Prepare for and prevent medical emergencies in the construction trades industry with the First Aid/CPR Initial Certification course. This course covers primary assessment, heart problems, fractures, wounds and bandaging, stroke and shock management, eye injury, dislocation and splinting, obstructed airways, exposure to cold, control of bleeding, electrical injuries, back, head and neck injuries, epileptic seizures, and one-rescuer CPR. Sessions are scheduled for 6-10 p.m. January 21 and 28, 2013, at the Leslie E. Tassell M-TEC. The cost is $60. To register, click here.
After completion, you will be certified in First Aid/CPR and will receive an official card. Initial certification expires two years after completion. To maintain certification, you must then take a recertification class. The next session is set for 6-10 p.m. January 17 at Tassell M-TEC for $50. To register, click here.
Networks Matter 2.0 provides the tools to build stronger professional relationships through communication, social networking and technology, and it also helps develop a strategy for developing a professional network.
The workshops are designed to help those wanting to advance professionally, the unemployed or under-employed, and people with low to moderate technology skills. The sessions feature group meetings, presentations, online activities and attendance at community events. If you sign
up for the entire four-session series, you will receive two hours of personal and professional coaching.
Classes run 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays, starting February 12, 2013, at Leslie E. Tassell M-TEC. They cost $155 for the entire series or
$49 for each module. Click here to register.
How Michigan’s right-to-work law will impact faculty at Grand Rapids-area colleges
Dec. 17, 2012; MLive
GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Union leaders at two Grand Rapids-area colleges expect Michigan’s new right-to-work law to thin their ranks, but by how much remains to be seen.
“It’s definitely going to affect us like everybody else,” said Fred van Hartesveldt, president of Grand Rapids Community Colleges faculty association, which consists of about 250 full-time instructors and 600 adjuncts. “We’re only beginning to think about what it means for us.”
Industry uses Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerencing to specify contractual requirements. Unfortunately, many people within industry have a flawed or incomplete understanding of the subject.
The Basic Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerencing course builds competence to correctly apply and interpret the rules, definitions, principles and symbols per the American National Standard, ASME Y14.5 – 2009, in only two days! This course provides a common language to improve communication, so set-up requirements and tolerance zones are clearly understood by all.
- the rules, definitions, and symbols of ASME Y14.5-2009.
- specified feature control frames.
- specified datum reference frames.
- the shape, size, and location of tolerance zones.
- features size requirements given specified tolerances.
The course runs 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. January 17 and 18, 2013, at Leslie. E Tassell M-TEC. The registration fee is $585. For more information, click here.