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Community Ed Covers Computer Skills, TOSHA Info
February 25, 2013

Walters State’s Division of Community Education’s March offerings range from computer classes to highly technical TOSHA courses.

“Joint-Use of Overhead line Clearances and Inspection” will be held March 20-21 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. This seminar covers the National Electrical Safety Code (NESC) clearance requirements for join-use overhead lines. This class will cover placement and space requirements of communication cables and antennas when attaching poles. Each participant will receive a workbook, applicable NESC requirements and a review photo booklet. Students will also need access to a 2012 NESC Code Book. This class is intended for inspectors/line design technicians and after-construction inspectors. The cost is $795. 

“TOSHA 30-Hour Safety Training” will be offered in conjunction with TOSHA. This 30-hour presentation of safety procedures will save downtime and possibly even lives. Upon successful completion of the TOSHA workshop, students will receive a certificate and certification card. Class will be March 19-22, 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. each day. This class is offered at the Greeneville/Greene County Campus. The fee is $414. 

“Workplace Violence Seminar” will be 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.  March 12 at the Greeneville/Greene County Campus. Learn proactive steps you can take now to avoid or survive an incident of workplace violence. Workplace violence accounts for nearly 800 homicides and nearly two million non-fatal injuries each year. While companies are required to have fire evacuation plans, the odds are more likely that a company will be a target of workplace violence than fire. The cost for this class is $175.

“Microsoft Excel – Level 3” will be offered three times in March, with dates at both the Morristown and Greeneville/Greene County campuses. The fee is $175 and includes a textbook. “Getting Started With Your PC” meets the evenings of March 25 and April 8 at the Morristown campus. The fee for this class is $129.

“Parents, Children, and Divorce” is a court-ordered parenting class for divorcing couples. This class teaches parenting skills that make divorce smoother for children. Learn what your child experiences, how to talk to children about divorce in a way they will understand and accept, affects new relationships have on your child and why you should never use your child to resolve conflicts between you and your former spouse. This class meets March 21 from 5:30-9:30 p.m. The fee for this class is $50.

For more information or to register for any of these courses, contact Amanda Hill at (423) 798-7946 or Amanda.Hill@ws.edu.