GCCC Continuing Education

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Mail: Garden City Community College Continuing Education
801 Campus Drive • Garden City, KS 67846
Phone: (620)275-3259
In person: GCCC John Collins Vocational Technical building

Confined Space

The purpose of this program is to ensure the safety of all workers and comply with federal and state requirements that pertain to confined spaces, based on OSHA 29 CFR 1910. 132; 134; 146 ANSI Z117 confined space standards.

  • Confined space authorized entrant, attendant and supervisor rescue
  • Emergency action plan, rescue, medical duties
  • Job safety analysis and hazard assessment
  • Respiratory protection and personal protective equipment

W Jan. 22 8 a.m.-5 p.m. $195

HAZWOPER Training 8-Hour Operation Level

Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard Seminar, Title 29 CFR 1910.120(q)(6)(ii)

This course targets those who respond to releases or potential releases of hazardous substances in a defensive fashion to contain the release from a safe distance. Topics include chemical hazards, hazard assessment, hot zones, emergency response operations, personal protective equipment, decontamination procedures, overview of the HAZWOPER standard and its applicability, spill containment methods and basic toxicological terminology and effects. This course meets initial training requirements for 8-hour operations level and annual refresher for HAZWOPER technician and specialist.

Th Jan. 23 8 a.m.-5 p.m. $145

IADC Rig Pass SafeLand USA

This eight-hour SafeLand class was designed to take the place of multiple operator orientations and to give a general idea of life and safety issues in the oil and gas industry, upstream, downstream, and onshore or offshore. This program meets API RP 75 & API RP T-1 requirements and provides a basic understanding at an awareness level of certain general safety information that an employee should know before entering a company facility and while performing their assigned work duties. Two-day training.

T, W Feb 4, 18 or Mar. 4 & 18
8 a.m.-5 p.m. $195

Excavation Trenching & Shoring
Competent Person

Upon successful completion, you will be able to recognize hazards in and around open trenches and excavations, to conduct a site assessment and take necessary measures to control and or abate hazards. Introduction to OSHA 29 CFR 1926 650-652 subpart P. Practice and demonstrate soil classification. Conduct site inspections.

W Feb. 19 8 a.m.-5 p.m. $195

Fall Protection

You will be able to recognize and explain the difference between active and passive fall protection with reference to OSHA 29CFR 1910.22/review 6; ANSI Z359-0 through 4-2007

  • Describe and assess work site fall protection plan
  • Harness, connectors, anchorage, rescue plan
  • Instructions, inspections and maintenance
  • Describe the elements in a fall arrest system

Th Feb. 20 8 a.m.-5 p.m. $145


Working with your hands can be a very powerful form of self-expression, but handling tools requires the proper use, safety precautions, skill techniques and attention to detail. You will learn the safe and efficient use of power tools, planning and proper order of procedure. Progress at your own rate, while receiving expert instruction and tips to best hone your skills safely. Each student will be responsible for their individual project materials and should bring their own safety glasses, ear plugs and tape measure. Instructor: Tim Routon. Meets 14 times. 42 hours

Tu Feb. 4-May 6, 7-10 p.m. $220


You will learn the proper use of tools and equipment and some upholstery history as well. Discover which fabrics and patterns work well on different pieces. Lab activities are centered on the individual project that you will bring. Instructor: Jean Trybom. Meets 14 times. 42 hours

Th Feb. 6-May 15, 6-9p.m. $220

QuickBooks Fundamentals

QuickBooks Pro is designed to help small- and medium-sized businesses keep their books easily and accurately. Effectively manage customers, vendors and banking transactions. Instructor: Jamie Morphew.

T, W Feb. 11, 12 1-5 p.m. $175