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CONS:736 10 Hour OSHA Construction Safety and Health Training Certification09/20-09/22  

Class meets Tuesday 9/20 and Thursday 9/22. This course meets the required laws for working on public job sites. Led by an OSHA certified trainer, the course covers the mandated OSHA topics including OSHA regulations, general safety and health, basic electrical safety, fall protection, ladder and scaffold safety, hand and power tools, material handling, and more. Upon successful completion students will receive the 10 Hour OSHA course completion card. Students may bring a sack dinner and/or drinks and snack to class. Registration by 9/12 is encouraged. Cost for adults 60 and over $67.50.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70997
  • Meeting Dates= 09/20-09/22
  • Meeting Days= TTh
  • Meeting Times= 4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Business Admin Bld 122
  • Instructor= Patricia Dalton
  • Fees= $ 125.00
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314-984-7777
 
  10 Hour OSHA General Industry Safety and Health Training Certification10/25-10/27  

Class meets Tuesday 10/25 and Thursday 10/27. This 10 hour OSHA course is ideal for supervisors with safety and health responsibilities, and for employee safety and health awareness. Students will be introduced to OSHA policies, procedures and standards as well as general industry safety and health principles covered in OSHA Act Part 1910. Special emphasis will be placed on areas most hazardous using OSHA standards as a guide. Students will receive an OSHA card after completion of the course. Students may bring a sack dinner and/or drinks and snack to class. Registration by 10/17 is encouraged. Cost for adults 60 and over $67.50.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70996
  • Meeting Dates= 10/25-10/27
  • Meeting Days= TTh
  • Meeting Times= 4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Business Admin Bld 122
  • Instructor= Patricia Dalton
  • Fees= $ 125.00
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314-984-7777
 
  30 Hour OSHA Construction Safety and Health Training Certification (20 hour add-on)09/27-10/06  

Class meets Tuesdays 9/27, 10/4 and Thursdays 9/29, 10/6. This is a 20 hour completion course for individuals who have completed OSHA 10 Hour Construction Safety and Health Certification within the past six months with instructor Pat Dalton and wish to pursue the OSHA 30 Hour Certification. Students may bring a sack dinner and/or drinks and snack to class. Registration by 9/19 is encouraged. Cost for adults 60 and over $124.50

  • Registration Code= 201625 70999
  • Meeting Dates= 09/27-10/06
  • Meeting Days= TTh
  • Meeting Times= 4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Business Admin Bld 122
  • Instructor= Patricia Dalton
  • Fees= $ 239.00
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314-984-7777
 
  30 Hour OSHA General Industry Safety and Health Certification (20 hour add-on)11/01-11/10  

Class meets Tuesdays 11/1, 11/8 and Thursdays 11/3, 11/10. This is a 20 hour completion course for individuals who have completed OSHA 10 Hour General Industry Construction Safety and Health Certification within the past six months with instructor Pat Dalton and wish to pursue the OSHA 30 Hour Certification. Students may bring a sack dinner and/or drinks and snack to class. Registration by 10/24 is encouraged. Cost for adults 60 and over $124.50.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70998
  • Meeting Dates= 11/01-11/10
  • Meeting Days= TTh
  • Meeting Times= 4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Business Admin Bld 122
  • Instructor= Patricia Dalton
  • Fees= $ 239.00
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CONS:721 Advanced NEC for Photovoltaics and NABCEP for Installer Exam Prep11/03-12/01  

In this course, students will learn the 2011/2014 requirements for photovoltaic systems. This is an advanced class and an electrical background is needed. This is a continuation education class that is worth 24 advanced hours and is meant to prepare students for the NABCEP installers test. Text Included. Registration by 10/26 is encouraged. No class 11/24. Cost for adults 60 and over $154.50.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70680
  • Meeting Dates= 11/03-12/01
  • Meeting Days= TTh
  • Meeting Times= 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Location= FV - Ctr Workforce Innovation 120
  • Instructor= Ryan Chester
  • Fees= $ 259.00
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  Advanced PV Sizing Electrical Design10/13-11/01  

Class meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays. In this course, students will learn how to equate temperature differences using temp coefficients for string sizing, as required by the National Electric Code. There will be exercises in proper wire sizing, overcurrent protection sizing and system sizing for stand-alone and grid-tied systems. This course will also include basic troubleshooting techniques. This and the previous classes are required to sit for the NABCEP entry level exam. Registration by 10/5 is encouraged. No class 10/18. Cost for adults 60 and over $99.50

  • Registration Code= 201625 70676
  • Meeting Dates= 10/13-11/01
  • Meeting Days= TTh
  • Meeting Times= 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Location= FV - Ctr Workforce Innovation 120
  • Instructor= Ryan Chester
  • Fees= $ 199.00
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CONS:718 Construction Blueprint Reading08/22-12/12  

The interpretation of construction working drawings and specifications for residential and commercial building projects. Architectural, structural, and utility drawings will be covered. Prerequisite: Reading Proficiency. Available for credit as CE116. No class 9/5. Cost for adults 60 and over $159.00

  • Registration Code= 201625 71071
  • Meeting Dates= 08/22-12/12
  • Meeting Days= M
  • Meeting Times= 7:5 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Engineering Bldg 160
  • Instructor=  STAFF
  • Fees= $ 318.00
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CONS:717 Construction Materials and Methods08/25-12/15  

* * * CLASS WITHDRAWN * * * This course is an introduction to the elements of building construction principles and materials. Students will learn the background and history of building materials and systems; review sustainable design, materials, and construction concepts; and review industry standards, specifications, codes and barrier-free design. Prerequisite: Reading Proficiency. Available for credit as CE115. No class 10/18. Cost for adults 60 and over $159.00

  • Registration Code= 201625 71070
  • Meeting Dates= 08/25-12/15
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 7:5 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Engineering Bldg 160
  • Instructor=  STAFF
  • Fees= $ 318.00
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CONS:765 Construction Office Practice08/29-12/14  

The interactive role of organizations in the construction process; the structure of alternative construction delivery systems, such as general contractor, construction manager, and design-build contractor; specification and building codes; cost control reporting systems for construction. Prerequisite: Reading Proficiency. Available for credit as CE235. No class 11/23. Cost for adults 60 and over $159.00

  • Registration Code= 201625 71069
  • Meeting Dates= 08/29-12/14
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 7:5 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Engineering Bldg 156
  • Instructor=  STAFF
  • Fees= $ 318.00
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  ISO 9001:2015 The New Standard10/05-10/12  

Recently released, the new ISO 9001:2015 standard changes the requirements from the 2008 standard and its updates. It takes into account changes in technology, business diversity, global commerce and focuses on managing such as leadership involvement, process and risk management. Learn how this new standard effects your current ISO certification or how you will be impacted in getting ISO 9001 certified for the first time. Class will discuss: An overview of the new ISO 9001:2015 standard including: Key themes in the revision and how to go about implementing them such as Risk-based thinking; Timeline and tips for transitioning from ISO 9001:2008 version to ISO 9001:2015; Developing a thoughtful strategy for transitioning and dealing with these new requirements; Tips on training and more. Cost for adults 60 and over $127.00.

  • Registration Code= 201625 71000
  • Meeting Dates= 10/05-10/12
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  • Location= Corporate College 207
  • Instructor= Patricia Dalton
  • Fees= $ 249.00
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  Quality & Safety Internal Auditing10/19-11/16  

Do you have quality and/or safety responsibilities for your organization that require internal audits? Thinking about combining standard system requirements such as ISO 9001 for quality and OSHA 81001 for safety, or other regulatory requirements into one audit program? Become an effective and efficient internal auditor. This course will overview basic fundamentals of internal auditing, demonstrate how to interpret specific elements of any standard, what types of audit questions are most effective, and how to put those being audited at ease. You will learn what the intent of an audit is, what types of audits are conducted, and how to prepare for an audit. Cost for adults 60 and over $320.00.

  • Registration Code= 201625 71004
  • Meeting Dates= 10/19-11/16
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  • Location= Corporate College 207
  • Instructor= Patricia Dalton
  • Fees= $ 625.00
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  Risk-Based Thinking-Developing Your Organization into a Quality and Safety Risk-Based Company10/20-10/27  

Whether your focus in your company is quality or safety or both, Risk-based Management is on the forefront as a foundation as a requirement for many quality and safety compliance systems. For example, a main theme in the newly published ISO 9001:2015 standard, the concept of managing by risk is embedded throughout in addition to safety compliance systems like OSHA 81001 and its upcoming replacement ISO 45001:2016. Risk-based thinking will be explored by focusing on issues and questions such as: The theory of Risk-based Thinking; Defining risk; Building a good risk-based foundation; How does Risk-based Thinking fit into all aspects of the business?; How to assess your company’s current ability to manage risk; Managing from a risk perspective as a day-to-day living process; Developing a strategic plan to transition to Risk-based thinking in your organization; Communication, handling and organizing risk within your organization. Cost for adults 60 and over $132.00

  • Registration Code= 201625 71001
  • Meeting Dates= 10/20-10/27
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  • Location= Corporate College 207
  • Instructor= Patricia Dalton
  • Fees= $ 249.00
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314-984-7777
 
CONS:721 Solar Basics, Solar Site Survey, Components and System Build - Part 209/20-10/11  

Class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. A continuation of the solar energy studies and hands-on experiences. Prerequisite: Must have attended Solar Basics - Part 1. Registration by 9/12 is encouraged. Cost for adults 60 and over $116.50

  • Registration Code= 201625 70673
  • Meeting Dates= 09/20-10/11
  • Meeting Days= TTh
  • Meeting Times= 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Location= FV - Ctr Workforce Innovation 120
  • Instructor= Ryan Chester
  • Fees= $ 199.00
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  Solar Basics, Solar Site Survey, Components, and System Build - Part 108/25-09/15  

* * * CLASS WITHDRAWN* * * Class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. Join the field of solar energy. In this course, students will learn about electrical basics, photovoltaics, solar energy fundamentals, photovoltaic sizing, solar energy markets, and safety basics. Students will be introduced to basic photovoltaic equipment and will learn how to assess potential installation sites for their solar energy potential. Students will gain hands on experience with roof layout, shading analysis with Solar Pathfinder, calculation of energy production for specific sites, and calculation of load estimations. In addition, students will learn about photovoltaic system components and how they interact with each other. Students will be introduced to solar modules, charge controllers and inverters, batteries, and photovoltaic mounting and racking systems and will apply all this information to participate in a hands-on photovoltaic system build project. We will build a full string inverter system and modules on a mock roof, and a ballasted racking system with micro-inverters. Students should have fundamental mathematical and mechanical skills. Texts included. Enrollment by 8/17 is encouraged. Cost for adults 60 and over $214.50

  • Registration Code= 201625 70667
  • Meeting Dates= 08/25-09/15
  • Meeting Days= TTh
  • Meeting Times= 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Location= FV - Ctr Workforce Innovation 120
  • Instructor= Ryan Chester
  • Fees= $ 299.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Solar Photovoltaics Information Session08/11-08/11  

Join us for this informational session on how to become a part of the solar field. The application, design, installation and operation of photovoltaic systems will be introduced. Explore the path for certification through the North American Board of Certified Energy Professionals (NABCEP). Program is free but registration is required.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70241
  • Meeting Dates= 08/11-08/11
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Location= FV - Ctr Workforce Innovation 136
  • Instructor= Ryan Chester
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314-984-7777
 
  Solar Photovoltaics Information Session08/16-08/16  

Join us for this informational session on how to become a part of the solar field. The application, design, installation and operation of photovoltaic systems will be introduced. Explore the path for certification through the North American Board of Certified Energy Professionals (NABCEP). Program is free but registration is required.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70281
  • Meeting Dates= 08/16-08/16
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Location= FV - Ctr Workforce Innovation 136
  • Instructor= Ryan Chester
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314-984-7777