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WCA is Your Source for Industry Education

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We want to hear from you! Contact Peggy Zurkan (204-775-8664 ext. 2248) for anything about WCA Education.


  • June 26, 2018 - June 27, 2018
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Suderman Electrical Estimating Course 2 is an in-depth two-day hands-on course that provides the participant with the opportunity to learn advance electrical estimating techniques for systems, distribution, service equipment, motor power and control.   Suderman Electrical Estimating Course 1 is a prerequisite. Labour manual and scale previously provided in Suderman Electrical Estimating Course 1 to be (more…)


  • September 12, 2018
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for a complimentary webinar on Gold Seal Certification. The Gold Seal Certification program has been the industry’s most trusted, valued and reliable certification for those in management of construction. Gold Seal Certified (GSC) credentials demonstrate your commitment to the profession and your expertise through certifying education, experience and competency. Ever wonder what it (more…)


  • October 10, 2018
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for a complimentary webinar on Gold Seal Certification. The Gold Seal Certification program has been the industry’s most trusted, valued and reliable certification for those in management of construction. Gold Seal Certified (GSC) credentials demonstrate your commitment to the profession and your expertise through certifying education, experience and competency. Ever wonder what it (more…)


  • October 18, 2018
    8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Construction supervisors often play a key role in ensuring human resource regulations, policies and practices are applied fairly and consistently on the work site. To do so, supervisors need to interpret and apply human resource management policies and practices as defined by the company and/or by the industry. The Human Resource Practices module is intended (more…)


  • October 22, 2018
    8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Are you interested in creating and navigating smart, information-rich document sets from converted Microsoft Office and CAD files? With Bluebeam Revu: Basic, you will learn how to annotate drawings with customizable markup and measurement tools and work on the same 2D and 3D PDFs with project partners in the office or in the field. The (more…)


  • October 23, 2018
    8:30 am - 4:00 pm

This hands-on session will provide you with the knowledge and skills to take plain PDF construction documents and create smart PDFs that give your project team(s) accurate and up-to-date information at all times.   Topics:  Organizing your documents  Creating a navigable drawing set  Managing changes and revisions  Slip sheeting  Navigating and distributing   This session (more…)


  • October 24, 2018
    8:30 am - 4:00 pm

This hands-on session will provide you with the knowledge and skills to accurately estimate construction quantities and costs using Bluebeam Revu.   NOTE: A full understanding of the estimating process is required prior to taking this course. It is recommended that you complete the Estimating for ICI Projects session, which is offered twice a year at (more…)


  • October 25, 2018
    8:30 am - 4:00 pm

This hands-on session will provide you with the skills to implement a project specific quality control program in your organization using Bluebeam Revu.   Topics: Creating QC Plans Creating Deficiency Tool Sets Statuses for Deficiency Management Capture Deficiency Inspections Deficiency Reporting PDF Forms     This session is ideal for: Primarily for Architects, Engineers, & General (more…)


  • October 30, 2018
    8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Construction supervisors must be reasonably familiar with the overall project, and very familiar with their portion of the project in order to lead their crew efficiently and effectively.  The planning horizon may vary from one day ahead to a few weeks ahead, depending on the size and complexity of the project. Once work is planned, (more…)


  • November 13, 2018
    8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Are you eager to involve employees as much as possible in your own performance management? Coaching gives supervisors the skills to reinforce good performance and address poor  performance. Coaching is tough on the problem but not tough on the person and that is why it works. Coaching Skills for Supervisors will help you build the skills (more…)


  • November 14, 2018
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for a complimentary webinar on Gold Seal Certification. The Gold Seal Certification program has been the industry’s most trusted, valued and reliable certification for those in management of construction. Gold Seal Certified (GSC) credentials demonstrate your commitment to the profession and your expertise through certifying education, experience and competency. Ever wonder what it (more…)


  • November 21, 2018
    8:30 am - 12:00 pm

      Part 1: Effective Meetings in Construction Construction supervisors both attend and lead meetings.  As meeting participants, effective supervisors need to be well prepared, and willing and able to offer constructive input. As effective meeting leaders, supervisors need to be able to plan and conduct well organized meetings that will achieve specific objectives. This (more…)


  • November 21, 2018
    12:30 pm - 4:00 pm

As a construction supervisor, building strong teams is critical to achieving project goals. Crews that identify as a team recognize the benefit of teamwork and of contributing to the team’s goals. Supervisors who are strong team leaders can develop their crews into a high performance team – that is, a team that provides its products (more…)


  • December 11, 2018 - December 12, 2018
    7:30 am - 4:00 pm

The Construction Industry Explained Are you new to the construction industry or a longtime employee interested in understanding all the pieces of the industry? Construction 101: Building Knowledge is designed to put the pieces of the construction industry puzzle together. Participants have called this session a master’s course in construction because of the vast and (more…)


  • December 12, 2018
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for a complimentary webinar on Gold Seal Certification. The Gold Seal Certification program has been the industry’s most trusted, valued and reliable certification for those in management of construction. Gold Seal Certified (GSC) credentials demonstrate your commitment to the profession and your expertise through certifying education, experience and competency. Ever wonder what it (more…)