This course covers the proper safety, use, and handling of concrete sawing equipment. The course has extensive hands-on training in the use and operation of:
Students learn how to repair both fresh and hardened concrete products. Also covered is learning what causes and how to identify and repair concrete surface defects, such as:
Concrete is the most versatile construction material ever invented, and it is used in one application or another on almost every construction project. All construction craft laborers must understand and be able to: 1) prepare for concrete placement; 2) place it correctly, and 3) predict the chemical reactions that will occur when it cures.
Concrete is a major job-skill area within the spectrum of work performed by construction craft laborers. This is a “must-have” course for any career laborer.
This course includes:
This course provides additional information for the more advanced concrete worker. Trainees should have at least 1 year of concrete experience or have completed the Basic Concrete Placement class. This course covers various advanced aspects of concrete placement, including:
Northwest Laborers-Employers Training Trust (NWLETT) is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing high-quality training and education for construction laborers in the Pacific Northwest. We offer a variety of programs, including construction laborers training, to help develop essential construction skills and prepare individuals for successful careers in the industry. Let’s talk about NWLETT’s concrete training courses, which form an integral part of the organization’s accredited curriculum.
NWLETT’s concrete training courses are designed to meet specific employer needs within the construction industry. These comprehensive courses cover various aspects of concrete work, providing participants with the skills and knowledge required for a successful career in the field. The key areas covered in NWLETT’s concrete training courses include:
In this course, participants learn the fundamentals of forming for concrete placement. The curriculum covers the following topics:
This course equips participants with the essential skills for smoothing, leveling, and texturing concrete surfaces. Key topics covered in the course include:
This course focuses on effectively identifying and repairing damaged concrete structures. The key aspects covered in the course include:
These concrete training courses, along with NWLETT’s general construction training courses, help lay the foundation for a successful career in the construction industry.
All of NWLETT’s training programs, including the concrete training courses, are accredited by the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER). This accreditation ensures that NWLETT’s programs adhere to the highest standards of quality and are recognized by industry employers. Upon successful completion of a concrete training course, participants will receive an NCCER-recognized certificate, verifying their skills and competency in concrete work.
NWLETT’s concrete courses combine classroom instruction with hands-on training, providing a comprehensive learning experience. Participants have the opportunity to practice their newly acquired skills in state-of-the-art facilities. Course durations vary, with some programs taking just a few days while others require several weeks of training.
No matter your level of experience, NWLETT’s concrete courses cater to a wide range of skill levels. Some courses are designed for beginners, while others are tailored to those with prior experience in concrete work. NWLETT welcomes both union and non-union construction laborers to enroll in their programs.
Graduates from NWLETT’s concrete training courses have a high rate of employment in the construction industry. Obtaining an NCCER-recognized certificate can greatly enhance your job prospects as it demonstrates your competence and expertise in concrete work.
Funding for NWLETT’s training programs comes from a combination of union dues, employer contributions, and government grants. Qualified individuals may be eligible for financial aid or payment plans to help with course fees.
For more information or to enroll in a concrete training course, visit NWLETT’s contact page. NWLETT maintains five training centers across Washington and Utah, all of which are equipped with state-of-the-art classrooms, labs, and workshops to facilitate the best learning experience.
See how NWLETT’s concrete training courses have helped others succeed in the construction industry by reading testimonials from satisfied graduates. These success stories showcase the positive impact of NWLETT’s comprehensive, accredited programs in building skilled professionals and laying the foundation for thriving careers.
NWLETT offers a variety of courses such as concrete forming, finishing, and repair, focused on meeting industry-specific requirements.
Yes, NWLETT’s programs are accredited by NCCER, ensuring high-quality training that meets industry standards.
Course duration varies depending on the particular program. Some programs take a few days, while others may require several weeks of training.
The courses are designed to accommodate various experience levels. Some courses cater to beginners, while others require previous concrete knowledge or experience.
Upon successful completion of a course, participants receive an NCCER-recognized certificate that verifies their concrete skills and competency.
While NWLETT is affiliated with the Northwest Laborers’ District Council, it offers courses for both union and non-union construction laborers, depending on the course.
Can I get a job soon after completing a concrete training course from NWLETT?
NWLETT’s concrete training graduates have a high rate of employment. Their comprehensive skills and accredited certifications make them ideal candidates for construction jobs.
What are the payment options for NWLETT’s concrete training courses?
NWLETT’s training programs are funded by a combination of union dues, employer contributions, and government grants. Financial aid or payment plans may be available to qualified individuals.
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