The 10-week training program includes topics such as pre-qualification and certification as a M/W/DBE company, contract administration, estimating and bidding, and scheduling, to name a few. The program was designed to assist local M/W/DBEs in becoming contract-ready for more than $3 billion in utility construction work, including Consent Decree sewer rehabilitation and replacement, and capital improvements under drinking water, storm-water and wastewater programs.
This training program is available primarily for M/W/DBEs specializing in: concrete construction, construction program/project management, excavating, landscaping, pipeline installation, post-construction clean-up, scheduling, sediment and erosion control, sewer construction, site work, traffic control and underground utilities.
For a nominal fee of $199, qualified applicants receive 10 modules of training valued at $1199. Training fee will cover the cost of materials and meals.