Green for Greene is a FREE five-week training program that provides certifications needed for "green" jobs in the Springfield area in the construction, manufacturing and transportation industries.
Those interested in participating in the program in 2019 re encouraged to contact Isaac Weber at 417-841-3361.
The certifications were chosen for the Green for Greene program based on the local need expressed by area employers.
Group One Certifications: OSHA Hazwoper; OSHA 10; Environmental Sampling and Monitoring; Trenching and Excavation; Confined Space; Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP); Lead Abatement Worker; Asbestos Worker/Handler; Stormwater Management; Forklift Driver; First Aid/CPR Group Two Certifications: OSHA Hazwoper & Commercial Driver's License (CDL)
The Green for Greene training program is funded by a $200,000 grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training (EWDJT) program. The three-year grant will provide classes of 28-32 students each per year a variety of the certifications needed for high paying "green" jobs. Jobs secured after completion of training average $14 per hour.