After efficiently finishing its first semester at Western Nebraska Group School, the diesel know-how program recapped its successes for media on Wednesday, Dec. 15, alongside Gering Public Colleges, which has 4 highschool college students taking twin credit score courses in this system.
WNCC diesel, truck, heavy tools teacher Wayne Lund mentioned this semester was extra of the e book work and security trainings for his college students, however subsequent semester would be the enjoyable half.
“It was stuff the children known as boring stuff, (and I) wasn’t actually enthused about instructing it both, however the children discovered rather a lot in fundamental job abilities,” Lund mentioned. “…I need them to know what they had been going to stroll into after they went to work someplace so far as paperwork, security on the job, (and so on.).”
Regardless that it’s been a number of the extra fundamental work this semester, college students have nonetheless gotten rather a lot out of their courses to this point.
“After I first noticed WNCC was going to have a diesel program, I used to be slightly skeptical at first as a result of I used to be like, it’s a brand new program,” WNCC scholar John Sweenie mentioned. “However after being right here, I feel I’m going to be taught lots of new abilities that I wouldn’t have identified earlier than. I labored for a farmer, so I’ve achieved some of these things earlier than, however I feel my largest takeaway from this semester, was the employability a part of it. Wayne (Lund) taught us methods to be good staff.”