NEWS

 

 

June 23, 2011

 

Upcoming Non-credit Career Training:

     Plumbers Apprentice (1 day a week for 36 weeks)

     Fiber Optics Technician (7 days)

     Dental Aide (15 weeks)
 


Plumbers Apprentice Career Track Begins in August

The Plumbers Apprentice Career Track program at Northeast Alabama Community College will begin August, 2011. The plumbing career field remains a high-growth employment sector for commercial construction, residential construction, and service/ maintenance related job opportunities. Participants will train 144 hours in this program, which consists of

• Introduction to the Plumbing Profession

• Plumbing Safety &Tools

• Introduction to Plumbing Math & Drawings

• Plastic, Copper, Cast Iron, Carbon Steel Pipes & Fittings

• Corrugated Stainless Steel Tubing

• Fixtures & Faucets

• Introduction to Drain, Waste, & Vent (DWV) Systems

• Introduction to Water Distribution Systems

• Plumbing Codes

The Alabama State Plumbers and Gas Fitters Examining Board have agreed to waive one year of the two-year apprenticeship requirements for those who successfully complete this program.

Class will meet one day a week for 36 weeks. Class times are 8:00 a.m. until noon. Additional opportunities for paid or unpaid work experience may be available.

Call us today to begin your new career path. Setting is limited and we need a minimum number of participants to start. For more information or to register contact Julie George, Skills Training Division at NACC, at georgej@nacc.edu or college phone ext. 214. Don’t let this opportunity disappear. Register today!


Train to be a Fiber Optics Technician in Seven Days

Northeast Alabama Community College, in partnership with BDI DataLynk, will present a series of fiber optic training courses beginning Monday, August 15, 2011. Training includes both classroom instruction and hands-on participation. All training is internationally recognized, accredited by BICSI, and sanctioned by the Fiber Optics Association.

The 3-day introductory Basic Fiber Optics (CFOT) course is designed for persons interested in becoming a Certified Fiber Optics Technician. Training will begin Monday, August 15 through Wednesday, August 17, 2011. This training prepares a participant to take the Certified Fiber Optics Technician assessment given at the end of the course. Successful completion of this course is required prior to taking all other courses. Cost of the three-day (COFT) training is $700, which includes textbooks, study materials, course CD, award of completion, 1-year membership to the Fiber Optics Association, and certification assessment.

The Certified Fiber Optics Specialist in Testing and Maintenance is a 2-day program designed to offer advanced training to anyone involved with the testing and maintenance of fiber optic networks. Training is scheduled for Thursday and Friday, August 18 & 19, 2011. Cost of the two-day (CFOS/T) training is $675, which includes textbooks, study materials; course CD, award of completion, and assessment.

The Certified Fiber Optics Splicing Specialist is a 2-day course, scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, August 20 & 20, 2011. Knowledgeable instructors explain the importance of high performance splicing and detail the points necessary to achieve these splices. Cost of the two-day (CFOS/S) training is $675, which includes textbooks, study materials; course CD, award of completion, and assessment.

Courses will be held on the NACC campus from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm. Interested participants should have a basic working knowledge of computers, able to identify small items, and able to speak and understand the English language. Let an experienced instructor guide you in person, and certify you in person.

Contact Julie George, Skills Training Division at NACC, at georgej@nacc.edu or college phone ext. 214 to register or for more information. Go to www.bdidatalynk.com for specific training information and employment opportunities.


Enroll at NACC for a Career You Can Smile About - Dental Aide

Northeast Alabama Community College is enrolling now for Dental Aide training. Dental Aide is a non-credit, certificate course which includes hands-on practices. Training consists of infection control, proper hygiene, and correct work practices.

Classes begin Friday, August 5, 2011 and will conclude in 15 weeks. No prerequisites necessary. A high school diploma or GED is required. Classes will be at the NACC campus and clinical lab training will be held at an off-site facility. Tuition assistance may be available for those who qualify. Seating is limited.

For registration and more information please contact Julie George, Skills Training Division at NACC, at georgej@nacc.edu or college phone ext. 214,or visit NACC campus, Charles Pendley Administration building, room 118.