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SFCC Offering Training Courses in Biofuels

June 29, 2012
AlgaeIndustryMagazine.com

Santa Fe Community CollegeAs part of a U.S. Department of Labor Grant, Santa Fe Community College Center is offering five courses in biofuels energy including OSHA 10 General for biofuels, algae production, biodiesel production, biogas production, and ethanol production. Each module includes a business component.

“SFCC received a Centers of Excellence Department of Labor grant to boost existing training programs, making them more relevant to today’s green job opportunities,” said Luke Spangenburg, assistant director, Center of Excellence, Biofuels. “The department has been fortunate to receive new equipment and supplies for the class trainings including cutting-edge machines that provide for more efficient biodiesel, biogas processing and algae production.”

Interested participants are encouraged to visit http://biofuels.greentraining.sfcc.edu to see if they qualify for free tuition. Among those eligible are unemployed or dislocated workers, veterans or qualified spouses of veterans, workers in need of updated training, disabled persons and certain low-income citizens. Contact SFCC’s Biofuels Center of Excellence at (505) 428-1807 or email Luke Spangenburg at luke.spangenburg@sfcc.edu for more information.

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