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New Online Education Courses Available

Three new courses now offered for Certification credit

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The MCAA is offering three new courses for Certification credit.
The MCAA is offering three new courses for Certification credit.

The Mason Contractors Association of America (MCAA) has added three new courses to its online education catalog. Each course is self-paced and can be accessed by you or your entire team twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. The new courses include:

Driver Safety Course for Cars, Vans & Small Trucks
Discipline: Safety
Credits: 6

This course is made for drivers to improve their driving skills. Death, injuries, and property damage in the U.S. must be reduced. It is extremely important to the citizens of this country to identify and implement all reasonable means to reduce human suffering and property loss that result from vehicle crashes. The attitudes and skills of drivers must be improved, and through effective driving safety programs, this can be accomplished.

Driver Safety Course for Large Trucks and Buses
Discipline: Safety
Credits: 4

Drivers who want to improve their driving skills and learn how large trucks and buses can interact on our roadways will want to take this course. The course is specifically designed for professional drivers of large commercial vehicles. Topics covered include: Space Management, Passing and Lane Changing, Drug and Alcohol Effects on Traffic Safety, Trip Inspections, and more. This program will help professionals improve their skills and enhance their training to make them sharper, more aware drivers.

Sit-Down Forklift
Discipline: Safety
Credits: 1.5

Attendees will be presented with material on the safe operation of powered industrial trucks, also known as fork trucks, lift trucks or forklifts.

Each course is eligible for Certification credit. A full list of online courses offered by the MCAA can be found in the Virtual University at www.masoncontractors.org/onlinetraining. To learn more about Certification, please visit certification.masoncontractors.org.


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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