SFCC announces Graduation Ceremony for EPA Environmental Technician Training at HEC 10 a.m. April 28, 2023

SFCC announces Graduation Ceremony for EPA Environmental Technician Training
10 a.m. to noon, Friday, April 28
at Santa Fe Higher Education Center
Graduates participated in free five-week EPA grant-sponsored training to become job-ready

What:   Completion Ceremony for EPA Environmental Technician Training Program .                        

Who:     Eleven 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 a.m. to noon Friday, April 28

Where: Santa Fe Higher Education Center Lobby

Cost:  Free.                                        

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
  • First Aid CPR AED in the list of certifications.

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 28. For more information about the $200,000 EPA grant given to SFCC, read this EPA press release.

Santa Fe Community College celebrates its 40th Anniversary as the pathway to success for individuals and the community. SFCC provides affordable, high-quality programs that serve the academic, cultural, and economic needs of the community. The college welcomes over 10,000 students per year in credit, noncredit, workforce training, personal enrichment, and adult programs.
A “Best for Vets” and a “Military Friendly” school.

Visit sfcc.edu or call 505-428-1000.

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