CSDA Training Program Surpasses 10,000 Graduates

Published: 16/6, 2023

The Concrete Sawing & Drilling Association (CSDA) marked an important milestone earlier this year, graduating the 10,000th student from its training program. Since its launch in 1995, the CSDA training program has seen its course offerings expand from the first course – Cutting Edge, a hands-on and classroom course for sawing and drilling operators – to multiple hands-on and classroom courses, as well as the launch of its brand-new online training site in July 2021. Member and non-member students can take in-person classes for introductory and advanced sawing and drilling techniques, GPR methods and theory, estimating and more. Online class offerings allow students to take classes at their leisure and at their own pace. They include a Silica Safety class, Cutting Edge - an introduction to diamond tools and sawing and drilling methods and GPR Methods and Theory, an introductory-level class for GPR technicians.

For those looking for hands-on training, CSDA has announced its next round of introductory and advanced sawing and drilling classes, all of which will be held at St. Petersburg College in Clearwater, Fla. 

 

Oct. 9-10 Slab Sawing & Core Drilling 101

Oct. 11-12 Wall & Hand Sawing 101

Oct. 13 Wire Sawing 101

Nov. 6-7 Slab Sawing and Core Drilling 201

Nov. 8-9 Wall & Hand Sawing 201

Nov. 10 Wire Sawing 201

 

The 101 introductory series is perfect for newer operators or those wanting to increase their technical knowledge of concrete cutting techniques, while the 201 series for advanced Operator Certification designed for experienced operators looking to gain proficiency in sawing and drilling techniques. 

“An increasing number of companies are struggling to find qualified employees, placing an increased training burden on these companies,” says CSDA Lead Instructor Rick Norland. “The CSDA Training Programs can greatly help provide the needed industry specific training to increase efficiency, safety, and productivity while raising the professionalism of the whole industry.”

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