SKOKIE, Ill.—Portland Cement Association’s (PCA) Education and Training Department‘s fall course schedule continues PCA’s commitment to offering seminars that address current industry concerns and challenges. Courses use a combination of practicing professionals with solid experience and the latest in simulations to enable participants to master the skills they need. The courses stress discovering and understanding real-world problems through laboratory experiences that reinforce practical and immediate solutions.
Here’s the fall schedule:
- Aggregates and Chemical Admixtures for Use in Concrete - October 1-2
- Kiln Process - October 1-4
- Mill Grinding - October 22-24
- Concrete: Principles & Practices - October 22-25
- Cement Manufacturing for Process Engineers - November 5-8
- Troubleshooting: Solutions to Concrete Field Problems - November 5-7
In addition, PCA will sponsor American Concrete Institute Concrete Field Testing Technician Grade I Certification examinations on Sept. 21 at its Skokie, Ill., office. Recertification is necessary every five years, and requires successful completion of both a written and performance examination.
PCA Education and Training
Registration is available online at www.cement.org/learn
or by phone at 847-972-9032.
Programs conducted at PCA meet requirements set by the U.S.
Office of Education for Continuing Education Units. PCA retains
permanent records of CEUs awarded to course participants,
which are available on request. PCA is also a registered provider
for the American Institute of Architects, Learning Education
Based in Skokie, Ill., the Portland Cement Association represents
cement companies in the United States and Canada. It conducts
market development, engineering, research, education, and
public affairs programs.