The Walters State Division of Workforce Development will offer noncredit courses in welding, OSHA training, and parenting and divorce during January 2023.
The new Certified Supervisor course will begin January 17th and meets Tuesdays from January 17th until April 11th, from 2-5 PM. The Certified Supervisor meets at Walters State Niswonger Campus and the class may also be completed through the videoconferencing platform TEAMS. The cost is $1,200 for the class and covers planning, objectives, leading and motivating, quality control, problem solving, ethical decision-making skills, managing diversity, customer service, communications, accounting and finance.
Parenting and Divorce Online meets through the videoconferencing platform Zoom. Courses are planned from 5:30-9:30 PM on January 10th and on January 24th. The cost is $60. This course meets the state course requirement for divorcing parents. Learn how to continue co-parenting children while no longer a couple. The course will improve communication within the family and make the process less traumatic on all family members, especially children.
Microsoft Excel Level 1 meets on January 18th from 9-4 PM and the cost is $125. Learn more than just the basics and create and edit Excel documents, explore formatting tips, create formulas, enter functions, and work with page layout features. This class also compares Microsoft Excel 2016 with previous versions and meets on the college’s Niswonger and Morristown campuses. Classes are though via the videoconferencing platform ZOOM.
OSHA 10-Hour Training will be offered twice in January, the 18-19th at the Claiborne County Campus and January 25-26th at the Walters State Advanced Workforce Training Building in Greeneville. The class meets 9-3 PM and cost is $199. This course teaches construction industry safety and health standards and is designed for constructions workers and others covered by OSHA 29 CFR 1926. Topics include the OSHA Focus Four Hazards, personal protective and lifesaving equipment, health hazards in construction and excavation, scaffolds, stairways and ladders, and hazards in working with power tools.
Welding Level 2 (MIG Welding) introduces students to shop practices, equipment, materials and skills related to Gas Metal Arc Welding, also known as MIG welding. This is used extensively in the manufacturing industry and is a highly productive method. This class is a self-paced, hands-on course emphasizing focus, practice, and safety. The class meets January 24-February 21st on Tuesdays from 4-8 PM and the cost is $279.