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Bay Area Education/Training Resources

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Las Positas College

Location/Phone 3033 Collier Canyon Road Livermore, CA 94550-7650 (925) 373-5800 www.clpccd.cc.ca.us/lpc
Program Environmental Technology - Hazardous Materials
Deliverable Certificate of Achievement, AS Degree
How Long Certificate: 1+ year, AS Degree: 2 years
Cost Certificate: $468, AS Degree: $720
Prerequisites Basic course in chemistry, math and biology

Merritt College


12500 Campus Drive
Oakland, CA 94619

(510) 531-4911
Program Environmental Hazardous Materials Technology
Deliverable Certificate of Completion, AS Degree
How Long Certificate: 1.5 years, Degree: 2 years
Cost Certificate: $440, Degree: $660
Prerequisites Basic course in chemistry and algebra

Solano Community College


4000 Suisun Valley Rd.
Suisun City, CA 94585

(707) 864-7000
Program Hazardous Substance and Waste Handling Technician
Deliverable Certificate of Achievement, Job-Direct Certificate
How Long Certificate of Achievement: 2 semesters,
Job-Direct Certificate: 1 semester
Cost Certificate of Achievement: $220
Job-Direct Certificate: $33
Prerequisites Basic course in chemistry and algebra

UC Berkeley Extension

Location/Phone 1995 University Avenue Berkeley, CA 94720-7020 (510) 642-6000 (Main #) (510) 643-7143 (Env Mgmt) www.unex.berkeley.edu
Program Environmental Management
Deliverable Certificate in Hazardous Materials Management or Environmental Site Assessment & Remediation
How Long 1.5 years
Cost Approximately $3,200


UC Santa Cruz Extension

Location/Phone The Galleria 740 Front St Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 427-6600 www.ucsc-extension.edu
Program Hazardous Materials Management
Deliverable Certificate
How Long Typically 1 year (a 6-week intensive program is available)
Cost Approximately $3,000
Prerequisites Basic chemistry course
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