February 2019

6 February 2019
8:00 am – 12:00 pm

LTAP Work Zone (Temporary) Traffic Control

Open to DVWCT and DVPLT members at no cost.

Note:  The course does NOT provide the Flagging certification card.

This course identifies the work zone set-up requirements, traffic control devices, and flagging procedures through a review of the regulations in PennDOT Publication 213, Temporary Traffic Control Guidelines, and the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD). The course covers development of traffic control plans, use of typical layout figures from the publication, and inspection of established work zones. The course emphasizes teaching work zone traffic control guidelines and set-ups for typical municipal work, from grading a gravel road to painting crosswalk lines to repairing pavement.

Intended Audience: Individuals who are performing maintenance, construction, or traffic control on municipal roadways including: public works employees, roadmasters and street superintendents. Others who would benefit from this course include: law enforcement personnel (for enforcement purposes), municipal managers and elected officials (to understand the importance and for budgeting purposes). Engineers are welcome to attend, but the focus is on the non-engineer.

Handouts: Attendees MUST bring a copy of PennDOT Publication 213 —Temporary Traffic Control Guidelines (June 2014 edition) to the class. http://www.dot.state.pa.us/public/PubsForms/Publications/PUB%20213.pdf.

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

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

 

Click here to go to the LTAP website.

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

 

21 February 2019
9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Confined Space Entry

Open to Workers’ Comp Trust and Property & Liability Trust members at no cost.

OSHA defines “permit-required confined spaces” as a confined space that has one or more of the following characteristics:

(1) Contains or has a potential to contain a hazardous atmosphere;

(2) Contains a material that has the potential for engulfing an entrant;

(3) Has an internal configuration such that an entrant could be trapped or asphyxiated by inwardly converging walls or by a floor which slopes downward and tapers to a smaller cross-section; or

(4) Contains any other recognized serious safety or health hazard.

This seminar discusses what constitutes a confined space, reviews potential hazards that could be contained and details best practices for protecting public employees required to work in such environments. This seminar is approved for 3 Pa. DEP water/wastewater operator contact hours.

 

 

 

 

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March 2019

4 March 2019
8:00 am – 2:30 pm

Gracie Survival Tactics (GST) – Military / Law Enforcement Instructor (Train the Trainer) Certification

DVWCT and DVPLT Scholarship Opportunity

The Delaware Valley Workers’ Compensation Trust (DVWCT) and Property & Liability Trust (DVPLT) is pleased to offer a limited number of $500 scholarships for the following course:

Gracie Survival Tactics (GST) – Military/Law Enforcement Instructor (Train the Trainer) Certification

March 4 through 8, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

(Certification & Re-Certification)

 Location:  BJJ United, 428 Old York Road, Jenkintown, Pa  19046

 Note: You must register directly with the vendor.

DVWCT and DVPLT is offering its members 20 scholarships valued at $500.00 each for GST Military/Law Enforcement Instructor (Train the Trainer) Certification Course being held March 4 through 8, 2019.  Limit one (1) scholarship per member entity.

How to Claim a Scholarship:

1)  DVWCT/DVPLT members should first contact the Trust to confirm availability and reserve a scholarship by emailing Carol Bigham at cbigham@dvtrusts.com or calling (267) 803-5720.  Scholarships are available on a first come/first served basis.

2)  Next, contact the training vendor directly:  Email Jackie@gracieuniversity.com or click on Full Certification or Recertification to enroll.  (Enroll by 1/18/19 to receive 10% OFF on tuition).  More information: https://www.gracieuniversity.com.

3)  Following the training, send proof of completion and paid receipt to Carol Bigham at cbigham@dvtrusts.com or fax to (267) 803-5770.

4)  Upon approval, DVWCT/DVPLT will issue a $500.00 reimbursement check (value of the scholarship – limit one scholarship per member entity).

Scholarship questions?  Please call Carol Bigham (267) 803-5720.

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14 March 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.

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21 March 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

A light breakfast and lunch will be provided.

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27 March 2019
9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Leadership Fundamentals – Core Course, Penn State Public Entity Leadership Certificate Program

Open to DVWCT and DVPLT members at no cost.

This course covers the essential competencies required for an effective supervisor or manager.  Techniques in leadership and motivation, coaching and mentoring will be shared.  Additional topics include interpersonal styles and effective communication.

Lunch will be provided.

 

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28 March 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.

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April 2019

3 April 2019
10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Drug and Alcohol Training for Supervisors of CDL Drivers

Open to DVWCT and DVPLT members at no cost.

This training fulfills the US Department of Transportation drug and alcohol training requirements for supervisors of drivers who possess a commercial driver’s license.  Its purpose is to enable supervisors to determine whether reasonable suspicion exists to require a driver to undergo testing (CFR §382.307).  Topics covered include drug and alcohol recognition and awareness, reasonable suspicion, protecting confidentiality, appropriate response when confronted with an impaired worker and other supervisory responsibilities.

 

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4 April 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.

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8 April 2019
9:00 am – 4:00 pm

How to Communicate with Tact, Professionalism and Diplomacy

10 Seats Open to DVWCT and DVPLT members.  $25 copay due to high program cost.

This intensive one-day course provides techniques, tools and strategies to strengthen communication skills including communicating with tact in difficult situations.  It combines all facets of on-the-job interpersonal communication – from speaking to writing to listening to presenting – and shows you, step by step, how to master them.  Please refer to the training provider website for a full program description. Although this is a public seminar, you need to register through the Trust for payment purposes (Skillpath Seminars).

Location:  Best Western Plus, 127 S. Gulph Rd., King of Prussia PA

Registration begins at 8:30 am.  Lunch is not included.

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