June 2020

4 June 2020
8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Canceled: Defensive Driving for Trucks

Open to DVWCT and DVPLT members at no cost.  Must register through the Trust to avoid billing.

This course consists of four hours in the classroom and four hours of practical driving skills.  The goal of the course is to train truck drivers in collision prevention techniques.  In teaching these techniques, the course also promotes an attitude of mutual understanding, courtesy and cooperation on the road.  Topics covered include: general backing techniques, foul weather driving, crash avoidance, parking lot driving and braking techniques.

Attendees should bring a work truck to class in order to participate in the practical evaluations. Students must be at least 18 years of age and possess a valid Pennsylvania Operator’s License (CDL if applicable).

Lunch is not included however there are a few restaurants nearby.

 

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4 June 2020
9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Postponed: Public Entity Risk Management – Core Course, Penn State Public Entity Leadership Certificate Program

Open to DVWCT and DVPLT members at no cost.

This program provides an overview of risks and best risk management practices for the major functional departments within the public sector.

Lunch will be provided.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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10 June 2020
8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Canceled: Police EVOC for SUV’s

Open to DVWCT and DVPLT members at no cost.  You must register through the Trust to avoid billing.

Police emergency vehicle operations courses (EVOC) are taught by seasoned police instructors.  The prime objectives of these hands-on, skill-based seminars are: (1) officer safety, (2) protection of innocents and (3) successful law enforcement.

This one (1) day course is designed for officers who routinely are assigned to drive a SUV or prisoner transport vehicles.  This course will provide officers with an opportunity to apply the skills they learned during the Basic EVOC course while driving a larger vehicle.  Defensive driving techniques and emergency response tactics will be demonstrated to and practiced by those attending.  The course will be 1/2 day behind the wheel driving skills that includes a response course as well as a skill course that will include backing.  Students must successfully complete written and practical exams to receive certification for the course.

Officers attending should report in old clothes by 8:00 a.m.

Officers attending must bring a police department owned SUV or prisoner van to drive on the driving range.

Lunch is not included however there are a few restaurants nearby.

 

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18 June 2020
9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Postponed: Performance Management – Core Course, Penn State Public Entity Leadership Certificate Program

Class is full. Please call 267-803-5720 for wait list. Thank you.

Open to DVWCT and DVPLT members at no cost.

This seminar reviews the key elements of an effective performance management process including setting expectations, setting goals, using objectives/standards as performance measures and providing employee feedback.

Lunch will be provided.

 

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July 2020

9 July 2020
8:00 am – 12:00 pm

LTAP Pedestrian and Crosswalks

Open to DVWCT and DVPLT members at no cost.

The purpose of this course is to review and understand the needs of pedestrians in the modern transportation environment. The course will review national and Pennsylvania pedestrian safety data, pedestrian mobility characteristics, and pedestrian behaviors. It will also examine federal and state guidelines for pedestrian facilities, including sidewalks, crosswalks, and other features. Finally, the course will review Federal Highway Administration and PennDOT programs to improve pedestrian safety and discuss how to implement those elements locally.

Workshop activities will encourage participants to improve pedestrian safety, support walking activities in communities, determine when and how to mark crosswalks, improve the visibility of pedestrian facilities, and make physical road improvements for pedestrian safety.

Intended Audience: This course is intended for local officials responsible for the planning, design, and implementation of pedestrian facilities. This includes municipal managers, elected officials, public works directors, roadmasters, and code enforcement officers.

Location: Delaware Valley Trusts, 719 Dresher Road, Horsham, PA

A light breakfast will be provided.

You must register directly with LTAP at www.ltap.state.pa.us

Questions? Call 1-800-FOR LTAP (367-5827)

Click here to go to the LTAP Website.

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September 2020

3 September 2020
9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Microsoft Word 2016 Core

Open to DVHT, DVWCT and DVPLT members. $25 Co-pay due to high program cost.

Lesson 1:  Getting Started with Word Lesson 2:  Editing a Document Lesson 3:  Formatting Text and Paragraphs Lesson 4:  Adding Tables Lesson 5:  Managing Lists Lesson 6:  Inserting Graphic Objects Lesson 7:  Controlling Page Appearance (Not covered due to time constraints) Lesson 8:  Proofing a Document Lesson 9:  Customizing the Word Environment (time permitting)

A light breakfast and lunch will be provided.

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10 September 2020
9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Microsoft Excel 2016 Core

Open to DVHT, DVWCT and DVPLT members. $25 Co-pay due to high program cost.

Lesson 1:  Getting Started with Microsoft Excel 2016 Lesson 2:  Performing Calculations (Limited use of Excel Functions) Lesson 3:  Modifying a Worksheet Lesson 4:  Formatting a Worksheet Lesson 5:  Printing Workbook Contents Lesson 6:  Managing Large Workbooks

A light breakfast and lunch will be provided.

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17 September 2020
9:00 am – 12:30 pm

Microsoft Word 2016 Intermediate Class

Open to DVHT, DVWCT and DVPLT members. $25 Co-pay due to high program cost.

Lesson 1:  Working with Tables and Charts Lesson 2:  Customizing Formats Using Styles and Themes* Lesson 3:  Using Images in a Document Lesson 4:  Creating Custom Graphic Elements* Lesson 5:  Inserting Content Using Quick Parts* Lesson 6:  Controlling Text Flow Lesson 7:  Using Templates* Lesson 8:  Using Mail Merge Lesson 9:  Using Macros*

*Not covered due to time constraints

A light breakfast will be provided.

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22 September 2020
8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Defensive Driving for Sedans

Open to DVWCT and DVPLT members at no cost.  Must register through the Trust to avoid billing.

This course consists of four hours in the classroom and four hours of practical driving skills.  The goal of the course is to train sedan drivers in collision prevention techniques.  In teaching these techniques, the course also promotes an attitude of mutual understanding, courtesy and cooperation on the road.  Topics covered include: general backing techniques, foul weather driving, crash avoidance, parking lot driving and braking techniques.

Attendees should bring a sedan vehicle to class in order to participate in the practical evaluations. Students must be at least 18 years of age and possess a valid Pennsylvania Operator’s License.

Lunch is not included.

 

 

 

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23 September 2020
8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Basic Chainsaw Safety

Class is full. Please call 267-803-5720 for wait list. Thank you.

Open to DVWCT and DVPLT members at no cost.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are approximately 36,000 serious chainsaw injuries each year. Proper safety equipment and operation can greatly reduce the risk of injury when using a chainsaw. This full day workshop will review safety equipment and how to safely start and operate a chainsaw. It will also review reactive forces, directional felling, limbing and bucking, use of wedges, and storm damage and removal techniques.

Participants are required to bring a hardhat.

 

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