Continuing Education Schedule

OSHA-30

Price: $

Date: 10/24/2017

OSHA-30 – This 8-Night class is a comprehensive safety program for anyone involved in the construction industry.  Specifically designed for safety directors, foremen, and supervisors;  the program provides complete information on OSHA compliance issues.  In addition to learning about safety and health hazards in the workplace, students will also learn about Employer Responsibilities and Worker Rights along with Hazard Recognition, Avoidance, Abatement, and Prevention.  Must attend all 8-classes to receive completion card.

Class Dates: Tuesday/Thursday - October 24, 26, 31 & November 2, 7, 9, 14 & 16, 2017

Full STAR Credit

Available Spaces: 21

1st Aid CPR (NORTH DAKOTA)

Price: $

Date: 11/01/2017

This 5-hour class has an emphasis in life saving skills. After completing a written exam and demonstrating skills knowledge, the
student will receive a 2-year certification in First Aid and a 1-year certification in CPR/AED.

Half STAR Credit

Available Spaces: 9

Spray Class

Price: $

Date: 11/04/2017

Spray Class -- This class is designed to give the participant the opportunity to see and experience the repair and operation of a pump, spray gun and electrical system for most major brands of spray equipment that we use in the field today. Graco has provided training to our staff to give the membership the ability to troubleshoot and possibly repair the equipment on site.

Full STAR Credit

Available Spaces: 10

1st Aid/CPR/AED

Price: $

Date: 11/06/2017

This 5-hour class has an emphasis in life saving skills. After completing a written exam and demonstrating skills knowledge, the student will receive a 2-year certification in First Aid and a 1-year certification in CPR/AED.

Half STAR Credit

Available Spaces: 0

RRP Refresher

Price: $

Date: 11/08/2017

(Repair, Renovation, Paint) Pre-requisite of RRP

Half STAR Credit

Available Spaces: 21

PRO-10

Price: $

Date: 11/15/2017

Pro-10 Certification – (2-Night Class) This is a professional skill training class that goes beyond technical training.  A few of the topics covered are; Professionalism, Safety, Communications, Mutual Respect and Changing Perceptions.  You will receive the Pro-10 Certification card upon completion.  Some job sites require you to have this card in order to work on that site, just like OSHA-10 is required.

Full STAR Credit

Available Spaces: 27

NCCCO Signaling

Price: $

Date: 11/17/2017

NCCCO Signal Person -- (3-Day Class) This certification covers hand, voice and radio signals between the signalperson and crane operator. It is a 5-year certification. More jobsites through architectural specifications are requiring certification by the NCCCO versus the “qualification” that our Rigging and Signaling course provides now. This is both a written and practical (“hands-on”) examination. Applications for this course must be turned in to the FTI~UM for the NCCCO at least 6 weeks in advance.

Class Dates: Thursday/Friday - November 17 & December 21 & 22, 2017

Full STAR Credit

Available Spaces: 10

ICRA

Price: $

Date: 11/20/2017

ICRA (Infection Control Risk Assessment) -- (2-Night Class) This class will give the participant the opportunity to work in hospital settings that require all construction workers to carry an ICRA 8-hour awareness card. It will cover what the worker should be concerned about in these areas and how to protect yourself. And also the concerns for the patient’s health as we are working around them.

Full STAR Credit

Available Spaces: 14

Healthy Living

Price: $

Date: 11/29/2017

Healthy Living  -- (1-Night Class) This class will give the student the opportunity to see some options for better lifestyle choices and how to implement them. There will be a blood draw and a questionnaire to help establish a base line of where the participant is starting from.

Half STAR Credit

Available Spaces: 10

1st Aid CPR (Rochester)

Price: $

Date: 11/29/2017

This 5-hour class has an emphasis in life saving skills. After completing a written exam and demonstrating skills knowledge, the student will receive a 2-year certification in First Aid and a 1-year certification in CPR/AED.

Half STAR Credit

Available Spaces: 8

Forklift/Lull

Price: $

Date: 12/04/2017

Forklift – This 4-hour class will feature classroom and hands-on training to qualify the operator.  After passing an exam, operators will receive a 3-year certification.

Lull - Additional 1 hour course for 3 year lull certification.

Half STAR Credit

Available Spaces: 13

Welding (6 classes - Tuesday & Thursday)

Price: $

Date: 12/05/2017

Welding Refresher/Certification – This course is designed for those who would like to prepare for a welding certification.   This course will also focus on an AWS D1.1 Certification. All welding performed in the vertical and overhead positions with E7018 1/8” rod. The welding will be on 5/16” and 3/8 mild steel plate.   Pre-requisite to attend the Certification class, you must have completed the Refresher course.

Classes Dates: Tuesday/Thursday - December 5, 7, 12, 14, 19 & 21, 2017

Must attend all 6-Classes to get the Full STAR credit.

Available Spaces: 0

Forklift/Lull

Price: $

Date: 12/06/2017

Forklift – This 4-hour class will feature classroom and hands-on training to qualify the operator.  After passing an exam, operators will receive a 3-year certification.

Lull - Additional 1 hour course for 3 year lull certification.

Half STAR Credit

Available Spaces: 14

OSHA-10

Price: $

Date: 12/27/2017

OSHA-10 – (2-Night Class) This class provides the trainee with the basics of Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) in construction standards. The course objective is protecting the worker and covers ten different subparts of the OSHA Standards including; Introduction to OSHA, Electrical, Fall Protection, Stairways and Ladders, Scaffold Safety, Tool Safety, Personal Protection Equipment, Hazard Communication, Materials Handling and Ergonomics. Must attend all 10-hours to receive certificate.

Full STAR Credit

Available Spaces: 29

PRO-10

Price: $

Date: 12/27/2017

Pro-10 Certification – (2-Night Class) This is a professional skill training class that goes beyond technical training.  A few of the topics covered are; Professionalism, Safety, Communications, Mutual Respect and Changing Perceptions.  You will receive the Pro-10 Certification card upon completion.  Some job sites require you to have this card in order to work on that site, just like OSHA-10 is required.

Full STAR Credit

Available Spaces: 35

1st Aid/CPR/AED

Price: $

Date: 01/04/2018

This 5-hour class has an emphasis in life saving skills. After completing a written exam and demonstrating skills knowledge, the student will receive a 2-year certification in First Aid and a 1-year certification in CPR/AED.

Half STAR Credit

Available Spaces: 9

MSHA Refresher (Duluth)

Price: $

Date: 01/05/2018

MSHA Refresher

3-Night Class: January 5, February 16 & March 16, 2018

Full STAR Credit

Available Spaces: 40

Respiratory & Health Protection

Price: $

Date: 01/08/2018

Includes Respirator Fit Test

Half STAR Credit

Available Spaces: 17

Low Voltage B

Price: $

Date: 01/13/2018

Low Voltage A & B – This class specifically designed for those who currently hold a PLT License.  As a PLT License holder, you are required to complete 16-hours of continuing education to maintain your license.  This class A will fulfill one half of the 16-hours.  Class B will be added to complete the second 8-hours of the 16-hours required.  Make sure you get into a Class A and Class B before your license expires.  The class will cover the National Electrical Code’s that apply to the Low Voltage and Limited Energy Systems.  You must bring your PLT License with you.

Full STAR Credit

Available Spaces: 18

RRP

Price: $

Date: 01/13/2018

Renovation, Repair & Painting (RRP) – This 8-hour class will teach you how to comply with EPA Renovation, Repair & Painting Rule and the HUD Lead Safe Housing Rule, and how to perform lead-safe work practices safely and effectively. Upon completion of this course, you will be an EPA Certified Renovator.

Full STAR Credit

Available Spaces: 20

OSHA-30 (Rochester)

Price: $

Date: 01/13/2018

OSHA-30 – This 4-Day class is a comprehensive safety program for anyone involved in the construction industry.  Specifically designed for safety directors, foremen, and supervisors;  the program provides complete information on OSHA compliance issues.  In addition to learning about safety and health hazards in the workplace, students will also learn about Employer Responsibilities and Worker Rights along with Hazard Recognition, Avoidance, Abatement, and Prevention.  Must attend all 4 classes to receive completion card.

Class Dates: Saturday/Sunday- January 13, 14, 27 & 28, 2017

Full STAR Credit

Available Spaces: 38

Healthy Living

Price: $

Date: 01/24/2018

Healthy Living  -- (1-Night Class) This class will give the student the opportunity to see some options for better lifestyle choices and how to implement them. There will be a blood draw and a questionnaire to help establish a base line of where the participant is starting from.

Half STAR Credit

Available Spaces: 17

RRP Refresher

Price: $

Date: 02/01/2018

(Repair, Renovation, Paint) Pre-requisite of RRP

Half STAR Credit

Available Spaces: 24

Aerial Lift

Price: $

Date: 02/05/2018

This 5-hours class familiarizes a trainee with the knowledge and skills needed to safely operate a variety of lifts including scissors and telescoping. Trainees participate in extensive step-by-step hands-on training.  In addition, comprehensive classroom will be presented.  After passing an exam, operators will receive a 3-year certification.

Half STAR Credit

Available Spaces: 16

1st Aid/CPR/AED

Price: $

Date: 02/06/2018

This 5-hour class has an emphasis in life saving skills. After completing a written exam and demonstrating skills knowledge, the student will receive a 2-year certification in First Aid and a 1-year certification in CPR/AED.

Half STAR Credit

Available Spaces: 8

Welding (6 classes - Tuesday & Thursday)

Price: $

Date: 02/06/2018

Welding Refresher/Certification – This course is designed for those who would like to prepare for a welding certification.   This course will also focus on an AWS D1.1 Certification. All welding performed in the vertical and overhead positions with E7018 1/8” rod. The welding will be on 5/16” and 3/8 mild steel plate.   Pre-requisite to attend the Certification class, you must have completed the Refresher course.

Classes Dates: Tuesday/Thursday - February 6, 8, 13, 15, 20 & 22, 2018

Must attend all 6-Classes to get the Full STAR credit.

Available Spaces: 8

Supervisory Training Program

Price: $

Date: 02/08/2018

Supervisor Training Program (STP) -- (2-Day Class) This program is designed to strengthen the abilities of project supervisors at all levels. It is appropriate for newer supervisors/foremen to broaden their understanding of the responsibilities of their job and to provide tools and techniques to better fulfill those responsibilities. It is appropriate for experienced supervisors to update their understanding of supervision, to strengthen their skills in traditional areas, and to develop new skills in emerging areas. The program is designed for considerable interaction among Students, encouraging them to learn from one another. It provides ample opportunities for large and small group interactions, as well as practice of skills important to the supervisors. The course is open to all field supervisors, foremen and those who anticipate fulfilling these roles in the near future. Management representatives of the employer is encouraged to attend the course along with their sponsored employees. Companies are asked to invest two (2) days of pay into their attendees.

Full STAR Credit

Available Spaces: 24

Low Voltage A

Price: $

Date: 02/10/2018

Low Voltage A & B – This class specifically designed for those who currently hold a PLT License.  As a PLT License holder, you are required to complete 16-hours of continuing education to maintain your license.  This class A will fulfill one half of the 16-hours.  Class B will be added to complete the second 8-hours of the 16-hours required.  Make sure you get into a Class A and Class B before your license expires.  The class will cover the National Electrical Code’s that apply to the Low Voltage and Limited Energy Systems.  You must bring your PLT License with you.

Full STAR Credit

Available Spaces: 19

Wallcovering

Price: $

Date: 02/10/2018

Wallcoverings - (2-Day Class) Basic wallcovering techniques including preparation and application of type 1 through 3 vinyls and basic fabric application.

Class Dates: Saturday/Saturday - February 10 & 24, 2018

Full STAR Credit

Available Spaces: 12

Aerial Lift

Price: $

Date: 02/14/2018

This 5-hours class familiarizes a trainee with the knowledge and skills needed to safely operate a variety of lifts including scissors and telescoping. Trainees participate in extensive step-by-step hands-on training.  In addition, comprehensive classroom will be presented.  After passing an exam, operators will receive a 3-year certification.

Half STAR Credit

Available Spaces: 19

C-3 Lead Supervisor

Price: $

Date: 02/19/2018

C-3 Lead Supervisor -- (4-Day Class) This is SSPC’s Lead supervisor class for steel structures. During this 40-hour class you will learn about containment, airflow, lead hazards, and legal requirements of a lead supervisor. A prerequisite for this class is the 24-hour lead worker class.

Full STAR Credit

Available Spaces: 7

RRP (Duluth)

Price: $

Date: 02/24/2018

Renovation, Repair & Painting (RRP) – (1-Day Class) This 8-hour class will teach you how to comply with EPA Renovation, Repair & Painting Rule and the HUD Lead Safe Housing Rule, and how to perform lead-safe work practices safely and effectively. Upon completion of this course, you will be an EPA Certified Renovator.

Full STAR Credit

Available Spaces: 24

C-3 Lead Supervisor

Price: $

Date: 02/26/2018

C-3 Lead Supervisor -- (4-Day Class) This is SSPC’s Lead supervisor class for steel structures. During this 40-hour class you will learn about containment, airflow, lead hazards, and legal requirements of a lead supervisor. A prerequisite for this class is the 24-hour lead worker class.

Full STAR Credit

Available Spaces: 8

Aerial Lift

Price: $

Date: 02/28/2018

This 5-hours class familiarizes a trainee with the knowledge and skills needed to safely operate a variety of lifts including scissors and telescoping. Trainees participate in extensive step-by-step hands-on training.  In addition, comprehensive classroom will be presented.  After passing an exam, operators will receive a 3-year certification.

Half STAR Credit

Available Spaces: 20

OSHA-10

Price: $

Date: 03/05/2018

OSHA-10 – (2-Night Class) This class provides the trainee with the basics of Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) in construction standards. The course objective is protecting the worker and covers ten different subparts of the OSHA Standards including; Introduction to OSHA, Electrical, Fall Protection, Stairways and Ladders, Scaffold Safety, Tool Safety, Personal Protection Equipment, Hazard Communication, Materials Handling and Ergonomics. Must attend all 10-hours to receive certificate.

Full STAR Credit

Available Spaces: 40

ICRA

Price: $

Date: 03/10/2018

ICRA (Infection Control Risk Assessment) -- (1-Day Class) This class will give the participant the opportunity to work in hospital settings that require all construction workers to carry an ICRA 8-hour awareness card. It will cover what the worker should be concerned about in these areas and how to protect yourself. And also the concerns for the patient’s health as we are working around them.

Full STAR Credit

Available Spaces: 19

Low Voltage B

Price: $

Date: 03/10/2018

Low Voltage A & B – This class specifically designed for those who currently hold a PLT License.  As a PLT License holder, you are required to complete 16-hours of continuing education to maintain your license.  This class A will fulfill one half of the 16-hours.  Class B will be added to complete the second 8-hours of the 16-hours required.  Make sure you get into a Class A and Class B before your license expires.  The class will cover the National Electrical Code’s that apply to the Low Voltage and Limited Energy Systems.  You must bring your PLT License with you.

Full STAR Credit

Available Spaces: 20

RRP

Price: $

Date: 03/10/2018

Renovation, Repair & Painting (RRP) – This 8-hour class will teach you how to comply with EPA Renovation, Repair & Painting Rule and the HUD Lead Safe Housing Rule, and how to perform lead-safe work practices safely and effectively. Upon completion of this course, you will be an EPA Certified Renovator.

Full STAR Credit

Available Spaces: 24

1st Aid/CPR/AED

Price: $

Date: 03/12/2018

This 5-hour class has an emphasis in life saving skills. After completing a written exam and demonstrating skills knowledge, the student will receive a 2-year certification in First Aid and a 1-year certification in CPR/AED.

Half STAR Credit

Available Spaces: 9

Lead Worker

Price: $

Date: 03/12/2018

Lead Worker – (3-Day Class) This 24-hour course covers all of the State of Minnesota regulations for residential lead abatement practices. It also covers the industrial regulations as recommended by the FTI for workers on industrial projects. Completion of this course allows you to apply to the State for licensure in lead worker abatement.

Full STAR Credit

Available Spaces: 10

OSHA-30

Price: $

Date: 03/12/2018

OSHA-30 – This 8-Night class is a comprehensive safety program for anyone involved in the construction industry.  Specifically designed for safety directors, foremen, and supervisors;  the program provides complete information on OSHA compliance issues.  In addition to learning about safety and health hazards in the workplace, students will also learn about Employer Responsibilities and Worker Rights along with Hazard Recognition, Avoidance, Abatement, and Prevention.  Must attend all 8-classes to receive completion card.

Class Dates: Monday-Thursday - March 12, 13, 14, 15, 19, 20, 21 & 22, 2018

Full STAR Credit

Available Spaces: 38

CAS

Price: $

Date: 03/19/2018

CAS -- (5-Day Class) This class is an SSPC certification of blasting and painting of an ASTM Panel to spec. Participants will be asked to know and understand the inspection tools used for both air quality and paint coating thicknesses. There will be a prep class at the beginning and the last 3 days will be all testing through a SSPC certified inspector.

Full STAR Credit

Available Spaces: 38

Blue Print Reading

Price: $

Date: 03/21/2018

Blue Print Reading – (2-Night Class) This 8-hour class will cover types of lines, symbols, use of scales, dimensions, floor plans, and room finish schedules.

Full STAR Credit

Available Spaces: 12

CAS

Price: $

Date: 03/26/2018

CAS -- (5-Day Class) This class is an SSPC certification of blasting and painting of an ASTM Panel to spec. Participants will be asked to know and understand the inspection tools used for both air quality and paint coating thicknesses. There will be a prep class at the beginning and the last 3 days will be all testing through a SSPC certified inspector.

Full STAR Credit

Available Spaces: 39

Healthy Living

Price: $

Date: 03/28/2018

Healthy Living  -- (1-Night Class) This class will give the student the opportunity to see some options for better lifestyle choices and how to implement them. There will be a blood draw and a questionnaire to help establish a base line of where the participant is starting from.

Half STAR Credit

Available Spaces: 19

PRO-10

Price: $

Date: 04/03/2018

Pro-10 Certification – (2-Night Class) This is a professional skill training class that goes beyond technical training.  A few of the topics covered are; Professionalism, Safety, Communications, Mutual Respect and Changing Perceptions.  You will receive the Pro-10 Certification card upon completion.  Some job sites require you to have this card in order to work on that site, just like OSHA-10 is required.

Full STAR Credit

Available Spaces: 37

Welding (6 classes - Tuesday & Thursday)

Price: $

Date: 04/03/2018

Welding Refresher/Certification – This course is designed for those who would like to prepare for a welding certification.   This course will also focus on an AWS D1.1 Certification. All welding performed in the vertical and overhead positions with E7018 1/8” rod. The welding will be on 5/16” and 3/8 mild steel plate.   Pre-requisite to attend the Certification class, you must have completed the Refresher course.

Classes Dates: Tuesday/Thursday - April 3, 5, 10, 12, 17 & 19, 2018

Must attend all 6-Classes to get the Full STAR credit.

Available Spaces: 8

ICRA (Rochester)

Price: $

Date: 04/03/2018

ICRA (Infection Control Risk Assessment) - This 2- Night class will give the participant the opportunity to work in hospital settings that require all construction workers to carry an ICRA 8-hour awareness card. It will cover what the worker should be concerned about in these areas and how to protect yourself. And also the concerns for the patient's health as they are working around them.

Full STAR Credit

Available Spaces: 19

Supervisory Training Program

Price: $

Date: 04/05/2018

Supervisor Training Program (STP) -- (2-Day Class) This program is designed to strengthen the abilities of project supervisors at all levels. It is appropriate for newer supervisors/foremen to broaden their understanding of the responsibilities of their job and to provide tools and techniques to better fulfill those responsibilities. It is appropriate for experienced supervisors to update their understanding of supervision, to strengthen their skills in traditional areas, and to develop new skills in emerging areas. The program is designed for considerable interaction among Students, encouraging them to learn from one another. It provides ample opportunities for large and small group interactions, as well as practice of skills important to the supervisors. The course is open to all field supervisors, foremen and those who anticipate fulfilling these roles in the near future. Management representatives of the employer is encouraged to attend the course along with their sponsored employees. Companies are asked to invest two (2) days of pay into their attendees.

Full STAR Credit

Available Spaces: 25

ICRA (Duluth)

Price: $

Date: 04/09/2018

ICRA (Infection Control Risk Assessment) - This 2- Night class will give the participant the opportunity to work in hospital settings that require all construction workers to carry an ICRA 8-hour awareness card. It will cover what the worker should be concerned about in these areas and how to protect yourself. And also the concerns for the patient's health as they are working around them.

Full STAR Credit

Available Spaces: 20