Instruction in two of Adobe Systems’ creative software programs will be offered in February through Workforce Development & Continuing Education at Pennsylvania College of Technology.
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Pennsylvania College of Technology at Wellsboro will offer several computer classes this spring at Wellsboro Area Senior High School.
The classes are taught by qualified instructors at a comfortable pace for all levels of adult learners. They are held in a relaxed computer classroom environment, allowing students to learn, experiment and ask questions. Classes are hands-on, with one student per computer station.
Workforce Development & Continuing Education at Pennsylvania College of Technology is offering a basic welding course for Spring 2015.
The 40-hour program consists of eight five-hour training sessions that will help participants begin to develop highly marketable career-path skills.
Discover your creative side and learn from an industry professional how to take stunning digital photographs when Workforce Development & Continuing Education at Pennsylvania College of Technology offers a three-week digital photography course this winter.
The classes, taught by Wayne R. Palmer, will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursdays from Jan. 22 through Feb. 5 in the Center for Business & Workforce Development on the college’s main campus in Williamsport. The cost is $199.
Ten students graduated from the Pennsylvania College of Technology North Campus Outreach Practical Nursing Program on Thursday, Dec. 18.
The ceremony was held at Wellsboro Area High School with a reception for family and friends afterward.
The students selected Amanda Wyble, LPN, a staff nurse at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital and alumna of the program, as speaker for the ceremony.
Three representatives of Workforce Development & Continuing Education at Pennsylvania College of Technology were on hand when the U.S. Department of Labor recently made available $100 million in grant funding for apprenticeships.
Tracy L. Brundage, vice president for workforce development; John F. Strittmatter, ShaleNET U.S. regional hub director; and David C. Pistner, director of energy initiatives, attended the Dec. 11 announcement in the Philadelphia School District by Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez.
Workforce Development & Continuing Education at Pennsylvania College of Technology will offer a new 150-hour, noncredit Emergency Medical Technician course, beginning with the Spring 2015 semester.
The course, comprising 50 hours of streaming online lectures and 100 hours of face-to-face learning, will meet National Emergency Medical Services Educational Standards and Instructional Guidelines and prepare students for National Registry cognitive and psychomotor examinations at the EMT level.
One of the world’s leading designers, manufacturers and providers of portable access solutions brought military-tested technology to the civilian front at Penn College on Thursday, demonstrating its product for a group of industry representatives at the college’s riverside training grounds in Montgomery. Faun Trackway USA brought along its Medium Ground Mobility System-Beam Dispenser Lite, which it hopes will appeal to oil, gas, timber and mining interests. Mounted onto a business’s existing equipment, the product lays down an operational and environmentally sensitive roadway that allows work crews to access remote areas where conditions and maneuverability pose a challenge. Following remarks by David C. Pistner, director of energy initiatives for Workforce Development & Continuing Education at Penn College, and Michael Holdcraft, vice president of Faun Trackway USA, the group watched the product at work across a muddy field at the operations site – also used by heavy construction equipment students from the college’s nearby Schneebeli Earth Science Center. The visit was facilitated by the Shale Training & Education Center at Penn College.
An intermediate-level Microsoft Excel class will be offered in December through Penn College at Towanda in the Central Bradford Progress Authority building.
The noncredit class will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Dec. 15, in Suite 1, Room 1 of One Progress Plaza, 1 Elizabeth St., Towanda. The cost is $159.
A basic welding course is being offered this fall by Workforce Development & Continuing Education at Pennsylvania College of Technology.
Pennsylvania College of Technology will provide $50,000 in ShaleNET scholarships to 50 veterans, unemployed and underemployed residents of Tioga County.
The scholarships are made possible by Act 13 (impact fee) funding approved recently by the Tioga County Commissioners.
The college will offer tuition-free training – $1,000 per student – to provide the basic skills and certifications required for entry-level employment in the oil and natural gas industry. Classes may lead to employment in the occupations of roustabout, floorhand, completion technician and welder helper. The short-term, noncredit, certificate-awarding program trains residents in three primary skill areas identified by employers as critical to successful employment: job readiness, workplace and environmental safety, and technical awareness.
From finance to embracing change, Workforce Development & Continuing Education at Pennsylvania College of Technology is offering a range of noncredit business and management courses this fall.
Practical hands-on activities are blended with instruction, providing relevant tools that can be applied in the workplace. All of the courses may be customized and delivered on-site for groups of employees.
Partners within ShaleNET’s Eastern Region Hub gathered at Penn College on Wednesday for a variety of presentations and wide-ranging discussion of educational and occupational trends in the natural gas field. A number of industry representatives were on hand for the meeting, which was held in the Thompson Professional Development Center and included a video of student testimonials from a recent “roustabout” graduation. The daylong session concluded with a tour of the consortium’s well-site trainer and the college’s mechatronics lab, both in the Center for Business & Workforce Development.
For those looking to sharpen their computer skills while learning something new, Workforce Development & Continuing Education at Pennsylvania College of Technology is offering several easy-to-learn computer courses.
Workforce Development & Continuing Education at Pennsylvania College of Technology is offering the first of four modules in its Team Leader/Supervisor Program beginning Sept. 11.
The research-based, instructor-led program is anchored around 32 competencies identified in industry clusters across the commonwealth, and is appropriate for current or prospective first-line supervisors and team leaders.