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WCA will conduct training workshop at IWF


Two representatives of the Woodwork Career Alliance of North America will present a nuts-and-bolts workshop focused on helping woodworking companies develop effective in-house training programs at the 2022 IWF I n Atlanta.

The session, “Building a Training Program for Your Workers,” will be led by Scott Nelson, president of the WCA, and Bruce Spitz, former owner of Classic Millwork & Products and a member of the WCA Board of Directors. It is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Aug. 25, at the Georgia World Congress Center.

During the workshop, attendees will receive guidance for creating the first-year training template for new hires based on their production shop’s unique needs and incorporating the WCA Skill Standards.

Register to attend this session, WRK2, at

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