BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) Livingston Parish public high school students can now register for free night classes to earn an industry based certification.
One benefit of the night classes? Students can receive a $500 stipend for completing the course and earning their certification.
Students can learn about electrical trade and safety in the NCCER Electrical I course on Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Live Oak High School and starts August 31 until Dec. 15.
If students are interested in shop safety and power tools, they can register for Union Carpentry I. The course is on Monday’s and Wednesday’s from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Albany High School. This course starts on August 30 and ends Dec. 15.
The third course is for 10th-12th grade students. They can register for the Operation Spark I course, which begins on Sept. 1 and runs through Dec. 15, and introduces students to computer programming using Java Script, web development skills and more. This course is Wednesday’s only and is located at Denham Springs High Stem and Robotics Center and starts at 3:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.
Students will be notified Saturday, Aug. 28 if they have been accepted.
Students can register now and up to August 26 here. Registration closes at 4 p.m.