Environmental Remediation Technician
Accelerated Job Training,
Offered through Accelerated Job Training
St. Louis Community College, in partnership with Saint Louis University’s College of Public Health and Social Justice, Center for Environmental Education and Training, is offering a no-cost six-week training program for those interested in a career in environmental remediation.
Looking for hands-on work with competitive pay?
Learn to assess and cleanup contaminated properties in the St. Louis Metropolitan area, as well as other remediation sites nationwide.
STLCC's environmental remediation skilled labor training program offers opportunity to participate in an intensive six-week training program. Participants who qualify receive technical training in environmental and occupational safety and health, including hazard abatement and site remediation. The training is supported by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The courses allow participants to apply for state licensing in both Missouri and Illinois as lead and asbestos abatement workers, if eligible. Coursework in ecosystem restoration is also included to ensure participants are able to tap into the emerging “green jobs” market.
In six weeks, earn 20 valuable certifications.
The primary goal of the Environmental Job Training program is to prepare students with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely work in the abatement and remediation of asbestos, lead and other hazardous materials. The coursework was chosen to meet the needs of employers in the St. Louis metropolitan area so that program participants can pursue a career in the environmental remediation industry and maintain a living wage. The core curriculum focuses on the skills critical for entry-level work in the field with training broken into various modules that qualify students for licenses and/or certification in Missouri and Illinois. These licenses and certifications are the key to successful job placement. The final module is a capstone course designed to reinforce important concepts and provide students with first-hand views of St. Louis area remediation sites.
Licenses and Certifications:
- OSHA 10-Hour: Construction & Safety
- 40-Hour HAZWOPER Hazardous Waste Operations
- Asbestos Abatement Worker (MO/IL)
- Lead Abatement Worker (MO/IL)
- OSHA 7200, 7205, 7300, 7405, 7410
- Lead Renovator, Repair and Painting
- Mold Remediation
- Radiation Worker
- Innovative/Alternative Treatment Technologies
- Environmental Technologies
- Environmental Sampling & Monitoring
- Storm Water Management
- Underground Storage Tanks
- Ecosystem Restoration
- First Aid and CPR AED
Upcoming class start dates:
Next cohort: January 2020
6 weeks, Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Call for more information:
William J. Harrison Education Center
3140 Cass Ave., St. Louis, Missouri.
Anyone interested should call 314-539-5296
Training consists of 234 hours of instruction, including several hours of “hands-on”. Field trips and site visits will be included in each training session at a date and time TBD during each class.
- Knowledge of, or experience in, construction to include rehabilitation work and do-it-yourself projects
- 18 years of age or older
- Current, valid driver’s license with reliable transportation
- High school diploma or equivalent
- Eligible for employment in U.S.
- Pass drug test
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