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Construction

NCCER Core Certification - TIO0650

The construction industry has many entry-level positions, and this course provides the entry-level skills to assist you with most trades. This reduced-rate training is made available by the TAACCCT grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor. Students agree to grant guidelines as part of the training. Topics include basic safety, including the use of hand and power tools and OSHA regulations. This course also covers basic construction math, understanding construction drawings and basic employability skills. Upon successful completion students will receive the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) Core Training Certificate.

 

NCCER Carpentry Level One Certification - TIO0655

Prerequisite: NCCER Core (TIO0650)

Carpenters make up the largest building trades occupation in the industry and those with all-around skills are in high demand. This hands-on training will enable you to learn how to safely construct, install and repair structures and fixtures made from wood and other materials. Curriculum includes building materials, hand and power tools, floor and wall systems, framing, stair layout and more.

 

NCCER Electrical Level One Certification - TIO0651

Prerequisite: NCCER Core (TIO0650)

Electricians are in demand and make excellent wages! Join this hands-on training and learn how to install electrical systems. Curriculum includes wiring and other electrical services and components such as circuit breaker panels, switches, light fixtures and pipe. Learn safety, electrical theory, how to read and follow blueprints, the National Electrical Code (NEC) and state and local codes.

 

NCCER HVAC Level One Certification - TIO0657

Prerequisite: NCCER Core (TIO0650)

The increasing development of HVAC (heating and air-conditioning systems) technology causes employers to recognize the importance of continuous education and keeping up to speed with the latest equipment and skills. Hence, this training provides an advantage and a higher qualification for employment. NCCER's program has been designed by highly qualified subject matter experts with this in mind. NCCER is North Amercian Technician Excellence (NATE) recognized and presents theoretical and practical skills essential to your success as an HVAC installer or technician.

 

NCCER Plumbing Level One Certification - TIO0661

Prerequisite: NCCER Core (TIO0650)

Plumbers are in high demand, and make excellent wages. This hands-on training includes how to install, maintain, and repair many different types of plumbing systems in residential, commercial, and public buildings. Curriculum includes safety, tools of the trade, how to read and follow blueprints, fixtures and valves, water heaters and gas and oil systems.

 

NCCER Welding Level One Certification - TIO0653

Prerequisite: NCCER Core (TIO0650)

Welding is one of the hottest careers! This course provides the knowledge and skills needed to become an entry-level welder. Course covers SMAW bead and fillet welds, joint fit-up, and groove and open V-groove welds. Also learn how to effectively plasma cut and increase weld quality.

 

Construction Drawings Intro: Reading and Interpretation - TIO0750

This course provides a general understanding of reading construction drawings (blueprints). The student will become familiar with lines, views and dimensions and be capable of reading and understanding basic construction drawings. Topics include: identifying basic print symbols, how to use the architect's scale, construction codes, interpretations of print information and verbally expressing the construction drawing instructions.

 

Florida Contractors License Exam Preparation - TIO0700

Interested in getting your State of Florida Contractor's license? This course will help to prepare candidates to take the State of Florida General, Building and Residential Contractor's License Examinations. Course contents include information for all three sections of the two-part exam: Part 1 - Business and Finance, Part 2 - Contract Administration and Project Management. Included are in-class discussions, homework assignments, practice sessions and practice examination.

 

Estimating for Construction Intro - TIO0755

Learn to recognize the proper estimating method for various types of projects. This course will improve the skills of the beginner and experienced alike in estimating an architectural set of plans using the approximate and detailed methods. Topics include: interior and exterior materials, math calculations, formulas and unit count estimating. At the end of the class students will be able to interpret the plans and estimate the cost of a construction project. Prerequisite: Strong working knowledge of reading construction drawings.

 

HVAC Fiberglass Duct Certification - TIO0101

Learn the skills of safe handling, fabrication, installation, and limitations of fiberglass duct systems for use in residential and commercial buildings. Students who complete this course will be issued a certificate of completion from the (NAIMA) North American Insulation Manufacturers Association.


   

Drafting

AutoCAD Introduction - CPO0325

Join us and learn about the new and enhanced tools that make AutoCAD a designer's dream. Learn to use Autodesk AutoCAD software, the industry standard for computerized drafting. Upon completion of this course, the student should be able to create a basic 2D drawing using drawing and editing tools, organize drawing objects on layers, add text and basic dimensions, and prepare to plot. (18 hours)

 

AutoCAD Intermediate - CPO0326

Prerequisite: CPO0325 or equivalent knowledge

Increase your AutoCAD skills by learning to use efficiency tools including grips and advanced object selection; drawing with complex objects including polylines, regions and multilines; defining blocks and attributes; using external reference files and image files; using layouts and advanced plotting features. (18 hours)

 

Revit Architectural Drafting Introduction - TIO0380

Learn to use Autodesk Revit, a fully parametric architectural 3D design software. By using Autodesk Revit, you will learn to design the same way the professionals do. When you change one view using a parametric program the other views are changed automatically to reflect your change. For example, if a door is deleted in the door schedule, that door is automatically deleted from the floor plan and elevations. This state-of-the-art software, also called Building Information Modeling, truly takes architectural computer design beyond being a high tech pencil. This course teaches you to create a 3-dimensional model of a residence, and print the floor plan and elevations of the building.

 

Revit Architectural Drafting Intermediate - TIO0381

Prerequisite: TIO 0380 or equivalent knowledge

Intermediate Revit teaches how to automate creation of schedules and sections by taking advantage of the parametric features. You will learn how Revit's building information model prevents errors in architectural drawings. With Revit it is almost impossible to have a miss- reference detail tag. The course teaches creation and printing of photo realistic renderings of the model, and how to create and print a whole set of drawings.



Water & Wastewater Treatment Operations License

  • These non-credit continuing education courses prepare students for the Water and/or Wastewater Level "C" state license.
  • Level "C" is offered in three parts, 54 hours each. Students must complete Part 1, Part 2, then Part 3.
  • Upon successful completion of all three parts, students will be qualified to sit for the "C" state license exam.
  • The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has approved these courses to prepare for your state exam.


Water Treatment Operation (C Level), Part 1 - ORO0210

Water treatment plant operators - Learn to safely and effectively operate and maintain drinking plants. Information is presented on drinking water regulations, fluoridation, instrumentation and advanced lab procedures. Administrative procedures for dealing with budgeting, setting rates, recordkeeping, personnel administration, public relations, and emergency planning are also covered in this course. Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 are the prerequisite courses for taking the State's Class "C" Water Treatment License Exam.

 

Water Treatment Operation (C Level), Part 2 - ORO0211

Part 2 - This course is a continuation of ORO0210 and designed to train operators to safely and effectively operate and maintain drinking water treatment plants. Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 are the prerequisite courses for taking the State's Class "C" Water Treatment License Exam.

 

Water Treatment Operation (C Level), Part 3 - ORO0218

Part 3 - This course is a continuation of ORO0211. Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 are the prerequisite courses for taking the State's Class "C" Water Treatment License Exam.

 

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operation (C Level), Part 1 - ORO0212

Wastewater treatment plant operators - This course is designed to train operators to safely and effectively operate and maintain wastewater treatment plants. Students are trained in the practical aspects of operating and maintaining wastewater treatment plants, emphasizing safe practices and procedures. Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 are the prerequisite courses for taking the State's Class "C" Wastewater Treatment License Exam.

 

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operation (C Level), Part 2 - ORO0213

Wastewater treatment plant operators - This course is a continuation of Part 1 and designed to train operators to safely and effectively operate and maintain wastewater treatment plants. Students are trained in the practical aspects of operating and maintaining wastewater treatment plants, emphasizing safe practices and procedures. Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 are the prerequisite courses for taking the State's Class "C" Wastewater Treatment License Exam.

 

Wastewater Treatment Plant Op (C Level), Part 3 - ORO0217

This course is a continuation of Part 2, designed to train operators to safely and effectively operate and maintain wastewater treatment plants. Students are trained in the practical aspects of operating and maintaining wastewater treatment plants, emphasizing safe practices and procedures. Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 are the prerequisite courses for taking the State's Class "C" Wastewater Treatment License Exam.



Welding


Welding: Stick SMAW - TIO0125

Interested in learning to weld? This introductory course will provide you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to demonstrate the safe use of welding shop hand tools and equipment used during basic Shielded Metal Arc Welding (Stick). Basic oxyfuel gas cutting/welding processes will be used.

 

Welding Aluminum: TIG - TIO0120

Prerequisite: TIO0125 Welding - Stick SMAW or equivalent knowledge

Advance your aluminum welding skills in this GTAW for aluminum course. Progress your skills by learning safe welding exercises to include "T" and lap joints. Hands-on exercises using Gas Tungsten Arc Welding.

 

Welding Aluminum: MIG - TIO0126

Prerequisite: TIO0125 Welding - Stick SMAW or equivalent

Take your welding skills to a new level. Learn advanced welding techniques in GMAW for aluminum. Course will utilize a spool gun for GMAW welding process. Student will learn proper set up of GMAW welding equipment. Hands-on welding will include exercises of "T" and lap joints/stringer and fillet welds.

 

AWS Welding Prep and Test - TIO0130

Want your AWS certification? American Welding Society certifications are the industry standard and are available through Palm Beach State College. This course is for the experienced welder and includes four hours of practice time with an instructor and four hours for testing. Students will safely perform the identified welding techniques using the necessary tools, equipment and personal protective equipment. Demonstrate your required welding skills and knowledge per AWS requirements to get AWS certification. Numerous AWS certifications are available including SMAW and GTAW processes.

 

AWS Welding Test Only - TIO0134

Are you an experienced Welder? Want your AWS certification? Amercian Welding Society certifications are the industry standard and are available through Palm Beach State College. This course is for the experienced welder. Demonstrate your required welding skills and knowledge per AWS requirements to get AWS certification. Numerous AWS certifications are available including SMAW and GTAW processes.

 

Welding Carbon Steel: TIG - TIO0128

Prerequisite: TIO0125 Welding - Stick SMAW or equivalent knowledge

Want to learn the basic of Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (TIG)? Procedures include stringer and weave beads on carbon steel while practicing the hand techniques of "Walking the Cup" and "Lay Wire" welding.

 

Welding Carbon Steel: MIG - TIO0129

Prerequisite: TIO0125 Welding - Stick SMAW or equivalent knowledge

Learn the basic use of Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), while safely performing identified techniques utilizing the industries newest technology and machines. Students will perform fillet welds on carbon steel in numerous weld positions.

 

Welding NCCER: Level One Certification - TAO0653

Prerequisite: NCCER CORE

Interested in being successful in the welding industry? This course provides the entry-level knowledge and skills needed to become an entry-level welder. This reduced-rate training is made available by the TAACCCT grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor. Students agree to grant guidelines as part of the training. Course covers SMAW bead & fillet welds, joint fit-up, groove and open V-groove welds. Upon successful completion of this course and TIO0650 (NCCER Core), students will receive a National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) Welding Level One credential.

 

Welding NCCER: Level Two Certification - TAO0654

Prerequisite: NCCER Level 1

Expand on your NCCER Level 1 Welding credential. Course covers GMAW, GTAW, FCAW fillet, joint fit-up, groove and open V-groove welds. This reduced-rate training is made available by the TAACCCT grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor. Students agree to grant guidelines as part of the training. Upon successful completion of this course students will receive a NCCER Welding Level Two credential.

Note:  Palm Beach State College offers many AWS certifications.

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