The Economic and Workforce Development Division at Chattanooga State Community College has launched a series of construction-related courses that will take place this summer and fall.
A two-day estimating course will be held June 29-30, 8 a.m.-noon.
Chattanooga State will offer a limited residential contractor licensing course on two subsequent Fridays and Saturdays in July. Each 32-hour course will help individuals transition to a fully licensed contractor.
Participants will learn how to read blueprints, build to specifications and adhere to codes and regulations.
Students interested in working as heavy equipment operators can receive training in earth-moving heavy equipment operations and safety procedures.
The program uses the latest equipment and follows OSHA safety standards and manufacturer’s requirements. This course will begin Aug. 22 and run Monday through Friday until Sept. 30.
Chattanooga State will also offer National Electrical Code training for individuals needing various types of electrical licenses. Participants will study electrical essentials and calculations. The course is 12 sessions in length and will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays from July 12 to Aug. 18 at Chattanooga State’s Kimball site.
Individuals who have completed the Tennessee residential contractor license course may choose to attend a two-day seminar to prep for the exam.
Chattanooga State will also offer exam prep for the Tennessee residential, commercial and industrial contractor license and the Tennessee residential small commercial contractor license.
All three Contractor Licensing exam preps will be offered live and online July 8-9.
Register online at www.chattanoogastate.edu or contact Chattanooga State’s Economic and Community Development Office at 423 697-3100.
Source: Chattanooga State