Submitted by San Juan County EDC
The San Juan County Economic Development Council will offer free training in heating, ventilation, and air conditioning basics this March, sponsored by the Washington State Governor’s Strategic Reserve Fund and by the Washington state Department of Commerce.
The course will be taught at Friday Harbor High School by Kevin McCullough of San Juan Heating. The program is intended to benefit participating students as well as local companies in need of skilled employees. The hands-on curriculum has been designed for students and career changers and will include safety, procedure, and more. This course is free to residents of San Juan County, but space is limited and requires both registration and a filing fee of $10.
The five-week course will run from 4-6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays from March 5–April 4. There is no cost for the training; pre-registration and a $10 filing fee is required. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, Feb. 27.
This program is sponsored by the Washington State Governor’s Strategic Reserve Fund and by the Washington state Department of Commerce, and by San Juan Heating. The EDC’s Trades Education Initiative is supported by San Juan County, the Town of Friday Harbor, the Port of Friday Harbor, San Juan Island School District, Heritage Bank and Islanders Bank.