SFCC announces Graduation Ceremony for EPA Environmental Technician Training 10 to 11:30 a.m., Friday, April 29 at Northern New Mexico College

File photo of Environmental Technician Training at Santa Fe Community College.

File photo of Environmental Technician Training at Santa Fe Community College.

SFCC announces Graduation Ceremony for EPA Environmental Technician Training

10 to 11:30 a.m., Friday, April 29 at Northern New Mexico College

Graduates participated in free five-week EPA grant-sponsored training to become job-ready

 

What:   Completion Ceremony for EPA Environmental Technician Training Program .                        

 Who:    Eight 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. Northern NM College Interim President Bárbara M. Medina, Ph.D., will welcome the graduates.

When:  10 to 11:30 a.m. Friday, April 29.               .

Where: The Event Center in the Administration Building at Northern New Mexico College, 921 Paseo de Oñate, Española, N.M.

 Cost:  Free.  Everyone must wear masks, present proof of vaccination 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 janet.kerley@sfcc.edu or call 505-428-1896. Graduates will be available for interviews after the program on April 29. For more information about the $200,000 EPA grant given to SFCC, read this EPA press release.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For more information about Northern NM College contact:

Cecilia Romero
Continuing Education Coordinator

Northern New Mexico College

505-747-5477

 

 


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