Workforce and Career Development
This workshop focuses on achieving breakthrough results via creating an alignment through an organization that concentrates on the significant needs of the customer and satisfies those needs better than competitors. Learn the necessary conditions to create a high performing organization, the roles of leadership and customer focus, measuring and establishing metrics, creating a stable and capable delivery system, identifying improvement initiatives and achieving a 20-25% improvement with the current workforce via engaging and producing a continuous improvement culture. Price includes lunch.
This interactive, one-day training program is designed to improve the problem-solving skills of all employee levels in any industry from health care and finance to human services and manufacturing by providing an understanding of the processes and techniques for root cause analysis and effective corrective action. The course presents the methodology and tools for determining the root cause of non-conformances, which allows for implementation of corrective action to prevent the problem from occurring again. Concepts will be reinforced through group workshop exercises. REGISTER: http://tcie.buffalo.edu/product/rca-jcc/
Do you have basic English language reading, writing and speaking skills? Would you like to improve your English language skills to help you communicate at work and in the community? This course is for high-level beginners who have a basic level of speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. Placement testing is provided to ensure students are in the correct level.
This course is for intermediate level, non-native English speaking students who want to continue to advance their skills. The ideal student can read, write, and speak in English at more than a basic level. The class helps the student continue to increase their level of understanding of the English language so they can perform better at work or to help them get closer to attending college in the future. Two options for class time make it convenient to attend.
Click here for North County Center Flyer with Spanish translation: North County Center - ESL Spring 2018 1.pdf
This seminar prepares individuals for the NYS test and provides a comprehensive view of the notary public office. Confusing laws, concepts, and procedures are clarified in plain English. Examples are provided to illuminate situations that the officer is likely to encounter such as avoiding conflicts of interest, maintaining professional ethics and much more. Tuition includes text.
The focus of this course is to prepare students for a phlebotomy career within a hospital, blood donor center, doctor’s office, as well as other institutions. The course will cover necessary skills to be a phlebotomist; blood collection, specimen processing and storage, professionalism in a clinical setting, public speaking and communication skills, clerical and courier as well as reception and other duties. Lectures based on current, relevant phlebotomy procedures will be combined with hands-on laboratory practices, and a clinical rotation at a local hospital at the end of the course. Students must have a minimum of a high school diploma or GED, and an updated immunization record to participate in classes and clinical rotations. Lab coat and professional attire required. Price includes book. Full payment is due upon registration. Maximum 15 students. This is an evening class, but clinical rotations will have to be completed during normal daytime business hours. Warren Forest Hi-Ed Council is located at 589 Hospital Dr., Suite F, Warren, PA 16365
This session will cover “What’s New” within OSHA including how OSHA selects establishments to be inspected, OSHA inspections and penalties, the Safe + Sound campaign, OSHA Stand-Downs, various other safety and health campaigns that OSHA is promoting, a brief overview of OSHA’s newest regulations including respirable crystalline silica, beryllium, walking and working surfaces, re-sources where small employers can obtain help in complying with OSHA regulations, and a brief description of significant cases and what went wrong . If time permits, the session will cover a “Virtual Inspection”.
This session will cover the basic mechanics of OSHA recordkeeping such as:
- Who has to keep OSHA injury and illness records?
- What records have to be kept?
- What has to be recorded?
- How long do injury and illness records have to be retained?
- What injuries or illnesses need to be reported to OSHA?
- When do employers have to electronically submit their OSHA injury and illness data to OSHA?
- What are the top recordkeeping violations?
At the conclusion of this session, these questions and others will be addressed so that those attending should have a basic under-standing of the OSHA recordkeeping regulations.
For registration, please contact SBDC at 716-338-1024