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Forklift New Operator Training and Certification Course

Forklift training for those who have never operated a forklift. Training includes classroom and hands-on training. Participant must wear long pants and covered shoes. Certification is for Class 5 vehicles.


Section - TRAD8350-196

Plumbers Continued Competency Course

Effective with the June 30, 2009 renewal, all licensed plumbers will need to complete a continued competency requirement by verifying proof of attendance at an educational course on the current updates to the 2018 Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC) from Maui College, Hawai'i, Honolulu, or Kaua'i Community Colleges and pay the applicable fees for license renewal. *Alternately, you may also renew your license by taking an examination.

The deadline to renew your license is June 30, 2024. Failure to renew your license by paying the applicable fee and meeting the continued competency requirement (attending the continued competency course or taking an examination) shall constitute a forfeiture of the license effective July 1, 2024. A forfeited license does not allow you to perform plumbing work. You have one year from June 30, 2024 to restore your license. If you fail to restore your license by June 30, 2025, you will need to reapply as a new applicant.

For information on the renewal process call the Licensing Branch of the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs at (808) 586-3000 or visit cca.hawaii.gov/pvl and select "Electricians and Plumbers" for information on meeting continued competency requirements.

Prequisites

This class will be taught only in person. YOU WILL NEED YOUR 2021 UNIFORM PLUMBING CODE BOOK (Soft cover textbook or Electronic version(s) will be  acceptable. Electronic version(s) of the 2021 UPC will need to be fully accessible during the class. If you come to class without the book you will be asked to leave. No refunds will be given to anyone being turned away for not having the book. Participants may purchase the 2021 Uniform Plumbing Code Book (Soft cover) from any of the following organizations:

  • Kauai Community College Bookstore - You may call (808) 245-8273 for book information. Please let the Bookstore personnel know that you are interested in  purchasing the 2021 Uniform Plumbing Code Book.
  • Amazon - www.amazon.com
  • IAPMO Store - www.iapmostore.org


Section - TRAD8204-262


Section - TRAD8204-263


Section - TRAD8204-264


Section - TRAD8204-265

Security Guard Re-Certification Course

In accordance with HRS Section 463-10.5 (Act 208 (SLH 2010), effective July 1, 2013, all guards, and all agents, operatives, and assistants employed by a guard agency, private business entity, or government agency who act in a guard capacity shall apply to register with the Board of Private Detectives and Guards, and meet the following registration, instruction, and training requirements prior to acting as a guard:

  1. Be not less than eighteen (18) years of age;
  2. Possess a high school diploma or its equivalent.
  3. Not be presently suffering from any psychiatric or psychological disorder which is directly related and detrimental to a person’s performance in the profession; and
  4. Not have been convicted in any jurisdiction of a crime which reflects unfavorably on the fitness of the individual to act as a guard, unless the conviction has been annulled or expunged by court order; provided that the individual shall submit to a national criminal history record check as authorized by federal law, including but not limited to the Private Security Officer Employment Authorization Act of 2004, and specified in the rules of the Board.

For more information on the registration process with the Board call the Licensing Branch of the Department of Commerce & Consumer Affairs (DCCA) at 586-3000 or visit: http://dcca.hawaii.gov/pvl/boards/private/
Effective June 30, 2014, registered guards are required to obtain at least four (4) hours of continuing education prior to each renewal. These four hours are required to be obtained in the classroom.

Topics to be covered include:

  1. Professional image and aloha training;
  2. Active shooter;
  3. Workplace violence;
  4. Fire safety;
  5. Blood borne pathogen exposure awareness;
  6. Professional ethics; and
  7. Civil liability

Prequisites

Must be currently registered with the Board of Private Detectives and Guards through the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA), and must have completed the Initial 8-Hour training requirement.


Section - TRAD8101-143

Security Guard Training

The first step toward becoming a licensed Security Guard in Hawaii is to complete this state-approved training. Begin a rewarding career helping to ensure the safety of your community.

There are no requirements to sign up for this course, however, there are licensing requirements set forth by the state. You just need to be at least 18 years of age, possess a high school education or its equivalent, and pass a criminal history record check (pursuant to HRS section 463-10.5). For more information on licensing, visit https://cca.hawaii.gov/pvl/boards/private/

Prequisites

1. Must be at least 18 years of age.
2. Must possess a high school education or its equivalent.


Section - TRAD8100-232

Plumbing

Plumbers Continued Competency Course

Effective with the June 30, 2009 renewal, all licensed plumbers will need to complete a continued competency requirement by verifying proof of attendance at an educational course on the current updates to the 2018 Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC) from Maui College, Hawai'i, Honolulu, or Kaua'i Community Colleges and pay the applicable fees for license renewal. *Alternately, you may also renew your license by taking an examination.

The deadline to renew your license is June 30, 2024. Failure to renew your license by paying the applicable fee and meeting the continued competency requirement (attending the continued competency course or taking an examination) shall constitute a forfeiture of the license effective July 1, 2024. A forfeited license does not allow you to perform plumbing work. You have one year from June 30, 2024 to restore your license. If you fail to restore your license by June 30, 2025, you will need to reapply as a new applicant.

For information on the renewal process call the Licensing Branch of the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs at (808) 586-3000 or visit cca.hawaii.gov/pvl and select "Electricians and Plumbers" for information on meeting continued competency requirements.

Prequisites

This class will be taught only in person. YOU WILL NEED YOUR 2021 UNIFORM PLUMBING CODE BOOK (Soft cover textbook or Electronic version(s) will be  acceptable. Electronic version(s) of the 2021 UPC will need to be fully accessible during the class. If you come to class without the book you will be asked to leave. No refunds will be given to anyone being turned away for not having the book. Participants may purchase the 2021 Uniform Plumbing Code Book (Soft cover) from any of the following organizations:

  • Kauai Community College Bookstore - You may call (808) 245-8273 for book information. Please let the Bookstore personnel know that you are interested in  purchasing the 2021 Uniform Plumbing Code Book.
  • Amazon - www.amazon.com
  • IAPMO Store - www.iapmostore.org


Section - TRAD8204-262


Section - TRAD8204-263


Section - TRAD8204-264


Section - TRAD8204-265

Safety and Compliance

Security Guard Re-Certification Course

In accordance with HRS Section 463-10.5 (Act 208 (SLH 2010), effective July 1, 2013, all guards, and all agents, operatives, and assistants employed by a guard agency, private business entity, or government agency who act in a guard capacity shall apply to register with the Board of Private Detectives and Guards, and meet the following registration, instruction, and training requirements prior to acting as a guard:

  1. Be not less than eighteen (18) years of age;
  2. Possess a high school diploma or its equivalent.
  3. Not be presently suffering from any psychiatric or psychological disorder which is directly related and detrimental to a person’s performance in the profession; and
  4. Not have been convicted in any jurisdiction of a crime which reflects unfavorably on the fitness of the individual to act as a guard, unless the conviction has been annulled or expunged by court order; provided that the individual shall submit to a national criminal history record check as authorized by federal law, including but not limited to the Private Security Officer Employment Authorization Act of 2004, and specified in the rules of the Board.

For more information on the registration process with the Board call the Licensing Branch of the Department of Commerce & Consumer Affairs (DCCA) at 586-3000 or visit: http://dcca.hawaii.gov/pvl/boards/private/
Effective June 30, 2014, registered guards are required to obtain at least four (4) hours of continuing education prior to each renewal. These four hours are required to be obtained in the classroom.

Topics to be covered include:

  1. Professional image and aloha training;
  2. Active shooter;
  3. Workplace violence;
  4. Fire safety;
  5. Blood borne pathogen exposure awareness;
  6. Professional ethics; and
  7. Civil liability

Prequisites

Must be currently registered with the Board of Private Detectives and Guards through the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA), and must have completed the Initial 8-Hour training requirement.


Section - TRAD8101-143

Security Guard Training

The first step toward becoming a licensed Security Guard in Hawaii is to complete this state-approved training. Begin a rewarding career helping to ensure the safety of your community.

There are no requirements to sign up for this course, however, there are licensing requirements set forth by the state. You just need to be at least 18 years of age, possess a high school education or its equivalent, and pass a criminal history record check (pursuant to HRS section 463-10.5). For more information on licensing, visit https://cca.hawaii.gov/pvl/boards/private/

Prequisites

1. Must be at least 18 years of age.
2. Must possess a high school education or its equivalent.


Section - TRAD8100-232

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