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Nicolet College - Short-term Basic Highway Construction starts June 22


One-week Basic Highway Construction
training starts June 22 at Nicolet College

Individuals interested in a career in highway construction can learn the basics of the job during an introductory one-week training session at Nicolet College that starts Monday, June 22.

Courses in the five-day session include:
- Flagger Safety Training
- OSHA Voluntary Compliance Course for the Construction Industry
- MSHA Trucker Safety
- Math Skills Refresher for Construction.

Nicolet created this offering in response to federal stimulus package spending, which is channeling money to increase road construction.

Classes run from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday, June 22; 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 23; 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 24; 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, June 24; and 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, June 26. The schedule also calls for one hour for lunch Monday through Thursday.

Tuition is $216.

All classes will be held in Tamarack Center Room 210 on the Rhinelander campus, located one mile south of the city just off of Hwy. G.

To register, call Nicolet College at (715) 365-4480 or 1-800-544-3039, ext. 4480. For more information, contact Lynn Larsen, Nicolet director of Fire, EMS and Traffic Safety, at (715) 365-4534, 1-800-544-3039, ext. 4534, or by email at ldlarsen@nicoletcollege.edu.