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Situated on one of the most beautiful islands in the world, the University of Hawaiʻi Maui College is an accredited college that offers three bachelor of applied science degrees, a wide variety of associate degrees and certificates, as well as distance learning degrees through its UH Center on campus. UHMC is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools & College.

With small class sizes, a low student to faculty ratio, math labs and career counseling, UHMC students enjoy personalized, individual attention and the support they need to be successful in school and their future careers.

University of Hawaiʻi Maui College's Extended Learning  & Workforce Development Office (ELWD) is located in the Laulima building on the Kahului campus, with ample free parking.


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UHMC HO’ĀLA offers continuing education courses throughout the year. Workforce trainings for industry and trades include aerial lifts,  blueprint reading basics & materials estimating, boom lift, counterbalance fork lift, electrical technology program – journey worker electrician (EJ), electrical technology program – maintenance electrician (EM), electrician continued competency, EPA 608 certification exam, firefighter exam prep course, HVAC, refrigerants and basic controls, OSHA 10-hour – construction industry and power tools & shop safety.

Industrial Automation

3D CAD: Intro to Products & Advanced Manufacturing

Introduces the fundamentals of advancing manufacturing including prototype design, additive and subtractive manufacturing using 3-D printing and CNC machines, and an applied project using Rhino 3D software. Participants will also attain OSHA 10 and First Aid/CPR safety certifications, and complete a 2 week paid internship with a local company to gain exposure to advanced manufacturing projects.

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Safety and Compliance

Public Works Departments: Knowledgeable, Qualified and Competent Persons

Public Works Departments: Knowledgeable, Qualified and Competent Persons

An OSHA competent person; is defined as  "One who is capable of identifying existing and predictable hazards in the surroundings or working conditions which are unsanitary, hazardous, or dangerous to employees, and who has authorization to take prompt corrective measures to eliminate them" [29 CFR 1926.32(f)]. Risk assessment is defined as an overall process for the management of safety; a process that involves looking at the risks we face and ensuring adequate safety measures have been put into place.

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The Value of Public Works Departments in Community Disaster Response

“The HAZWOPER standard for the construction industry (29 CFR 1926.65) is identical to 29 CFR 1910.120. For brevity, the HAZWOPER standard is referenced as 29 CFR 1910.120 throughout the remainder of this web page”. 1910.120(e)(1)(i)

All employees working on site (such as but not limited to equipment operators, general laborers and others) exposed to hazardous substances, health hazards, or safety hazards and their supervisors and management responsible for the site shall receive training meeting the requirements of this paragraph before they are permitted to engage in hazardous waste operations that could expose them to hazardous substances, safety, or health hazards, and they shall receive review training as specified in this paragraph.

This course introduces The Value of Public Works Departments in Community Disaster Response. 

The training is intended to help communities improve their emergency management efforts regarding the functions of public works agencies prior to, during, and after disasters. 

First responders at the operations level are individuals who respond to releases or potential releases of hazardous substances as part of the initial response to the site for the purpose of protecting nearby persons, property, or the environment from the effects of the release.

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