MLA offers a variety of programs and services to address the educational needs of today’s building material dealer. We offer a variety of educational options so we can meet your needs, whether you require sales training, industry specific knowledge or an industry degree. Call your MLA at 800-747-6529 for additional information about any of these programs. We have these options:
MLA Online Campus
The MLA Online Campus provides you and your employees with high-impact, "real-world" training that develops your leaders, retains your best people and increases your customer loyalty. Each employee has a unique username to access the campus, which houses more than 700 courses on customer service, sales, leadership and more.
MLA can help you develop or manage your in-house safety program, and train your employees on-site for forklift certification, CPR and first aid, or estimating (take-off) training. Robert Uhler is certified to provide mock OSHA inspections to help keep you out of trouble.
MLA partners with State Fair Community College in Sedalia, Mo. to provide college-level training to your employees. They can earn college credit by taking building material classes online at the lowest available tuition rate. (MLA members pay the in-district tuition rate, regardless of location, as part of our special partnership with State Fair Community College.) Take classes toward a degree or just those that are needed at the moment.
BSCi Educational Resources for Construction Supply Professionals
Over 150 topics: product knowledge, construction and estimating, load-building, sales and customer service, and best practices from Greg Brooks of the Building Supply Channel, Inc. and other industry veterans. www.BSCiLMS.com.
EPA RRP Rule – Lead Paint
Anyone working in pre-1978 housing or child-occupied facilities and disturbing lead-based paint must take an RRP class from an accredited provider. MLA has partnered with ComplyAbility to provide Lead-Safe Work Practices training online to members – and your customers. Use the MLA promotional code to receive a substantial discount. Call MLA at 800-747-6529 to obtain the code, and then share it with your customers.