Course Outline

Curriculum for the course will be engaging and thorough and include:

Electrical (72 hrs)

  • Intro to Electrical 
  • Terminology
  • Ohms Law
  • Power Sources
  • Motors
  • Temperature Controls
  • Multi-meters
  • Hands-On Simulation and Troubleshooting

Gas (36 hrs)

  • Intro to Gas
  • Gas Characteristics
  • Combustion Air
  • Testing Devices
  • Burners and Pressure 
  • Pipes and Safety Valves
  • Thermostats
  • Sequence of Operation
  • Hands-On Simulation and Troubleshooting

Steam (18 hrs)

  • Intro to Steam
  • Steam Cooking
  • Equipment, Steamer Types
  • Water Quality and Water Supply
  • Fitting, Regulators, Ventilation
  • Maintenance
  • Hands-On Simulation and Troubleshooting

Refrigeration (54 hrs)

  • Intro to Thermal Systems
  • Intro to Refrigerants
  • Thermodynamics/Heat Transfer
  • Refrigeration Science 
  • Refrigeration Components
  • Basic Refrigeration Cycle
  • The United States Environmental Protection Agency 608 Prep (EPA)

Hydraulics (18 hrs)

  • Intro to Hydraulics
  • Hands-On Simulation and Troubleshooting

Pneumatics (18 hrs)

  • Into to Pneumatics
  • Hands-ON Simulation and Troubleshooting

Essential Workplace Skills & Job Readiness Skills (24 hrs)

  • One-on-One Employment Counseling
  • Individual Education and Employment Plan (IEEP)
  • Professional Work Habits
  • On-the-Job Communication
  • Customer Service 
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Critical Thinking
  • Job Retention
  • Resume
  • Job Search
  • Application
  • Interview Skills
  • Mock Interviews

Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA 30 hrs Online)

Independent Online Study (Not a Full Course Listing)
  • Job Safety Analysis
  • Fire Safety
  • Electrical Safety
  • Eye Safety
  • Forklift Safety
  • Welding Safety
  • Hand and Power Tools Safety
  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Hazard Communication
  • Disaster Readiness