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Workforce Development / Hands-on & Skills-based Training

Providing solutions such as forklift training, fall protection training and much more to meet the need for skilled labor.

To better accommodate the ever-growing need for skilled labor, the Houston Area Safety Council (HASC) created a turnkey workforce development training solution that features hands-on training, integrated virtual reality, evaluations and a focus on specific tasks with an emphasis on safety, hazard recognition and proper techniques.

  • Competent person training, evaluations and certifications
  • Confined space training
  • Hand and power tool safety
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Welding
  • Pipefitting
  • Rigging
  • Equipment (Aerial Lift, Scissor Lift, Boom Lift, Counter Balance and Rough Terrain Forklift training, Fall Protection training)
  • Safety Watch (Bottle Watch, Hole Watch, Fire Watch)
  • Scaffolding
  • Industrial cleaning
  • Performance verifications
  • Entry-level, intermediate and advanced training
  • Mixed-style formats including instructor-led, hands-on, simulator and computer-based

All hands-on skills training is also fully customizable to meet any company or job-specific need.

Workforce Development Center

Adjacent to the HASC Training Center, our Workforce Development Center is a 17,000-square-foot training facility specifically designed with a high-bay, flexible workspace, observation area and unique features:

  • Classroom space for 160 trainees
  • Two-ton overhead crane
  • Separate welding lab
  • Scaffold inspection yard
  • Scaffolding erection/dismantling
  • Two-story rigging drifting structure
  • Three load nests for rigging training
  • Equipment evaluation area
  • Multiple pipefitting training stations
  • Aerial lift, scissor lift, counter balance and rough terrain forklifts