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  • 182nd Class of the Inspector Training School

    Start: Jan 4, 2017
    8:00am
    End: Mar 24, 2017
    4:30pm
    NHLA Headquarters - Memphis, Tennessee
    The Inspector Training School is a 12-week class comprised of 408 contact hours. Contact hours are completed through a combination of lecture and lab time. Standard class hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Students who successfully fulfill all program requirements will receive a certificate of completion.

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  • Inspector Training School Progressive Program: Block 3

    Start: Mar 6, 2017
    9:30am
    End: Mar 24, 2017
    10:50am
    NHLA Headquarters, Memphis, TN

    The “Progressive Program” is divided into three blocks. Upon successful completion of one block, a student can then progress to the next study block. • Block 1 requires two weeks of hands-on study at the NHLA Inspector Training School in Memphis, Tenn. • Block 2 allows for up to 12 months of online study for memorization and study of required material. • Block 3 requires an additional three weeks of classroom study and board runs back at NHLA headquarters. Standard class hours for Block 1 are Monday through Friday with the addition of one Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Standard class hours for Block 3 are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Students who successfully complete all 3 required blocks will receive a certificate of completion. For information, please contact Becky Miller at 901-399-7569 or b.miller@nhla.com.

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  • NHLA Inspector Training School 182nd Graduation

    Mar 24th, 2017
    9:00am - 11:00am
    Memphis, Tennessee
    NHLA will graduate 16 men from the 182nd class of the Inspector Training School. Congratulations graduates!
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  • 5-Day Lumber Grading Short Course

    Start: Mar 27, 2017
    8:00am
    End: Mar 31, 2017
    4:30pm
    Graber Lumber Company 17528 Cuba Road Spencerville, IN 46788

    This popular workshop gives yardmen, sawyers, edgermen, sales and office staff, and management level personnel an introduction to lumber inspection.

    This five-day short course will be taught by Barry Kibbey, NHLA National Inspector.

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  • Automated Hardwood Lumber Grading Demonstration

    Mar 28th, 2017
    9:30am - 2:30pm
    Akron, Indiana
    For over a century, hardwood lumber has been inspected and graded by human inspectors with appropriate training and experience. NHLA is the "keeper" of the rules for inspection of hardwood lumber and provider of the training of lumber inspectors. IN the age when computers, sensors and scanner are ever more present in our lives, this event will demonstrate a working, industrial-grade system of software and hardware that can be used to assist human graders to become for efficient in inspecting lumber, or to grade lumber automatically. Demontration will include hardwood species of white oak, red oak, hard maple, soft maple, ash, polar, hickory, basswood and cherry.

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  • Inspector Training School-Progressive Program Block 1

    Start: Apr 3, 2017
    8:00am
    End: Apr 14, 2017
    4:30pm
    NHLA Headquarters - Memphis, Tennessee

    The “Progressive Program” is divided into three blocks. Upon successful completion of one block, a student can then progress to the next study block.
    • Block 1 requires two weeks of hands-on study at the NHLA Inspector Training School in Memphis, Tenn.
    • Block 2 allows for up to 12 months of online study for memorization and study of required material.
    • Block 3 requires an additional three weeks of classroom study and board runs back at NHLA headquarters.

    For information, please contact Becky Miller at 901-399-7569 or b.miller@nhla.com.

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  • Flex Day Lumber Grading Short Course

    Start: Apr 24, 2017
    8:30am
    End: Apr 28, 2017
    5:30pm
    Glen Rock, PA

    NHLA is offering a Lumber Grading Short Course with the flexibility of enrolling for 1 day, 4 days or all 5 days. The workshop will include a thorough study and explanation of the NHLA Rules Book, emphasizing the basics of hardwood lumber inspection with a specie specific day devoted to Walnut.

    This popular workshop gives yardmen, sawyers, edgermen, sales and office staff, and management level personnel an introduction to lumber inspection. Class will begin at 8 a.m. and end at 4 p.m.

    This short course will be taught by Barry Kibbey, NHLA National Inspector.

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  • Flex-Day Lumber Grading Short Course

    Start: May 1, 2017
    8:00am
    End: May 5, 2017
    4:00pm
    NHLA Headquarters 6830 Raleigh LaGrange Rd. - Memphis, Tenn. 38134

    NHLA is offering a Lumber Grading Short Course with the flexibility of enrolling for 3 days, 4 days or all 5 days. The workshop will include a thorough study and explanation of the NHLA Rules Book, emphasizing the basics of hardwood lumber inspection with a specie specific day devoted to Walnut.

    This flex-day short course will be taught by Rich Hascher,  NHLA Inspector Training School Instructor.

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  • 4-Day Lumber Grading Short Course

    Start: Jun 5, 2017
    8:00am
    End: Jun 8, 2017
    4:30pm
    Yoder Lumber Buckhorn Division - Millersburg, Ohio

    This popular workshop gives yardmen, sawyers, edgermen, sales and office staff, and management level personnel an introduction to lumber inspection.

    This four-day short course will be taught by Barry Kibbey, NHLA National Inspector.

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  • NHLA Inspector Training School Summer Program - 183rd Class

    Start: Jun 6, 2017
    8:00am
    End: Aug 10, 2017
    4:00pm
    Keystone Community Education Foundation - Oil City, Pennsylvania

    The Summer Program is a 10-week class comprised of 350 contact hours. Contact hours are completed through a combination of lecture and lab time. Standard class hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Students who successfully fulfill all program requirements will receive a certificate of completion. For information, please contact Becky Miller at 901-399-7569 or b.miller@nhla.com.

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  • 3 Day Lumber Grading Short Course

    Start: Jun 6, 2017
    8:30am
    End: Jun 8, 2017
    4:30pm
    Epping, NH
    The value of “rules conscious” employees is a more carefully manufactured product, a more profitable yield from the log, and a better sense of the value of the lumber being handled. This three-day workshop will include a thorough study and explanation of the NHLA Rules Book, emphasizing the basics of hardwood lumber inspection.This popular workshop gives yardmen, sawyers, edgermen, sales and office staff, and management level personnel an introduction to lumber inspection. Classes will begin at 8 a.m. and end at 4:30 p.m.

    This three-day short course will be taught by Jack English NHLA National Inspector.

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  • 3-Day Lumber Grading Short Course

    Start: Jun 13, 2017
    8:30am
    End: Jun 15, 2017
    4:30pm
    Raleigh, NC

    The value of “rules conscious” employees is a more carefully manufactured product, a more profitable yield from the log, and a better sense of the value of the lumber being handled. This five-day workshop will include a thorough study and explanation of the NHLA Rules Book, emphasizing the basics of hardwood lumber inspection.This popular workshop gives yardmen, sawyers, edgermen, sales and office staff, and management level personnel an introduction to lumber inspection. Classes will begin at 8 a.m. and end at 4:30 p.m.

    This three-day short course will be taught by Benji Richards, NHLA National Inspector.

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  • 4-DAY LUMBER GRADING SHORT COURSE

    Start: Jun 19, 2017
    8:30am
    End: Jun 22, 2017
    4:30pm
    Grayling, MI
    The value of “rules conscious” employees is a more carefully manufactured product, a more profitable yield from the log, and a better sense of the value of the lumber being handled. This four-day workshop will include a thorough study and explanation of the NHLA Rules Book, emphasizing the basics of hardwood lumber inspection. This popular workshop gives yardmen, sawyers, edgermen, sales and office staff, and management level personnel an introduction to lumber inspection. Classes will begin at 8 a.m. and end at 4:30 p.m.

    This four-day short course will be taught by Barry Kibbey, NHLA National Inspector.

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  • 4,5, or 1 Walnut- Flex Day Short Course

    Start: Jun 26, 2017
    8:30am
    End: Jun 30, 2017
    4:30pm
    Tunkhannock, PA
    The value of “rules conscious” employees is a more carefully manufactured product, a more profitable yield from the log, and a better sense of the value of the lumber being handled. This five-day workshop will include a thorough study and explanation of the NHLA Rules Book, emphasizing the basics of hardwood lumber inspection. This popular workshop gives yardmen, sawyers, edgermen, sales and office staff, and management level personnel an introduction to lumber inspection. Classes will begin at 8 a.m. and end at 4:30 p.m.

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  • 4,5, or 1 Walnut Flex Day Short Course

    Start: Jul 10, 2017
    8:30am
    End: Jul 14, 2017
    8:45am
    Winthrop, Iowa
    The value of “rules conscious” employees is a more carefully manufactured product, a more profitable yield from the log, and a better sense of the value of the lumber being handled. This five-day workshop will include a thorough study and explanation of the NHLA Rules Book, emphasizing the basics of hardwood lumber inspection. This popular workshop gives yardmen, sawyers, edgermen, sales and office staff, and management level personnel an introduction to lumber inspection. Classes will begin at 8 a.m. and end at 4:30 p.m

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  • 4-Day Lumber Grading Short Course

    Start: Jul 17, 2017
    8:00am
    End: Jul 20, 2017
    4:30pm
    McKeever Environmental Learning Center - Sandy Lake, PA

    This popular workshop gives yardmen, sawyers, edgermen, sales and office staff, and management level personnel an introduction to lumber inspection.

    This four-day short course will be taught by Barry Kibbey, NHLA National Inspector.

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  • 4 Day Lumber Grading Short Course

    Start: Aug 28, 2017
    8:30am
    End: Aug 31, 2017
    8:10am
    Waconia, MN

    The value of “rules conscious” employees is a more carefully manufactured product, a more profitable yield from the log, and a better sense of the value of the lumber being handled. This four-day workshop will include a thorough study and explanation of the NHLA Rules Book, emphasizing the basics of hardwood lumber inspection. This popular workshop gives yardmen, sawyers, edgermen, sales and office staff, and management level personnel an introduction to lumber inspection. Classes will begin at 8 a.m. and end at 4:30 p.m.

    This four-day short course will be taught by Tom Byers, NHLA National Inspector.

     

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  • 184th Class of the NHLA Inspector Training School

    Start: Aug 30, 2017
    8:00am
    End: Nov 17, 2017
    4:00pm
    NHLA Headquarters 6830 Raleigh LaGrange Rd. Memphis, TN 38134

    The Inspector Training School is a 12-week class comprised of 408 contact hours. Contact hours are completed through a combination of lecture and lab time. Standard class hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Students who successfully fulfill all program requirements will receive a certificate of completion.

    To complete an application click here.

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  • 5-Day Lumber Grading Short Course

    Start: Sep 11, 2017
    8:00am
    End: Sep 15, 2017
    4:30pm
    Kamps Hardwoods Caledonia, Michigan

    This popular workshop gives yardmen, sawyers, edgermen, sales and office staff, and management level personnel an introduction to lumber inspection.

    This five-day short course will be taught by Barry Kibbey, NHLA National Inspector.

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  • 5-Day Lumber Grading Short Course

    Start: Sep 18, 2017
    8:00am
    End: Sep 22, 2017
    4:30pm
    Wood-Mizer Products, Inc. 8180 W. 10th St. - Indianapolis, IN 46214

    Sponsored by the Indiana Hardwood Lumbermen’s Association

    This popular workshop gives yardmen, sawyers, edgermen, sales and office staff, and management level personnel an introduction to lumber inspection.

     This five-day short course will be taught by Barry Kibbey, NHLA National Inspector.

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  • 4,5, or 1 (walnut) Flex Day Short Course

    Start: Sep 18, 2017
    8:30am
    End: Sep 22, 2017
    4:30pm
    Neopit, WI
    The value of “rules conscious” employees is a more carefully manufactured product, a more profitable yield from the log, and a better sense of the value of the lumber being handled. This five-day workshop will include a thorough study and explanation of the NHLA Rules Book, emphasizing the basics of hardwood lumber inspection. This popular workshop gives yardmen, sawyers, edgermen, sales and office staff, and management level personnel an introduction to lumber inspection. Classes will begin at 8 a.m. and end at 4:30 p.m.

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