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Utility Line Clearance Arborist Training


with Brian Burgess

Calendar Oct 18, 2021 at 8 am

Sponsored by PG&E

Are you looking for a career that promises excitement and excellent compensation? This five-week, 200-hour program, developed by industry leaders, offers trainees an opportunity to explore a career in the arboriculture profession.

Note: this training is FREE.  *Participants who complete this training can expect to earn an average wage of $22.01 per hour.

Trainees will receive certificates in:

NSC Flagger, OSHA 10, AHA First Aid & CPR.


3-Way Communications, Tree Identification, Electrical Hazard Basics, ANSI Z133 Safety Standards, Climbing & Bucket Operations, Chainsaw & Chipper Operations, Worksite Inspections.

Eligibility Requirements:

Location: Butte College Skyway Center, 2480 Notre Dame Blvd, Chico

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AB 1825 Sexual Harassment Prevention


with Ann Wicks

Calendar Oct 20, 2021 at 9 am

Required training for all supervisory employees on the prevention of sexual harassment, discrimination and retaliation. Topics include sexual harassment defined, discrimination laws, Quid Pro Quo vs. hostile work environment, anti-bullying, who is liable, cost of sexual harassment, prevention, reporting, and conducting an effective investigation.

BAR Smog Technician Update


with Sean Loch

Calendar Nov 13, 2021 at 8 am

Two day live virtual training Sat., Nov. 13, 8 am-5 pm & Sun., Nov. 14, 9 am-1 pm. This 12-hour online course covers the following topics: Ohm's Law, circuit identification, circuit function, circuit diagnosis, fault classification, and tools. This course covers the required training to keep your smog technician repair license current and valid when combined with the 4 hour BAR online training. Includes a textbook. The textbook needs to be read before class and will be mailed. Please register by Nov. 3 to allow time to receive your book.

Instructor Sean Loch is the owner NorCal Auto Service & Sales in Chico, CA. He specializes in California smog inspection, failure diagnosis, problem vehicles, and bumper-to-bumper diagnosis. He has a unique way of taking the most complicated systems and breaking them down into terms anyone can understand and he uses that same technique in the classroom, not only to keep things interesting and entertaining, but to make sure everyone gets it. The instructor can be reached at 530-966-0975 or email

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