Category Archives: BCS

Twelve-hour class offers immersion in Appalachian heritage

To say that the Appalachian region is a source of rich heritage is an understatement. From its distinctive history, language, and music to its varied folkways, geography, and wildlife, Appalachia has been the subject of numerous studies, books, films, and … Continue reading

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Clinical Medical Assistant program offered at Pellissippi State

Employment in all occupations is expected to grow by 14 percent through 2020, according to the U.S. Department of Labor, with some areas experiencing more than double that rate. Health-care support occupations, for instance, are expected to expand by 25 … Continue reading

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Landscaping class offered by Pellissippi State

Instant flower gardens. It’s a tempting thought during the winter season. While the upcoming landscaping class at Pellissippi State Community College won’t give attendees a full-blooming garden-on-the-spot, it will give them plenty of design ideas and how-to information. “Landscaping Made … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State leads region in manufacturing education and training

Last year, Pellissippi State Community College enhanced its reputation as a leader in manufacturing education, marked the graduation of its first Nursing class, and achieved full state approval for its Nursing program. Nursing is offered at the Blount County Campus … Continue reading

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Electrical safety classes offered by Pellissippi State

NFPA 70E requirements. LOTO compliancy practices. PPE applications and care. To some, this may all sound like alphabet soup. For area professionals tasked with maintaining electrical safety in the workplace, however, these acronyms are crucial topics of study. In January, … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State launches machinist apprenticeship program with IAM union, Y-12

Pellissippi State Community College welcomed its first class of International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers union apprentices from the B&W Y-12 National Security Complex this semester. Thanks to a partnership that began early this year, Y-12’s IAM&AW workers are … Continue reading

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‘Home Inspection Licensing’ class offered by Pellissippi State

It’s a business with relatively low overhead, fairly quick licensing requirements and potentially high income. Beginning an entrepreneurial enterprise as a professional home inspector can be an especially good fit for those with previous experience in construction or home repair. … Continue reading

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Two-for-one special on handgun carry-permit class at Pellissippi State

Always a popular course, the Tennessee Handgun Carry-Permit Class at Pellissippi State Community College is sure to fill up quickly, thanks to special two-for-one pricing on the Saturday, Nov. 17, session at the Hardin Valley Campus. The non-credit course is … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State offers fitness and personal safety classes

From sessions with a personal trainer to self-defense for women, Pellissippi State Community College is offering an array of non-credit fitness and personal safety classes this fall. The selection, provided by Pellissippi State’s Business and Community Services Division, includes the … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State, Cherokee Millwright collaborate on apprenticeship program

When Cherokee Millwright and Mechanical decided to redesign and improve its apprenticeship training program, the company turned to a trusted partner: Pellissippi State Community College’s Business and Community Services. With home offices in Maryville and Morristown, Cherokee Millwright moves and … Continue reading

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