SFCC Announces EPA Environmental Job Training Program Information Session July 19

SFCC News:
 
SANTA FE Santa Fe Community College will present an information session on the New Mexico Environmental Job Training Program at 6 p.m. July 19 in Room 212 on the campus, 6401 Richards Ave.
 
The five-week intensive training is 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, Sept. 10 through Oct. 12 at the college. An Environmental Protection Agency grant will cover the training costs for unemployed, underemployed or low-income applicants who are accepted into the program.
 
Graduates of the program will receive federal and state recognized certifications such as, but not limited to: Hazardous Waste and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER), 40 hour; CPR and first aid; fork lift operator, and OSHA Construction Standards, 30 hour.
 
Find out more about the program and apply on line at: https://www.sfcc.edu/programs/environmental-job-training/.
 
To apply you must meet the following criteria: be able to attend all five weeks, be 18 or older, able to lift at least 30 pounds, be unemployed, underemployed or low-income (see guidelines on the website).
 
Veterans are encouraged to apply. Space is limited and applicants are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
 
Participants who successfully complete the program are eligible for job placement assistance. Most entry-level positions offer benefits with an average starting wage between $12 and $16 per hour.
 
For additional information, contact Janet Kerley at janet.kerley@sfcc.edu or call Evelyn Gonzales at 505.428.1866.
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