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CSDA 2014-2015 Training Schedule Announced

Tuesday, September 23, 2014   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Mollie Wightman
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Schedule Builds on 4,000 Graduates

The association has planned nine hands-on and classroom courses across the United States, including introductory, yet comprehensive classes geared toward anyone wishing to expand their knowledge of sawing and drilling basics. There are also Certified Operator courses scheduled, designed for experienced operators looking to gain proficiency in sawing and drilling techniques. As part of its Train More, Save More campaign, the association is offering large discounts to companies that send multiple operators to some of these courses.
Date                            Course                                                                        Location
Oct. 7-8, 2014             Wall Sawing 101                                                          Torrance, California
Oct. 9-10, 2014           Wire Sawing 101                                                          Torrance, California
Oct. 20-21, 2014         Hand Sawing & Drilling 101                                          Elyria, Ohio
Nov. 10-11, 2014         Slab Sawing & Drilling 201 Certification                      Clearwater, Florida
Nov. 12-13, 2014         Wall Sawing 201 Certification                                      Clearwater, Florida
Nov. 14-15, 2014         Wire Sawing 201 Certification                                     Clearwater, Florida
Feb. 2-3, 2015             Estimating                                                                    Las Vegas, Nevada
Feb. 4-5, 2015             Concrete Polishing                                                      Las Vegas, Nevada
Feb. 4-5, 2015             Hand Sawing & Drilling 101                                         Las Vegas, Nevada
All classes have been scheduled to provide cutting and polishing contractors with choice and flexibility, allowing operators and employees to attend when and where companies can afford to send them. In addition, CSDA has an online training website consisting of 27 courses that are available at
“The purpose of the CSDA Training Program is to provide the industry with structured training given by experts in their field. Since 1995, CSDA instructors have presented the latest sawing, drilling and polishing methods and best practices to over 4,000 students, increasing their efficiency and maximizing their productivity,” says CSDA Executive Director Patrick O’Brien.
The association has hands-on, classroom and online courses for every discipline and skill level, allowing contractors to provide operators with superior training. For more information, visit or call 727-577-5004.
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The Concrete Sawing & Drilling Association is a nonprofit trade association of contractors, manufacturers and affiliated members from the construction and renovation industry. Diamond tools for projects requiring sawing, drilling, selective demolition, polishing and imaging offers the construction industry many benefits including lower total project costs, precision cutting, maintenance of structural integrity, reduced downtime, reduced noise, dust and debris, limited access cutting and the ability to cut heavily-reinforced concrete. Founded in 1972, CSDA has 500 member companies worldwide..

Contact: Patrick O’Brien, Executive Director
Concrete Sawing & Drilling Association

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