The School of Workforce Development at Hocking College is pleased to offer Ready-to-Work programming at the Fairfield County Workforce Center.  

We understand that one of the most challenging issues gripping our region today is a shortage of skilled labor.  All workforce training curriculum is strategically designed to address regional workforce needs, support industry talent pipelines and provide affordable and relevant coursework aligned to serve Ohio’s in-demand careers.

We’re committed to increasing access to Ohio’s in-demand jobs by engaging manufacturers and partner organizations.  Whether you’re a prospective student interested in gaining skills or a business interested in upskilling your staff, we’re here to assist you in reaching your goals.  

For more information about customized corporate training, Ohio’s TechCred Program, industry partnerships or professional development, contact:

Amanda Lemke
Director of Workforce Innovation
740-753-6157
lemkea@hocking.edu

PRE-APPRENTICESHIP TRAINING PROGRAMS

Choose from these Pre-Apprenticeship Training Programs: Carpentry, Electrical, HVAC or Water & Wastewater Management
Spring Term begins January 10, 2022.

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The Ready-to-Work Carpentry curriculum focuses on the in-demand skills needed in the workforce.  Students begin with OSHA-30 (CM-1100) training, followed by Basic Framing (CMCP-1100).  Concrete and Rigging (CMCP-2300) completes this three-course Ready-to-Work package.  

Students who successfully complete Ready-to-Work Carpentry courses may earn three industry-recognized credentials.  Additionally, Hocking College’s partnership with the Ohio Carpenter’s Joint Apprenticeship and Training Trust Fund offers students the opportunity to earn advanced apprenticeship credit.  Students may continue relevant coursework to pursue an Associate of Technical Study in Construction Management: Carpentry.

 

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The Ready-to-Work Electrical program responds to the growing need for individuals trained in commercial and residential electricity management and skilled craftwork. Students begin with OSHA-30 (CM-1100) training, followed by Electrical Trades (CML-1100).  Commercial Wiring Applications (CMEL-2300) completes this three-course Ready-to-Work package.  

Students who successfully complete Ready-to-Work Electrical courses gain the skills necessary to apply for entry-level positions in the electrical field.  Students may continue relevant coursework to pursue an Associate of Technical Study in Construction Management: Commercial & Residential Electricity.

 

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HVAC

The Ready-to-Work HVAC program prepares students for entry-level work in the heating, ventilation and cooling industry.  Students begin with OSHA-30 (CM-1100) training, followed by Basic HVAC (CMHV-1100).  Supervision and Leadership (SUPR-2235) completes this three-course Ready-to-Work package.  

Students who successfully complete Ready-to-Work HVAC courses may earn their NCCER Level 1 Certification while gaining the skills necessary to apply for entry-level positions in HVAC.  Students may continue relevant coursework to pursue an Associate of Technical Study in Construction Management: HVAC.

 

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WATER & WASTEWATER MANAGEMENT

The Water and Wastewater Management Ready-to-Work Program prepares students to become Water and Wastewater Operators (if already employed as an operator, the program can provide continuing education). This course package includes but is not limited to the following topics: Health & Safety, Laws & Regulations, Sampling & Analysis, Operator Math & Chemistry, and Microorganisms.

Students who successfully complete Ready-to-Work Water and Wastewater Management courses will gain the skills necessary to apply for entry-level positions in a Water or Wastewater plant.  Students may continue relevant coursework to pursue an Associate of Technical Study in Water and Wastewater Management.

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