ALL NEW this year, the  NCA Foundations for Construction Professionals Certificate, a program offering seven Gold Seal accredited training courses instructed by Ellaline Davies of Safety Works Consulting Inc.

What are members saying? Read the fantastic testimonials !
IMPACT OF YOUR ATTITUDE ON EMPLOYEES
Monday, September 10, 2018 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
* 1 Gold Seal Credit *Lunch is provided
$250 (+HST) Members/$300 (+HST) Non-members
*Pre-payment is needed for this registration. We require 48 business hour advance notice for cancellation. 
So you're the boss. Everyone knows it because a) you tell them you are b) you keep quietly to yourself c) you never interact with your employees or d) you are the party animal at workplace events. We could keep adding to the list above, couldn't we!
Regardless of your style of ownership, there are good and bad outcomes to come from any of those styles!
Learn how your behavior impacts your bottom line. Discover the great things that you are doing and areas for improvement.
The course has a lecture format followed by small group participation and large group discussion.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:  Employers, Owners
SO YOU'RE MANAGING IN CONSTRUCTION -
A CAUSE FOR CONCERN OR CELEBRATION ?
Monday, September 17, 2018 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
* 1 Gold Seal Credit *Lunch is provided
$250 (+HST) Members/$300 (+HST) Non-members
*Pre-payment is needed for this registration. We require 48 business hour advance notice for cancellation. 
One day refresher supervisor course for those who have taken a supervisor course before. *Need to know about legislative changes
‘Need to Know' Basics When Taking on Supervisory Roles in Construction 

ABOUT THE COURSE:
Do you remember who you worked for? Were they a good boss or a poor one? How did you feel when you worked for them? Were they good experiences or not? Most importantly: Did it impact the way that you did your job! 
The course has a lecture format followed by small group participation and large group discussion. 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:  Employers, Owners, Managers, Supervisors, Executives
TAKING CARE OF THE 'BAD SEEDS' IN YOUR CONSTRUCTION BUSINESS
Friday, September 28, 2018 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
* 1 Gold Seal Credit *Lunch is provided
$250 (+HST) Members/$300 (+HST) Non-members
*Pre-payment is needed for this registration. We require 48 business hour advance notice for cancellation. 
Too many construction employers are ‘nice guys'. Some construction employers are afraid of an employee.

In this course we'll look at who the bad seeds are, what they do and the impact that they have on other workplace parties. We'll look at the identification of these employees and what we can expect the outcome to be if we do nothing.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:  Employers, Owners, Managers, Supervisors
CREATING SUCCESSFUL EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
* 1 Gold Seal Credit *Lunch is provided
$250 (+HST) Members/$300 (+HST) Non-members
*Pre-payment is needed for this registration. We require 48 business hour advance notice for cancellation. 
So you have a business and you've hired people to perform specific duties. Are they doing them?
If not, why not? What can you do as an owner to ensure that both you and the employee are on the same page?

This course will take you on a journey of employee accountability and how expectations can go in the wrong direction. You'll be provided with the tools to hold employees accountable for the job duties that they are assigned and how to deal with excuses.

The course has a lecture format followed by small group participation and large group discussion.

Who Should Attend: Employers, Owners, Managers, Supervisors
INJURED WORKER?
SUCCESSFUL WSIB OUTCOMES FOR CONSTRUCTION WORKPLACE INDUSTRY CLAIMS
Thursday, October 4, 2018 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
* 1 Gold Seal Credit *Lunch is provided
$250 (+HST) Members/$300 (+HST) Non-members
*Pre-payment is needed for this registration. We require 48 business hour advance notice for cancellation. 
There have been significant changes to the WSIB in Ontario in recent years and how injuries are to be managed by employers.

This course delivers information on managing workplace injuries to prevent financial impacts on the company. It combines a review of the WSIB protocols and a practical component in the completion of forms.

You'll also learn how to manage the case of the injured worker and how to use the WSIB help that is available to you.

The course has a lecture format followed by small group participation and large group discussion.

Who Should Attend:
  • Anyone who completes the WSIB forms – Office Managers, HR Managers
  • Anyone who oversees the case of an injured worker – H & S Coordinators, Managers
  • Anyone who works with the injured worker – Supervisors, Employers
HANDLING WORKPLACE VIOLENCE &
HARASSMENT IN CONSTRUCTION
Thursday, November 8 & Friday November 9, 2018 (2 day course) 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
* 2 Gold Seal Credit *Lunch is provided
$475 (+HST) Members/$550 (+HST) Non-members

*Pre-payment is needed for this registration. We require 48 business hour advance notice for cancellation. 
Now covered under the Occupational Health and Safety Act in Ontario, employers cannot turn away from situations of workplace harassment or violence.
This course will take you on a journey of how simple acts of harassment can build to acts of violence. We'll cover what harassment looks like and the different forms that violence can take in construction workplaces.
We'll look at the Rights of workers and what the law requires of Employers.
The course has a lecture format followed by small group participation and large group discussion.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:  Employers, Owners, Managers, Supervisors
MENTAL HEALTH & YOUR CONSTRUCTION WORKPLACE
Monday, December 10 & Tuesday,
December 11, 2018 (Two Days) 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
* 2 Gold Seal Credit *Lunch is provided
$475 Members (+HST)/$550 (+HST) Non-members
*Pre-payment is needed for this registration. We require 48 business hour advance notice for cancellation. 
The Issue  - Did You Know?
  • On any given week, more than 500,000 Canadians will not go to work because of mental illness
  • More than 30% of disability claims and 70% of disability costs are attributed to mental illness.
  • Approximately $51 billion each year are lost to the Canadian economy because of mental illness.
** Courtesy of Mental Health Commission of Canada ** Mental Health is a Canada-wide hot topic and it impacts construction workplaces.
This subject embodies the potential for violence and harassment, employee absenteeism and many other areas of the work day.
The Canadian Standards Association developed, in partnership with employers and other stakeholders, the National Standard of Canada for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace.

The course has a lecture format followed by small group participation and large group discussion.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND : Managers, Employers, Supervisors
Please see the attached REGISTRATION FORM
Niagara Construction Association | 905-682-6661