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Ryan Seme
(620) 421-6700  ext. 1278

Carol Rabig
Instructional Assistant
(620) 421-6700  ext. 1273

    Workforce Education/Career Training/Personal Enrichment

Images from Fire School 2013

The Workforce Education/Career Training/Personal Enrichment Division offers a variety of credit and non-credit courses, seminars, and workshops designed to fit your interests and/or needs.  We take pride in the friendly customer service we provide along with the quality instruction offered in a relaxed classroom atmosphere.  We handpick our instructors, making our selections based upon their teaching abilities and for their expertise in the subject matter. We provide training for emergency personnel, classes and activities for senior citizens, and a variety of events for the public. 

Typical course programs/offerings include, but are not limited to:
bullet Business & Industry Training
bullet Career programs (EMT, Allied Health, Fire School)
bullet Continuing Education
bullet Contract Training
bullet Customized Training
bullet Economic Development
bullet Life-Long Learning
bullet Special Interest Courses
bullet Workforce Development

With your great ideas, the possibilities are endless!  For more information or to make suggestions for a course please contact the Director.

Our regular office hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.
Summer hours (June - July) are Monday - Thursday, 7:00 am to 4:30 pm.

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Computer Courses

The Workforce Education/Career Training/Personal Enrichment Division offers numerous computer courses.  Most of the courses are offered in three-hour blocks of time, one night (or one afternoon) a week for five weeks.  The following is a list of potential class offerings.  

Short Computer Courses (15 classroom hours)
Beginning Computer
Intermediate Computer
Advanced Computer
Intermediate Internet
Microsoft Access
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Outlook
Microsoft PowerPoint
Microsoft Word
Web Page Design

If you do not see the class you are looking for, please contact the Director.

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Fire Science/Fire School

Labette Community College hosts an annual fire school held each May and/or June (see Calendar of Events) for firefighters throughout Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma. The Kansas State Firefighters Association, Kansas Fire and Rescue Training Institute (KU), and the State Fire Marshal's Office, as well as other agencies, provide the instructors.

Course offerings are updated each year. LCC's Fire Science Advisory Board meets annually to make the selections.


2014 Course Offerings

2014 Registration Form

Lodging Information

Listed below are samples of the types of courses offered during this event that runs May 29 - 31, 2014:

Essentials of Firefighting 
       Search & Rescue
       Defensive Driving
       Building Construction; Structural Collapse
       Vehicle Extrication
Hands-on Burn Trailer
Hands-on LP Props
FIT Testing
Structural Collapse Refresher
Electric Vehicle Safety
Emergency Response to Pipeline Emergencies
Confined Space Entry
Competent Person for Excavation & Trenching

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Allied Health Courses

Labette Community College offers training programs and courses for adults who wish to become long-term health care providers, need to upgrade their skills, or are required to maintain their professional licensure by acquiring continuing education units (CEU's).

To find out what is being offered at this time check out our Course Schedule under "List of Community Services" Classes.

The Workforce Education division offers credit and CEU programs such as:

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Labette Community College   200 S. 14th Street    Parsons, KS 67357
1-620-421-6700 or 1-888-Labette

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