OSHA 10-Hour Construction


Why the OSHA 10-Hour Construction Training? OSHA recommends workplace safety training for a safe and healthful work environment, specifically for hazard prevention on the job site. Our OSHA 10 Construction training is in-person and covers specific OSHA regulations and requirements as they apply to the Construction Industry. This course will follow a 2/3 to 1/3 teaching style, most of this course will be interactive and engaging: offering practical application with real world experiences. Workers who successfully complete the OSHA-authorized course will earn their official OSHA 10-hour card in Construction from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). Our interactive course is intended [...]

OSHA 10-Hour Construction2021-12-02T15:27:50-05:00

Commercial Drivers License (WCG)


Commercial Driver's License Training (CDL) Materials: Students will need access to a computer/laptop and internet. The training school length is 6 weeks with locations at Fort Pickett in Blackstone, Virginia and South Boston, Virginia. Classes are Monday through Thursday from 7:00am to 5:00pm. The main focal points during the course will include preventive maintenance, highway safety and handling hazardous materials. Pre-trip inspections, keeping logbooks updated, and constant backing up and twisting and turning to maneuver the trucks will become a safety habit. Trucking companies are interested only in drivers with good driving records. DUI's, reckless driving, and too many speeding tickets are [...]

Commercial Drivers License (WCG)2021-10-25T11:38:27-04:00

Recruiting manufacturers and students


RECRUITING A NEW WORKFORCE Two priorities for most technician education programs are connecting with industry partners and recruiting students from populations historically underrepresented in STEM careers. At the ATE Principal Investigators’ Conference this week Marcella Gale of Central Virginia Community College (CVCC) and Zack Hubbard of Rowan-Cabarrus Community College in North Carolina explained how they used Advanced Technological Education grants to develop outreach activities that are finding the sweet spot of accomplishing both goals simultaneously. ‘Like 4-H for manufacturing’ “We need all the help we can get to recruit students, for sure,” said Gale, sharing that the leader of [...]

Recruiting manufacturers and students2021-10-25T10:08:06-04:00
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