September 2019

5 September 2019
9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Microsoft Word 2016 Core

Open to DVHT, DVWCT and DVPLT members.  $25.00 Copay due to high program cost.

Lesson 1:  Getting Started with Word

Lesson 2:  Editing a Document

Lesson 3:  Formatting Text and Paragraphs

Lesson 4:  Adding Tables

Lesson 5:  Managing Lists

Lesson 6:  Inserting Graphic Objects

Lesson 7:  Controlling Page Appearance (Not covered due to time constraints)

Lesson 8:  Proofing a Document

Lesson 9:  Customizing the Word Environment (time permitting)

A light breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Training Flyer

10 September 2019
9:00 am – 3:30 pm

Municipal Budgeting and Finance

DVPLT Scholarship Opportunity

In partnership with the Pennsylvania State Association of Boroughs (PSAB), the Delaware Valley Trusts is pleased to offer 10 full scholarships (limit two scholarships per member entity) for this program.

Learn new tips and best practices for preparing and developing your budget from start to finish.  A budget is one of the most important documents a municipality develops and approves on an annual basis.  It is a document that acts as policy, guide and communicator of priorities for appointed staff and the public alike.  Review will include:  developing a budget calendar, determining fee schedules, structuring spreadsheets and narratives plus the importance of developing and coordinating the use of a capital budget with operational budgets to better stabilize tax rates and keep your community on the right track.

Cost:  $125/PSAB members and $175/Non-PSAB members. You must register directly with PSAB (see below).   Lunch will be provided.

How to Claim a Delaware Valley Trusts Scholarship:

1) Property & Liability Trust (DVPLT) members should first contact the Trust to confirm availability and reserve your scholarship by emailing Carol Bigham at cbigham@dvtrusts.com or calling (267) 803-5720.

2) Next, register directly with PSAB by clicking here or visit at www.training.boroughs.org or call Terri at 800-232-7722, Ext. 1042.

3) After completing the course, forward proof of completion and payment to cbigham@dvtrusts.com or fax (267) 803-5770.

4) Upon approval, Trusts will issue a reimbursement check for the value of the scholarship (up to two per member entity).

Scholarship questions?  Please call email cbigham@dvtrusts.com or call (267) 803-5720.

Training Flyer

11 September 2019
8:00 am – 12:00 pm

LTAP Asphalt Roads Common Maintenance Problems

Open to DVWCT and DVPLT members at no cost.

Course description: This course provides relevant information to individuals who have to maintain asphalt pavements. The course material reviews the importance of preventive maintenance to the life of an asphalt pavement. The material will help the student identify common asphalt distress, the cause of the distress, and the appropriate treatments.  The latest techniques, materials, and equipment will be reviewed with an emphasis on repairing the asphalt distress properly the first time. Current industry standards to properly repair problems such as cracking and potholes will be presented in detail. The basics of treatments such as seal coats, micro surfacing, and overlays will be presented. A review of the latest treatments included in Penn DOT Publication 447 Approved Products for Lower Volume Local Roads, will be covered.

Intended audience:  Individuals who are involved in planning and execution of maintenance work on asphalt pavements, including street superintendents, roadmasters, public works directors, foreman, and select crew members.

Location: Delaware Valley Trusts, 719 Dresher Road, Horsham, PA

A light breakfast will be provided.

You must register directly with LTAP at www.ltap.state.pa.us.

Questions? Call 1-800-FOR LTAP (367-5827)

Click here to go to the LTAP website.

11 September 2019
8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Police EVOC for SUV’s

Open to DVWCT and DVPLT members at no cost.  You must register through the Trust.

Police emergency vehicle operations courses (EVOC) are taught by seasoned police instructors.  The prime objectives of these hands-on, skill-based seminars are: (1) officer safety, (2) protection of innocents and (3) successful law enforcement.

This one (1) day course is designed for officers who routinely are assigned to drive a SUV or prisoner transport vehicles.  This course will provide officers with an opportunity to apply the skills they learned during the Basic EVOC course while driving a larger vehicle.  Defensive driving techniques and emergency response tactics will be demonstrated to and practiced by those attending.  The course will be 1/2 day behind the wheel driving skills that includes a response course as well as a skill course that will include backing.  Students must successfully complete written and practical exams to receive certification for the course.

Officers attending should report in old clothes by 8:30 a.m.

Officers attending must bring a police department owned SUV or prisoner van to drive on the driving range.

Lunch is not included.

Training Flyer

12 September 2019
9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Microsoft Excel 2016 Core

Open to DVHT, DVWCT and DVPLT members.  $25.00 Copay due to high program cost.

Lesson 1:  Getting Started with Microsoft Excel 2016

Lesson 2:  Performing Calculations (Limited use of Excel Functions)

Lesson 3:  Modifying a Worksheet

Lesson 4:  Formatting a Worksheet

Lesson 5:  Printing Workbook Contents

Lesson 6:  Managing Large Workbooks

Light breakfast and lunch will be provided.

 

Training Flyer

19 September 2019
9:00 am – 12:30 pm

Microsoft Word 2016 Intermediate

Open to DVHT, DVWCT and DVPLT members.  $25.00 Copay due to high program cost.

Lesson 1:  Working with Tables and Charts

Lesson 2:  Customizing Formats Using Styles and Themes*

Lesson 3:  Using Images in a Document

Lesson 4:  Creating Custom Graphic Elements*

Lesson 5:  Inserting Content Using Quick Parts*

Lesson 6:  Controlling Text Flow

Lesson 7:  Using Templates*

Lesson 8:  Using Mail Merge

Lesson 9:  Using Macros*

*Not covered due to time constraints

A light breakfast will be provided.

Training Flyer

25 September 2019
8:00 am – 3:00 pm

LTAP Drainage: The Key to Roads that Last

Open to DVWCT and DVPLT members at no cost.

This course covers the effect water has on roadways. Emphasis is on problems caused by poor drainage with discussion on various ways to handle these problems. Basic roadway drainage systems and their usage are reviewed. Industry standard procedures for replacing cross pipes are presented in detail. Regulatory agency policies and permit requirements are presented. The importance of performing routine inspection of drainage system assets is discussed with emphasis on the relationship to planning and Federal Aid reimbursement in the case of a disaster.

Intended Audience: Individuals who are involved in the planning and execution of maintenance work on asphalt pavements, including: street superintendents, roadmasters, public works directors, crew foremen, and select crew members.

Location: Delaware Valley Trusts, 719 Dresher Road, Horsham, PA

A light breakfast and lunch will be provided.

You must register directly with LTAP at www.ltap.state.pa.us

Questions? Call 1-800-FOR LTAP (367-5827)

Click here to go to the LTAP Website.

 

26 September 2019
9:00 am – 12:30 pm

Microsoft Excel 2016 Intermediate

Open to DVHT, DVWCT and DVPLT members.  $25.00 Copay due to high program cost.

Lesson 1:  Creating Intermediate Formulas using Functions

Lesson 2:  Analyzing Data with Logical and Lookup Functions

Lesson 3:  Organizing Worksheet Data with Tables

Lesson 4:  Visualizing Data with Basic Charts

Lesson 5:  Analyzing Data with PivotTables

Lesson 6:  Inserting Graphics

A light breakfast will be provided.

Training Flyer

30 September 2019
8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Basic Police Motorcycle Operator

Open to DVWCT and DVPLT members at no cost.  You must register through the Trust.

This class runs September 30 to October 11 – Monday through Friday.

Police emergency vehicle operations courses (EVOC) are taught by seasoned police instructors.  The prime objectives of these hands-on, skill-based seminars are: (1) officer safety, (2) protection of innocents and (3) successful law enforcement.

This ten (10) day, 80 hour course is designed for Police Officers who are assigned to Police Motorcycle Patrol duties. This course will introduce these officers to the uniqueness of Motorcycle Patrol. The course will cover machine nomenclature, slow maneuvering, control, curve negotiation, motorcycle maintenance, night operations, defensive driving techniques and on the street riding. The course will involve classroom instruction and street driving. Students must successfully complete written and practical exams to receive certification for the course.

Officers attending must be properly licensed to operate a motorcycle and must bring a Police Department owned motorcycle, DOT approved helmet, leather gloves (not fingerless gloves), ankle or higher boots, eye protection (wrap around preferred), and rain gear.

Lunch is not included.

Training Flyer

October 2019

2 October 2019
8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Police EVOC for SUV’s

Open to DVWCT and DVPLT members at no cost.  You must register through the Trust.

Police emergency vehicle operations courses (EVOC) are taught by seasoned police instructors.  The prime objectives of these hands-on, skill-based seminars are: (1) officer safety, (2) protection of innocents and (3) successful law enforcement.

This one (1) day course is designed for officers who routinely are assigned to drive a SUV or prisoner transport vehicles.  This course will provide officers with an opportunity to apply the skills they learned during the Basic EVOC course while driving a larger vehicle.  Defensive driving techniques and emergency response tactics will be demonstrated to and practiced by those attending.  The course will be 1/2 day behind the wheel driving skills that includes a response course as well as a skill course that will include backing.  Students must successfully complete written and practical exams to receive certification for the course.

Officers attending should report in old clothes by 8:30 a.m.

Officers attending must bring a police department owned SUV or prisoner van to drive on the driving range.

Lunch is not included.

Training Flyer