Tuesday, April 08, 2008

New Construction And CDL Grads

New Graduates Will Benefit From Free Classes

LABELLE, FL. -- The Education Center of Southwest Florida, The South Water Management District and Steel-Tek LLC, met together Friday April 4 in the afternoon to recognize and congratulate students completing training programs funded by the SFWMD, coordinated by the ECSWF and conducted by Steeltek.

Ten students completed the five week intensive Construction Trades Worker course and former graduates of the heavy equipment training classes were recognized for completing training for and receiving their Commercial Drivers License with a Class A endorsement. Students received certificates for completing first aid, CPR and OSHA training and completer certificates from the Education Center.

Construction students received leather tool belts with tools and the CDL students received a gift card from Wal-Mart. Everyone enjoyed a luncheon buffet catered by assistant instructor, Joni Beard, and provided by Steeltek.

The next construction class is scheduled to begin on April 14 at 8:00 A.M. in Port LaBelle. Anyone interested in taking this five week course should call coordinator Sonny Hughes at the ECSWF at 4930 HWY 29 S. or call 675-6800. Tuition is completely paid by the SFWMD and lunch is provided daily. Upon successful completion of the class makes you eligible to apply for CDL training.

(Photo - Construction Students: Norman Banks (Clewiston), Keith Brown (Pioneer), Alberto Diaz (Montura), Benjamin DuBenion (Montura) Adolfo Guajardo (LaBelle), Daniel Kelley (Pioneer), Jose Ortiz (Montura), John Seiler (Moore Haven) and Thomas Brian (Clewiston)

(CDL Graduating Students: Bob Daniels (LaBelle), Peter Miller (Alva), Robert Miller (Alva), Johnnie Williams (Clewiston), Josh Sainz (Immokalee), and Thomas Henkel (Palmdale

1 comment:

  1. the construction industry is not doing as well as it used to. It is causing a lot of economy problems. We all need to start thinking about our economy and ways to make it a little better.

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