Apply Now: No-Cost Environmental Job Training Program Starts April 2017

By on February 15, 2017
No-Cost Environmental Job Training Program

St. Louis Community College, in partnership with Saint Louis University’s College of Public Health and Social Justice, Center for Environmental Education and Training, is offering a free six week training program for those interested in a career in environmental remediation. Apply now for the class starting April 17, 2017.

The Environmental Job Training Program helps residents take advantage of the jobs created by the assessment, cleanup, and redevelopment of environmentally impacted properties and structures in the St. Louis Metro region, as well as other environmental remediation sites.

The program provides you the opportunity to obtain Missouri and Illinois Licenses for:

  • Lead Abatement Worker
  • Asbestos Abatement Worker

You will also receive Nationally Recognized Certifications, including:

  • OSHA 10 Hour Safety and Health for the Construction Industry
  • 40 Hour HAZWOPER (Hazardous Materials Handling)
  • First Aid and CPR
  • Lead Renovator, Repair and Painting

The program also includes training in Underground Storage Tank Remediation, Ecosystem Restoration, Environmental Technologies, and Mold Remediation.

You must be able to attend class Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The six week training classes are free and all books and training materials are provided.

To qualify for a job in this industry you must be at least 18 years or older; possess a current valid driver’s license; have a high school diploma or GED; be eligible for employment in the United States; and pass a drug test.

Apply now for the upcoming class starting April 17, 2017.

For more information contact Rene Dulle at 314-539-5296. Additional program information.

Funding for this program is provided with financial assistance from the U.S Environmental Protection Agency.

About Richard Schumacher

Richard Schumacher is the technology manager for the Workforce Solutions Group of St. Louis Community College. He connects, designs, and applies technology to meet business user needs with eLearning, training, web content, instructional design, IT system, and performance improvement solutions. Richard has held various Microsoft Certifications since 1993. Learn more about Richard by following him: LinkedIn - Twitter - Articles - Email

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