OSHA 10 Hour (NOT Available Virtually)

Mon, February 26 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Details:Cost
$195 – 215
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CPM For Scheduling & Disputes

Tue, March 5 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Details:Cost
$250 – 500
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Kent Sussex Traction- Get a Grip on Your Business (In Person or Online)

Tue, March 5 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Details:Cost
$Free – 25
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Adult CPR & First Aid with AED (NOT Available Virtually)

Mon, March 11 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Details:Cost
$85 – 100
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Health Insurance Programs 101 – How Do YOU Fund?

Tue, March 12 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Details:Cost
$25
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Microsoft Office Project Level 1

Tue, March 19 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Details:Cost
$295 – 395
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Rigger and Signaling Certification Review Course

Tue, April 9 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Details:Cost
$349 – 395
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Microsoft Office Project Level 2

Tue, April 16 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Details:Cost
$295 – 395
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Investing - Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Tue, April 16 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Details:Cost
$50 – 65
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Public Bid Workshop

Tue, April 23 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Details:Cost
$Free – 25
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Controlling Cyber Security Insurance

Wed, April 24 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Details:Cost
$Free
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Transitioning a Journeyman to a Crew Leader

Thu, May 16 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Details:Cost
$250 – 325
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OSHA 10 – Hour (NOT available virtually)

Date:               February 26 and 29, 2024

Time:               3 – 8 p.m.

Place:              ABC Delaware Classroom

Cost:                Member: $195             Non-Member: $215

Instructor:        Frank Dobson, Dobson & Associates

 

This course is designed to provide an overview of required safety regulations to meet Federal OSHA Standards on all construction sites and for all trades.  Participants receive completion cards from OSHA. The course covers an intro to OSHA, fall protection, electrical safety, personal protective equipment, material handling, hazcom, Scaffolds, ladders, trenching, confined spaces and fire protection. Manuals included! Program content;

  • Learn basics of understanding/comply with C.F.R. 29 part 1926
  • In depth training on specific safety/health hazards on construction site.
  • Identify and correct OSHA violations

 

 

Adult CPR & First Aid with AED (NOT available virtually)

Date:               March 11, 2024

Time:               4 – 8 p.m.

Place:             ABC Delaware Classroom

Cost:                Member: $85.00 Non-member: $100

Instructor:        Frank Dobson, Dobson Associates

 

Employers are required by OSHA to provide medical and first aid personnel and supplies commensurate with the hazards of the workplace. This course combines lecture, video, demonstrations, and hands-on manikin training, and teaches participants to:

  • Call and work with EMS
  • Perform CPR and care for breathing and cardiac emergencies
  • Avoid blood bone pathogens exposure
  • Know role of automated external defibrillators (AED’s) in Cardiac Chain of survival;
  • Construction oriented class carries a certificate valid for two years.

 

Transitioning a Journeyman to a Crew Leader

Date:               May 14,2024

Time:               8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Place:             ABC Classroom

Cost:               Member $250  Non-Member: $325

Instructor:        Larry Poli

 

No matter whether you call them Crew Leaders, Foreman or Field Supervisors, our frontline supervision is critical to the success of a project. Their influence over the profitability of a project cannot be overstated. Today’s Crew Leader not only needs the Trade skills required to lead a project, but they also need the management skills to communicate with the client and office as well as the people skills to create a team on the job site.

 

Topics Covered:

Leadership skills, Communications Motivation, Team Building, Problem Solving and Decision Making, Safety Regulation, Crew Leader involvement in Safety, Promoting Safety Project Control and delivery Systems, Cost Estimating and Budgeting, Planning Process and Resources, Scheduling, Cost Control, Resource Control, Production and Productivity.

 

How to Navigate the Volatile Construction Market in 2024

Date:                      February 8, 2024

Time:                      9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Place:                    ABC Classroom

Cost:                      $150.00

Instructor:              Offit Kurman and a panel of experts

Other:                    Class is open both in person and virtually. Please select your preference when registering.

 

Join us for a dynamic , multi-panel experience tailored for construction professionals like you.  Contractors, Construction Managers, Architects, Engineers, and Suppliers.

 

Uncover the latest insights and strategies through engaging presentations on crucial topics including:

  • Labor and Employment
  • Contracts
  • Change Orders and Claims
  • Delays & Inefficiencies
  • Thought Leadershp

 

Rigger and Signaling Certification Review Course

Date:               April 9, 2024

Time:               8 a.m.—5 p.m.

Place:              ABC Classroom

Cost:               Member $395.00

Non-Member $595.00

Multiple Members Five or more $349.00

Instructor:        Dave Decker, Becket Training & Consulting

 

This course, an engaging mix of instruction and hands-on, will review ASME Standard Hand Signals and discuss typical crane operations and limitations like drift, dynamic loading and boom deflection. Signal person requirements, such as, working near power lines, using platforms, proper communications and signals, relevant ASME excerpts and OSHA standard 1926, 1400 are also included. The rigging training will incorporate up to date industry requirements and OSHA standards along with details on slings, hitch types, rigging handware inspection, and knots. Each attendee will receive a set of rigging cards that they can use in the field every day. A certificate of completion will be issued upon successful completion of this class. This program meets Delaware and Maryland’s new regulations for training of individuals designated as Rigger and  Signal Person.

 

CPM FOR SCHEDULING & DISPUTES

Date:               March 5, 2024

Time:               8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Place:              ABC Classroom

Cost:                Member $250.00

Non Member $500

Instructor:        Joseph Hellenbrand, Capitol Project Management

Kevin Ecker, Capitol Project Management

 

This class is typically for field supervision, foremen, project engineers, and superintendents. This course will introduce students to critical path method (CPM) scheduling. CPM scheduling is a planning tool to help keep projects on time and within budget. The CPM schedule is a valuable tool for determining what project issues impact the project completion. This course will teach how to properly document and present time extension requests and delay claims.

Following this course, you will be able to:

  • Define the Critical Path Method
  • Know the importance of the Longest Path and Float in CPM scheduling
  • Understand the guidelines for developing a Baseline Schedule
  • Know the common mistakes in performing schedule updates
  • Know the difference between a recovery schedule and acceleration
  • Be able to perform a schedule delay analysis
  • Differentiate the three major types of delay
  • Identify financial damages associated with delays

 

Controlling Cyber Security  Insurance

Date:               April 24, 2024

Time:               11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Place:              ABC Classroom

Cost:                FREE (includes lunch)

Instructor:        MySherpa

 

Insurance companies continue to raise cyber-insurance rates and projected to increase 25%-100%. And this after 62% increase in 2022 and 92% in 2021.  Come learn how to control cyber insurance premiums while increasing security.

 

The seminar will cover the following topics:  Data Breach Response and Notification; Legal and Regulatory compliance; Cyber Extortion and Ransomware; Business interruption and loss of income; Network Security Liability; Third party liability; Intellectual property protection; privacy liability and incident response and Remediation.

 

Microsoft Office Project Level 1

Date:               March 19, 2024

Time:               8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Place:             ABC Classroom

Cost:                Member $295  Non-Member: $395

Instructor:       Hope Lindauer, Lindauer Learning Systems

 

This class includes: Starting a project: Project Management 101, Navigate and customize the project 2013 interface, Add tasks to a project, Add resources to a project and save a project. Working with Project calendars: Manage project time frames and change working time. Working with Project tasks: Manage project tasks and Add summary tasks and milestones. Working with Project resources: Manage project resources and allocate and Level work resources. Delivering a Project plan: Print project views, Share projects and Export projects.

 

Microsoft Office Project Level 2

Date:             April 16, 2024

Time:             8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Place:            ABC Classroom

Cost:              Member $295   Non-Member: $395

Instructor:      Hope Lindauer, Lindauer Learning Systems

 

This class includes: executing a project including enter task progress; monitoring project progress including view project progress, add custom fields, create custom views, and analyze a project plan; Controlling a Project Plan including edit the task list and reschedule tasks; Reporting on Progress including format and share a chart view, view existing reports, create custom reports, and create a visual report; customizing the application including change project options, create a project plan template, share resources and link project plans

 

Investing – Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Date:             April 16, 2024

Time:             9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Place:            ABC Classroom

Cost:              Member $50     Non-Member: $65

Instructor:      Tony Passerini, CLU, ChFC, CFBS, AJP Financial Services

Topic(s):
·         Learn practical ideas on how to build an Integerated Investment Portfolio that
·         Creates A Foundation of Long Term Success – No Matter What Stage of Life Your In
·         Is Built for Any Type of Goal – Not Just Retirement
·         Is Predicated on Your Risk Profile
·         Considers Your Other Resources
·         Is Tax Effiicient
·         Is Cost Effective that enhances your potential investment returns

 

DOWNSTATE 2024 WINTER/SPRING SAFETY CLASSES

PLEASE NOTE: ALL CLASSES ARE HELD AT THE FERGUSON TRAINING ROOM,

32325 LEWES GEORGETOWN HIGHWAY, LEWES, DE 19958

 

 

TRACTION: GET A GRIP ON YOUR BUSINESS (In person or online)

Date:  March 5, 2024

Time:  12-1:30pm

Place: Ferguson Training Room, 32325 Lewes Georgetown Highway, Lewes, DE 19958

Cost: This class is offered at no cost to ABC members, $25 non-members

Instructor: Mark O’Donnell  EOS Worldwide

 

This class will teach Five Leadership Abilities to help you push through organizational growing pains. Key takeaways from this session are learning how to Simplify, Delegate and Elevate, Predict, Systemize, and Structure your organization’s approach to leadership, providing a roadmap to take your growth to the next level.

This course will look at an organization’s structure and teach how to distinguish the difference between the titles in the org chart and having the most effective people in the roles that are needed for success. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

PUBLIC BID WORKSHOP This Class is In-person only!

Date: April 23, 2024

Time: 9-10:30am

Place: NOTE: This class is being held at the RYJ offices: 18404 Johnson Rd, Lincoln, DE 19960

Cost: Member:  This class is offered at no cost to ABC members, $25 non-members

Instructor: Richard Y Johnson & Son

 

Are you currently considering the possibility of bidding on public work projects or have already been submitting on that work with little return? Richard Y Johnson & Son will take attendees through the normal public bidding process and offer their suggestions on ways to improve your submissions and chance of success.

 

FROM JOURNEYMAN TO CREW LEADER This Class is In-person only!

Date: June 6, 2024

Time: 8:30 am – 4 pm (w/Lunch)

Place: Ferguson Training Room, 32325 Lewes Georgetown Highway, Lewes, DE 19958

Cost:    Member: $250

Non-Member:  $325

Instructor: Larry Poli

 

No matter whether you call them Crew Leaders, Foreman or Field Supervisors, our frontline supervision is critical to the success of a project. Their influence over the profitability of a project cannot be overstated. Today’s Crew Leader not only needs the trade skills required to lead a project, they need the managerial skills to communicate with the client and office as well as the people skills to create a team on the job site.

Topics Covered:
• Leadership Skills • Communications• Motivation• Team Building• Problem Solving and Decision Making• Safety Regulation• Crew Leader Involvement in Safety• Promoting Safety• Project Control and Delivery Systems• Cost Estimating and Budgeting• Planning Process and Resources• Scheduling• Cost control• Resource Control• Production and Productivity