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Concrete Pavers

Course Code: AL0203CA18

Designing & Installing Retaining Walls Training

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Date & Time

Last Held: January 18, 2018 at the State Operator Training Center (date and location changed due to snow)
9:00am - 3:30pm (Check-in time: 8:30am)

*Please join us for an additional day of hands-on training (April 4, 2018), and bring safety glasses if you have them. You will be asked to sign a basic waiver form.

Next offering tentatively planned for January 2019. Registration will open when course date is confirmed.

Description

Take this hands-on class and learn how to design and install better paver projects. Instructor Alex Burke of Burke Environmental will discuss basic excavation, establishing a base layer, cutting techniques, edging, estimating strategies, using string lines and other more modern guides, and many tricks of the trade. He'll also give some real-world advice on how to win the job.

In order to provide you with even more useful knowledge, you'll have the opportunity to join us for a free additional day of hands-on training where you will participate in the actual installation of a paver project on the Rutgers campus. This training day will be held on April 4, 2018.

Read Instructor Alex Burke's Top Tips for Successful Concrete Paver Installation

See what past participants said about this course and watch a short video to see what you'll learn!

Photos from Past Concrete Pavers Hands-On Training Days


Interested in earning a Landscape Certificate?
This is a a required course for the Rutgers Landscape Management II Certificate program.

Credits

The January 18, 2018 offering of this course was approved for the following credits. We will reapply for similar credits the next time the course runs, but we cannot guarantee credit approval for future offerings.

Association of Professional Landscape Designers (APLD) Credits
5 CEUs

Certified Public Works Manager (CPWM) Credits
6 Technical

Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System (LA CES) Credits
5.5 CEUs

NJ Licensed Professional Engineers
5.5 credits

Interlocking Concrete Paver Institute (ICPI) Credits
This program is approved for ICPI Installer Continuing Education. Classroom Course: 5.5 CE hours; Hands-on Day: 7 CE hours

Rutgers CEUs
0.55

For the latest credit information, please call (848) 932-7483.

Fees
Early Registration Fee TBD  
Registration Fee TBD  
Cancellation Fee TBD  

Substitutions are permitted. View cancellation policy.

Meals

For the course day, continental breakfast and lunch will be provided to you at no additional cost. For the hands-on training day, donuts will be provided for breakfast and pizza will be provided for lunch.

NOTE: If you have any dietary restrictions or food allergies, please alert us at least one (1) week in advance of the course start date so that we can make reasonable accommodations. We cannot guarantee accommodations for special requests made after that time.

Location

GPS systems may not recognize campus addresses. Even if they take you to the correct building, they will not take you to the assigned parking lot. Therefore, we strongly recommend that you use the directions we provide.

NEW LOCATION:
State Operator Training Center
18 Ag Extension Way, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Directions, Parking Information & Map

Note: Pre-registration is required. We're sorry, but we cannot guarantee a seat, materials or meals for walk-in registrants. Location is subject to change; registrants will be notified in the event of a change.

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1. Click here to join our mailing list (please reference "Concrete Pavers" or Course Code AL0203) 
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3. E-mail us at ocpe@njaes.rutgers.edu

Program Questions? Contact Us!

Program Coordinator: Joe Canzano, 848-932-7317
Administrative Assistant: Karen Tizzano, 848-932-7483

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Attention U.S. Veterans

All of the courses offered by the Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education are approved by the New Jersey State Approving Agency for Veterans Training for tuition reimbursement through the GI Bill. For more information about the GI Bill, click here.

Comments from Past Participants

"Covered all the questions I had about pavers."
"Very useful for patio installations."

Most useful aspects of the course?
"The knowledgeable speaker."
"Design and pricing information."
"Laying the base."
"How to correctly estimate a paver job."
"Shortcuts and tricks of the trade to save time and money."

What did you learn that you will use in the future?
"Base preparation – how deep you have to start the base."
"Estimating – very comprehensive."
"How to make sure your base prep is done properly. You will have no problems in the future with call backs."
"Little techniques to get the job done quickly and right."