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Construction Training

Background
According to the Research and Planning Office of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, half of all new job gains since 2018 occurred in the Construction Sector. The State of Wyoming has committed to funded training for Construction workers in the field who are not able to participate in traditional training programs due to their professional work schedule.


Who qualifies to participate in this training? 
This training is available to all Wyoming Construction Companies and their workers, as well as to all Wyoming residents, who would like to obtain training for his/her future career in the Construction Sector. 


What are the benefits of participating and completing the training? 
A trained Construction workforce will allow Wyoming Construction companies to become more competitive and workers to potentially earn a higher income upon the completion of the training.


Areas of Training and Acknowledgement
Participants will be able to enroll in any one or all five training courses, also referred to as modules, that will be offered through the Civil, Architectural Engineering, and Construction Management Department at the University of Wyoming.


 
A participant will receive a “Certificate of Completion” by the Civil, Architectural, and Construction Management Department after the successful completion of each module.

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A participant will receive a “Certificate of Accomplishment” by the Civil, Architectural, and Construction Management Department after the completion of all five modules.

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A module will be offered over the course of one week as stipulated below. To successfully complete a module will include full class participation, small group work, and reflective feedback on the learning experience. 


Fall Course Schedule

 

Module 1: Construction Documents and Contracts

Register for Module 1

Module Description: This module will introduce participants to various contract documents, contracts, and the roles and responsibilities of the parties involved and their impact on the construction process. (8 hour commitment)

  • Module 1 Session 1: Thursday, September 17th, 2020 between 1:00 PM and 5:00 PM (4 hours) 
  • Module 1 Session 2: Thursday, September 24th, 2020 between 1:00 PM and 5:00 PM  (4 hours) 

 

Module 2: Construction Plan Reading  

Register for Module 2

Module Description: This module will introduce participants to basic construction plan reading skills; including floor plans, elevation plans, mechanical plans, electrical plans, structural plans, etc. (8 hour commitment)

  • Module 2 Session 1: Thursday, October 1st, 2020 between 1:00 PM and 5:00 PM (4 hours) 
  • Module 2 Session 2: Thursday, October 8th, 2020 between 1:00 PM and 5:00 PM  (4 hours) 

 

Module 3: Construction Bidding and Estimating

Register for Module 3

Module Description: This module will introduce participants to the estimation of construction materials, labor, and costs, through reading drawings, calculating work quantities, and costing construction work. (8 hour commitment) 

  • Module 3 Session 1: Thursday, October 15th, 2020 between 1:00 PM and 5:00 PM (4 hours) 
  • Module 3 Session 2: Thursday, October 22nd, 2020 between 1:00 PM and 5:00 PM  (4 hours) 

 

Module 4: Construction Scheduling 

Register for Module 4

Module Description: This module will introduce participants to the planning and control of construction activities, resources, and costs.  Topics include critical path analysis/methodology, progress monitoring, schedule compression, schedule acceleration resource management, and cost control. (8 hour commitment) 

  • Module 4 Session 1: Thursday, October 29th, 2020 between 1:00 PM and 5:00 PM (4 hours) 
  • Module 4 Session 2: Thursday, November 5th, 2020 between 1:00 PM and 5:00 PM  (4 hours) 

 

Module 5: Construction Site Management 

Register for Module 5

Module Description: This module will introduce participants to various Construction Site Management concepts like, jobsite layout and control, jobsite labor relations and control, personal and safety management, subcontracting, purchasing, and project quality management. (8 hour commitment) 

  • Module 5 Session 1 : Thursday, November 12th, 2020 between 1:00 PM and 5:00 PM (4 hours) 
  • Module 5 Session 2: Thursday, November 19th, 2020 between 1:00 PM and 5:00 PM  (4 hours) 

 


 Partners and Resources

 

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Wyoming Department of Workforce Services provides an efficient internal structure that benefits all stakeholders. The three primary areas of  Wyoming Department of Workforce Services are 1) Workforce Standards, 2) Policy and Communications, and 3) Workforce Programs. 

 

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The Associated General Contractors of Wyoming provides benefits and services to its members through political involvement, training, safety programs, and career opportunities which offer advancement for member employees, promotes the construction industry, and ensures a competitive opportunity that benefits all citizens of Wyoming.

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The Southeast Wyoming Builders Association is a professional trade association in partnership with the Wyoming Home Builders Association and the National Association of Home Builders. Membership in the Association promotes professionalism within the industry, provides educational and safety instruction, and fosters creativity and community leadership.

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The Wyoming Construction Coalition is the voice of Wyoming ’s construction profession. They advocate, educate, and communicate for a successful construction industry.

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Wyoming at Work is a complete set of employment tools for job seekers in Wyoming. Wyoming at Work guides and assists individuals to search for jobs,  create résumés, find education, and receive training.

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Wyoming Association of Municipalities advocates for Wyoming cities’ and towns’ common interests and provides educational opportunities for WAM members. 

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Wyoming Business Council is the state of Wyoming's economic development agency. They provide business tools to entrepreneurs and community development resources to Wyoming communities.

                                                             


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