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

EPA RRP Lead Renovator Refresher Course
May 19th – 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
This refresher course is the EPA Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP), a half-day course that provides basic lead-based paint information to contractors who perform renovations, repairs, and painting activities in houses built before 1978 or child-occupied facilities, as required by EPA and the State of MI. 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, personal protection equipment, training of non-certified workers, and more. Successful completion of this course and award of the training certificate qualifies the trainee as a Certified Renovator. Click here for more info and to register.

Prevailing Wage Compliance
May 19th – 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
You should attend this session if you are a small contractor bidding ARRA (Recovery Act) MDOT Highway, Schools, University, and Heavy Construction Projects. This introduction to Prevailing Wage will cover Michigan's Prevailing Wage Act 166, as well as the Federal Davis-Bacon Act, wage determination, worker classifications, fringe benefit credits, and contractor responsibilities. Click here for more info and to register.

Project Management and Supervision
May 20th – 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
This course provides a thorough presentation of the principles used in Project Management. Participants receive instruction in effective management of projects to enable them to remain competitive and successful in today’s construction environment. The project environment is discussed, as well as tools to plan organizational response to work. Project management implementation is explained including the effective management of resources. Projects rarely go according to plan – strategy and tactics are explained to manage project change, and effective project closeout is discussed. Click here for more info and to register.

Ground-Supported Scaffold – Competent Person
May 21st - 22nd – 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
This program will cover the provisions for the safe use of ground-supported scaffold systems in accordance with MIOSHA Part 12: Scaffolds & Scaffold Platforms, OSHA Subpart L, and industry best practices. The program will be a mixture of lecture, case study review, and hands-on activities utilizing a 1/3 scale training scaffold frame system . Click here for more info and to register.