam

Course Summary:

o Prepares students for the NCCCO examinations

o Comprehensive description on updated qualifications for operators

o Detailed walk-through of the testing process

Exam held at AGC Maine. The fee includes food and study material. Five-Day Class.

*written tests, practical training, and exams are an additional cost.

Time: 8am-4pm (unless listed otherwise)

Dates: [January 11-15, 2021] https://agcmaine.ticketspice.com/january-2021-nccco-crane-certification

[February 8-12, 2021] https://agcmaine.ticketspice.com/february-2021-nccco-crane-certification  (Registration not open yet.)

[March 8-12, 2021] https://agcmaine.ticketspice.com/march-2021-nccco-crane-certification  (Registration not open yet.)

 

Articulating NCCCO Crane

Course Summary:

o Instructor will work with students to understand all the qualifications for operators and walkthrough

the testing process.

The registration fee includes food and study material. Three-Day Class

*written tests, practical training, and exams are an additional cost.

Time: 8am-4pm (unless listed otherwise)

Dates: [March 29-31, 2021] https://agcmaine.ticketspice.com/march-2021-nccco-articulating-crane

 

Construction First-Aid & CPR Training

Course Summary:

o Learn common first-aid techniques to injuries on the job site

o Fundamentals of CPR (practicing on a CPR Dummy)

Complete OSHA and MSHA require training in both First-Aid and CPR.

Students will receive a 2-year certification upon completion. One-Day Class.

Time: 8am-4pm (unless listed otherwise)

Dates: [January 26, 2021] https://agcmaine.ticketspice.com/january-2021-first-aidcpr

[February 23, 2021] https://agcmaine.ticketspice.com/february-2021-first-aid-cpr

[March 23, 2021] https://agcmaine.ticketspice.com/march-2021-first-aidcpr

[April 28, 2021] https://agcmaine.ticketspice.com/april-2021-first-aidcpr

 

OSHA 10-Hour Training

Course Summary:

o 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 fire supervisors and foremen who apply the principles

of safety in life experiences useful to everyone on the job site today.

AGC Maine will issue a card certifying completion. Two-Day Class.

Time: 8am-4pm (unless listed otherwise)

Dates: [April 27-28, 2021] https://agcmaine.ticketspice.com/april-2021-osha-10-hour-training

 

Flagger Trainer Certification

Course Summary

o All privately employed flaggers must have training consistent with the “Manual on Uniform

Traffic Control Devices.” This course will train and test participants to be the Maine Department

of Transportation (MDOT) “Flagger Certifiers,” who are responsible for training and

certifying employees within their own companies to be flaggers.

This course allows you to train flaggers under your employment. One-Day Class.

Time: 8am-4pm (unless listed otherwise)

Dates: [March 2, 2021] https://agcmaine.ticketspice.com/march-2021-flagger-certifier

[April 8, 2021] https://agcmaine.ticketspice.com/april-2021-flagger-trainer-certification

 

Work Zone Safety Supervisor Course

This course provides a working knowledge of the “Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (2009)

and will include:

o Principles of traffic control

o Installation and removal techniques

o Safe traffic control areas for workers, motorists, and pedestrians.

One-Day Class.

Time: 8am-1pm (unless listed otherwise)

Dates: [January 5, 2021] https://agcmaine.ticketspice.com/january-2021-work-zone-safety

[February 16, 2021] https://agcmaine.ticketspice.com/february-2021-work-zone-safety

[March 16, 2021] https://agcmaine.ticketspice.com/march-2021-work-zone-safety

[April 20, 2021] https://agcmaine.ticketspice.com/april-2021-work-zone-safety

 

Emerging Leaders Fundamentals (Formerly “Construction Leadership Institute”)

Preparing future leaders in Maine’s construction industry by providing opportunities for professional

growth and exploration, networking, and a chance to address current and future constriction-related

issues. Students in the ELF program will leave with advanced skills, resources, and shared knowledge

from a working group designed to move the industry into the future.

Course Summary:

o Defining Leadership & Personality Profiles

o Legislative & Public Policy

o Communication & Crisis Management

o Managing Safety & Quality

o Negotiating Skills & Dealing with Conflict

o Global & Regional Impacts on Construction

o Customer Relations, Adding Value

o Legal & Contract Issues

o Managing Employee Issues

o Financial & Business Basics

Time: 8am-4pm (unless listed otherwise)

Dates: [February 5, 2021], [February 19, 2021], [March 5, 2021], [March 19, 2021], [April 2, 2021] https://agcmaine.ticketspice.com/2021-emerging-leaders-fundamentals

 

Construction Supervision Fundamentals

The CSF course is designed for aspiring front-line leaders who are looking to learn the entry-level

management skills to lead construction activities. This is a 25-hour in-seat course consisting of nine

sessions.

Students will receive certification upon completion of all nine sessions. Four-Day Class.

Course Summary:

o Session 1: Team Management

o Session 2: Project and Team Leadership

o Session 3: Communication Skills

o Session 4: Time Management and Project Scheduling

o Session 5: Risk Management

o Session 6: Construction Law and Contract Documents

o Session 7: Problem Resolution

o Session 8: Productivity and Cost Control

o Session 9: Skill Development

Time: 8am-4pm (unless listed otherwise)

Dates: [January 18-21, 2021] https://agcmaine.ticketspice.com/january-2021-construction-supervision-fundamentals

 

LEAN Construction Program

Lean Construction is a combination of operational research and practical development in design and

construction with an adaptation of lean manufacturing principles and practices to the end-to-end

design and construction process.

This is a certificate program that consists of seven units. Following the completion of all seven units,

Individuals will have a deep knowledge of both the theory and application of Lean Constrictions and ve

able to sit for an exam to earn AGC’s Certificate of Management – Lean Construction (CM-LC)

credential.

Course Summary:

o Unit 1: Variation in Production Systems

o Unit 2: Pull in Production

o Unit 3: Workstructuring

o Unit 4: The Last Planner System

o Unit 5: Lean Supply Chain and Assembly

o Unit 6: Lean Design and Preconstruction – Choose by Advantage Training

o Unit 7: Problem-Solving Principles and Tools

Time: 12pm-3pm (virtual) (unless listed otherwise)

Dates: Winter Series

Mandatory attendance for all classes to receive credit.

Units 1 & 2: [January 12th, 14th, 19th] (9hrs virtual instruction)

Units 3 & 4: [January 21st, 26th, 28th] (9hrs virtual instruction)

Unit 5: [February 2nd, 4th] (6hrs virtual instruction)

Unit 6: [February 9th, 11th] (6hrs virtual instruction)

Unit 7: [February 23rd, 25th] (6hrs virtual instruction)

Optional Exam Prep: [March 2nd] (2hrs virtual instruction)

https://agcmaine.ticketspice.com/2021-lean-construction-winter-series

ABOUT 

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 every day.

At AGC you can expect to learn from industry leaders who apply their knowledge on the job site. 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 assess the needs. As expected this process allows for the continued development of opportunities.