Carpentry, Electrical & HVAC Classes

Carpentry, Electrical & HVAC

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Schedule Dates Time Location Cost
Furniture Building W, 8/31-12/7 6:30-9:30 p.m. Marple $410/$430
Furniture Building T, 9/6-12/13 6-9 p.m. Brandywine $410/$430
Basic Residential Wiring T, 9/6-12/20 6-9 p.m. Pennocks $379/$399
NATE T, 9/6-12/13 6:30-9:30 p.m. Marple $675
Basic Residential Wiring W, 9/7-12/14 6-9 p.m. Brandywine $379/$399
Basic Home Remodeling W, 9/7-12/21 6-9 p.m. Pennocks $439/$459
Basic Residential Wiring W, 9/7-12/14 6-9 p.m. Marple $379/$399
Basic Home Remodeling R, 9/8-12/15 6-9 p.m. Marple $439/$459
Furniture Building R, 9/8-12/22 6-9 p.m. Pennocks $410/$430
Basic Home Remodeling R, 9/8-12-15 6-9 p.m. Brandywine $439/$459
Basic Home Remodeling S, 9/10-10/22 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Marple $439/$459
Basic Residential Wiring S, 10/1-11/19 9 a.m.-2:45 p.m. Marple $379/$399
Preparation for the Municipal Electrical Licensing Exam M, 10/3-12/5 6-10 p.m. Marple $595
Soldering Certification Training W, 10/5-12/7 6-10 p.m. Marple $410/$430
Basic Home Remodeling S, 10/29-12/17 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Marple $439/$459

Carpentry

Basic Home Remodeling
Principles of paneling, insulation, ceramic tiles for floors and walls, basic carpentry skills, and much more. Includes stairs, basic plumbing, wiring, dry wall, skylights, windows, kitchens and bathrooms.

JSPD 0039 / Length: 42 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $439; Non-Sponsoring $459

CRN 2201 Thursdays
Sept. 8-Dec. 15
6-9 p.m. Marple
CRN 2936 Thursdays
Sept. 8-Dec. 15
6-9 p.m. Brandywine
CRN 1591 Wednesdays
Sept. 7-Dec. 21
6-9 p.m. Pennocks Bridge
CRN 2192 Saturdays
Sept. 10-Oct. 22
9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Marple
CRN 2935 Saturdays
Oct. 29-Dec. 17
9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Marple 

Furniture Building
This course presents the basic skills necessary to build furniture. Proper use of hand and power tools is covered. Wood joinery is covered along with different finishing techniques. Course topics include: wood selection; basic joint creation; clamping techniques; finishes; shop tools; shop drawings.

JSPD 2950/Length: 45 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $410; Non-Sponsoring $430

CRN 2193 Wednesdays
Aug. 31-Dec. 7
6:30-9:30 p.m. Marple
CRN 2941 Tuesdays
Sept. 6-Dec. 13
6-9 p.m. Brandywine
CRN 2159 Thursdays
Sept. 8-Dec. 22
6-9 p.m. Pennocks Bridge

Electrical

Basic Residential Wiring
Presents basic skills needed to wire a residential establishment. This hands-on course emphasizes the proper application of materials, safety, and the understanding of the NEC code.

JSPD 0082 / Length: 45 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $379; Non-Sponsoring $399

CRN 1592 Tuesdays
Sept. 6-Dec. 20
6-9 p.m. Pennocks Bridge
CRN 2944 Wednesdays
Sept. 7-Dec. 14
6-9 p.m. Marple
CRN 2945 Wednesdays
Sept. 7-Dec. 14
6-9 p.m. Brandywine
CRN 2943 Saturdays
Oct. 1-Nov. 19
9 a.m.-2:45 p.m. Marple

Soldering Certification Training
Students receive a full review and explanation of entire contents of the IPC-J-STD-001 standard, providing a full understanding of process control requirements for soldering electronics. During soldering labs, students will learn approved assembly and soldering process for terminal/wire, through-hole and surface mount soldering.

JSPD 7041 / Length: 40 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $410; Non-Sponsoring $430

CRN 2973 Wednesdays
Oct. 5-Dec. 7
6-10 p.m. Marple

Preparation for the Municipal Electrical Licensing Exam
This course prepares experienced maintenance and construction electricians for the Municipal Journeyman’s examination. Course topics include review of electrical theory, mathematics, electrical calculations and their applications. Also provides an in-depth study of the National Electrical Code.

JSPD 2796 / Length: 40 hours
Cost: $595

CRN 2194 Mondays
Oct. 3-Dec. 5
6-10 p.m. Marple

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning 

NATE (North American Technician Excellence)
This course assumes a basic working knowledge of HVACR systems. Students who plan to sit for a specific NATE exam can focus their study on the different texts available. Purchasing these books is recommended. This course is designed to give the student a cursory understanding of the various disciplines. The course gives the student a cursory understanding of: Core Essentials, A/C Service and Heat Pump Service; Gas and Oil Furnace Service. The recommended texts listed can be purchased through the bookstore:

• Preparing for the NATE Exam – A/C and Heat Pumps –ISBN:978-1-61607-117-2
• Preparing for the NATE Exam – Core Essentials – ISBN:978-1-61607-116-5
• Preparing for the NATE Exam – Gas and Oil Heating – ISBN:978-1-61607-164-6.

PDS 9005 / Length: 45 hours
Cost: $675 (book cost is additional)

CRN 2948 Tuesdays
Sept. 6-Dec. 13
6:30-9:30 p.m. Marple

 

NATE Test
PDS 9006 / Length: 4 hours
Cost: $175

Refrigerant Technician Certification Exam
The College’s Division of Technical Education is one of a small number of schools in the nation approved by the EPA to offer a refrigerant technician certification program. The training manual is available through the college. It is strongly recommended that students read the manual before taking the exam. 

JSPD 4000 / Length: 2 hours 
Call 610-359-7344 to register
Cost: $60