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Updated SEPTEMBER summary of upcoming training classes


Training Companies

The Contractor Coaching Partnership
Offers a number of training classes by Mark Paskell and Shawn McCadden. Please see their website for current training opportunities.

Visit their website or email Mark Paskell

 

September 7 & 13, 2017
8:00am - 3:00pm
Coffee, pastries, and lunch included
Continuing Education for Mass Construction Supervisor License Holders

September 21, 2017
12:00pm - 4:30pm
Coffee and pastries included
Mass Lead Safe Renovator Supervisor RRP Refresher

October 17 & 18, 2017
8:00am - 3:00pm
Coffee, pastries, and lunch included
Continuing Education for Mass Construction Supervisor License Holders

October 24, 2017
8:00am - 4:30pm
Lunch included
Lead-Safe Renovation Certification Training for Massachusetts Contractors

November 8 & 9, 2017
8:00am - 3:00pm
Coffee, pastries, and lunch included
Continuing Education for Mass Construction Supervisor License Holders

December 6 & 7, 2017
8:00am - 3:00pm
Coffee, pastries, and lunch included
Continuing Education for Mass Construction Supervisor License Holders

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The Construction Supervisor Institute (CSI) was created to help Massachusetts Construction Supervisors get the Continuing Education Credits that they need for future license renewals. They hold overview classes for several CEU's as well as two-day courses that fulfill all 12 CEU's, including the necessary prerequisites, necessary for license renewal.

You can email Cathy Wnek, Course Coordinator,  or call 978-566-1366 or email info@csi-institute.net for more information on upcoming classes.

September 12 & 19, 2017
7:30am - 2:00pm (lunch included)
Construction Supervisors Continuing Education Course 

Register Here
$295 Attendance Fee
12 CEUs for this 2-day training

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Construction Safety Institute of New England

Phil Sheehan offers a 2-day classes every month for Contractor Supervisor License training. His no frills class (no lunch included) enables him to charge less.

Construction Supervisor License (CSL) 2-Day Training
September 14 & 15, 2017
7:30am - 2:30pm (lunch is not included)

Click here for PDF flyer

$199 Attendance Fee
12 CEUs for this 2-day training

Register via Email

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LeadSMART

LeadSMART Training Solutions offers certification classes throughout New England. They have Lead Paint Certification, MA Construction Supervisor License, and OSHA classes.

If you have questions about upcoming classes, you can call Ken Mitchell at 888-731-5323 or email him.

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Special Notice - training classes being held by

Rhode Island Builders Association (RIBA)

RIBA Calendar

If East Providence, RI is a convenient location for you, consider signing up for their training classes.

Members & Non-Members
Register here

You can email Sheila McCarthy, or call 401-438-7400 for more information on upcoming classes.

 

 

 

Contractor Training Classes, Building Seminars, Events, and More

September 2017 Various Contractor Training Classes*
Click here for an updated summary of upcoming training classes

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Plan now to attend these upcoming events.

*DISCLAIMER: National Lumber is hosting these events for your convenience, and not responsible for the events being offered. Registration and the content are handled by an outside company. By clicking on the links you will leave the National Lumber website and be taken to another company's website. NOTE: National Lumber and the training companies are not responsible for typographical errors in the information provided here. The ultimate authority for the information is the training company’s website.


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The Contractor Coaching Partnership

Construction Supervisor License CEU Training Massachusetts
and many other training classes.

Visit their website or email Mark Paskell

 

Thursday, September 7 & Wednesday, September 13, 2017
8:00am - 3:00pm
Coffee, pastries, and lunch included
Continuing Education for Mass Construction Supervisor License Holders

This class is for all CSL's, Unrestricted, Restricted and Specialty License holders. However, specialty license holders who only need the 5 core required subjects and one elective can sign up for the second day separately for only $179.00.

Second day includes Core Class plus Safe Business Practices for Contractors, Basic Construction Details for Decks, Porches and Stairs, and Managing and Working with Subs. So everyone wins.

Instructors - Mark Paskell & Shawn McCadden

Register Here

$179 Attendance Fee (9/13 only)
$295 Attendance Fee (both days)
12 CEUs (for both days), 6 CEUs (9/13 only)

 

Thursday, September 21, 2017
12:00pm - 4:30pm
Coffee and pastries included
Mass Lead Safe Renovator Supervisor RRP Refresher

Course topics include a review of the regulations, containment, cleaning practices and recordkeeping. This class includes four hours of lecture and power point presentation. The class ends with a 25 question multiple choice exam. You will receive a certificate of course completion that will comply with EPA/RRP and the Massachusetts Department of Labor Standards (DLS) requirements. The renewal certificate is valid for 5 years.

**You must show a copy of your Initial RRP Training Certificate at class registration**

Register Here 

$165 Attendance Fee
4 CEUs for this training

 

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 & Wednesday, October 18, 2017
8:00am - 3:00pm
Coffee, pastries, and lunch included
Continuing Education for Mass Construction Supervisor License Holders

This class is for all CSL's, Unrestricted, Restricted and Specialty License holders. However, specialty license holders who only need the 5 core required subjects and one elective can sign up for the second day separately for only $179.00.

Second day includes Core Class plus Safe Business Practices for Contractors, Basic Construction Details for Decks, Porches and Stairs, and Managing and Working with Subs. So everyone wins.

Instructors - Mark Paskell & Shawn McCadden

Register Here

$179 Attendance Fee (10/18 only)
$295 Attendance Fee (both days)
12 CEUs (for both days), 6 CEUs (10/18 only)

 

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
8:00am - 4:30pm
Lunch included
Lead-Safe Renovation Certification Training for Massachusetts Contractors

The Department of Labor and Standards requires that contractor firms must apply for a license as a Lead Safe Renovator Supervisor and have at least one certified Lead Safe Renovator Supervisor on the job site when disturbing painted surfaces on pre-1978 housing and child occupied facilities.

Enforcement in Massachusetts is well underway and fines are very high. See the full list of Mass companies fined by DLS. The amounts may surprise you!

Class size is limited, so register today!

Who must be Certified; remodelers, home improvement contractors, painters, electricians, plumbers, handyman, roofers, weatherization contractors, maintenance personnel for property management firms and housing authorities. Also anyone who owns or manages pre 1978 residential properties and contracts for repairs such as landlords, realtors, banks and institutions.

The rule of thumb requiring certification; any of the above who disturb painted surfaces on residential pre 1978 properties for compensation over 6 square ft. per room (interior) or 20 square ft. (exterior). You must be RRP trained to offer to work or work on these pre 1978 properties.

This Mass DLS LSRS RRP training is conducted by The Contractor Coaching Partnership, Inc. This training includes the more stringent Mass requirements that are different than the EPA Initial Course. Unlike the EPA, Mass requires contractors to be compliant with OSHA Lead in Construction, Medical Monitoring and Respiratory Standards. We will explain what you must do to qualify for your Mass Lead License.

In this training you will:

Learn how to comply with the Mass DLS RRP Rule. This includes the new Mass requirments since Mass took over the law on 7/9/2010.

Receive 6 Hours of class training and 2 hours of hands-on training.

Receive your Lead Safe Renovation Supervisor certification after you successfully fulfill the requirements of the course.

This training certifies you for EPA regulated states like NH, VT, ME, CT and New York.

This class will satisfy the training and certification requirements in place by the Massachusetts Department of Labor Standards (DLS), "Lead Safe Renovator-Supervisor," as well as the US EPA RRP "Certified Renovator" and each jurisdiction's applicable rules.

Register Here 

$245 Attendance Fee
8 CEUs for this training

 

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 & Thursday, November 9, 2017
8:00am - 3:00pm
Coffee, pastries, and lunch included
Continuing Education for Mass Construction Supervisor License Holders

This class is for all CSL's, Unrestricted, Restricted and Specialty License holders. However, specialty license holders who only need the 5 core required subjects and one elective can sign up for the second day separately for only $179.00.

Second day includes Core Class plus Safe Business Practices for Contractors, Basic Construction Details for Decks, Porches and Stairs, and Managing and Working with Subs. So everyone wins.

Instructors - Mark Paskell & Shawn McCadden

Register Here

$179 Attendance Fee (11/9 only)
$295 Attendance Fee (both days)
12 CEUs (for both days), 6 CEUs (11/9 only)

 

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 & Thursday, December 7, 2017
8:00am - 3:00pm
Coffee, pastries, and lunch included
Continuing Education for Mass Construction Supervisor License Holders

This class is for all CSL's, Unrestricted, Restricted and Specialty License holders. However, specialty license holders who only need the 5 core required subjects and one elective can sign up for the second day separately for only $179.00.

Second day includes Core Class plus Safe Business Practices for Contractors, Basic Construction Details for Decks, Porches and Stairs, and Managing and Working with Subs. So everyone wins.

Instructors - Mark Paskell & Shawn McCadden

Register Here

$179 Attendance Fee (12/7 only)
$295 Attendance Fee (both days)
12 CEUs (for both days), 6 CEUs (12/7 only)

DISCLAIMER: National Lumber is hosting these events for your convenience, and not responsible for the event being offered. Registration and the content are handled by an outside company. By clicking on the links you will leave the National Lumber website and be taken to another company's website.


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The Construction Supervisor Institute (CSI) was created to help Massachusetts Construction Supervisors get the Continuing Education Credits that they need for future license renewals. They hold overview classes for several CEU's as well as two-day courses that fulfill all 12 CEU's, including the necessary prerequisites, necessary for license renewal.

You can email Cathy Wnek, Course Coordinator,  or call 978-566-1366 or email info@csi-institute.net for more information on upcoming classes.

Tuesday, September 12 & Tuesday, September 19, 2017
7:30am - 2:00pm (lunch included)
Construction Supervisors Continuing Education Course 

Construction Supervisors need to acquire this continuing education course curriculum for license renewal. This material will include the 12 hour requirements needed.

  • Building Codes & Continuing Education
  • Energy Conservation
  • Workplace Safety
  • Lead
  • Business Practices & Workman's Compensation
  • The information being presented is the exact material that every Building Inspector, Building Department, Architect and Engineer is trained on.

    Who Should Attend:

  • Residential & Commercial Builders
  • Remodelers
  • Trade Professionals in the Construction Industry
  • Anyone holding a Massachusetts Construction Supervisor License
  • Register Here
    $295 Attendance Fee
    12 CEUs for this 2-day training

     

    DISCLAIMER: National Lumber is hosting these events for your convenience, and is not responsible for the events being offered. Registration and the content are handled by an outside company. By clicking on the links you will leave the National Lumber website and be taken to another company's website.


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    Construction Safety Institute of New England

    Phil Sheehan of CSI New England offers top-quality OSHA and CSL Renewal Courses for Massachusetts Contractors. Whereas most people can find CSL renewal material boring, Phil uses his humor and experience to bring the material to life. Best of all, CSI New England offers the most affordable price around for 12 CEU training and OSHA Training alike.

    Construction Supervisor License (CSL) 2-Day Training

    Thursday, September 14 & Friday, September 15, 2017
    7:30am - 2:30pm (lunch is not included)


    Register via Email

    Click here for PDF flyer

    DISCLAIMER: National Lumber is hosting this event for your convenience, and not responsible for the event being offered. Registration and the content are handled by an outside company. By clicking on the links you will leave the National Lumber website and be taken to another company's website.


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    LeadSMART Training Solutions

    LeadSMART Training Solutions offers certification classes throughout New England. They have Lead Paint Certification, MA Construction Supervisor License, and OSHA classes.

    If you have questions about upcoming classes, you can call Ken Mitchell at 888-731-5323 or email him at sales@LeadSMARTTraining.com.

    DISCLAIMER: National Lumber is hosting these events for your convenience, and is not responsible for the events being offered. Registration and the content are handled by an outside company. By clicking on the links you will leave the National Lumber website and be taken to another company's website.

     


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    Rhode Island Builders Association, East Providence Training Location

    RIBA offers a variety of training classes at their East Providence training location, which we recommend to our Rhode Island customers. Register at ribuilders.org.

    RIBA Calendar

    You can email Sheila McCarthy, or call 401-438-7400 for more information on upcoming classes.

     


     
     

     

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