Please see the links below for upcoming class information, cost, and registration. If you need further assistance, email Kacey Lewis or call (248) 972-1133

EPA RRP Lead Renovator: Initial – HYBRID CLASS
September 21st – 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
This course is the EPA Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP), a one-day course that provides basic lead-based paint information. Course topics include: lead characteristics, uses, health effects on adults and children, lead-safe work practices to minimize lead containing dust during work activities, negative lead assessments, clean-up procedures, post-cleaning verification, PPE, and more. Click here for more info and to register.
 
Estimating - ONLINE
September 23rd-25th – 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
This course provides an overall knowledge of construction cost estimating from the standpoint of a General Contractor or Construction Manager, focusing on procedures for basic quantity take-offs and pricing for most construction divisions from Earthwork to Electrical. An overview and demonstration of estimating tools and software will be conducted throughout the class. (Prerequisite - Blueprint Reading experience) Click here for more info and to register.

Contract Payment Provisions
October 6th – 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
This class identifies various payment and dispute resolution provisions contained in the construction industry’s form contracts and private contracts. Examine alternative dispute resolution provisions for mediation, arbitration, and litigation and identify which clauses are to be avoided and which alternative dispute clauses are fair and effective. Finally, we will examine the Michigan Builders Trust Fund Act – MCLA 570.151. Click here for more info and to register.

Scheduling & Planning
October 6th – 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
This course introduces the concepts of Critical Path Method (CPM) for scheduling, typically performed with Primavera or Microsoft Project software; however, students will develop a CPM network by hand to understand what the scheduling tools and computer applications are doing. Sample computer reports will be shown and discussed. A schedule has value if it is used. Click here for more info and to register.

Construction Change Order – ONLINE
October 7th – 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
This course contains the building blocks every estimator, project engineer, superintendent, project manager or construction professional needs to know about the construction change order process. Reviewing actual job change orders and exercises during the class make this seminar meaningful and beneficial for all participants. Click here for more info and to register.