EDUCATION & TRAINING

The Carolinas Ready Mixed Concrete Association services the ready mixed concrete industry throughout the Carolinas by providing an extensive array of educational opportunities and industry certifications to anyone looking to learn more about designing, specifying, producing or building with concrete.  Our members are dedicated to advancing the industry and choose to do so through furthering their education and participating in updates, forums and much more.  Visit our Calendar of Events and search Education & Training for upcoming offerings.

Upcoming Education Offerings

NRMCA NCDOT/SCDOT Plant Inspector Certification Course – ONLINE COURSE – June 10, 2020 – click here to register
BWS Online Training Series see details and dates below
PAVE AHEAD Training Series – view info and course dates including on demand webinars
NCDOT Design of Concrete Pavements Seminar – 4-Part Series – June 4, 11,18, & 25 – 11am -12noon
  • June 4 – Diamond Grinding & Next Generation Concrete Surface, Register Here
  • June 11 – Diamond Grinding Slurry Best Management Practices, Register Here
  • June 18 – Concrete Pavement Construction Basics, Register Here
  • June 25 – Transverse Joint Construction & Dowel Bar Placement, Register Here
NRMCA Concrete Durability Course – ONLINE COURSE – June 15-22, 2020
NRMCA Pervious Concrete Technician Certification ClassJuly 14, 2020 – CRMCA Office, Charlotte, NC – Register Here
Return of the Economist: COVID19 Economic Update – Webinar, August 19, 2020 – 10am-11am Register Here, limited to 250 participants

Future Education Offerings

Improving Concrete Quality – Certification Course – December 15, 2020 – CRMCA Office, Charlotte, NC 7:30a am – 4:30pm – Register now through NRMCA
Certified Concrete Sales Professional Courses – Course Details & Dates 
CCSP Module I – October 13 – 15, 2020, Register Online
CCSP Module II – December 8 – 10, 2020, Register Online
CCSP Module III – October 12 – 14, 2021, Register Online
CCSP Module IV – December 14 – 16, 2021, Register Online
Looking for a Course or Topic – Give us a Call at 704-717-9199 or email us your requests at jessica@crmca.com.
Interested in volunteering your time as a speaker or education resource – enter your info in our Speakers Database.

Project Spotlights & Design Assistance

Keep in mind as you are cross training employees on new tasks or providing “work from home” tasks don’t overlook the benefits of getting your projects uploaded to the Project Spotlights Page on the CRMCA Website. Once your projects are submitted via this form we can add them to the webpage as a featured project, create a Case Study for your use (pdf for print / website, etc.) and we can add the project to ConcreteTracker.org

The form is simple and self explanatory. Check it out today as well as some other projects that have been added to date.

In the event you have projects that need design assistance or you have past projects you would like to see a comparison on please send them our way via this form or learn more about the service here.

Contact Jessica Palmer (jessica@crmca.com) with any questions

ON-SITE EDUCATION & TRAINING

If your company or organization is interested in a specific topic or presentation let us know!  We are available to travel to your location, company meeting, conference or group event to present on a variety of topics.  We often speak to Architects, Engineers, Producer Member Contractors and many others.  Many of our programs are offered free of charge – let us bring our expertise to you!  Contact Jessica Palmer, Director of Business Development & Education, jessica@crmca.com today to discuss availability and topic needs or to request a session, training or speaker.  View our CRMCA Professional Education Opportunities for Specifiers.  We also encourage members to giveback to the association through volunteerism with the Speakers Database.

Certifications, Seminars & Forums

CRMCA Certifications and Trainings are offered to various professional groups including:

 

Education & Training Blog Posts

Concrete InFocus: Stronger Together with CRMCA
The Carolinas Ready Mixed Concrete Association was spotlighted in the most recent issue of the Concrete InFocus Magazine. “Stronger Together in the Carolinas took an already vibrant membership base and paired it with the drive and commitment to see the concrete market share grow in the Carolinas through education and training, promotion and advocacy.” The...
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New Build Strength & Pave Ahead Webinars Released 5.20.20
NEW Webinars Added! Don’t Miss Your Chance to Sign Up Build With Strength and Pave Ahead, along with NRMCA, want you to take part in our free webinar series for architects and engineers. Since we last contacted you, we have added several new courses to our roster. The Build With Strength series is focused on...
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Upcoming Pervious Training Webinars
Interested in learning more about Pervious Concrete?  Here are some free webinars coming that can get you on the right track – utilize links below to register: Thursday, May 28, 2 – 3 p.m. Eastern Designing Pervious Concrete Pervious concrete pavement is considered a best management practice by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and is...
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Concrete Pavement Webinar Series
CRMCA is proud to partner with the NRMCA through its Pave Ahead program, as they are offering a weekly webinar series on Concrete Pavement and Concrete Paving Promotion. The Concrete Pavement Series will focus on technical topics related to design, construction, maintenance and rehabilitation of concrete pavements and will conclude with a webinar on concrete...
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SCDEW Hosting Zoom call for Employers
Join the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce (DEW) for a virtual meeting to discuss COVID-19 response resources for employers. The DEW panelists will explore what resources are available to you and your employees. Time April 23, 2020 3:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada). Employers can register at https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_eG2tMdqPSceywzaQlowR-A. Please submit any unemployment questions you would...
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