Training and Education
AGC of Alaska is proud to offer the following training course, available for all levels of construction industry employees. As we work to expand training opportunities, we would love to hear from you: class requests, instructor recommendations, or course feedback. Help us improve the opportunities we provide for you, Alaska's construction industry. Please contact us at email@example.com to learn more.
AK-CESCL Courses provide required certifications to comply with federal, state and local requirements. *Re-cert required every 3 years
- AK-CESCL Initial Course 2-day (16-hour): This course is designed for all types of construction workers. The course details the erosion and environmental requirements related to construction; How to obtain and comply with the EPA NPDES storm water permit. The course describes the key elements of a Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) and provides detailed instructions on how to construct and maintain a SWPPP.
- AK-CESCL Refresher Course 1-day (8-hour): This course provides a high-level overview of all the key topics coved in the AK-CESCL initial course. To be eligible, you must have an active AK-CESCL card or be within the 90 day grace period (begins after CESCL card expires). During the grace period, the individual is considered not CESCL certified, but is still eligible for recertification in 1-day refresher course.
- Current CESCL Certification or within 90 day grace period of CESCL expiration (Click here to check individual's certification status)
- Submitted Student Awareness Form
AGC-AK is currently working to finalize new requirements for in-person CQM training facilities. As soon as approval is granted, we will begin scheduling monthly in-person trainings, in both Fairbanks and Anchorage. Please sign up on our waitlist to receive updates.
Anchorage CQM Training Waitlist (in-person) HERE
Fairbanks CQM Training Waitlist (in-person) HERE
AGC will contact you as soon as the next session is scheduled.
Construction Quality Management (CQM) Courses provide required certification for federally funded projects. The course was developed by the Army Corps of Engineers and is designed for contractors to improve their ability to provide high-quality finished projects.
Whether you’re opening Bluebeam Revu for the first time or you’ve used it for years, this class will ensure a higher baseline knowledge. Attendees will learn interface navigation including menu dropdowns, toolbars, various tool panels, keyboard shortcuts and a few recommended settings. Participants who successfully complete the 6 hour series will receive a Bluebeam Baseline Credential.
This is a 3 series course with multiple options:
July Series (7/13, 7/20, 7/27) -REGISTER
October Series (10/5, 10/12, 10/19) -REGISTER
January Series (1/11/23, 1/18/23, 1/25/23) -REGISTER
*Promo Code for AGC Member Discount: AGCAK
AGC Edge Construction Supervision Fundamentals (CSF) is highly interactive and allows the building trades and craft workers to experience construction supervision techniques firsthand and create a professional development plan to achieve personal career goals. The highly collaborative virtual program provides instruction via Zoom and training to prepare building trades and craft workers to learn the entry-level management skills to lead construction activities.
This course is the first step on the path to invest in and retain your team by developing your own supervisors.
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AGC Edge Project Manager Development Program (PMDP) is highly interactive and offers construction-specific training developed and field-tested by and for contractors. The highly collaborative virtual program provides instruction via Zoom and training to prepare construction industry professionals with the necessary skills and knowledge to increase the participant’s ability to work successfully with others to ensure project success.
These five courses cover the basics of project management and provide tactics and strategies for ensuring project success.
Courses will be offered online via the Zoom platform, a webcam is required for participation. Registration costs include all course participant’s materials.
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AGC Edge Building Information Modeling (BIM) Education Program is designed to educate construction professionals at all experience levels in BIM concepts and processes. The highly interactive virtual program provides instruction via Zoom and training to prepare construction industry professionals at all levels to take advantage of the benefits of BIM.
After participants complete all four courses in the program, they become eligible to sit for an exam to earn the Certificate of Management – Building Information Modeling (CM-BIM)
These four courses build on each other to combine the latest information on BIM processes and technologies, step-by-step procedures for integrating BIM into the project delivery process, real-life case studies of successful BIM implementation, and the practical issues all parties need to understand when using BIM on a construction project.
These classes are offered virtually by AGC of America for Architects, Engineers, Contractors, Suppliers, Owners, or others who are interested in earning their CM-BIM credentials.
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