Three online courses provide construction and general industry training

LAS VEGAS – Nevada JobConnect offers three free Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) training courses. The online courses are hosted by SCATS and are aimed at those in construction or general industry. These courses are available statewide. Pre-registration is required as places are limited.

OSHA Overview familiarizes students with the purpose and history of OSHA law. The four-hour class is March 3, 2022 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

OSHA 30 Construction Course is intended for people who work on a construction site in a management position. The course is March 7-11, 2022, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. This is a five-day online course, and students must attend all five days to receive their certification.

OSHA Construction Course 10 is intended for people who work on a construction site. This two-day online course runs March 23-24, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Students must attend the full course on both days to receive their certification.

Anyone interested in classes should register with EmployNV.gov and contact Vickie Tippitt at (702) 486-0129. The JobConnect offices have a resource center with computers that could be used for this online training on a first-come, first-served basis. Those taking the course at the Resource Center will need to bring their own headphones. Job seekers can get one-on-one help with resumes, job referrals and training by visiting their nearest JobConnect office. Job seekers who are out of work or looking to change careers are encouraged to register with Nevada’s largest jobs database at EmployNV.gov.