Released: October 12, 2021
SFCC announces Graduation Ceremony for EPA Environmental Technician Training
10 to 11:30 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 21
at Santa Fe Higher Education Center, 1950 Siringo Road
Graduates participated in free five-week EPA grant-sponsored training to become job-ready
What: Completion Ceremony for EPA Environmental Technician Training Program .
Who: Thirteen graduates, who will be job-ready upon completion of the program. They will have up to nine industry certifications after completing the intensive five-week training.
When: 10 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 21
Where: In the lobby of Santa Fe Higher Education Center, 1950 Siringo Road
Cost: Free. (Everyone will wear masks and practice social distancing.)
Of Note: Graduates will receive certifications in the following:
- General Hazardous Waste Site Worker (HAZWOPER)
- Forklift Operator
- OSHA Construction Standards
- Confined Space Entry and Non-Entry Rescue
- Solid Waste Management
- Hazardous Waste Management (RCRA)
- Phase I and Phase II Environmental Assessments
- Environmental Sampling
- DOT HazMat
In addition to the 172 hours of training, attendees met with environmental employers and Department of Workforce Solutions staff to provide guidance on résumé preparation and job interviewing skills.
Additional Information: For questions about the program: Contact Environmental Health and Safety Instructor Janet Kerley via email at email@example.com or call 505-428-1896. Graduates will be available for interviews after the program on October 21. For more information about the $200,000 EPA grant given to SFCC, read this EPA press release.
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