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Earn Certification Credits in Las Vegas

Education courses offered at the MCAA Convention

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The MCAA Convention at the World of Concrete/World of Masonry is the industry's premier event for educational opportunities.
The MCAA Convention at the World of Concrete/World of Masonry is the industry's premier event for educational opportunities.

The MCAA Convention at the World of Concrete/World of Masonry is the industry's premier event for educational opportunities. Earn Masonry Certification credit while gathering the information you need to stay competitive, increase profits and strengthen your operation. Dozens of courses will be offered including:

Masonry Foreman Development Course

Sunday, January 31, 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM & Monday, February 1, 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall, Level 2, Room S231
$600 MCAA Members, $750 Non-members

This 2-day intensive course will teach the key areas of responsibility for foremen such as communication, leadership, problem solving, accident prevention, cost awareness, planning and organizing, production control, and contract documents.

Discipline: Ethics & Business Practices
Credits: 20

Masonry Quality Institute

Sunday, January 31, 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM & Monday, February 1, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall, Level 2, Room S230
$825 MCAA Members, $925 Non-members

The Masonry Quality Institute (MQI) is a two-day course that assists masons in evaluating their services, meeting stringent customer expectations, and improving their profitability. The course agenda will include an introduction to the quality process and detailed implementations of the basic principles of quality.

Discipline: Masonry Quality Institute
Credits: 16

Understanding Masonry Codes & Standards

Tuesday, February 2, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall, Level 2, Room S231
$200 MCAA Members, $250 Non-members

The updated Understanding Masonry Codes & Standards seminar will guide you step-by-step through the recently updated masonry specification provisions included in the consensus masonry standards. It will cover basic masonry design and construction examples that contractors need to know, using both the Code and the Specification. By the end of this seminar, you will have a real feel for the Code, so that you can put the new Masonry Code into practice.

Discipline: Codes & Standards
Credits: 4

Masonry Estimating Seminar

Thursday, February 4, 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall, Level 2, Room S230
$400 MCAA Members, $500 Non-members

The new and improved Masonry Estimating Seminar will teach you the basics of masonry estimating. This seminar will include a step-by-step approach to the estimating procedure including direct and indirect costs, materials, labor, equipment, project and office overhead and, of course, profit.

Discipline: Bidding Practices
Credits: 6

Make your plans to join us at this year's MCAA Convention at the World of Concrete/World of Masonry. We look forward to seeing you in Las Vegas!

Visit convention.masoncontractors.org today for more information and to register.


About the Author

Tim O’Toole is the Director of Marketing, Education, and Information Technology for the MCAA. He has a Masters in Business Administration from Webster University and has worked in the masonry industry since 2003.

 

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