Education & Training

Since 1954 Besser has provided training for the concrete products industry worldwide. Whether at our state-of-the-art training facility at the World Center for Concrete Technology or in our customers' plants, we partner with industry experts to provide students with hands-on and classroom training designed to meet your objectives.

Blockmakers Workshops®

Providing your employees with education and training relevant to their job responsibilities is an investment that pays tremendous dividends. Besser and the World Center for Concrete Technology (WCCT) continue to develop Blockmakers Workshops® that satisfy the major employment needs of the concrete and concrete products industries. All segments of these industries are encouraged to contact Besser to discuss individual training possibilities.

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In-Plant Block Plant Training

Besser offers specialized training in your plant. Our instructors travel to your plant and train multiple employees on your equipment. While there, we can also offer specific one-on-one training and a plant evaluation.

If you are interested in attending one of these courses or would like to schedule your personal on-site training please e-mail us or call +1.989.354.1072.

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Free Online Training

Splitting product - the do’s and don’ts for high quality splits

25 March 2016 : 10:00 AM and 1:00 PM (CST)

This free online training session will cover all aspects of splitting (including competitive models) and how to change blades and set‐up the splitter to get the highest quality splits from the first product to the last. 

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In-Plant Concrete Pipe School

Your business is unique - your training should be too. Maximize your pipe plant performance with on-site training, tailored to meet your needs. Our instructors can help customize your training objectives. Course topics can include, but not limited to, automation, production, hydraulic, troubleshooting, maintenance, changeover, curing and mix effects on pipe.  To find out more contact Duane Rondeau, +1.989.354.1072 or

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Plant Operation Boot Camp

This one-day event is packed with information. You’ll walk away with new knowledge and skills to enrich your job performance which will improve plant efficiency and safety, product quality and profitability. This session was created by people who have walked in your shoes and know what running a plant involves. You are in store for lively presentations and lots of discussion about all aspects of plant operations.  To find out more contact Duane Rondeau, +1.989.354.1072 or

ACAP Foundation Scholarship Application

Established with the ACPA Foundation, this college scholarship will be awarded to a student whose course of study is related to concrete pipe production, application/installation, or research. The selection committee will review applications in March and award the scholarship in April 2017. 

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