Technical / Trade

Accelerated Nail Technician Licensing Course




Code: S15-432
Price: $775.00

Instructor: Susan Viens, cosmotogy instructor at Assabet Vocational School
Day/Time: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 8am-1pm
Start Date: June 30 - No Class on July 3 and 4
Fees: $775
Number of Class Meetings: 100 Hours

Course Description:

Upon completion, students will be eligible to take the exam for a Massachusetts Manicure License. The course will cover both theory and hands-on practice and includes such topics as safety/sanitation; first aid; hygiene and anatomy; basic manicuring with hand and arm massage; artificial nail techniques; gel and wrap techniques; professional ethics; and salon management. /p> TEXTBOOK REQUIREMENT: Milady's Standard Nail Technology ISBN: 978-1435497689 Must be purchased by student prior to the start of class. Nail kit is not included in Fee.

Electrical Apprenticeship - Level I




Code: W14-400
Price: $385.00

Day/Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays 6:00-9:00pm
Start Date: January 14
Fees: $385 if paid in full by Jan 14. After Jan 14 the fee is $450 which must be paid by Mar 11 in order to continue in the class. Note: hours for this semester will not count if tuition is not paid in full by Mar 11. Make up hours available at extra cost
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

Electrical Apprenticeship-Level II




Code: W14-401
Price: $385.00

Day/Time: Tuesday/Thursday - 6:00-9:00pm
Start Date: January 14
Fees: $385 if paid in full by Jan 14. After Jan 14 the fee is $450 which must be paid by Mar 11 in order to continue in the class. Note: hours for this semester will not count if tuition is not paid in full by Mar 11. Make up hours available at extra cost
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

Electrical Apprenticeship- Level III




Code: W14-403
Price: $385.00

Day/Time: Tuesday/Thursday - 6:00-9:00pm
Start Date: January 14
Fees: $385 if paid in full by Jan 14. After Jan 14 the fee is $450 which must be paid by Mar 11 in order to continue in the class. Note: hours for this semester will not count if tuition is not paid in full by Mar 11. Make up hours available at extra cost
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

Electrical Apprenticeship- Level IV




Code: W14-404
Price: $385.00

Day/Time: Monday/Wednesday - 6:00-9:00pm
Start Date: January 14
Fees: $385 if paid in full by Jan 14. After Jan 14 the fee is $450 which must be paid by Mar 11 in order to continue in the class. Note: hours for this semester will not count if tuition is not paid in full by Mar 11. Make up hours available at extra cost
Number of Class Meetings: 75 Hours

Course Description:

Electrical 4 will be a review of Electrical 1,2,3. 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.

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

ISBN: 978-0738184180

Electrical Apprenticeship - Masters




Code: W14-405
Price: $385.00

Day/Time: TBA
Start Date: TBA
Fees: $385

Course Description:

This Master’s Course is designed to include Electrical Contractors, Electrical Inspectors and qualified Licensed Electricians. This course will include AC/DC theory, leading,and lagging circuits, DC and AC motors and controls as well as demand factor calculation for residential, commercial and industrial applications, National Electrical Code Review, estimating & Massachusetts Master & System Contractor, Business & Law, Review of all subjects covered in 600 hour Journeyman Course and job safety.

Small Engine Repair




Code: S15-411
Price: $349.00

Instructor: Richard Giannelli, UCT Marine Technology Instructor
Day/Time: Wednesday 5:30-8:30pm
Start Date: May 21
Fees: $349
Number of Class Meetings: 5 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 fourcycle engines. Topics include carbonization, lubrication of piston rings and rods.

Introduction to Fire Alarms




Code: S15-417
Price: $189.00

Instructor: John Stofa, Northeast Regional Sales Manager for Gamewell-FCI by Honeywell Life Safety.
Day/Time: Monday and Wednesday 6:00-9:00pm
Start Date: June 2
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: S15-420
Price: $199.00

Instructor: Ian Meli, UCT Carpentry Instructor with over 15 years in the field as a shop and finish carpenter.
Day/Time: Monday 5:30-8:30pm
Start Date: June 2
Fees: $199
Number of Class Meetings: 6 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 choosing such as a bookcase, entertainment center, end table, checkerboard, etc. 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 project completion. There is individual guidance though-out all phases of the project to 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.

Introduction to Welding




Code: S15-425
Price: $454.00

Instructor: Darryl E. Brito, Certified Pipe Welder & Fitter.
Day/Time: Monday - 6:00-8:30pm
Start Date: June 23
Fees: $454
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. Long jeans and boots required. Tuition includes a $75 Material fee. Class limited to 7 enrollments

Construction Supervisors Pre-Licensing Course




Code: S15-475
Price: $229.00

Instructor: Roger Laporte, Certified Inspector of Buildings, Construction Supervisor License with over 25 years of teaching experience.
Day/Time: Monday 6:00-9:00pm
Start Date: June 2
Fees: $229
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.

Textbooks requirement:

(1) IRC 2009

(2) IBC 2009

(3) IECC 2009

(4) Code of Federal Regulations, (OSHA) 29 CFR Part 1926, revised July 1, 2008

(5) 521 CMR - Access Code State Amendments for the IRC and IBC.

The State Amendments and 521 CMR can be purchased at the State Book Store. All other books can be purchased online. Please call the Adult Education Office if you have any problems purchasing these materials.