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Noncredit Classes Offered Online, In Classroom
June 29, 2020

Walters State’s Division of Workforce Training is offering courses focused on parenting and divorce, OSHA and computer skills in July. To register or for more information on any class, contact Kellie Hendrix at Kellie.Hendrix@ws.edu or 423.798-7988.

ONLINE COURSES
Online courses are offered in real time and lead by instructors. 
• Confined Space – Competent Person, July 2, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Cost: $155
This class is for workers who enter, supervise entry or be adversely affected by confined spaces. This course will help workers identify potential hazards. The new 29CFR1926 standards and requirements including the duties of authorized confined space those designated as competent persons.
•Confined Space – Competent Person in Spanish, July 1, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Cost: $155.
•Court-ordered Parenting and Divorce Class (on Zoom), July 16, 5:30-9:30 p.m. Cost: $60.
This class meets the Tennessee court requirements that divorcing couples complete a parenting course. This instructor-led course covers skills that will enable couples to continue co-parenting after a divorce, making less traumatic for children. Participation is required for certificate of completion. 
•Microsoft Excel Level 1 Online (Zoom), July 23, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Cost: $150
Learn the basics of Microsoft Excel, including how create and print documents, basic formatting tips, Work with page layout features and more, including the differences between Microsoft Excel 2016 and earlier versions. 

Walters State Greeneville/Greene County Workforce Training Building
•Welding Level 2 -MIG, July 7-21, 5-9 p.m., Tuesday/Thursday Cost: $279
This course will introduce students to shop practices, equipment, materials, and skills related to the Gas Metal Arc Welding process, commonly referred to as MIG Welding. The MIG welding process is used extensively in the manufacturing industry and is a process that is easily learned and highly productive. This course uses a hands-on approach designed to emphasize focus and practice on welding and safety. Basic concepts of spray welding are covered along with industry standard methods of basic welding equipment setup, selection of joints and weld positions, and out of positions welds. This course will place an emphasis on understanding process variables and developing basic skills. All hands on exercises are self-paced.
•OSHA 10-Hour Safety Course, July 7 & 8, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Cost: 199
This course is for construction workers and others covered by OSHA 29 CRF 1926. Students receive an introduction to OSHA, the focus four hazards, personal protective and lifesaving equipment, health hazards in construction, excavations, scaffolds, stairs and ladders, and the use of power and hand tools.
•Microsoft Excel Level 2, July 18, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $150
This course builds on the material learned in the Level 1 course. Learn how to use multiple worksheets and workbooks efficiently and work with advanced formatting options. This class covers analyzing data.

Morristown Campus
•Microsoft Excel Level 2, July 14, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $150
This course builds on the material learned in the Level 1 course. Learn how to use multiple worksheets and workbooks efficiently and work with advanced formatting options. This class covers analyzing data.

Sevier County Campus
•ServSafe Sanititation and Safety, July 21, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Cost: $99
The ServSafe Course is based on the National Restaurant Association Educational 
Foundation’s guidelines for training in food safety requirements. The Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point System is covered. Students will learn federal and state laws governing food service. The class provides a solid foundation in the basic principles of sanitation and safety and how to apply those in food service operations. This one-day class also trains supervisors on best practices in training employees in food service sanitation and safety.
•Microsoft Excel Level 2, July 21, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $150
This course builds on the material learned in the Level 1 course. Learn how to use multiple worksheets and workbooks efficiently and work with advanced formatting options. This class covers analyzing data.