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SER welding student

Labor shortage a problem along the Gulf Coast

Posted April 23

Our welding program is booming, but it's not enough to keep up with employer demand for welders. If you're... Read more...

start saving with small steps

How to save money when you're living paycheck to paycheck

Posted April 22

SER strives to help all our clients reach long-term financial stability, but we know it can be tough to get to that... Read more...

Ask the Experts workshop

Ask the Experts

Posted December 10

SER's small business program will be presenting a panel of experts on Saturday, December 14th from 10 am - 12 pm at... Read more...

Concrete Technician

Course Description:

The Concrete Technician course is designed to prepare its students to quickly enter the concrete industry in a variety of specialties from flatwork and drives to commercial building pours.  Classroom presentations cover topics such as the history of concrete, concrete mix components, proportioning the mix, concrete safety, types of cement, additives, aggregates, reinforcement, loading patterns, formwork and prep, pouring, and finishing.  Throughout the class students are required to perform hands-on exercises testing the mix of concrete, bending and tying reinforcement, and ending with a one-truck pour of a slab of concrete including the excavation, compaction, formwork, reinforcement, pour, and finishing. 

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