AGC’s Education & Training Overview

AGC is a premier education resource for the construction industry, providing a wealth of education opportunities. Well-trained and knowledgeable employees have significant impact on your company’s bottom line and sustain the industry by cultivating our future workforce.

AGC supports life-long learning through a broad array of offerings through multiple learning venues. Courses are designed for all levels of experience. No matter the size of your firm or the type of work you do, AGC has education and training programs designed for you.

See our events calendar for all specific dates, times and locations.

Safety Training and Certification

AGC offers numerous safety training and certification programs designed to help contractors improve safety and reduce accidents, meet OSHA requirements, and meet the education needs of the construction industry. For the convenience of the contractors and employees, we plan ahead and schedule much of our training for the entire year. If the scheduled training dates do not work for you, we can put together a custom class that will meet your needs.

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8-Hour Confined Space Entry

Recognize Confined Spaces/Permit Required Confined Spaces; evaluate hazards in the work space; control those hazards to accomplish the work required and safely exit area.

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8-Hour Scaffold Training

How to use and inspect scaffolds, an overview of the scaffold requirements for Oregon and Washington, scaffold erection, and hazards. This meets the EM-385-1-1-2014 requirements.

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24-Hour Fall Protection

Course includes in-class, physical demonstrations and practical hands on activities
 on how to properly select, inspect, install, assemble, and use fall protection equipment. It is designed to meet OSHA and EM-385-1-1-2014 regulations and is mandatory if awarded an Army Corps project.

Confined Space Entry

Confined Space Entry

Learn to recognize Confined Spaces/Permit Required Confined Spaces, evaluate the hazards in the work space, and control those hazards to accomplish the work required and safely exit the area.

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Fall Protection

This course will cover the fall protection requirements compliant with Oregon and Washington OSHA regulations.

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Fall Protection & Scaffolding

This combination course will cover the scaffold and fall protection requirements compliant with Oregon and Washington OSHA regulations.

First Aid & CPR

Learn fundamental principles, skills, and knowledge of first aid and accident prevention, and how to respond to typical emergencies when medical assistance is delayed.

HAZWOPER 8-Hour Refresher

This course covers the requirements for annual retraining of individuals working on a hazardous waste site.

OSHA 10 and OSHA 30

If you have at least 10 individuals and are interested in scheduling a custom live classroom course, contact Judy Robinson, 503-685-8304 or 800-826-6610.

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Crane Rigging & Signalperson

This one-day course covers everything in the new federal crane rule in the classroom training including the requirements for Oregon and Washington States.

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Scaffold Training

This class will cover how to use and inspect scaffolds, and will provide an overview of the OSHA requirements for Oregon and Washington.

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Trenching & Excavating

This course will cover the competent person for trenching and excavating requirements compliant with OSHA, Oregon, and Washington regulations.

Professional Development

These courses provide industry qualification and relevant best business practices that are critical to the success of commercial contractors and for construction professionals.

Need more information?

Contact Judy Robinson for more information regarding our safety training and the Army Corps of Engineers QCM course or call 503-685-8304.