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Forklift Safety and Operator Training - Wheeling Campus
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Forklift Safety and Operator Training - Wheeling Campus

$179

with James Hutchison

This class will teach students how to safely operate a forklift within the parameters of an industrial / manufacturing site.   

Instruction will cover calculating capacity loads, pre-operational checks, care and maintenance of the truck, and safe propane cylinder changing.  The course is 9 hours long and is typically scheduled over 2 days, with the safety class of approximately 6 hours taking place the first day and then hands on operation of the forklift on the second day.  

This course can also be customized to fit a specific company’s equipment, and can be held offsite when requested. 

For more information on class schedules, please contact Karri Mulhern at kmulhern@wvncc.edu

Note: Financial assistance may be available to those who qualify. See details about funding options here and contact Jenna Derrico with questions – jderrico@wvncc.edu / 304-214-8962.

Non-Discrimination Statement

West Virginia Northern Community College (WVNCC) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution and does not discriminate based on race, sex (e.g., sex, sex stereotypes, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, and pregnancy or parenting status), disability, religion, color, national origin, or age in admission, employment, educational programs, or activities; nor does it discriminate based on genetic information in employment or employee health benefits. Further, faculty, staff, students, and applicants are protected from retaliation for making complaints or assisting in investigations of discrimination. WVNCC will take steps to assure that a lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in the college’s CTE offerings. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

Full Non-discrimination notice and associated policies, procedures and forms

OSHA 10 (General Industry) - Wheeling Campus
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OSHA 10 (General Industry) - Wheeling Campus

$179

with James Hutchison

This course is designed to introduce entry-level workers to basic awareness training on the recognition, avoidance, abatement, and prevention of workplace hazards. The course also provides information regarding workers’ rights, employer  responsibilities, and filing a complaint.  Books and OSHA 10 card included in class fee.

 

Non-Discrimination Statement

West Virginia Northern Community College (WVNCC) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution and does not discriminate based on race, sex (e.g., sex, sex stereotypes, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, and pregnancy or parenting status), disability, religion, color, national origin, or age in admission, employment, educational programs, or activities; nor does it discriminate based on genetic information in employment or employee health benefits. Further, faculty, staff, students, and applicants are protected from retaliation for making complaints or assisting in investigations of discrimination. WVNCC will take steps to assure that a lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in the college’s CTE offerings. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

Full Non-discrimination notice and associated policies, procedures, and forms

OSHA 30 (General Industry) - Wheeling Campus
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OSHA 30 (General Industry) - Wheeling Campus

$349

with James Hutchison

TThis course is designed to instruct the student on the basic principles of safety required for OSHA 30 certification and is appropriate for supervisors and workers.  Students will learn the proper use of safety and personal protective equipment and are introduced to work site hazards and protections.  Additional topics include: avoiding common hazards, understanding workers' rights, employer responsibilities, and more. 

Books and OSHA 30 card included in class fee.

Note: Financial assistance may be available to those who qualify. See details about funding options here and contact Jenna Derrico with questions – jderrico@wvncc.edu / 304-214-8962.

Non-Discrimination Statement

West Virginia Northern Community College (WVNCC) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution and does not discriminate based on race, sex (e.g., sex, sex stereotypes, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, and pregnancy or parenting status), disability, religion, color, national origin, or age in admission, employment, educational programs, or activities; nor does it discriminate based on genetic information in employment or employee health benefits. Further, faculty, staff, students, and applicants are protected from retaliation for making complaints or assisting in investigations of discrimination. WVNCC will take steps to assure that a lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in the college’s CTE offerings. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

Full Non-discrimination notice and associated policies, procedures and forms

Low GWP Refrigerant Safety Certification Course

$90

with John Labriola

Calendar Jul 19, 2024 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

This program is intended to prepare students and technicians for the safe handling of low GWP refrigerants, including those that are flammable and mildly flammable.   This course will prepare students for Esco's Low GWP Refrigerant Handling Certification exam.

Fitness for Beginners
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Fitness for Beginners

$20

with Amanda Sage

This class is geared toward individuals who are looking to start an exercise program, but may not know where to begin. Topics covered include; cardiovascular fitness, strength training, and flexibility. Exercises are presented in a nurturing, non-competitive atmosphere and are modified based on the individual. Participants should bring a mat, pair of weights, (3-5 pounds) small towel, and plenty of water to class. Class requires at least 3 students to run.

Yoga for Beginners

$15

with Amanda Sage

Calendar Jul 21, 2024 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

This class is designed for the individual who is completely new to the practice of yoga. Participants will learn the foundations of yoga technique, and apply the principals of yoga to calm the mind and strengthen the body. Class participants should be prepared with a yoga mat, small towel, and plenty of water. Class requires at least 3 students to run.

Will run

MIG I (Gas Metal Arc Welding) - Wheeling Campus

$999

with Jayson Summers

Calendar Jul 22, 2024 at 7:30 am

This course may be eligible for college credit (WELD 202 Beginning MIG) upon successful completion.

This course introduces students to the safety, nomenclature, and set up procedures for gas and metal arc welding (MIG). Students will perform open Single-V-Groove welds on plate without backing. Students will learn how to weld in all four positions and prepare for a certification test at the end of this course.  

Note: Financial assistance may be available to those who qualify. See details about funding options here and contact Jenna Derrico with questions – jderrico@wvncc.edu / 304-214-8962.

Non-Discrimination Statement

West Virginia Northern Community College (WVNCC) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution and does not discriminate based on race, sex (e.g., sex, sex stereotypes, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, and pregnancy or parenting status), disability, religion, color, national origin, or age in admission, employment, educational programs, or activities; nor does it discriminate based on genetic information in employment or employee health benefits. Further, faculty, staff, students, and applicants are protected from retaliation for making complaints or assisting in investigations of discrimination. WVNCC will take steps to assure that a lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in the college’s CTE offerings. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

Full Non-discrimination notice and associated policies, procedures, and forms

NAEMT - Geriatric Education for EMS (GEMS)
Registration Unavailable

NAEMT - Geriatric Education for EMS (GEMS)

$25

with Linda Steele

This course is designed to provide EMS practioners at all levels with the skills and knowledge to address the unique medical, social, environmental and communication challenges as older adults.

 





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