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July 31, 2019

Power lineman class begins Aug. 19

For those considering a new career option, Ashland Community and Technical College’s lineman program can get you fully trained before Christmastime. Workforce Solutions is offering an 11-week power lineman class beginning Aug. 19. The course includes a Class A CDL certification. Lineman classes are from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Thursday through Nov. 8 and are located at the Technology Drive Campus. The CDL training portion will be from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday, Nov. 11-Dec. 12. The cost of the lineman program is $6,000 and financial assistance may be available. After class completion, starting pay ranges from $35,000-$60,000. For more information on the program or financial assistance, contact Chris Boggs, ACTC’s project coordinator of new and expanding business and industry, at 606-326-2072 or email
July 30, 2019

Child care provider trainings offered

CTC is once again offering child care provider trainings. The cost is $15 per person per class. Fee must be paid at the time of registration. Each three-hour class is taught by an ECE TRIS certified instructor and will be submitted to ECE TRIS for Child Care Provider Training hours. All classes will be at ACTC’s Roberts Drive Campus located at 4700 Roberts Drive, Building 5, Ashland. To register for these trainings, call 606-326-2072. Upcoming classes are: Bringing the Book to Life: Aug. 17, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. — During this workshop, the information provided will help enhance the participants knowledge about the world of literacy and how children's books can create a new path of hands-on learning. This can be achieved by incorporating the storyline and characters into the learning materials fostering the child's imagination. This workshop will provide early childhood educators with activities and resources related to a variety of books used in early childhood learning environments. Science Activities for Learning: Oct. 19, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. — This session will address the need for incorporating science into the childcare environment. The world is based on science and technology. It is the challenge of professionals to give children a firm foundation in this area right from the start. The hands-on workshop integrates activities for a variety of ages and introduces science experiments. This class is designed for infant/toddler staff, preschool staff and school age staff.
July 30, 2019

Electrical/HVAC continuing education

There will be a recertification classes for Kentucky electrical, plumbing and HVAC professionals on Aug. 17 at ACTC’s Roberts Drive Campus. Green Energy and Business Practices is approved for Kentucky Electrical Contractors and HVAC Journeymen and Masters, electrical contractors and plumbers. Instructor Mike Bond will cover topics such as green energy trends, techniques and tips. The class gives eight continuing education hours. Analysis of National Electrical Code (NEC) Upgrades is approved for Kentucky master electricians and electricians. Instructor Lennis Adkins will cover updates to the National Electrical Code. The class gives six continuing education hours. Each class will begin at 8 a.m. at the Roberts Drive Campus. The classes will be available again on Oct. 19 and Nov. 9. Each class is $89, and enrollment is through ACTC Workforce Solutions, 606-326-2072, or email