A brief description is available by clicking on each program. Go to the Schedule of Programs to see what is currently being offered.

Programs Offered

• Confined Space Entry
• Crew Leader (Basic Foreman Leadership Skills)
• Field Engineering programs
• Plan Reading program

Crew Leader (Basic Foreman Leadership Skills)

The foreman plays a key role on the operation of a construction company. The foreman of the first line of management on the job and is responsible for supervising workers on an effective and efficient manner. Once a construction worker is promoted to foreman, the foreman then becomes involved with managing people.This 12-hour course provides the person who is considering becoming a foreman, with knowledge of the Basic Construction Leadership Skills. Course will include: Intro to Supervision; Effective Communication; Motivation; Problem Solving and Decision-Making; Cost Awareness; Control and Resource Control.

Plan Reading Program

Plan Reading for Commercial Construction This 12-hour course is geared towards field employees who would like to expand their knowledge in the fundamentals of plan reading. This course will introduce students to types of Lines, Symbols, Abbreviations, Views, Elevations and the Title Block. A segment of the program will be devoted to use of the scale and hands on use of a basic set of commercial blueprints. It will cover the Design Construction Process and Understanding M.E.P.'s


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Wentworth Institute of Technology
Springfield Technical Community College
Massasoit Community College | Penn Foster

Powerful Allies

Promoting, Educating and Advancing the Construction Industry

The Massachusetts Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABCMA) is the largest
construction trade association in the Commonwealth, representing over 480 local general
contractor, subcontractor, supplier and associate companies. These companies employ more
than 22,000 workers throughout Massachusetts.


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