Construction and Forklift Workshops

Build a solid foundation for your construction career with Business and Workforce Solutions construction certifications and workshops. These comprehensive trainings cover topics such as project management, 3D CAD software, forklift operations and more. 

Construction Tech Certificate

Building Materials and Construction Methods
Familiarize yourself with common building materials and construction methods for residential and commercial construction and gain a basic understanding of soils, aggregates, pipes, cements, concrete, asphalt, steel, wood and masonry as they relate to construction.

Survey Basics
Gain an introduction to the basics of surveying through an examination of pacing/taping, level loops, basic surveying terminology, units of measure and deeds.

Conflict Resolution
Learn to recognize, approach and defuse various confrontational situations on the construction site and in the workplace.

Construction Project Management

Construction Estimating
Learn to evaluate unit production cost and project scheduling by preparing construction cost estimates based on cost of materials, labor and equipment. 

Residential Code
This workshop examines the Wisconsin Uniform Dwelling Code and its application to residential design.

Commercial Code
This workshop examines the Wisconsin Commercial Building Code and its application to commercial design.

3D CAD

AutoCAD for Construction
Learn the basics of Computer Aided Design (CAD) for construction using AutoCAD and develop your CAD skills while working on actual construction-related projects.

3D CAD: Digital Terrain Modeling
This workshop introduces the concepts and creation of Digital Terrain Models (DTM) including the extrapolation of contours, profiles and cross sections from the DTM using Autodesk Civil 3D software.

3D CAD: Building Information Modeling
This workshop introduces the concepts and creation of Building Information Modeling (BIM) projects, including the extrapolation of schedules, plans, sections and elevations from the BIM using Autodesk Revit software.

Forklift Operations

Business and Workforce Solutions offers specialized training on the safe operation and maintenance of forklifts. Courses are based on OSHA requirements and open to individuals and companies.