February 8, 2023: The 3rd cohort of the Plastic Process Technician Apprenticeship graduated 8 apprentices on February 8th, 2023. Companies participating included; Viking Plastics, Port Erie Plastics, Plastek Group and Erie Molded Plastics. The apprenticeship requires 4,000 hours of combined classroom and on-the-job training. The Plastics Process Technician Apprenticeship Program [...]
We are gearing up for the start of the 4th cohort of this apprenticeship program - September 2021 2021 plastic brochure The Keystone Community Education Council(KCEC) has teamed up with the American Injection Molding (AIM) Institute, ARC (Appalachian Regional Commission), and Clarion University to help bridge the skills gap in [...]
Keystone Community Education Council, Specialty FAB, and Venango Technology Center Collaborate on new Combination Welding Apprenticeship.
Keystone Community Education Council, Specialty FAB, and Venango Technology Center Collaborate on new Combination Welding Apprenticeship. A welding apprenticeship program that is the first of its kind in our region is starting at Specialty Fabrication and Powder Coating. The Keystone Community Education Council in Oil City is sponsoring the state-approved [...]
Thank you to those of you who were able to attend the Zoom meeting for our “Award Winning” Plastic Process Technician Apprenticeship program. For both those who attended the Zoom meeting and those who weren’t able to make it, we have attached both the meeting slides and a link to [...]
The Bureau of Workers’ Compensation Health & Safety Division will be offering the following FREE safety WEBINARS in January, 2021:
OSHA 10-Hour General Industry Certification *Must attend all10 courses over 5 days to receive completion card Introduction to OSHA Wednesday, January 13th at 10:00am Walking & Working Surfaces Wednesday, January 13th at 2:00pm Exit Routes, Emergency Action Plans, Fire Prevention Plans & Fire Protection Friday, January 15th at 10:00am Electrical [...]
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Just Released the US Department of Energy – The Appalachian Energy and Petrochemical Renaissance An Examination of Economic Progress and Opportunities
Just Released the US Department of Energy – The Appalachian Energy and Petrochemical Renaissance An Examination of Economic Progress and Opportunities Prepared by Department of Energy With contributions by Appalachian Regional Commission Army Corps of Engineers Department of Agriculture Department of Commerce Department of Labor Department of Transportation Small Business [...]
The Venango Chamber’s new business development resource series. EVERY TUESDAY AND THURSDAY AT 9 A.M. Open to everyone! Shift. Sustain. Succeed. is a business development series brought to you by the Venango Area Chamber of Commerce. Each week we will answer your outstanding questions, to help: SHIFT your business to navigate the [...]
HOW TO SAFELY MAINTAIN BUSINESS OPERATIONS DURING COVID-19 CHALLENGES May 28, 2020 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Webinar – No Cost Whether your organization has remained open, is in early stages of re-opening, or is working on a plan to open the doors… this information is critical to keeping your employees [...]