Classes begin in August. View the Fall 2022 Live & Online classes. Through the power of innovation, the ICD/ JobLink Learning Center has developed their Live & Online Custom Courses, covering a multitude of topics and offered numerous times throughout the year. Mon Valley Works employees have full access to these online trainings, available 24/7, and from any device, including mobile! The current schedule (click on link above) begins in August and runs through November. General information, including a Spotlight tutorial from the L&O Developer is available at careerdevelopmentchannel.org. Contact the Mon Valley ICD Coordinator to enroll in these L&O classes. Active USW employees...
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Class registration is now open for Spring 2022. Sign up today and invite your co-workers to learn something new with you! The Spring 2022 Training & Education Guide is filled with a variety of learning opportunities offered through the Mon Valley Institute for Career Development! Our innovative education providers have again brought today’s skills to our door, meeting our member’s interests and needs. Remember: Classes MUST have at least five ( 5 ) active members registered in order to...
The Mon Valley ICD is pleased to announce the new USW Free College Benefit. Through United Steelworkers in partnership with Eastern Gateway Community College, Union Members and their families can earn an Associate Degree with NO out-of-pocket cost! Check out the following flyers for more information: USW Free College Benefit Informational Flyer USW Free College Benefit...
Concrete Garden Projects (22FL)-CancelledThis class is cancelled due to low enrollment. Concrete is a lot more versatile than you think. Using concrete in your garden projects can have many advantages. The material is very smooth and resistant. It can stand harsh weather, use, time and heavy weighted objects. Come to class and learn to make containers, furniture, water […]
Small Engine Repair – Back to Basics (22FL)Starting with the basics, learn the how’s and why’s of small gas engines, and cycle engines, and air-cooled overhead valve small engines. During the hands-on portion, you will be able to bring in your own equipment, troubleshoot and repair it to your satisfaction. The instructor will oversee and guide you in your work. Repairs can […]
Forged Slingshot (22FL)Each student will combine using the power hammer as well as hand forging techniques to create a hand forged sling shot from a railroad spike, and attach the bands to them. I also provide small canvas ammo pouches with extra ammo for them to take home. This class is a great intro to forging, and […]
Upholstery (22FL)One of the Mon Valley’s most popular classes! Learn how to reupholster, cut fabric, tie springs, and do frame repair. Other skills covered will be hand and machine sewing, antique restoration, chair reupholstering, boat covers, tarps and more. Instructor Lou of Heinle Upholstery will identify small projects students can bring to work on; such as […]
Introduction to Home Automation (22FL)Start your smart home. From lights and plugs to thermostats and cameras. Alexa can help make your home smarter and more automated by simplifying your everyday routines. Learn to control smart devices in your home with your voice, or when you are away on vacation, with your phone. Understand what’s important to you and a […]
Epoxy Inlay Cutting Board (22FL)Learn to make unique cheese/cutting boards to keep for yourself or to give as a gift. There will be a variety of wood to choose from as well as different colors of epoxy for the inlay. This two-day class will teach even complete beginners everything they need to know to complete their projects. You will […]
Fly Tying (22FL)Tie your own flies and catch fish! Introduction to Fly Tying is designed for the beginner who is interested in tying his or her own flies. With practice, you will be able to imitate many insects and bait fish that fish eat. Each session will cover one type of fly and one or two fly […]
Introduction to SolidWorks (22FL)Take your idea from imagination to reality. Learn the basics of creating 3D designs using SolidWorks, the software used in the design and creation of products in the energy, construction, manufacturing and automotive industries. An experienced instructor will teach you the basics of using the interface, basic functionality, assembly and toolbox basics. Registration ends September […]
Autodesk Inventor (22FL)Create and edit parts, make engineering drawings, and prepare for manufacturing by using only your keyboard and mouse! This course will allow you to design items in a virtual world and prepare them for century production as you explore the capabilities of this industry-standard software. Topics include the parametric and editing module, the 3D drawing […]
RingTM Video Doorbell (22FL)A lot happens at your front door. Your front door is the gateway to your home, so it needs to be well protected. Watch over your home in crystal-clear 1080p HD video, and see, hear and speak to visitors from anywhere. With instant mobile alerts and two-way talk, you can answer the door from your […]