Emergency Medical Services Course offered in Coudersport

The Northern PA Regional College (NPRC) is offering an Emergency Medical Services course in our area. The 68-hour program presents the technical knowledge and skills necessary for certification as a Basic Emergency Medical Responder. Students are introduced to various lifesaving skills including CPR, airway management, patient assessment, basic medical and trauma care, and more.

The course meets the recommendations of the United States Department of Transportation, National Traffic Safety Administration, National Emergency Medical Services Core Content, Scope of Practice Model, National Education Standards. Successful completion of this course is required for individuals to be eligible to take the National Registry exam for Emergency Medical Responder. The exam is not part of the course.

This course will meet Monday and Wednesday evenings from 5-9 p.m. from Oct. 28 — Dec. 21, 2020 at the Education Council’s Coudersport office. The cost is $550/person. The registration deadline is Oct. 23. For more information or to register, contact Terry Hinton at 814-482-1634 or visit https://regionalcollegepa.org/workforce-dev/.

Commercial & Industrial Electricity course offered in Port Allegany

The Northern PA Regional College is offering a course in Commercial & Industrial Electricity. In this course, students will participate in classroom activities to learn field wiring. Class work includes lab sheets, quizzes, a mid-term exam, a final exam, demonstrations, student reading of text, workbook assignments, and homework assignments.

This course introduces the trainee to basic skills and proper NEC codes of commercial and industrial wiring. Students will study the use of raceways, including all types of conduit, and learn proper bends and techniques of installations.

Students will also use math formulas to determine conduit bends, learn to cut, ream, and thread conduit. Students will study transformers, delta, wye, proper grounding for the commercial and industrial installations, and the use of MC/AC wiring in the field.

Lastly, students will learn the proper uses of all types of meters in the electrical field.

This course will meet Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:30-9 p.m. from Oct. 29 — Dec. 22 at the Education Council’s Port Allegany office. The cost is $700/person. The registration deadline is Oct. 23. For more information or to register, contact Terry Hinton at 814-482-1634 or visit https://regionalcollegepa.org/workforce-dev/.