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Training Courses

MOST CLASSES ARE SCHEDULED VIA ZOOM. 
IN-PERSON/HYBRID OPTIONS DETERMINED CLOSER TO START DATE.

Accident Awareness
Featured Course for Distracted Driving Awareness Month  
Saturday, April 3, 2021 – 8AM-12PM
 
OSHA-10 Hour
Tuesdays, April 6 & 13, 2021 – 3PM-8PM
 
15-Hour Mandatory Continuing Education for Electricians 
Tuesdays & Thursdays, April 13, 15, 20 & 22, 2021 - 5PM-9PM
 
ICTP
Monday, April 12, 2021 – 8AM-4PM
 
Hoist 1C/2A CE (Continuing Education)
Saturday, April 17, 2021 - 8AM-2PM
 
Pipefitter Prep for Exam 
Saturdays, April 17 & 24, 2021 - 8AM-12PM
 
Sheet Metal Prep for Exam 
Saturday, April 24, 2021 - 8AM-12PM
 
First Aid/CPR
IN PERSON CLASS-LIMIT 10 ATTENDEES
Monday, April 26, 2021 – 5PM-8PM
 
Basic Trenching 
Thursday, April 29, 2021 – 5:30PM-8:30PM
 
OSHA-30 Hour
IN PERSON CLASS
May 10, 17, 24 & 31, 2021 – 8AM-4PM
 
Hoist 1B
Saturday, May 22, 2021 - 8AM-4PM
Reminder: The new website format has changed the way we will register for GCI courses going forward. The registration page will first ask you to fill in your contact information, then will require you to select your course of choice. You must enter your company information to redeem any ABC Member discounts.
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Online Courses

MA Virtual Hot Work Safety Certification
Earn your MA Hot Work Safety Certification with this virtual course from Gould Construction Institute.

Goals of Training – As a result of taking this class, participants will be able to
  • Understand the principles of Hot Work.
  • Explain the types of activities that are classified as Hot Work.
  • Explain how to keep a Hot Work site safe.
Intro to Construction
This 6 lesson construction training program teaches a range of topics to prepare workers for different fields in the construction industry. Beginning with trades safety this program covers liner and distance measurement; fractions, percentages, proportions, and angles; common hand tools; and power cutting tools.
Career Readiness Bootcamp
Career Readiness Bootcamp consists of 10 lessons and is focused on helping you sharpen nine soft skills employers value. This program is designed to keep you moving forward with fun and engaging curriculum.

Key skills covered:
• Integrity
• Professionalism
• Respect
• Communication
• Teamwork
• Planning & Organizing
• Decision Making & Problem Solving
• Customer Focus
• Working with Tools & Technology
Blueprint Reading
The Blueprint Reading programs teach learners the basics behind how to read blueprints. Key concepts taught in this 14 lesson program include:
• Introduction to Print Reading
• Print-Reading Symbols & Abbreviations
• Dimensioning & Tolerancing
• Print Reading Applications
• Building Drawings
• Electronic Drawings
• Hydraulic & Pneumatic Drawings
• Piping: Drawings, Materials & Parts
• Welding Symbols
• Sheet Metal Basics
• Sketching
• Elements of Print Reading
• Reading Shop Prints
• Reading Electrical Schematic Diagrams
• Electrical Blueprint Reading
Online career development training classes are still available through our partnerships with:
Penn Foster: Resources can be found HERE
Wentworth Institute of Technology: Resources can be found HERE

ABC is offering construction industry related webinars weekly. ABC's event calendar can be found HERE

If there is a particular training that you are interested in providing your employees, please contact:
Jeff Cournoyer, Education Coordinator- jeff@gwgci.org
We will work with our partners to see if we can provide online training program options to help keep your employees engaged and learning while social distancing.