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Who May Attend Workshops
The workshops are directed toward maintenance personnel of the school systems only.

How to Register
All workshops require that participants be pre-registered. Please e-mail registrations to: When registering for workshops, you must provide name, date, and location of workshop, complete name of employee, school unit, and telephone number. You will receive a reply e-mail confirming receipt of registration for classes. Some classes have limited seating.

There are no registration fees except for the AHERA Compliance workshop where masks (which are fit tested), suits, and cartridges are provided and retained by students for future use.

Loging / Directions
Each attendee is responsible for making any lodging arrangements. Meals are not provided. A listing of hotels/motels is attached for information purposes only. For specific driving directions, please visit

Even though advance registration has taken place, it will be necessary for each participant to sign-in prior to the beginning of each class session. This will be the official record of class attendance.

Workshop Locations:
(A) Fayetteville - Cumberland Co. School Maintenance Training Bldg. 810 Gillespie Street, Fayetteville, NC

School Maintenance Electrician Review and Exam
October 22-25, 2013 Fayetteville (A) First day begins at 9 a.m.
Course is directed toward electrical wiring in the schools and the National Electric Code with three days of classroom instruction. The fourth day is scheduled for the School Maintenance Electrician exam for those interested in being qualified to perform wiring in school buildings. Anyone interested in taking the exam should return the exam application to Ron Chilton, Office of State Fire Marshal, 322 Chapanoke Road, Suite 200 Raleigh, NC 27603, telephone 919.661.5880 ext. 235 (Fax: 919.662.4416). You must register for the class through the Plant Operation Section. The Office of State Fire Marshal administers exam approval. Applications to take exam must be reviewed and approved by the Office of State Fire Marshall BEFORE the exam date.

AHERA Compliance/Class III Asbestos and Lead Exposure
$80 per person
November 4-5, 2013 Fayetteville (A) First day begins at 9 a.m.

This workshop is available for school maintenance personnel who may be required to disturb asbestos or coatings and paint containing lead while performing their normal maintenance activities. Workshops cover such areas as NESHAP, respiratory protection, disposable worksuits, glovebags, and HEPA vacuum. If personnel have previous AHERA training, it is not necessary to repeat the course for lead exposure. As stated in NC OSHA standards, students must pass a physical exam prior to attending this class.

OSHA Class II Asbestos Flooring Removal
November 6-7, 2013
Fayetteville (A) First day begins at 9 a.m.

Course is designed for non-accredited maintenance workers to instruct them in OSHA Class II removal of intact resilient flooring.

Class II & III Asbestos Refresher
November 8, 2013 Fayetteville (A) 9 a.m. - 12 noon
OSHA requires annual refresher training for all personnel who have received AHERA Compliance and OSHA Class II Flooring removal training. This half-day course is designed to provide the training required by OSHA standards. AHERA personnel should bring respirators and filters.

Wastewater Facility Operator's 6-Hr. Certification
November 19, 2013 Fayetteville (A) 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Basic refresher course on the design, operation, and maintenance of sandfilters, which includes basic theory of biological wastewater treatment and operator's responsibilities.

Electric Code Review for Contractors License
April 1-3, 2014 Fayetteville (A) First day begins at 9 a.m.
Workshop is designed for those who need the 16 hours of continuing education units as required by the State Board of Examiners of Electrical Contractors. School maintenance electrician certification does not require renewal credit.