Events, Education & Training Calendar

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free enterprise advocacy,
workforce education and training,
business-to-business connections,
career pathway development, and
instilling a safety culture
in all sectors of the construction industry.

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ABC Keystone’s Local Apprenticeship Craft Competition

ABC Keystone 135 Shellyland Road, Manheim, PA

Free to Attend & Open to the Public! Bring Your Team Members, Friends & Family! Stop by the Chapter and cheer on the best of our fourth-year students as they compete against each other and the clock during a timed craft competition. Top-scorers earn an opportunity to move on to the 2023 ABC National Craft Competition in March 2023! NEW THIS YEAR: Team Competition! You won't want to miss this opportunity to see our apprentices in action!

Dynamic Crew Leadership

ABC Keystone 135 Shellyland Road, Manheim, PA

October 3,17 & 24 2022 | Create Versatile Leaders for Effective Teams! | This interactive course will provide practice in communication skills, time management, focus, motivation, leadership, planning and problem-solving through role-playing and other classroom activities. It takes place over three weeks in order to apply what is learned and develop skills that stick and continue to grow. Limited to 20 students.

Register $395.00 – $535.00

Infection Control Risk Management (ICRA) 16-Hour Certificate Course – Nittany Valley Region

ABC Keystone, Nittany Valley Office 898 North Eagle Valley Road, Howard, PA

Day 1 of this course explains the importance of construction-specific infection controls and Best Management Practices for use in health care settings. Day 2 covers the techniques for constructing hard-wall barriers for the highest risk projects. This extensive hands-on exercise allows participants to construct a containment using drywall and metal framing, just as required in most health care facilities.

The student must pass a 50-question multiple choice quiz with a 70% or better score.
Upon successful completion, each student will receive a signed certificate of attendance, photo ID wallet card, and hard hat sticker.

Register $325.00 – $950.00

Infection Control Risk Management (ICRA) 16-Hour Certificate Course

ABC Keystone 135 Shellyland Road, Manheim, PA

Day 1 of this course explains the importance of construction-specific infection controls and Best Management Practices for use in health care settings. Day 2 covers the techniques for constructing hard-wall barriers for the highest risk projects. This extensive hands-on exercise allows participants to construct a containment using drywall and metal framing, just as required in most health care facilities.

The student must pass a 50-question multiple choice quiz with a 70% or better score.
Upon successful completion, each student will receive a signed certificate of attendance, photo ID wallet card, and hard hat sticker.

Register $325.00 – $950.00

Planning & Scheduling – Part of the Superintendent Training Program (STP)

ABC Keystone 135 Shellyland Road, Manheim, PA

October 20, November 3 & 17, 2022 | Learn to prepare, communicate and execute a plan. Maximize efficiencies with scheduling software in the field and office. Understand the value savings with intentional scheduling practices. Increase project quality and team harmony through thoughtful planning. | Class frequently sells out! All six units needed for STP certification. Units do not need to be taken in order.

Register $575.00 – $3,900.00

FMLA & Mental Health – Hot Topic Seminar: In-person or Virtual

ABC Keystone 135 Shellyland Road, Manheim, PA

Best Practices for a Thriving Workforce! The National Institute of Health estimates that nearly one in five U.S. adults live with a mental illness, and that only about half receive the help needed. With a suicide rate that is four times greater than the national average, the construction industry is facing a crisis. The Department of Labor recently released new guidance regarding Mental Health and the Family & Medical Leave Act. This seminar will help you navigate the law, provide insight into ADA accommodations, and broaden your awareness into the increased risks of suicide in construction and the need to train your workforce to deal with mental health issues on the jobsite.

Register Free – $50.00

Construction Estimating I

ABC Keystone 135 Shellyland Road, Manheim, PA

November 2, 9, 16, 23, December 7 & 14, 2022 | This course – part 1 of 2 – introduces the types of cost estimation from the conceptual design phase, to reviewing the bid documents and measuring quantities. Pricing, the bid process, mock bid, cash flow and project cost estimating are included in part 2.

Register $600.00 – $810.00

Conflict Management – Nittany Valley Region

ABC Keystone, Nittany Valley Office 898 North Eagle Valley Road, Howard, PA

Achieving Positive Outcomes in Critical Conversations | Sometimes tough conversations need to happen. Learn how to navigate them so that all parties feel valued with lasting, positive results.

Register $150.00 – $200.00

Contract Documents – Part of the Superintendent Training Program (STP)

ABC Keystone 135 Shellyland Road, Manheim, PA

December 8, 15, 2022 & January 5, 2023 | Sound Documentation & Site Management Processes | Recognize the roles and responsibilities of all contracted parties on a project. Understand how contract documents can be helpful in solving problems and conflicts as they arise on the jobsite. Develop positive relationships with construction partners to reduce time impacts. Establish good documentation practices and site management processes. | Class frequently sells out! All six units needed for STP certification. Units do not need to be taken in order.

Register $575.00 – $3,900.00