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Class registration is now open for Spring 2023. Sign up today and invite your co-workers to learn something new with you! The Spring 2023 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...
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...
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...
Fly Fishing (23SG)This introductory class explores the fundamentals of fly fishing. Aimed at the novice fly angler, topics include equipment selection, knot tying, basic entomology and fly selection, reading the water, and where to fly fish in Western Pennsylvania. Fly casting, the most important aspect of fly fishing, is taught. session, Wednesday mornings or evenings. Class size […]
Essential Lessons for Stock Market & Cryptocurrency Success (23SG)Thinking about investing but don’t know where to turn? Gain confidence in stock market investing, and learn how to identify winning stocks and cryptocurrencies before they move higher. Apply this knowledge to your self-directed 401K. biweekly sessions, Wednesday and Thursday mornings or evenings. Class size limited to .
Working With Epoxy – Coaster Set (23SG)Learn to make a unique coaster set to keep for yourself or to give as a gift. The students will have many different colors choices for their epoxy coasters and different choices of wood for the holder. This class will teach even complete beginners everything they need to know to complete this project and give […]
General Automotive Maintenance (23SG)This class is for the student who wants to learn basic automobile maintenance. It will include demonstrations on how to change brakes, tires and oil on an automobile, and how to diagnose engine problems.
Forged Throwing Tomahawk (23SG)We will discuss forged welding and usage of the power hammer and heat treating with a torch. Each student will make at least throwing tomahawk, if time allows. This class is taught by Andrew Takach. On the popular TV show, Forged in Fire (season 4, episode 13), Andrew competed and ultimately won with his Shamshir […]
Fly Fishing [June-July] (23SG)This introductory class explores the fundamentals of fly fishing. Aimed at the novice fly angler, topics include equipment selection, knot tying, basic entomology and fly selection, reading the water, and where to fly fish in Western Pennsylvania. Fly casting, the most important aspect of fly fishing, is taught. A weekend date will also be chosen […]
Stained Glass – Garden Stake (23SG)Learn how to cut, grind and solder, stained glass to make decorative garden stakes. Choose from dimensional flowers, butterflies or vegetable patterns to decorate your garden. sessions, Monday mornings or evenings. Class size limited to .