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OSHA 10 (General Industry)

$89
Calendar Jan 10, 2022 at 8 am, runs for 1 week

The OSHA Outreach Training Program for General Industry provides training for entry-level workers and employers on the recognition, avoidance, abatement, and prevention of safety and health hazards in workplaces in construction industry. The program also provides information regarding workers' rights, employer responsibilities, and how to file a complaint. Through this training, OSHA helps to ensure that workers are more knowledgeable about workplace hazards and their rights. 

 

Card included in fees.

Project Management

$1,599
Calendar Jan 10, 2022 at 8 am, runs for 2 weeks

Construction project managers plan and direct the building and maintenance of everything from bridges to high-rises to wastewater systems. They usually have the satisfaction of seeing a job through from start to finish. In a typical day, project managers might meet with owners, examine a work breakdown structure (WBS), negotiate with sub-contractors, and directly supervise crews. Their qualifications include both formal education and in formal on-the-job training, and their knowledge encompasses construction materials and methods, mathematics, communications, safety, human resources, scheduling, and customer service, among other areas.

This program covers topics such as Construction Documents, Resource Control, and Continuous Improvement.

Sheet Metal I

$1,599
Calendar Jan 10, 2022 at 8 am, runs for 6 weeks

Sheet metal workers mainly work in heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVACR), but there are many other opportunities. Sheet metal craftsmen might help build airplanes, automobiles, or even billboards. They might install hoods and vents for restaurants or build grain silos for farmers.

This four-part program is designed to prepare the trainee for a large range of possibilities, covering topics such as Installation of Ductwork, Bend Allowances, and Advanced Architectural Sheet Metal.

Fundamentals of Crew Leadership

$699
Calendar Jan 10, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Work gets done most efficiently if workers are divided into crews with a common purpose. When a crew is formed to tackle a particular job, one person is appointed the leader. This person is usually an experienced craftworker who has demonstrated leadership qualities. To become an effective leader, it helps if a trainee has natural leadership qualities, but there are specific job skills that each craftworker must learn in order to do the job well.

This module will teach the skills needed to be an effective leader, including the ability to communicate effectively, provide direction to a crew and effectively plan and schedule the work of a crew.

CompTiA Security+ Certification Prep

$999

with Heather Phillips

Calendar Jan 10, 2022 at 7 pm

The course is designed to cover everything needed to know for the Comp Tia Security+ exam, SYO-051. It will help the student appreciate and understand the subject material needed to know to pass the exam. It is aimed for test preparation, not a course to teach the details of each subject. It is strongly recommended to independently learn to become more familiar with each subject.

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician

$899
Calendar Jan 11, 2022 at 5:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

This program focuses on the systematic study of map-making and the application of mathematical, computer, and other techniques to the analysis of large amounts of geographic data and the science of mapping geographic information.

A GIS Technician will undertake the following responsibilities:

  • Operate GIS hardware and software systems.
  • Gather, create, edit, and integrate geospatial data and associated attribute information in various formats including Shapefiles, KMZ’s, and file geodatabase.
  • Assist in converting information to and from several sources including AutoCAD, Google Earth, Excel, Mobile platforms & GIS mapping portals.
  • Georeference/digitize GIS data, identify and correct errors introduced when merging data sets from multiple sources.
  • Find and use freely available resources to gather GIS and related data files and to investigate potential data corrections and updates.
  • Process and support field data collected Document and maintain records on data processing procedures.
  • An ability to do research in order to learn new technology and techniques.

American Sign Language I

$299
Calendar Jan 11, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 10 weeks

This is an introductory course where attention is given to proper syntax and basic grammatical constructs of ASL.  Over 500 signs are introduced and utilized in conversations, enabling students to express basic ideas.  ASL I focuses on American Sign Language as a visual and motor medium of communication and discourse for deaf individuals and deaf culture. 

American Sign Language I

$299
Calendar Jan 15, 2022 at 8:30 am, runs for 10 weeks

This is an introductory course where attention is given to proper syntax and basic grammatical constructs of ASL.  Over 500 signs are introduced and utilized in conversations, enabling students to express basic ideas.  ASL I focuses on American Sign Language as a visual and motor medium of communication and discourse for deaf individuals and deaf culture. 





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