Paratech University / Official Hands-On Training

Paratech University is a two-day hands-on event using the most current heavy lifting, shifting, stabilizing, building and structural shoring techniques. Events feature product training with Paratech equipment coordinated by Paratech and a certified training organization.

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Frequently Asked Questions


While on the training ground all participants must bring and wear full PPE. Full PPE is a helmet, eye protection, long sleeves, gloves, pants, and boots. Full bunker gear is not mandatory.


Paratech provides equipment, instructors and materials.

What are the hours of Paratech University?

  • Paratech University start time is 8am. End time is 4pm.
  • Paratech Structural Shoring University start time is 8am. End time is 4pm.
  • Paratech Trench University start time is 7am. End time is 5pm.


Qualified Third-Party instructors conduct Paratech University training.

Will I receive continuing education credits?

Attendees who complete the Paratech University course will receive a Certificate of Participation from the Third-Party instructing company.

Attendee Responsibilities:

Each participant will be responsible for their hotel accommodations, transportation to and from the event, dinner costs and an attendance fee per person.

What does the Paratech University include?

  • Overview/Lecture
  • Paratech Tool Lab Station Rotations: Learn about the Paratech tools, Vehicle Stabilization using Rescue Struts with car on roof and another station with a car on its side
  • Heavy Vehicle Lifting & Stabilization Station: using Rescue Struts & Hydraulic Struts
  • Building Shoring Station: using Rakers, Flying Rakers and Woodless Raker Systems
  • Rigging Station: using Monopod and Bipod
  • Air Bag Heavy Lifting Station: using Maxiforce® and Multiforce Air Lifting Bags
  • Final Exercise: Putting it all together using skills learned to move heavy objects

What does the Paratech Structural Shoring University include?

  • Overview/Lecture
  • Paratech Tool Lab
  • Exterior Shoring Doors & Windows
  • Interior Confined Space & Spot Shoring
  • Interior/Exterior Heavy Lifting and Stabilization
  • Exterior High Line Using Pod systems
  • Interior Slope floor Shoring
  • Exterior Raker Shoring w/ Building monitoring.
  • Interior Elevator Support and Rescue
  • Interior Column Stabilization

What does the Paratech Trench University include?

  • Overview/Lecture
  • Paratech Tool Lab
  • Void Management Options Station
  • Shoring a Trench “End Wall” Station
  • L-Trench Station

Registration Allotment:

Maximum 4 attendees per company.

Age Requirement:



Credit Cards are accepted for attendance fee payment. *Pricing for United States.

  • Paratech University $100+
  • Paratech Structural Shoring University $175
  • Paratech Trench University $175


Donuts, Coffee, Water and Lunch are provided on both days of Paratech University. Dinner costs are not included in the attendance fee.

Terms & Conditions:

  • Severe weather or other major events may impact our operations.
  • Unfortunately, we will not be able to refund your fee in the event of a severe weather cancellation.
  • In case of a cancellation due to force majeure you will receive a full refund.
  • If for some reason a Paratech University cannot be held, Paratech reserves the right to cancel with 2 weeks notice and a full refund will be issued.

COVID-19 Policy:

• The safety of everyone attending the training is extremely important. In order to protect students and instructors, Paratech reserves the right to ask any student displaying symptoms of sickness to leave the training.
• We ask that you please stay home if you have a fever, cough, are symptomatic or asymptomatic, or have been around anyone with a confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis in the last 14 days.
• Hand sanitizer is available throughout Paratech University and free masks are available at the registration table.

Wait List:

Paratech Universities have limited registration spots available. Maximum 4 attendees per company. If you would like more than 4 attendees from your department to attend the Paratech University, you can add additional personnel to our Wait List. The Wait List becomes available after registration is full. If a spot becomes available, you will be notified via email and have 1 day to secure that opening. If you do not secure the opening within 1 day, the opening will be released to the next person on the Wait List.

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