Technology is advancing in many facets of the work world. The Carpenters’ role in the construction industry is no exception. We have seen many advancements in recent years that coincide with layout and management of our job sites. As you progress through your apprenticeship and into journeyman status, you will have many opportunities to explore training sessions specifically designed to meet the needs of our contractors in these areas.
We are constantly developing new curriculum to keep up with the pace of innovation in the field in order to meet these needs and be at the cutting edge of providing a skilled workforce.
Layout Systems Training
We currently offer training that specializes in both the total station system of layout, as well as interior systems layout. We focus on teaching the basics of layout and where it has evolved from and then over the course of several classes, train our members to operate both robotic and laser-guided layout systems devices.
We also focus on training for the software operating systems for these applications, along with Sketch-Up, CAD manipulation and BIM modeling.
Meeting Jobsite Management Needs
One of the biggest advancements in technology that has played a crucial part in the speed and quality of our jobsites has been the advancement of jobsite management software. By utilizing these programs, we’re able to track all aspects of jobs, find errors, and communicate solutions in a much more timely manner. Three of the main software platform that we offer are in the applications of ProCore, PlanGrid, and BlueBeam. By providing training for blueprint reading in correlation with layout systems technology, our professional members can develop into technologically savvy, qualified candidates for management across many different roles for our contractors.