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Rural Alaska Community Environmental Job Training (‘RaceJT’)

Certifications Offered

RACEJT 2022 Tentative List of Certifications & Classes

Non-bolded classes are not offered concurrently. The Final list will be provided by December 31st.

Asterisked classes (**) are not offered for the RACEJT-CS program.

RACEJT-FL graduate earn a UAF Occupational Endorsement as a Rural Solid & Hazardous Waste Management and Emergency Response Technician.

  • Rural Refrigerant Removal [UAF ENVI 190]
  • OSHA Forklift Operation Standard [29 CFR 1910.178(l)] **
  • HAZWOPER 40 hr [29 CFR 1910.120]
  • CPR/First AID [American Heart Assoc.] **
  • OSHA Confined Space Entry [29 CFR 1910.146]
  • OSHA 10 HR Construction Safety [29 CFR 1926]
  • Rural Alaska Landfill Operator (RALO) [AK Solid Waste Assoc. of N. America]
  • Rural Solid and Hazardous Waste Management [UAF ENVI 115]
  • Alaska Certified Erosion and Sediment Lead
  • National Incident Management System 100 and 200
  • Disaster Site Worker Training **
  • Advanced Job Readiness [UAF ABUS 183]
  • Boating Safety [Boat US Foundation]
  • State of Alaska Qualified Water & Soil Sampler Training [UAF ENVI 110]
  • DOT HAZmat Regulations [49 CFR 171-177]
  • Rural Alaska Oil & Hazardous Substance Spill Response [UAF ENVI 117] **
  • Facility Maintenance [UAF CTT 130]
  • Lead Awareness
  • Asbestos Awareness