Barr Institute to offer classes

October 25, 2011

The following courses will be offered at the Barr Construction Institute at Associated Builders and Contractors, 530 N. Locust St. in Hagerstown:

• "Electrical Journey and Master Exam Preparation"

Instructor: Blaine Mowen

Monday and Wednesday, Nov. 7 and 9, 6 to 9 p.m.

Registration deadline: Nov. 2

The course prepares students to take the electrical exam.

• "PowerPoint for Instructors and Presenters"

Instructor: Cindy Shaffer

Tuesday, Nov. 8, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Registration deadline: Nov. 2

Participants will learn to develop effective PowerPoint presentations.

• "EPA Refrigerant Technician Certification" — Universal

Instructor: Bernie Bussard

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, Nov. 14, 15 and 16, 3 to 6 p.m.

Registration deadline: Nov. 7

Course is designed to prepare participants for the EPA Section 608 technician certification exam.

• "CPR/AED and First Aid"

Instructor: Doug Walker

Tuesday, Nov. 15, 7:30 a.m. to noon

Registration deadline: Nov. 8

• "OSHA 10-Hour Course"

Instructor: OSHA certified instructors

Thursday, Nov. 17, 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Friday, Nov. 18, 7:30 to 10 a.m.

Registration deadline: Nov. 11

For more information, contact Bob Simmers at 301-739-1190 or send an email to

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