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MVCC to offer free environment remediation training to veterans

Dec 20, 2017

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Mohawk Valley Community College, through a grant from the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation, is offering a free environmental remediation training for veterans with low-income status beginning Monday, Feb. 12. These classes are designed to provide critical certifications and training to improve employability. Interested individuals must provide proof of veteran and low-income status.

Classes include:

Asbestos Worker (32 hours) – For any person employed on an asbestos abatement project whose duties involve the removal, encapsulation, application, or enclosure of any asbestos containing material (ACM).

  • 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • Monday, Feb. 12-Thursday, Feb. 15

OSHA (10 hours) – For workers on new construction sites, demolition jobs, and major renovation projects. Includes basic safety and health hazards associated with construction work, and overview of OSHA and hazard-specific awareness.

  • 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Monday, Feb. 19-Tuesday, Feb. 20

Lead Worker (16 hours) – For on-site personnel engaged in lead abatement activities in residential properties, including health department ordered projects, United States Housing and Urban Development grant programs, Public & Indian Housing abatement programs, and military abatement projects.

  • 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 1-Friday, March 2

All classes will be held at 335 Catherine St., Utica, next door to the thINCubator, and all materials will be provided. If interested, please contact Terésa Fava-Schram, coordinator of Workforce Development at MVCC, at 315-792-5681 to request an application and reserve your spot in the class.

For more information:
Center for Corporate & Community Education
Academic Building Room 154
315-792-5300