Benefits of Membership
Join the Team!
EXPERIENCE THE POWER OF NETWORKING
The number one benefit for members has always been the opportunity to network with industry professionals at the annual convention and quarterly meetings. This networking provides opportunities to forge new relationships and learn from other experienced professionals. Click the links to see what the association has planned in the coming months.
Build a Strong Workforce
WITH INDUSTRY TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION
Over 4,000 industry professionals have graduated from more than 20 classroom, hands-on and online CSDA training and certification programs. focused on cutting disciplines, estimating, polishing and safety. The association’s online training program offers a cost-effective alternative to those not able to afford the time or the money to send operators to classes. For more information about upcoming training and certification courses from CSDA, click one of the following links.
Be Ready for the Call
EQUIP YOURSELF WITH TOOLS AND RESOURCES TO RISE TO ANY CHALLENGE
The 200+ page CSDA Safety Manual can be implemented as a company safety policy document. It is complemented by a pocket-sized employee Safety Handbook, which is available in English and Spanish. The association also has six safety DVDs focused on concrete cutting disciplines and electrical safety. All of these items have been specially designed for contractors in the cutting, polishing and imaging industry and are available to CSDA members at a significant discount.
Toolbox Safety Tips (TSTs) can be used in employee safety meetings and form an important part of a company’s safety program. CSDA has released over 100 TSTs since the program began. To see a complete list of TSTs, and further information about items above and other CSDA products, click the following links.
CSDA & Center for America Homepage Help You Hire Qualified Veterans
GETTING YOUR OPEN POSITIONS FILLED NOW
CSDA partnered with Center for America (CFA) to bring members a great new benefit. We’re connecting members with resources to assist them in finding qualified veterans to fill open positions. The best part? These services are FREE!
The webinar that was held on July 19, 2018 is available for review below and discusses various topics including: finding military candidates for your jobs, engaging with military employment transition teams, getting job postings directly to military transition counselors, developing a Skills Matrix to focus on candidate skills and others!
Let CFA and CSDA help with the perfect solution to your staffing problems!
CSDA at Your Fingertips
THE ASSOCIATION IS THERE FOR MEMBERS 24/7
Information on this website, including the Members Section, is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The same applies to courses in the CSDA Online Training Program and the association’s discussion forums and groups on social media. The association also has a mentor program, designed to help industry startups or provide guidance for inexperienced business owners during their first year of membership. The aim of the CSDA Next Generation group is to continue the growth of the association, and industry, while serving the needs and wants of the younger generation. The association is here for you. Click the links below to learn more about some of these benefits.
And There’s More…
CSDA also negotiates member benefit programs with national vendors like UPS and Staples in order to provide cost-savings opportunities for CSDA Members. Some of the programs also offer revenue generation for Association Members. The CSDA program partners are valued vendors that provide essential programs and services, at significant cost-savings, for nonprofits, and show a high level of commitment to the nonprofit sector.