CSDA Builds On 6,000 Graduates – Opens Registration for Next Classes
The Concrete Sawing & Drilling Association (CSDA) announced a packed fall/winter 2018/19 training and certification schedule, with six hands-on courses planned at St. Petersburg College in beautiful Clearwater, Florida. Several additional training courses will be available in Las Vegas during World of Concrete 2019.
CSDA has scheduled a series of hands-on comprehensive introductory classes geared toward anyone wishing to expand their knowledge of cutting disciplines. They are followed by a series of advanced Operator Certification courses designed for experienced operators looking to gain proficiency in sawing and drilling techniques. Finally, WOC will provide a venue for additional training on concrete polishing, GPR and estimating. The schedule is as follows:
Date Course Location
Oct. 15-16, 2018 – Slab Sawing & Core Drilling 101 Introduction – Clearwater, Florida
Oct. 17-18, 2018 – Wall & Hand Sawing 101 Introduction – Clearwater, Florida
Oct. 19, 2018 – Wire Sawing 101 Introduction – Clearwater, Florida
Nov. 5-6, 2018 – Slab Sawing & Core Drilling 201 Certification – Clearwater, Florida
Nov. 7-8, 2018 – Wall & Hand Sawing 201 Certification – Clearwater, Florida
Nov. 9, 2018 – Wire Sawing 201 Certification – Clearwater, Florida
Jan. 22-23, 2019 – Concrete Polishing – Las Vegas, Nevada
Jan. 22-23, 2019 – Estimating Course – Las Vegas, Nevada
Jan. 24, 2019 – GPR Methods & Theory – Las Vegas, Nevada
Jan. 24, 2019 – Testing Methods for Concrete Polished Floors – Las Vegas, Nevada
As part of its Train More Save More program, the association offers large discounts to companies that send multiple operators to sawing and drilling courses. CSDA also has an online training website consisting of 27 courses available via www.csdatraining.com.
“Since its launch in 1995, the CSDA Training Program has had over 6,000 graduates and over the past couple of years we have seen course participation grow across the board. An increasing number of companies are once again feeling financially confident enough to invest in industry training, which not only improves efficiency, safety and productivity but raises the professionalism of the whole industry,” says CSDA Lead Instructor Rick Norland.
The association has hands-on, classroom and online courses for every discipline and skill level, allowing contractors to provide operators with superior training. To find registration details and other important information about the above classes, visit www.csda.org/training.