City of Bozeman Building Division – 11th Annual Winter Training Program

**Contractors… Save Time and Money On Your Project. Come Learn the Codes with Us**

These Courses will be held a Virtual Training Room: This type of online classroom allows you to see and hear the instructor and classroom and they will be able to see and hear you. This is not a web session with voice over… it’s a real class with a real live instructor.

December 9, 2020- Effective Communications

Provided by ICC Instructor; .6 CEUs provided.

This course teaches employees techniques and strategies that will allow them to effectively communicate with internal and external customers. It also will empower your staff to maintain a calm demeanor when faced with crisis situation. This is a scenario based training course. This course is beneficial for anyone that has direct contact with citizens and staff. Business and corporations who strive to improve customer service will see a decrease in customer complaints as a result of this course

January 13, 2021- Mass Timber Building and the IBC

Provided by ICC Instructor; .6 CEUs provided.

This course will provide an overview of mass timber which includes any product currently permitted for use in Type IV (heavy timber) construction such as cross-laminated timber (CLT), structural composite lumber (SCL), glue laminated timber (glulam), mechanically laminated decking (aka nail-laminated timber, NLT), and large section sawn timbers. NLT, glulam, SCL, and solid-sawn timbers have been adopted in the International Building Code (IBC) and utilized throughout the world for several decades on a wide variety of buildings. Learn what`s new in 2015/2018 IBC for Mass Timber Construction as well as an overview of Tall Mass Timber Construction per the 2021 IBC. Topics include heights and areas, construction fire safety, fire and connection design and special inspection, with Tall Mass Timber Construction in accordance with the 2021 IBC will be discussed.

Now you can take your career farther without going far at all! Join a live training event from any location with an internet connection. Virtual Classrooms are different from web sessions. When you join a Virtual Classroom, you can actually see your instructor and your instructor can see you! A Virtual Classroom is a hybrid learning environment where you participate remotely and experience the same collaboration, instructor interaction and learning benefits as if you were physically in the classroom. According to a recent study done by Training Magazine, 86% of Virtual Classroom participants rated the experience “just as engaging” or “more engaging than” traditional classroom training.

Just make sure you have a dependable internet connection. Details regarding access into the virtual classroom will be sent to you prior to the start of the class.

Contact Bob Risk at if you have any questions.

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