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ONLINE LEARNING TRAINING

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With a variety of online learning training courses, Autry Tech is dedicated to meeting your needs with flexible training options and your convenience in mind. Several of our online learning training options are self-paced and customizable to suit your specific learning needs.

ONLINE LEARNING TRAINING COURSES

Individuals seeking career or personal growth as well as employers investing in the advancement of their workforce.

Class Course Description (Class) Last Class Date Actual Start Date/Time Hours Per Meeting Sunday? Monday? Tuesday? Wednesday? Thursday? Friday? Saturday? In District Cost Out of District Cost Training On Demand Content URL Session Format
In most workplaces, communication plays a significant role. Employees are having conversations both internally and externally in a variety of settings and situations. By using active listening skills, like asking questions and using positive body language, employees can improve their understanding of a topic, and also make the speaker feel heard. This course is primarily for general industry employees, but all workers can benefit from active listening skills.
Active shooter incidents have become a growing source of concern in recent years. By their nature these situations are unpredictable and chaotic, making it difficult for employers to prepare. Even though the odds of an active shooter event occurring in the workplace are low, fears about these situations can lower employee morale and create anxiety and uncertainty for your staff. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recommend active shooter training for all employees to help counter these fears, and to reinforce a "whole community" approach to preventing and responding to workplace violence. Training helps employees feel prepared and empowered to respond quickly if an active shooter situation occurs on the job. This course is designed to help learners in any industry recognize recommended actions to take during an active shooter event, as well as common secondary concerns such as providing first aid for common injuries and communicating with emergency responders. This course focuses on the Run, Hide, Fight program for reacting to an active shooter situation. While Run, Hide, Fight is a good set of guidelines for active, healthy adults, it may not be suitable for all people in all situations. SafetySkills assumes no liability for any injuries or damage that could occur while attempting these techniques. This course is presented in English and Spanish.
Aerial lifts are typically used to provide workers with access to a workspace that is temporarily inaccessible, usually due to height restraints. They are used in maintenance and construction work, but also by emergency rescue personnel. Learners who successfully complete this course will be able to identify the types of aerial lifts, their uses, and identify the hazards and safe work practices associated with aerial lifts. This course is intended for workers in general industry or construction who may need to work with or around aerial lifts and can help employers comply with OSHA regulations on aerial lifts. This course is presented in English and Spanish.
Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral with excellent heat- and fire-resistant properties. Throughout the 20th century, asbestos was commonly used in building materials, pipe coatings, flooring, paint and texturing, and many other applications. Unfortunately, inhaling asbestos fibers can cause asbestosis, a chronic – and often fatal – lung disease. Fortunately, U.S. manufacturing began phasing out asbestos in the 1970s. However, there are still many buildings, homes and commercial facilities that contain Asbestos-Containing Building Materials (ACBMs). This course will give workers an overview of asbestos safety, including how asbestos exposure can happen, the negative health effects of asbestos exposure, and common safety practices they must follow to avoid exposure. This course is presented in English and Spanish.
Working in the retail industry is generally seen as a very safe occupation with a low risk of injury. The truth is, however, that work-related injuries and illnesses are very common among retail workers. In fact, according to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health the retail and wholesale industry has the second-highest rate of nonfatal injuries and illnesses of any industry sector. Musculoskeletal disorders, falls, cuts, and injuries from accidents involving vehicles and machinery are all too common in retail and grocery settings, particularly in the back room, stock room, or loading and unloading area. This course is designed to give the learner an overview of the hazards common to stocking duties and working in the backroom area of a retail or wholesale store. The course also provides techniques for safe lifting and safe stacking and moving of loads. This course is designed for all employees working in a retail or grocery environment. Employers may also be interested in the following related courses: Back Injury Prevention in the Retail Industry, Ladder Safety in the Retail Industry, and Backroom Safety for Supermarkets.
When the body’s temperature drops below 98.6°F, the blood vessels constrict to keep the warm blood near the body’s core and vital organs to protect them. In doing this, the blood flow to the arms and legs decrease and those parts of the body become vulnerable to frostbite or hypothermia. This course will teach employees about the hazards of working in cold temperatures and how to minimize or eliminate those hazards. Employees will learn how to anticipate and identify the effects of cold stress and methods used to prevent it. This course is specifically designed for employees in upstream and midstream oil and gas operations who, as part of their regular work duties, will be subject to cold weather conditions for significant periods of time.
When the body’s temperature drops below 98.6°F, the blood vessels constrict to keep the warm blood near the body’s core and vital organs to protect them. In doing this, the blood flow to the arms and legs decrease and those parts of the body become vulnerable to frostbite or hypothermia. This course will teach employees about the hazards of working in cold temperatures and how to minimize or eliminate those hazards. Employees will learn how to anticipate and identify the effects of cold stress and methods used to prevent it. This course is specifically designed for employees in upstream and midstream oil and gas operations who, as part of their regular work duties, will be subject to cold weather conditions for significant periods of time.
People who work outdoors or in cold indoor environments such as walk-in freezers are frequently subject to cold, wet working conditions. Working in wet or cold environments can take a heavy toll on workers’ bodies and be hazardous to their health. Workers who work in wet in cold or wet environments must be able to prepare to work in these conditions. Learners who successfully complete this course should be able to identify factors that contribute to cold stress, recognize signs and symptoms of cold stress, and identify controls that can help prevent cold stress. This course is presented in English and Spanish.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, commonly referred to as OSHA, requires employers to protect their workers from workplace hazards. On oil and gas sites, employees often work in confined spaces such as manholes, pipelines, storage tanks, and mud pits. When workers are not adequately trained, or are not following their training, these spaces can be especially hazardous. Learners who successfully complete this course should be able to identify characteristics of confined spaces on oil and gas sites, recognize potential hazards in confined spaces, and recall assigned duties and responsibilities for confined space work. They should also be able to identify hazard controls for confined space work and recognize emergency procedures for confined space entry.
Confined spaces are some of the most hazardous work environments. This course will teach employees the hazards and safety precautions associated with confined spaces, with a heavy emphasis on OSHA safety requirements. Employees will learn how to identify confined spaces, their hazards, methods used to control those hazards and the regulations regarding `permit-required' confined spaces. This course is intended for general industry employees who are required to work in or around areas defined by OSHA as confined spaces. This course is designed to help employers meet OSHA’s standards on permit-required confined spaces. This course is presented in English and Spanish.
Online Course where learners who successfully complete this course will demonstrate knowledge of how to dispute causes, potential dispute consequences, general types of conflict resolution programs, Thomas-Kilmann categories of conflict coping strategies, common bargaining styles and their benefits, and methods for practicing negotiation and mediation in the workplace. This course is designed to help managers, supervisors and HR professionals create conflict resolution strategies for their workplace.
Work in the oil and gas industry takes a lot of manpower, so oil and gas companies often hire contractors to perform specialized work tasks. These host companies rely on the contractors to work safely and abide by their own company policies, as well as federal, state, and local laws. Learners who successfully complete this course should be able to identify general safety programs on oil and gas sites, recognize hazard controls to protect personnel, and identify general and specific hazards on oil and gas sites. They should also be able to identify permit-required work tasks, identify environmental and emergency response considerations and recognize company and site-specific contractor policies. This course is designed for workers in the oil and gas industry.
Coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19, is a recently discovered respiratory disease. While this virus is new and many people are concerned about its spread, taking the same general precautions used to prevent flu and other virus transmission is the best strategy for staying healthy. After learners have completed this course, they should be able to identify general preventive measures for virus transmission, as well as strategies specific to COVID-19. SafetySkills Video Length (9:00)
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) estimates nearly 2 million workers are involved in a violent incident at work in any given year. These incidents can range anywhere from verbal abuse to life-threatening physical attacks. This course is designed to help employees understand how to identify and respond to the types of violence they might encounter on the job. After successfully completing this course, the learner should know how to identify and properly handle shoplifters, robbers, abusive customers, and other workplace violence risks. This course is designed for all retail and grocery employees and features examples and scenarios unique to the retail environment. This course is presented in English and Spanish.
Ed2Go. Discover Sign Language will teach you how to sign basic phrases and complete sentences and how to put it all together, allowing you to introduce yourself and start a conversation. Along the way, you will learn signs for colors, numbers, locations, family, and the activities you like to do. Throughout the course, you will learn by watching videos that demonstrate how to make the signs and how to incorporate facial expressions to communicate in this beautiful language. This course is taught using the best practices of the industry with a minimum of audio support. Throughout it, you will be immersed in silence, which will help you gain an understanding of the perspective of Deaf people and sign language. You will also gain an introduction to the world of the Deaf culture and explore topics such as lip reading, baby signs, and the career of interpreting. By the end of the course, when you meet a Deaf person, you will be ready to sign! Costs: Instructor Led (With Certain Start Dates) $99. Self-Paced (Start Anytime) $115.
Learners who successfully complete this course will display the ability to identify the legal issues associated with discrimination in the workplace and how to minimize or eliminate a company’s chances of unfavorable legal action. Managers will learn how to identify what workplace discrimination is and how it occurs, how to identify protected class categories, how to recognize workplace aspects of discrimination, and recognize that employers have certain legal responsibilities to prevent and react to incidents of discrimination in the workplace. This course is intended for managers and human resources officers in all industries, and will assist employers in complying with U.S. anti-discrimination laws.
The U.S. Surgeon General reports that nearly 21 million Americans live with substance abuse disorders, costing the U.S. economy more than $400 billion annually. Substance abuse is a problem that can seriously affect all employees in the workplace. Employees will learn about the dangers of over-the-counter, prescription, and illegal drug misuse, substance addiction at work or in their personal life, common elements of workplace drug-free policies, the drug testing methods employers use and their legal rights regarding testing, and how their workplace could respond to the discovery that an employee is misusing substances. This course is presented in English and Spanish.
Electricity is one of the modern era’s greatest discoveries, but it also presents some dangers. It can cause serious injury or death if it leaves wiring or equipment and flows into the human body. Employees that successfully complete this course will display the ability to recognize the safety function of electrical grounding, its applications in the workplace, and OSHA’s grounding requirements for workplace electrical equipment. This online learning course is designed for all workers who may use handheld power tools or other electrically powered equipment while at work. This course will assist employers in meeting OSHA’s standards on wiring and grounding equipment. This course is available in English and Spanish
Electricity is accepted as a source of power without much thought to its hazards, but it’s one of the deadliest hazards in the workplace. Employees who take this course will learn how to recognize the dangers of electricity, possible electrical injuries, and how to use standard hazard controls. This course is aimed at oil and gas employees who work regularly with electrical equipment, including equipment maintenance and repair, and can assist the employer in meeting OSHA’s electrical safety requirements for unqualified workers.
Electricity is accepted as a source of power without much thought to its hazards, but it’s one of the deadliest hazards in the workplace. Employees who take this course will learn how to identify the general OSHA electrical safety standards, safe work practices when working on or around electrical equipment, OSHA requirements for qualified and authorized electrical equipment workers, and safe work practices qualified and authorized workers should use when working on or near exposed electrical equipment. This course is aimed at employees who work regularly with electrical equipment, including equipment maintenance and repair, and can assist the employer in meeting OSHA’s electrical safety requirements for qualified workers.
Communication is an important part of any workplace. It can affect the efficiency and accuracy of operations, workplace morale, and the company’s reputation with clients and the public. Employees must be able to communicate clearly, effectively, and professionally with coworkers, clients and the surrounding community. Learners who successfully complete this online course should be able to recognize the importance of proper communication, identify best practices when using email, and identify best practices when using other electronic communication methods.
Working in and around excavations or trenches can be hazardous. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports an average of 24 worker deaths and 88 injuries every year from cave-ins alone. Falls, falling loads, hazardous atmospheres and mobile excavating equipment can also create hazards for workers in trenches and excavations. Workers in excavations need to know what hazards they'll be exposed to and how to protect themselves. Learners who successfully complete this course should be able to identify trenching and excavation requirements and recognize hazards in excavations. Learners should also be able to identify hazard controls in and around excavations and recognize both employee and competent person responsibilities in excavations.
Colleges and Universities collect large amounts of information about their students in order to serve them properly. Technology makes it easier to gather and manage this information, but also makes it easier for third parties to obtain private student records. In order to protect the privacy rights of students and their families, Congress enacted the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). The act sets guidelines for what records can and cannot be accessed by students, guardians, and the general public, and outlines student rights regarding having records amended. In this course learners will find out about the history and purpose of FERPA and learn to identify the rights and responsibilities outlined under the law and how they apply to operations on campus. This course is designed for any and all employees working in federally-funded post-secondary education institutions who may have access to student records or other information. This course is intended to assist employers in training employees to understand their responsibilities under FERPA.
Most workplaces have procedures and controls to prevent fires, but fire safety needs special attention on an oil and gas site. Fires are one of the most common emergencies to contend with on oil and gas sites, and can be one of the most harmful if not dealt with properly. This course should give employees the knowledge to safely react and respond to a fire emergency in their workplace. Employees will learn to recognize common fire hazards found on oil and gas sites, identify safeguards for fire prevention and protection, and identify procedures for emergency response and evacuations. This course is intended for oil and gas industry employees who are required to understand their responsibilities in a fire emergency. This course assists employers in meeting fire safety standards required by OSHA.
Fire emergencies can happen anytime, anywhere, in any industry. Fires are one of the most common emergencies to contend with in workplaces, and can be one of the most harmful if not dealt with properly. Fires in retail and grocery settings can be particularly dangerous because customers and guests will be unfamiliar with the facility’s fire safety plan. This online course should give employees the knowledge to safely react and respond to a fire emergency in their workplace. Employees will learn their responsibilities in a fire emergency, how to identify different alarm signals, evacuation routes and procedures, and fire extinguisher use. This course is intended for retail and grocery employees who are required to understand their responsibilities in a fire emergency. This course assists employers in meeting fire safety standards required by OSHA, however there may also be a site-specific training component required that must be fulfilled by an employer.

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