Workforce Training

Workforce Spring Classes

Training Options:  Health and Safety  •  Computer Skills  •  General Business

Health and Safety Training

Businesses lose thousands of dollars each year foregoing updates to their workplace health & safety training. Strict state and federal mandates require annual updates. Is your business prepared?

OSHA 10 General Industry

OSHA 10 for General Industry trains workers and employers on the recognition, avoidance, abatement, and prevention of safety and health hazards in workplaces in general industry. The program also provides information regarding workers' rights and employer responsibilities. A DOL certification card will be given after full completion of course.

  • $270 plus $5 certification card
  • Saturday, June 20 and 27, 8:00am-2:00pm
  • Elmira Academic and Workforce Development Center
     

OSHA 10 Construction

OSHA 10 Construction trains workers and employers on the recognition, avoidance, abatement, and prevention of safety and health hazards in workplaces in the construction industry. The program includes information regarding workers' rights and employer responsibilities. A DOL certification card will be given after full completion of the course.

  • $270 plus $5 certification card
  • Thurs, April 9, 8:30am-4:30pm and Fri, April 10, 8:30am-12:30pm
  • Elmira Academic and Workforce Development Center
     

OSHA 30 Construction

The 30-hour Construction Outreach Training Program provides a variety of training to workers with some safety responsibility. Training emphasizes hazard identification, avoidance, control and prevention. Topics include: Introduction to OSHA, Managing Safety and Health, OSHA Focus Four Hazards (Falls, Electrocution, Struck-By, Caught-in or Between), Personal Protective and Lifesaving Equipment, Health Hazards in Construction, Stairways and Ladders and additional topics related to the construction industry. Mandatory participation for all sessions is required to receive certification.

  • $870 plus $5 certification card plus textbook
  • Saturdays, April 25-May 16, 8:00am-4:30pm
  • Elmira Academic and Workforce Development Center
     

Adult First Aid/CPR

Participants will learn adult CPR and AED use, first aid basics, and the guidelines for cardiopulmonary resuscitation and emergency cardiovascular care. Course will cover environmental, medical, and injury emergencies and key changes reflecting the new science from the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines.

  • $175 plus $5 certification card
  • Saturday, May 9, 8:00am-3:00pm
  • Elmira Academic and Workforce Development Center
     

8-Hour Hazwoper Refresher

The 8-Hour HAZWOPER Annual Refresher Course provides the OSHA required annual refresher training for employees who have completed the initial 24-Hour or 40-Hour HAZWOPER course. Workers attending this 8-Hour Annual Refresher Course will cover changes in related regulations.

  • $265
  • Saturday, May 30, 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Elmira Academic and Workforce Development Center
     

Fall Protection Awareness

This course provides an overview of various regulations relating to fall protection, information on the approved equipment supplied and used by the company, and the fall protection program. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to identify hazards, specify guidelines for fall protection systems, and recognize methods to minimize the risks of falls, describe roles and responsibilities in fall protection and recognize limitations of safety equipment. Students need to bring fall protection harness / lanyard for hands on training.

  • $125
  • Saturday, June 6, 8:00am-12:00pm
  • Elmira Academic and Workforce Development Center
     

Confined Space Awareness

Confined spaces exist in many workplaces, even if employees are not required to enter these spaces. Training must be provided on identification of workplace confined spaces, hazards associated with entry, and precautions needed for entering those spaces.

  • $65
  • Saturday, June 6, 1:00pm-3:00pm
  • Elmira Academic and Workforce Development Center
     

Hazard Communication-GHS

Participants will become familiar with the purpose and scope of the Hazard Communication standard as well as how it relates to the Company Hazard Communication Program. Categories of physical and health hazards are reviewed with discussion of ways to control, minimize and reduce the level of risk associated with the hazard. Methods used to identify and communicate hazardous chemical information are also covered.

  • $65
  • Saturday, June 13, 8:00am-10:00am
  • Elmira Academic and Workforce Development Center
     

Lockout—Tagout

This training course provides an overview of the control of hazardous energy and work under the protection of the Lockout/Tagout Program. The intent of the course is to provide basic information of lockout/tagout practices and the significance of lockout/tagout devices that help identify and control hazardous energy sources.

  • $65
  • Saturday, June 13, 10:30am-12:30pm
  • Elmira Academic and Workforce Development Center
     

Machine Guarding

Engineering controls are to the extent feasible, the work environment and the job itself should be designed to eliminate hazards or reduce exposure to hazards. Machine Guarding is a type of engineering control designed to protect employees with potentially hazardous contact. Employees will receive training on the type of machine guards in the workplace, the limitations of the guards and procedures to remove them if required.

  • $65
  • Saturday, June 13, 1:00pm-3:00pm
  • Elmira Academic and Workforce Development Center
     

To register, call 607-936-7397
We have over 25 offerings for Manufacturing, Construction, Gas/Oil, and General Business industry. Ask us how we can customize your annual Health & Safety Training needs!
 

Computer Skills

Excel 2013 Level 1

In this course participants will learn basic Excel language, tools and functions, to create simple charts, navigate a file system, and manipulate large spreadsheets. Through hands-on training, participants will: enter and format data into worksheets, enter and edit formulas, insert pictures, save and update workbooks, and use common mathematical functions.

  • $120 plus textbook
  • Mon/Wed, April 20 and 22, 5:30pm-8:30pm
  • Airport Corporate Park
     

Excel 2013 Level 2

Excel 2013 Level 2 provides the latest software updates to create and manipulate data, display data using graphs and charts, consolidate data, advanced pivot tables and charts, create cell ranges, track changes, share workbooks, formatting, auditing, migrating Word with Excel, using hyperlinks/web pages, and using templates.

  • $120 plus textbook
  • Mon/Wed, May 4 and 5, 5:30pm-8:30pm
  • Airport Corporate Park
     

Word 2013 Level 1

This course covers general skills and techniques to create basic documents in Microsoft Word. Participants will become familiar with tools in the application, navigating inside a file system, creating tables, headers and footers, inserting images into text, proofing tools, searching and replacing text, and print functions. Instructor quick tips and guides are woven into classroom instruction.

  • $120 plus textbook
  • Thurs, April 23 and 30, 9:00am-12:00pm
  • Elmira Academic and Workforce Development Center
     

Word 2013 Level 2

Participants learn the latest updates to Word for formatting, styles, tables, graphics, drawing tools, diagrams and pictures. Also included are tracking features, protecting a document, and mail merges.

  • $120 plus textbook
  • Thurs, May 7 and 14, 9:00am-12:00pm
  • Elmira Academic and Workforce Development Center
     

To register, call 607-936-7397
 

General Business

Implementing Lean for Your Business

This course will help you understand Lean principles and values – terms, leadership roles, strategy, goals and Lean culture. You will have the foundation knowledge in seven key Lean tools – Workplace Organization - 5S (Sort, Set, Shine, Standardize and Sustain), Lean Metrics, Visual Management, Standardized Work, Error Proofing (prevent, eliminate and reduce work errors), Value Stream Mapping (Lean process mapping tool), and Kaizen (Continuous Improvement) Training Event. Prerequisite: Basic understanding of Lean concepts and continuous improvement methodologies.

  • $795
  • Tue/Thurs, May 5-May 21, 8:30am-12:30pm
  • Airport Corporate Park
     

Six Sigma Yellow Belt

This course will help you understand the Six Sigma DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control) logic for process improvement and problem solving. Participants will gain a basic understanding of the tools and skills used to participate on a Six Sigma process improvement team. Prerequisite: Basic understanding of Lean concepts and continuous improvement methodologies.

  • $265 plus textbook
  • Tue/Thurs, June 2 and 9, 8:30am-12:30pm
  • Airport Corporate Park
     

Notary Preparation

The notary class instructs you on all the legalese of law topics including Executive, Election, Public Officers, Real Property, Judiciary, County Law, Banking Rules, Civil Practice Law & Domestic Relations Law. Participants will be prepared with the fundamentals to take the NYS Notary Exam.

  • $80 plus textbook
  • Wednesday, April 22, 5:00pm-9:00pm
  • Elmira Academic and Workforce Development Center
     

To register, call 607-936-7397