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Courses are academic classes taught by qualified instructors that are intended to enhance participant’s knowledge of a given area or training in a particular discipline. Courses vary broadly in terms of length, size, content and duration.

From indigenous civilizations to modern day empires, North America has plenty of hands-on educational opportunities to offer scholars. Filled with a range of distinct cultures, students can educate themselves in well-rounded way.

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A/C, Ref. & Heating Technology (AS)

CBT College - Miami
Campus Full time 8 months September 2017 USA Miami Colombia Peru Venezuela + 3 more

When you enroll in the A/C Refrigeration Technician program at CBT College, you could receive the training necessary to begin working in an entry-level position. You do not have to spend years and years training to receive the industry experience that is necessary to begin finding employment; instead, you will spend eight months in this program, which is available in both English and Spanish languages... [+]

Course Studies in Building Services in North America 2017. When you enroll in the A/C Refrigeration Technician program at CBT College, you could receive the training necessary to begin working in an entry-level position. You do not have to spend years and years training to receive the industry experience that is necessary to begin finding employment; instead, you will spend eight months in this program, which is available in both English and Spanish languages. The hands-on training, and courses that you take while enrolled in an A/C & Refrigeration Technician program on our Flagler or Hialeah campuses will help you learn how to understand, develop, repair, and maintain a variety of equipment. The courses that you take will cover various areas, including: Basic Design Repair of Residential and Commercial Equipment Air Conditioning Repair Heating Equipment Repair Installation Refrigeration Maintenance and more… The A/C & Refrigeration Technician program will teach you how to follow industrial blueprints as well. To learn more about the A/C & Refrigeration Technician program available at CBT College, give us a call today! For information about Gainful Employment related to this academic program, click here. For detailed information of terms and disclosures, please visit: www.cbt.edu/academics/disclosure Objective Once you have successfully completed the A/C & Refrigeration Technician diploma program at our Hialeah or Flagler campuses, you will be able to install, maintain, and repair refrigeration, heating, and air conditioning systems of all types. Once you have finished the A/C & Refrigeration Technician diploma program, you could transfer your credits into the Associate Degree in Air Conditioning & Refrigeration program available at CBT College. You will need to be certified once you have completed this diploma program. Outcomes The average salary for an A/C & Refrigeration Technicians was $40,630. Your salary will depend on various factors, including certifications, location, and the level of experience that you have. Outlook Within the next decade, this industry is expected to grow by 9 percent, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The majority of homes and buildings being built today will have centralized cooling and heating systems, which will keep the need for A/C & Refrigeration Technicians in demand. [-]

Course Steamfitter/Pipefitter

Keyin College
Campus Full time September 2017 Canada Carbonear Burin

Steamfitter/Pipefitters install and repair both high-pressure and low-pressure pipe systems used in manufacturing, the oil and gas industry, in the generation of electricity, and in the heating and cooling of buildings. [+]

Steamfitter/Pipefitters install and repair both high-pressure and low-pressure pipe systems used in manufacturing, the oil and gas industry, in the generation of electricity, and in the heating and cooling of buildings. The Steamfitter/Pipefitter program provides the skills and knowledge to lay, cut, assemble, install, maintain pipe systems and supports. Graduates will also be prepared to work with related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment for steam, hot water, cooling, lubricating, sprinkling, and industrial production and processing systems. This program is recognized by the Apprenticeship and Certification Board as an Interprovincial Trade (Red Seal Endorsed) which allows the holder to work in other provinces /territories without having to re-certify. Academic Admission Requirements: High school diploma or high school equivalency (Transcript and/or diploma to be forwarded to the College); or Mature students who do not meet the education prerequisites may be considered for admission on an individual basis provided the following conditions are met: Applicants are at least 19 years of age at the time of application; Applicants have been out of school for at least one year; Applicants complete the standardized assessment instrument and obtain the result of high school equivalence on all subtests; Applicants present a certified copy of grades for the highest educational level attained. [-]

Commercial Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Program (HVACR)

Bay State School Of Technology
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Canton

Knowledge of Basic Electricity & Electronics and the fundamentals of refrigeration technology are prerequisite for the Commercial Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Program. [+]

Course Studies in Building Services in North America 2017. Commercial Refrigeration & Air Conditioning (HVACR) Knowledge of Basic Electricity & Electronics and the fundamentals of refrigeration technology are prerequisite for the Commercial Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Program. The majority of students who enroll in the Major Appliances Program and Domestic Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Programs where they learn basic electricity and basic refrigeration, generally also enroll for this program. Students learn to work on central air conditioning systems, heat pumps, roof top A/C systems, walk-in and reach-in refrigerators and freezers, ice machines and other commercial refrigeration equipment. HVACR training includes 100 hours of Massachusetts Refrigeration Code and 100 hours of Mass. Electrical code, each counting toward the qualifications for a refrigeration license in Massachusetts. For almost 30 years, Bay State’s “Hands-On” training has worked for thousands of students. Half of the students’ time in school is in the classroom learning the theory, and the other half is spent in the workshops gaining “Hands-On” experience. New students receive a laptop computer and training on how to use it as a learning tool. The cost of the laptop is included in the tuition and the student will own it at the end of his program. In addition, all students will receive preparation and training to take an R410A Certification test, offered by the school. Graduates of the Commercial Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Program are prepared to enter the work force as entry level technicians. Many of our graduates are hired by commercial refrigeration and air conditioning companies to install, service and maintain systems for both residential and commercial use. A number of graduates may start up their own business after working in the field for a few years, gaining the experience of working on the large variety of makes and models, while learning how a repair business functions. Bay State graduates are well received by employers who often come to the school to recruit graduates. The school’s placement office provides job search assistance including resume preparation. [-]

Major Appliances / Basic Electricity Course

Bay State School Of Technology
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Canton

Every household, every business, and just about every building in the world has some major appliances in use. Clothes Washers, Dish Washers, Clothes Dryers, Refrigerators, Microwave Ovens, Stoves and disposals are some of the more common ones. [+]

Major Appliances / Basic Electricity Course Every household, every business, and just about every building in the world has some major appliances in use. Clothes Washers, Dish Washers, Clothes Dryers, Refrigerators, Microwave Ovens, Stoves and disposals are some of the more common ones. They break down occasionally and need to be repaired. Is there anyone you know who doesn’t own some kind of Major Appliance? Major Appliance technicians need to have the skills necessary to successfully service these machines, such as learning to diagnose and troubleshoot. Students enrolled in The Major Appliance Program at Bay State are learning these skills by working on the actual pieces of equipment in the lab workshops. For almost 30 years, Bay State’s “Hands-On” training has worked for thousands of students. Half of the students’ time in school is in the classroom learning the theory of how the appliances work and the other half is spent in the workshops gaining hands on experience. An important component of the course is the training on Electricity and Electronics. The ability to understand how electricity works, and the skills needed to read a wiring diagram or schematic is an essential part of the diagnostic process. In addition, each student receives up-to-date training on the electronic controls that manage each and every Major Appliance. New students receive a laptop computer and training on how to use it as a learning tool. The cost of the laptop is included in the tuition and the student will own it at the end of his program. In addition, all students will receive preparation and training to take a National Service Certification test, offered by the Professional Service Association (PSA). Bay State Tech is one of only four schools in the United States designated as a certified training and testing center by PSA. Graduates of the Major Appliances/Basic Electricity Program are prepared to enter the work force as entry level technicians. Some begin their careers with major servicing organizations such as General Electric or Sears while others join smaller independent local companies. The pay is good and the work is steady. A number of graduates start up their own business after working in the field for a few years, gaining the experience of working on the large variety of makes and models, while learning how a repair business functions. Bay State graduates are well received by employers who often come to the school to recruit graduates. The school’s placement office provides job search assistance including resume preparation. [-]

Mechanical Techniques - Plumbing

Fleming College
Campus Full time 2 semesters September 2017 Canada Peterborough

The Mechanical Techniques - Plumbing (formerly Plumbing Techniques) program will provide you with a variety of trade-specific skills, introducing you to installing, maintaining and repairing piping systems in residential, commercial and industrial settings, to enhance opportunities for employment. [+]

Course Studies in Building Services in North America 2017. The Mechanical Techniques - Plumbing (formerly Plumbing Techniques) program will provide you with a variety of trade-specific skills, introducing you to installing, maintaining and repairing piping systems in residential, commercial and industrial settings, to enhance opportunities for employment. Program Highlights In the two-semester Mechanical Techniques - Plumbing program, you will learn to: interpret blueprints install valves and fittings join and secure sections of pipe and test pipe systems develop competencies in venting, waste and drainage systems explore the interaction of alternative energy sources with residential plumbing systems Upon program completion, you will also have obtained tickets for: Working at Heights; Hoisting & Rigging; Lockout/ Tag out; WHMIS And, you will have Grade 12 Math equivalency, a requirement for many apprenticeships. Career Opportunities Graduates may find employment with independent contractors, building maintenance operations or wholesale supply houses. This program can also be your pathway to a plumbing apprenticeship. Or rather than seeking employment immediately, you may choose to add more trade skills to your toolkit with one of Fleming College's programs such as Electrical Techniques, Welding Techniques, or Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning. Minimum Admission Requirements OSSD with the majority of credits at the Workplace (E) level, including English. When Workplace (E) is the minimum course level for admission, (C) and (U/C) courses are also accepted. Mature Students If you are 19 years of age or older before classes start, and you do not possess an OSSD, you can write the Canadian Adult Achievement Test to assess your eligibility for admission. [-]