WCCA CONSTRUCTION EDUCATION EFFORTS

Directed by a committee of WCCA members passionate about the development of the construction industry workforce, Western Colorado Contractors Association (WCCA) leads education efforts based on current and future workforce needs of members and the construction community.

WCCA’s Education Committee meets quarterly and is open to all members.

To learn more about the WCCA Education Committee or resources available, contact WCCA Staff at (970) 245-1384.

CURRENT WORKFORCE EFFORTS

WCCA TRAFFIC SAFETY CLASSES

CDOT CERTIFIED CLASSES  FOR TRAFFIC SAFETY EMPLOYEES. Check Events Page often for available classes or request a class with staff.

WCCA FLAGGER CERTIFICATION

FLAGGER OJT INFOMATION

FLAGGER REGISTRATION

WCCA TCS (TRAFFIC CONTROL SURPERVISOR) CERTIFICATION

TCS REGISTRATION/PAYMENT

(REQUIREMENTS FOR EACH INCLUDED ON APPLICATION.  SUBMIT APPLICATIONS TO WCCA@WCCA-GJ.COM)

WCCA MEMBER INSTRUCTED CLASSES

CLICK ON MEMBER BUSINESSES FOR MORE INFORMATION

  • CPR/FIRST AID
  • OSHA 10 HR
  • WEB TICKET ENTRY
  • FALL PROTECTION
  • AND MORE…

KEANE ON SAFTEY

SET GO SAFETY

COLORADO 811

OTHER CLASS CONNECTIONS

SEEKING A CERTIFICATION OR TRAINING FOR YOUR BUSINESS?  LET WCCA HELP CONNECT YOU TO SOURCES THROUGHOUT COLORADO THAT CAN GET YOU THE TRAINING YOU NEED. CALL WCCA STAFF AT 970-245-1384 FOR ASSISTANCE

UPCOMING TRAININGS & EVENTS

WCCA offers many Events and Trainings throughout the year: Updates, Committee Meetings, Golf Tournaments, Socials, Trap Shoot, and Member Appreciation Night, for example. Check back often for upcoming events.

WCCA Member Instructors

WCCA member businesses featured below offer trainings and certifications to other businesses by request. Don’t see needed training? Let WCCA staff know and they will do their best to connect you to the trainings you need!

Melody Keane | Keane On Safety, Inc.

Keane on Safety offers occupational CPR and First Aid, AED, and Blood Borne Pathogens Classes. Melody Keane offers over 25 years experience as a Safety Professional in the construction, oil & gas and general industries. Melody incorporates her real life experience in her training. A proud member of WCCA since 2006, Melody has provided services to WCCA and numerous member companies. Website:keanonsafety.com

p: 970.234.0923  |  f: 970-255-9235  | Email Melody Keane

Michael Saks  | Set Go Safety

SET/Go Safety provides rapid, cost effective solutions to environmental, health and safety challenges as they arise on your construction site, oil pad, or production facility. Most contractors don’t require full-time EHS representation and the overhead costs of having one on staff. You need EHS assistance when you need it; SET/Go Safety is your first call.

 p. (303) 881-9802 | Email Michael Saks

FUTURE WORKFORCE EFFORTS

EVENTS TO BUILD A WORKFORCE

MCSC SAFETY FAIR  (Feb)

Students grades 1-4 in Mesa County learn about construction safety from WCCA Members over 2 days

UTE WATER CHILDREN’S FESTIVAL (March)

5th Grade students in MCVSD51 spend 2 days outdoors learning about construction and water conservation through water related activities

WESTERN COLORADO CONSTRUCTION CAREER DAY (October)

 

WESTERN COLORADO CONSTRUCTION CAREER DAY

The Western Colorado Construction Career Day  is a community effort providing 11th-grade students hands on experience with a career in the construction and trades industry.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

 

Scholarships Construction Management

Construction Management

WCCA believes that targeted program scholarships in the community will improve the employee pool for Contractors on the Western Slope of Colorado. Included in the Education Opportunities, the WCCA Construction Management Scholarships through Colorado Mesa University (CMU) are awarded to at least four students attending CMU or CMU TECH. The scholarships are awarded at $625 per semester per student for two consecutive semesters; $1,250 for the school year per scholarship.

TO APPLY FOR WCCA SCHOLARSHIP THROUGH CMU

Other scholarships may be available for apprenticeships, trainings, and other regional higher education opportunities.

Call 970.245.1384 for details.

PATHWAYS TO CONSTRUCTION

PATHWAYS

How do students get from secondary school to a successful career in construction at any age?  Check out the PATHWAYS TO CONSTRUCTION brochure created by regional WCCA Members and workforce centers to help students enter the industry.

 

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD BROCHURE

CONSTRUCTION COMMUNITY EDUCATION RESOURCES

Throughout Western Colorado there are several community partnerships and resources that can help get students in the right direction toward a career in Construction.

CLICK HERE FOR A LIST OF RESOURCES

Other scholarships may be available for apprenticeships, trainings, and other regional higher education opportunities.

Call 970.245.1384 for details.

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