ECCC offers truck driving and OSHA classes

Earn your CDL by letting us bring the training to you at our Decatur, Louisville, and Philadelphia locations.  To be eligible, you must be at least eighteen years old for an Intrastate License; twenty-one years old for an Interstate License; pass the DOT physical and drug screening; have no more than two moving traffic violations in the past two years; and no DUI’s or reckless driving convictions in the past five years.

Classes will begin on Thursday, August 1, 2013 for five to eight weeks.

Cost of the class is $2,500 which includes tuition, drug test, DOT physical, all licensing fees, and job placement assistance.  Financial assistance may be available.

For more information on this class and others being offered, contact Chris Clark, ECCC Workforce Development Coordinator; Phone 601-635-6245; email,

Offers OSHA 10 Hour Training

OSHA, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, training is designed to teach safety awareness and to help each worker recognize and reduce the risks of jobsite hazards.  Topics to be covered are bleed borne pathogens, exit routes, emergency action plans, fire prevention plans, fire protection, electrical, flammable and combustible liquids, hazard communication, machine guarding, personal protective equipment, safety and health programs, and walking-working surfaces. The class is being offered through East Central Community College’s Workforce Development Center and being held at the Integrated Technologies Training Center (ITTC) in Choctaw.

Training will begin Tuesday, July 16, 2013 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. and will run for two consecutive weeks meeting on both Tuesday AND Thursday evenings.  Matthew Shelley, Authorized Trainer, will be serving as instructor.


Cost of the class is $50.


For more information, contact Chris Clark, ECCC Workforce Development Center Coordinator, Phone 601-635-6245 or Blake Warren, ITTC Site Coordinator, Phone 601-389-0832. Their email address is <> or <> .