BCC may add plumbing certificate


Options to increase a 16-hour plan where students can earn a plumbing certificate will be reviewed at the Barton Neighborhood College Board of Trustees research session, established for 4 p.m. Tuesday in Area F-30 of the Fantastic Arts Making.

The plumbing certificate method was originally accepted to provide Barton’s correctional spouse, Larned Correctional Psychological Health Facility (LCMHF) even so, with the modify in the Kansas Department of Corrections company contract, the higher education would like to shift this software to the Barton County campus. Mary Foley, government director of Workforce Instruction & Economic Growth, will present the information.

In accordance to O*Net, the condition of Kansas will see a 6% advancement in the plumbing business. There are a projected 620 once-a-year career openings, and annual wages averaging $55,090.

The university has sufficient room to aid the software with the closure of its automotive application.

According to information supplied to the board, the College would like to keep the acceptance to supply the application at LCMHF with the hope it could support programming at equally the correctional facility and the Barton County campus in the long term.

Other matters for Tuesday’s analyze session are the July money assertion, the college mission statement and a Increased Finding out Commission report.