Technical / Trade

Marine Repair Outboard Engines




Code: W16-409
Price: $349.00

Instructor: Richard Giannelli,, UCT Marine Technology Instructor
Day/Time: Wednesday 6:00-8:30 pm
Start Date: JANUARY 20, 2016.
Fees: $349
Number of Class Meetings: 6 sessions

Course Description:

This class is designed for the boater or enthusiast who is looking to maintain or learn about outboard engines. No prior experience is required. Take the journey from theory of operation to hands-on repair, maintenance, tuning, winterizing and diagnostics. Topics covered include 2-stroke/4-stroke components, fuel delivery systems, lubrication, cooling, lower unit, trim and tilt, starting, charging and ignition systems. This is a hands-on class reinforced with classroom theory and flexibility to meet the needs of your product or interest. LIMITED ENROLLMENT.

Electrical Level I Code & Theory




Code: F17-400
Price: $450.00

Day/Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays 6:00-9:00 PM
Start Date: September 13, 2016.
Fees: $450 + $10.00 registration fee if paid no later than September 2,2016. AFTER September 2 the fee is $450.00 + $10.00 registration fee. TUITION MUST BE PAID IN FULL BEFORE CLASS BEGINS ON September 13, 2016
Number of Class Meetings: 75 Hours

Course Description:

Electrical Level I will be an introduction to safety on the job, writing a job description, terms of the trade, basic electron theory, a review of math skills, DC Theory, energy and power, electrical conductors and wire sizes, batteries, magnets and magnetic fields. Also covered are generation of electromotive force, basic understanding of motors and generators, introduction into the code book, grounding and practical writing, diagrams and switching. The class concludes with an exam. If students pass they will proceed to Electrical 2.

Students need to purchase: NFPA 70®: National Electrical Code® (NEC®), 2014 Edition

ISBN: 978-0738184180
TUITION: $385.00 if PAID BY September 2, 2016. AFTER September 2 THE FEE IS $450.00.

Electrical Level 2 Code & Theory




Code: F17-401
Price: $450.00

Day/Time: Tuesday/Thursday - 6:00-9:00pm
Start Date: September 13, 2016
Fees: $450 + $10 registration fee
Number of Class Meetings: 75 Hours

Course Description:

Electrical 2 will review Electrical 1 and also cover series, parallel and series/parallel circuits, alternating current principals, AC theory, AC power, power factor and power factor corrections and three phase services. Also covered are making use of tables in the code book, proper use of code book tables and formulas and practice working on code questions in preparation for exams. The class concludes with an exam. If students pass they will proceed to Electrical 3.

Students need to purchase: NFPA 70®: National Electrical Code® (NEC®), 2014 Edition

ISBN: 978-0738184180
FEE: $385.00 IF PAID BY September 2, 2016. AFTER September 2, THE FEE IS $450.00 PLUS $10 REGISTRATION FEE.

Electrical Level 3 Code & Theory




Code: F17-403
Price: $450.00

Day/Time: Tuesday/Thursday - 6:00-9:00pm
Start Date: September 13, 2016.
Fees: $450 + $10
Number of Class Meetings: 75 Hours

Course Description:

Electrical 3 will be a review of Electrical 1 &2 and also a review of A/C theory, three phase calculations, series, parallel and their combination, branch circuit calculations, feeder and service calculations and requirements,motor controls, low voltage system and controls, review of Massachusetts code and Amendments and learn various types of incandescent bases. At the conclusion of the class an exam will be given and if the students pass they will go onto Level 4.

Students need to purchase: NFPA 70®: National Electrical Code® (NEC®), 2014 Edition

ISBN: 978-0738184180
FEE: $385 IF PAID BY September 2,2016; AFTER September 2, 2016, THE FEE IS $450. ADDITIONAL $10 REGISTRATION FEE.

Master Plumber (Tier V)




Code: F17-408
Price: $450.00

Instructor: Kevin Connelly, Master Plumber
Day/Time: Monday/Wednesday -5:00-8:00pm
Start Date: September 12, 2016.
Fees: $385. + $10.00 Registration FEE IF PAID BY September 1, 2016 AFTER THAT DATE $450. PLUS $10 REGISTRATION FEE.
Number of Class Meetings: 55 Hours

Course Description:

TIER V PROGRAM IS FOR the Licensed Apprentice Plumber seeking to obtain a Master Plumber License. Tier I, II, III and IV or equivalent or a Journeyman Plumber License required. Pending Enrollment. This code and theory course consists of 55 hours of the Massachusetts plumbing and gas code review as well as service and troubleshooting plumbing problems in the field. The course meets the requirement toward the 300 classroom hours required by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for those who wish to take the Journeyman’s Plumbing and Gas Fitters’ Exam. Course Requirement: Must be a registered Apprentice prior to September 2008.

Textbook requirement: Massachusetts Uniform State Plumbing Code Book 248 CMR 1.00-10.00 & NFPA 54: National Fuel Gas Code 2002. TUITION: $385 IF PAID BY September 1, 2016; AFTER September 1 THE FEE IS $450. MUST BE PAID IN FULL BY September 12, 2016.

Journeyman Plumbing Code & Theory Tier I




Code: F17-406
Price: $450.00

Day/Time: Monday/Wednesday, 5:00-8:00 PM
Start Date: September 12, 2016.
Fees: $385 IF PAID BY September 1,2016 AFTER 9/1/16 $450 + $10.00 registration fee. TUITION MUST BE PAID IN FULL BY JANUARY 11TH, 2016.
Number of Class Meetings: 55 Hours

Course Description:

Tier 1 program is for the license apprentice and must be working for a licensed plumber. Pending enrollment. This course consists of 55 hours of the Massachusetts plumbing & gas code and meets the requirements toward the 550 classroom hours required by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for those who wish to take the Journeyman’s Plumbing & Gas Fitters’ Exam. Topics include: introduction to plumbing safety, installation practice, materials, tools, joining methods, residential blueprint reading, math and definitions.

Textbook requirement: Massachusetts Uniform State Plumbing Code Book 248 CMR 1.00-10.00 & NFPA 54: National Fuel Gas Code 2002. TUITION: $385 if paid by September 1, 2016; AFTER September 1 THE FEE IS $450. MUST BE PAID IN FULL NO LATER THAN September 13,2016, TO PARTICIPATE IN CLASS.

Basic Automotive Repair




Code: S17-410
Price: $379.00

Instructor: Andrew Bostrom, Automotive Technology Diploma from Universal Technical Institute
Day/Time: Wednesday, 6:00 - 9:00 pm
Start Date: June 1, 2016
Fees: $379
Number of Class Meetings: 6 sessions

Course Description:

Familiarize yourself with all systems of the automobile. Become aware of noises and symptoms and learn basic auto repairs such as brakes; lubrication; ignition; suspension; and more. Students will have an opportunity to work on their own vehicle.

Electrical Level 4 - Code & Theory




Code: F17-404
Price: $450.00

Day/Time: Tues/Thurs, 6:00-9:00PM
Start Date: September 13, 2016.
Fees: $450 + $10
Number of Class Meetings: 75 Hours

Course Description:

Electrical IV will be a review of Electrical I, II, and III. It will also cover extensive code questions and code table review questions, review circuit problems for AC/DC and help prepare the apprentice for taking the Electrical Exam. FEE: $385 IF PAID BY September 2,2016; after fee is $450.

Auto Damage Appraiser




Code: W16-413
Price: $399.00

Instructor: Sue Conena, I-CAR certified, has taught the Auto Damage Appraiser Course for the past 19 years.
Day/Time: Tuesday & Thursday 6:00-9:00pm
Start Date: April 5, 2016.
Fees: $399 Workbook included
Number of Class Meetings: 10 sessions

Course Description:

If you are currently involved in the field of auto body repair or if you would just like to learn the trade of auto damage appraising, this five week course will give you a jump start to a successful career in the demanding field of Auto Damage Appraising. Now that the Auto Insurance Industry has deregulated in the State of Massachusetts, an increase number of Auto Insurers are now entering the State and there is a need for qualified licensed auto appraisers in both the Auto Body Repair and Insurance fields. This course is designed to properly prepare you to gain the knowledge of auto insurance and state regulations while attaining the essential learning tools needed to write auto damage appraisals. Each successful student will receive a certificate from this course which is an approved course by the Auto Damage Appraiser Licensing Board. In addition to this course, the student will need to complete a three-month apprenticeship with a licensed Massachusetts Auto Appraiser in order to apply and qualify to take the Massachusetts Auto Appraiser Exam.

Introduction to Fire Alarms




Code: S17-417
Price: $189.00

Instructor: John Stofa, Northeast Regional Sales Manager for Gamewell FCI by Honeywell Life Safety
Day/Time: Monday and Wednesday, 5:30-8:30
Start Date: June 20, 2016
Fees: $189
Number of Class Meetings: 6 sessions

Course Description:

This basic course will introduce the average person to the fire alarm industry. The fire alarm industry is one of the more specialized and recession proof businesses around today. There is a constant need for qualified sales, service, support and technical candidates; however, there is always a consistent shortage of qualified candidates. Topics will include: basic electricity, terminology, history (systems past and present), codes and standards, regulatory agencies, layout, estimating, product sales, service, and networking. At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to qualify for an entry-level to intermediate-level sales or service position with an alarm company. The instructor also has a vast network portfolio of companies that are seeking employees and can assist with obtaining interviews upon completion of the course.

Introduction to Woodworking




Code: S17-420
Price: $245.00

Instructor: Ian Meli, UCT Carpentry Instructor with over 15 years in the field as a shop and finish carpenter.
Day/Time: Monday, 5:30 - 8:30 pm
Start Date: June 6, 2016
Fees: $245
Number of Class Meetings: 7 sessions

Course Description:

New students create an Adirondack chair while returning students create a project of their choosing such as a bookcase, end table, checkerboard, etc. Learn to safely and confidently operate stationary shop power tools to create a project of your choice. Topics include: shop safety, use of hand tools, project selection, scaled drawings and planning and project building. Learn Built-in techniques. There is individual guidance throughout all phases of the project completion. Students are responsible for supplying their own lumber and will need to bring a scale ruler, tape rule, pencil, note paper and safety glasses to each class. Some lumber may be available for purchase. Dress in appropriate shop apparel.

Municipal Wastewater




Code: W16-473
Price: $415.00

Instructor: Charlie Pires, Falmouth DPW.
Day/Time: Tuesday, 6-9 pm
Start Date: March 1, 2016
Fees: $415
Number of Class Meetings: 13 sessions

Course Description:

Prepare to take the Massachusetts Municipal Wastewater Grade 1-4 Certification Exam. This course will provide an overview of the basic concepts of the preliminary, primary, biological and tertiary treatment; the function of related equipment and support systems; environmental responsibilities required to safely and properly operate, maintain and manage a municipal waste-water treatment facility. You will learn OSHA confined space entry and equipment lock out tag out.

Textbook Requirement:

Operation of Wastewater Treatment Plants Volume 1, 7th edition or latest ISBN: 978-1-59371-039-2

Operation of Wastewater Treatment Plants Volume 2, 7th edition or latest ISBN: 978-1-59371-038-5

Publisher: California State University at Sacramento Can be purchaed at: www.owp.csus.edu

Small Engine Repair




Code: W16-411
Price: $349.00

Instructor: Richard Giannelli, UCT Marine Technology Instructor
Day/Time: Mondays, 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Start Date: February 29, 2016
Fees: $349
Number of Class Meetings: 6 sessions

Course Description:

Do you want to learn how to fix your lawnmower, snowblower, chainsaw and other home use engines? If so, this is the class for you. This class will teach you how to analyze four-cycle engines. Topics include carbonization, lubrication of piston rings and rods, and more.

Construction Supervisors Pre-Licensing Course




Code: S17-475
Price: $229.00

Instructor: Roger Laporte, Certified Inspector of Buildings, Construction Supervisor License with over 25 years of teaching experience.
Day/Time: Monday, 6:00-9:00 pm
Start Date: June 6, 2016
Fees: 229.00
Number of Class Meetings: 6 sessions

Course Description:

This class provides a comprehensive review of the Massachusetts State Building Code in preparation for taking the CSL licensure exam. Textbook requirements are as follows: (1) 2009 International Residential Code for 1 & 2 Family Dwellings 2009; (2) 2009 International Building Code; (3)29 CFR 1926 OSHA Construction Industry Regulations, (4) 521 CMR - Architectural Access Board Rules and Regulations, Commonwealth of Massachusetts; (4) 2012 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC); Exam and Licensing Costs additional $250.00 The State Amendments and 521 CMR can be purchased at the State Book store at www.sec.state.ma.us/spr phone: 617-727-2831. All other books can be purchased online such as amazon.com, constructionbook.com, or bnibooks.com

OSHA-10 Hours for Construction




Code: S17-804
Price: $149.00

Instructor: IEME - Institute for Emergency Medical Education
Day/Time: Wednesday, 6:00 - 9:30 PM
Start Date: June 22, 2016.
Fees: $149
Number of Class Meetings: 3 sessions

Course Description:

NEW OSHA - 10 HOURS FOR CONSTRUCTION. OSHA recommends Outreach Training Program courses as an orientation to Occupational safety and health for workers covered by OSHA 29 CFR 1926. OSHA 10-hour training teaches safety awareness and helps each worker recognize and reduce the risks of job site hazards. This program is intended as an orientation to OSHA standards and covers safety and health hazards workers may face on construction work sites. Our 10-hour course places special emphasis on hazard identification, avoidance, control specific OSHA REGULATIONS and REQUIREMENTS as they apply to the construction industry. Course Topics: Introduction to OSHA, Material Handling, Tools - Hand and Power, Scaffolds, Stairways and Ladders, Excavations, Electrical, Personal Protective Equipment, Fall Protection and Cranes. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive an OSHA 10-HOUR Construction Outreach DOL course completion card within 4-6 weeks.

OSHA-30 Hours for Construction




Code: S17-805
Price: $365.00

Day/Time: Wednesday, 6:00 - 9:30 PM
Start Date: June 22, 2016
Fees: $365.00
Number of Class Meetings: 9 sessions

Course Description:

OSHA recommends Outreach Training Program courses as an orientation to occupational safety and health for workers covered by OSHA 29 CFR 1926. OSHA 30-hour training provides a more in-depth examination of workplace safety issues and includes the topics of the OSHA 10-Hour and ADDING additional Safety/OSHA material. During the program we will cover specific OSHA regulations and requirements as they apply to the construction industry. Course Topics: Introduction to OSHA, Material Handling, Tools - Hand and Power, Scaffolds, Stairways and Ladders, Excavations, Electrical, Personal Protective Equipment, Fall Protection and Cranes/Derricks, Welding and Cutting, Storage, Material Handling, Use and Disposal, Fire Protection and Prevention, Confined Space Entry, Lockout/Tagout, Multi-Employer Worksite Issues, OSHA Record Keeping, OSHA Act and Standards. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive an OSHA 30-Hour Construction Outreach DOL course completion card within 4-6 weeks.

Journeyman Plumbing Tier II




Code: F17-407
Price: $450.00

Instructor: Stanley Eldredge, Master Plumber
Day/Time: Tues/Thurs, 5:00-8:00PM
Start Date: September 13, 2016.
Fees: $385.00 + $10.00 registration fee if paid no later than September 2, 2016. $450.00 + $10.00 registration fee if paid after September 2, 2016. TUITION MUST BE PAID IN FULL BY September 13, 2016.
Number of Class Meetings: 55 Hours

Course Description:

TIER II program is for the licensed apprentice plumber who has completed 110 hours of Tier 1 or equivalent required. Pending enrollment. FEE: $385.OO IF PAID BY September 2,2016; AFTER September 2 FEE IS $450.00. MUST BE PAID IN FULL NO LATER THAN September 13, 2016, TO PARTICIPATE IN CLASS.

NEW! More Welding II




Code: W16-426
Price: $454.00

Instructor: Richard Giannelli
Day/Time: Wednesday, 6:00 - 8:30 PM
Start Date: April 6, 2016.
Fees: 454.00
Number of Class Meetings: 6 Sessions

Course Description:

This course is developed to refine the skills of the basic welder. Topics include: Tig, Mig, Arc, Plasma, Oxy/Acetylene, reading blueprints for the welder and welding symbols.

Journeyman Plumbing Tier III




Code: F17-407a
Price: $450.00

Instructor: TBA
Day/Time: Tues/Thurs, 5:00-8:00PM
Start Date: September 13, 2016.
Fees: $385.00 + $10.00 Registration FEE IF PAID BY September 2, 2016 AFTER THAT DATE $450. PLUS $10 REGISTRATION FEE.
Number of Class Meetings: 55 Hours

Course Description:

TIER III program is for the licensed apprentice plumber who has completed TIER I AND II OR equivalent. Students must pass TIER III FINAL EXAM before continuing on to TIER IV. Pending enrollment.

Journeyman Plumbing Tier IV




Code: F17-407b
Price: $450.00

Instructor: Kevin Connelly, Master Plumber
Day/Time: Monday/Wednesday, 5:00-8:00PM
Start Date: September 12, 2016.
Fees: $385.00 IF PAID BY September 1, AFTER $450
Number of Class Meetings: 55 Hours

Course Description:

TIER IV Program is for the licensed apprentice plumber who has completed TIER I, II AND III AND PASSED THE TIER III FINAL EXAM. Students must pass TIER IV Final Exam before continuing on to TIER V. Pending Enrollment. FEE: $385 IF PAID BY September 1, 2016; AFTER September 1, FEE IS $450. MUST BE PAID IN FULL NO LATER THAN September 13, 2016.

Electrical 30 Hour MakeUp




Code: W16-405
Price: $169.00

Day/Time: Tues/Thurs, 6:00-9:00PM
Start Date: April 26, 2016.
Fees: $169 IF PAID BY APRIL 12, 2016, AFTER $199.
Number of Class Meetings: 10 Sessions, 30 hours, 5 weeks

Course Description:

Here's an opportunity to obtain additional electrical code and theory hours toward the required 600 hours necessary to apply for the State Journeyman's Electrical Exam. FEE: $169 IF PAID BY APRIL 12, 2016; AFTER APRIL 12, 2016, FEE IS $199.

Electrical Masters




Code: W16-404a
Price: $450.00

Instructor: TBA
Day/Time: TBA
Start Date: TBA
Fees: 450.00

Course Description:

PLEASE CALL 508-759-7711 x211 FOR further information regarding the Electrical Master Course.

Accelerated Nail Technician Licensing Course




Code: S17-432
Price: $775.00

Instructor: Susan Viens, Cosmetology Instructor at Assabet Vocational
Day/Time: Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs 8:00AM - 2:30PM
Start Date: July 18, 2016.
Fees: $775.00 Nail Kit not included
Number of Class Meetings: 100 hour course

Course Description:

TURN your interest in nail care into one of the fastest growing, most creative and rewarding professions. Study everything from nail growth and skin anatomy to equipment maintenance and business practices. Topics include: safety, first aid, sanitation, hygiene, anatomy, basic manicuring with hand and arm massage, artificial nail techniques, gel and wrap techniques, professional ethics, and salon practices from owning a nail salon. Upon completion, students will be eligible to take the Massachusetts Nail Technician License Exam. 100-Hour Course. Students are required to purchase the following textbook prior to the start of class: Milady's Standard Nail Technology ISBN: 978-1435497641. FEE: $775.00, Nail Kit NOT INCLUDED.

Introduction to Welding




Code: S17-425
Price: $454.00

Instructor: Darryl E. Britto, Certified Pipe Welder and Fitter
Day/Time: Wednesday 6:00-8:30 PM
Start Date: June 1, 2016
Fees: $454 - Includes Material Fee.
Number of Class Meetings: 6 Sessions

Course Description:

In this course you will learn all the basics of stick welding and how to run flats and verticals including safety on the job. It is a hands on course. Work the bench under the guidance of the instructor. Fee: $454.00 Includes Material Fee.

NEW! Intro To Tile Installation




Code: S17-884
Price: $69.00

Instructor: Frederick Hilliard Jr., Certified Tile Installer with over 15 years experience in the field.
Day/Time: Monday, 5:30 - 8:30 PM
Start Date: July 11 & 18, 2016
Fees: 69.00
Number of Class Meetings: 2 Sessions

Course Description:

NEW! INTRO TO TILE INSTALLATION - New students will install Tile and grout. Classroom instruction will include a discussion of industry standards for substrates. Medium bed and thinset adhesive basics. Choosing the appropriate grout and adhesive for your tile project. There is individual training throughout all phases of the sessions. Students are responsible for supplying their own tile, kneepads, pencil, note paper to each class. Some material may be available to purchase. Some tools will be provided.