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Category: inspector training school

Keynote Speaker Stuns with Inspirational Speech at 178th Inspector Training School Graduation

MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE – Commencement exercises for the 178th class of the NHLA Inspector Training School were held on Thursday, November 19, 2015 with twenty-five students completing the program. The graduates included sixteen members of the traditional course and eight from the Progressive Program. Eric Porter, of Abenaki Timber Corporation and graduate of the School, delivered an inspirational message to a room filled to capacity. See the full speech below: ... Read More
Posted by Kristina Bran at Tuesday, December 1, 2015 | 0 comments
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Local job facilitator speaks at Governor's Economic Summit

From the original article in the Crawford County Avalanche . Carmen Cook of Michigan Works Northeast Consortium (MWNC) was chosen to present the Best  Practice for Region 3 at the 2014 Governor's Economic Summit. Cook was honored to explain how Lumber Inspector Training was developed and what a unique opportunity it has provided people in northern Michigan seeking a career in the lumber profession. MWNC developed a Manufacturing Cluster group who met to discuss hiring needs and... Read More
Posted by Dana Spessert at Wednesday, April 30, 2014 | 0 comments
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Acquiring Trained Lumber Inspectors

Hardwood companies have options when it comes to acquiring NHLA trained lumber inspectors. NHLA members can post a job for free on the job board or review posted ITS alumni resumes . Companies can sponsor an employee to attend the 14-week Inspector Training School in Memphis- the 170th class begins January 7, 2013. Request onsite training from the NHLA Inspection Services staff - 3 or 4 day short courses are available.    As NHLA educates the world on the Rules... Read More
Posted by Renee Hornsby at Tuesday, October 23, 2012 | 0 comments
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