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New opportunities in Construction Industry Training at Edmonds Community College

08/17/2010
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Start a Construction Industry Training (CIT) Certificate fall quarter, Sept. 20-Dec. 9, at Edmonds Community College. Learn green building, blueprint reading, measuring, construction safety, foundation layout, and power and hand tool techniques. Evening classes available.

Start with Core Construction Skills I and II, CIT 103 and 104 offered 5:30-9 p.m., Monday and Wednesday this fall. The program also offers a new green roofing class, Construction Industry Training 155. Students will learn about membrane roofs, flashing details, drainage and other aspects of roofing related to providing a proper basis for a green roof. The class meets 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m., on two Fridays, Nov. 5 and 12. The last day to register is Nov. 5.

New opportunities for students interested in construction training:

•Sound Energy Efficiency Development (SEED) grant* — This grant will pay tuition, books, and fees for students to earn short certificates in Energy Management at Edmonds Community College. In addition, students in the program will receive assistance with their job search. Start classes fall or winter. Call 425.640.1509 or go to www.edcc.edu/energy.

For those interested in construction and hands-on work, the Energy Efficiency Technician certificate provides foundational energy knowledge to those involved in the contract work or energy efficiency and weatherization projects. Start with Core Construction Skills I and II and Energy Efficiency Technician classes. Call 425.640.1827 for more information.

•A new Construction Safety Certificate offered through the Occupational Safety and Health program can be completed in a year or less. It offers practical knowledge for construction site leads, project managers, and business owners and adds skills for those interested in construction management and occupational safety and health fields. Call 425.640.1712 or go to www.edcc.edu/osh for more information.

•Earn a bachelor’s degree at Central Washington University-Lynnwood on the Edmonds Community College campus. Students who complete Edmonds Community College’s Construction Industry Training certificate have the option to continue training in the college’s Construction Management program. A new two-year Associate in Applied Science-T (transfer) degree in Construction Management now transfers to Central Washington University's Bachelors of Applied Science in Administrative Management program. Call 425.640.1026 or go to www.edcc.edu/const for more information.

*100 percent of this program is funded by federal funds from the Department of Labor for a total of $533,481.

Edmonds Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Provider of Employment and Training Programs. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. WTRS 800.833.6384 or 711.

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