Providing your employees with education and training relevant to their job responsibilities is an investment that pays tremendous dividends. Besser and the World Center for Concrete Technology (WCCT) continue to develop Blockmakers Workshops® that satisfy the major employment needs of the concrete and concrete products industries. All segments of these industries are encouraged to contact Besser to discuss individual training possibilities.
Education & Training
In-Plant Block Plant Training
Besser offers specialized training in your plant. Our instructors work with you to create an agenda to meet your needs, travel to your plant and train multiple employees on your equipment. While there, we can also offer specific one-on-one training and a plant evaluation. If you would like to customize a training session and schedule your personal on-site training please e-mail us or call +1.989.354.1072.
In-Plant Concrete Pipe School
Your business is unique – your training should be too. Maximize your pipe plant performance with on-site training, tailored to meet your needs. Our instructors can help customize your training objectives. Course topics can include, but not limited to, automation, production, hydraulic, troubleshooting, maintenance, changeover, curing and mix effects on pipe.
To find out more contact Scott Kennedy, +1.980.621.6074 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
ACPA Foundation Scholarship Application
Established with the ACPA Foundation, this college scholarship will be awarded to a student whose course of study is related to concrete pipe production, application/installation, or research. The selection committee will review applications in Fall 2023 and award the scholarship in February 2024.
Plant Operation Boot Camp
This one-day event is packed with information. You’ll walk away with an overview of block production as well as the skills to evaluate and improve your plant performance, safety, product quality and profitability. This session was created by people who have walked in your shoes and know what running a plant involves. You are in store for lively presentations and lots of discussion about all aspects of plant operations.
To find out more contact Chandra Nagarajan, +1.989.354.1073 or email@example.com.
Concrete Technology Degree at Alpena Community College
This two-year Associate program at Alpena Community College gives you a broad-based understanding of the technology of concrete. You also learn trouble-shooting techniques to handle problems often encountered by finishers and masons.