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Get Back to Work Fast with CCBC!

Train for Jobs in Several of Pennsylvania's High Growth Industries

Energy and the Environment

Job Track

Community College of Beaver County’s Workforce Development and Continuing Education Division launched several new certifications that provide critical training to the unemployed in Beaver County and the surrounding region, equipping them with the skills they need to get back to work in high-demand, family-sustaining jobs.

Using fast and affordable retraining to help individuals regain employment in today’s high-demand industries, CCBC prepares workers for jobs in the energy field as well as the emerging natural gas industry.

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Industrial Maintenance Technician (3 programs)

404 Hours: 21 Weeks (3 Programs)

3 CCBC certificates plus OSHA 10 Certificate

Learn what it takes to pursue entry-level employment in the maintenance field or to advance in the renewable energy job field. Topics include: mechanical systems, hydraulics, motor controls, electrical wiring, and more.

Where: CCBC main campus, Community Education Center, room 2305

Time: Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

When: April 21, 2014 through September 30, 2014

Cost: Free to those who are eligible

Total Cost: $4,750 Tuition: $4,000, Fees: $750

Contact: Hugh Gallagher,, 724-480-3567

Here is where some of our most recent graduates have found employment. 
We have students working in several location such as: PTC Alliance in Beaver County, Cameron, Keystone Clearwater, US Sugar in Florida with salaries ranging for $14.75 an hour to $51,800 a year. 

Industrial Electrician (part 1 of 3)

April 21, 2014 through June 2, 2014- 105 hours (5 weeks) Cost= $1,200

DC-AC= 30 hours

Motors & Motor Controls= 65 hours

Electrical Wiring= 10 hours

To see if you are eligble for FREE training, contact Hugh Gallagher,, 724-480-3567.

PLC Technician (part 2 of 3)

June 3, 2014 through June 30, 2014

80 hours (4 weeks) Total Tuition= $950

PLC Part- Requires completion of Industrial Eletrician Program

PLC overview- 20 hours

BooLean Logic- 20 hours

BooLean Algebra- 20 hours

PLC Control Circuits- 20 hours

To see if you are eligble for FREE training, contact Hugh Gallagher,, 724-480-3567.


Industrial Mechanic (part 3 of 3)

July 1, 2014 through September 30, 2014= 219 hours (11 weeks)

Total Tuition= $2,600

Blue Print Reading= 20 hours

Mathematics for Manufacturing= 8 hours

OSHA (General Industry)= 10 hours

Personal Protective Equipment= 4 hours

Mechanical Systems 1= 70 hours

Pneumatics 1- 31 hours

Hydraulics 1= 76 hours

To see if you are eligble for FREE training, contact Hugh Gallagher,, 724-480-3567.

OSHA 10-Hour Course for General Industry


$119 Tuition

10 Hours, Monday & Tuesday 8/4-8/5 9:00-2:30 p.m.,

Main Campus CEC, Room 2302

The OSHA 10-Hour Training for the General Industry course includes several topics related to general industry work such as Personal Protective Equipment, Flammable and Combustible Liquids, Machine Guarding, Lockout Tagout Procedures and more

For more information about the program contact Jack Boyde at 724-480-3447 or

SafeLand USA

$225 Tuition plus $45 Lab Fee
10 hours

The program needs API RP 75 & API RP T-1 requirement, along with all OSHA, Shell, MMS, Chevron-Texaco, BP, and ExxonMobil requirements.

The SafeLand USA is an industry-accepted safety awareness course which provides a general understanding of safety issues in the oil and gas industry. 

The picture ID that is issued to successful completers is required by many companies for individuals who enter oil and gas facilities. 

This one-day program provides an awareness of general safety information including:

Confined Spaces, Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S), Lockout/Tagout, Fall Protection, Hazmat (HM 126), Hazardous Communications, Personal Protective Equipment, Emergency Response, Welding Safety, Defensive Driving, HAZWOPER Awareness, Fire Protection & Extinguishers, Forklift Safety, Cranes & Rigging, Electrical Safety, Back Safety, and Alcohol and Substance Abuse Awareness. 

Please bring lunch.
For more information about the program contact Jack Boyde at 724-480-3447 or