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January 15, 2010

Careers in "Liquid Gold" -- Water Careers at Gavilan College Community Education -Free informational sessions planned- -opportunities for certification in strong career field-

GAVILAN COLLEGE, CA -  This Spring, Gavilan College Community Education will add an exciting career field to the curriculum: the water industry. Within the next 5-10 years, over 50% of the current water industry workforce is set to retire. Courses in Backflow Prevention Testing (28 sessions, $495) , Introduction to Water/Wastewater Math (12 sessions, $425),  and a certificate in Basic Water Distribution (12 classes, $425) are scheduled to begin in February and March. Each program is 12-14 weeks long, with classes scheduled on tuesday and Wednesday evenings. Students may also enroll in single-subject classes of the Basic Water Distribution program ($45 per class).

Potential students can learn about exciting, rewarding and well-paying careers in the water industry at three FREE informational sessions in Gilroy, Watsonville, and Pacific Grove:

GILROY, January 29, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Gavilan College Campus, room SS14

WATSONVILLE, January 28, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Watsonville Civic Plaza, 275 Main Street, 4th floor community room

PACIFIC GROVE: January 28, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
California American Water, 511 Forest Lodge Rd., Ste 100

To attend any of these free sessions, call (408) 852-2801. For class and certificate descriptions, go to


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