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OSHA Certification

OSHA Construction Training Course 10 HOURS - $80 - Next Class December 1st and December 15th

This 10-hour program, Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA), 29.CFR 1926, is intended to provide a variety of training on construction safety and health to entry-level workers. A course completion 10-hour card will be issued to those students who successfully complete the requirements. Two Saturdays 8:00AM-1:00PM (10 hours) Online Registration

 

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Cosmetology and manicure

Cosmetology 1000 Hour Course  

1000 HOURS - October 2019- Call 978-373-4101 ext 215 to schedule a consultation

Cosmetology 1000 Hour Certification:  Students in the Cosmetology program will learn the techniques necessary for a career in the beauty industry with a focus on how to develop a self-confident and professional attitude crucial for success in the trade. Students learn the principle steps of performing facials, manicures, scalp treatments, haircuts, foil frosting, and acrylic nails. Chemical services such as hair coloring, hair bleaching, permanent waving and hair straightening are demonstrated throughout the program. 

Upon completion of one thousand (1,000) hours, students are prepared to take the Massachusetts State Board exam, and may obtain a Class I Cosmetology license. 

Upon graduation, job opportunities may include: salon stylist, hair stylist, nail technician, skin care specialist, platform artist, product educator, salon manager or owner, hair color specialist, texture service specialist, wig/extensions specialist, and make-up artist. 

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Monday thru Thursday  5 until 9 PM

 

Culinary Arts

Culinary Arts ServSafe  

6 HOURS - $150.00* - Next class February 2019

This course is an up-to-date, extensive food safety training and certification program. Materials include the 2013 FDA Food Code, the latest updates in the science of food safety, and the best practices used in the industry. The new addition also includes tools to help managers and operators implement critical food safety practices in their operation. All restaurants require this certification by state law. Upon completion and successful scoring you will be issued a ServSafe certification valid for 5 years in any state. Limited to 20 students per session.

Online Registration

*Cost Includes Textbook and Certification Test . Certification test will be given on site with same night results that night.

Monday 5:00-9:00PM

 

 

Electrical Trade Extension Licensing

Electrical Journeyman Trade Extension License Program

This program will prepare students for the state licensing exam by meeting the requirements of 600 theory hours. This sequenced program will consist of 8 semesters of 75 hours each, and each level will require 2 semesters each.

Prerequisite:  Present employment as an electrical apprentice Required

Each 2-semester course will require a current electrical code book. All classes will meet on Monday and Wednesday from 6:00-9:00pm

Board of State Examiners of Electricians Web site

Click Here For Eligibility Criteria for Initial Electricians Licensure

Electrical Journeyman I B

75 HOURS - $575 plus registration fee - Class Begins Monday January 7th, 2019

Price Includes Electrical Code Book

Prerequisite: Present employment as an Electrical Apprentice. Must have completed Electrical Journeyman IA

Topics include the following: safety, theory, testing and test equipment, blueprint reading, commercial, industrial and residential wiring.

Monday and Wednesday 6:00-9:00PM  Online Registration

 

Electrical Journeyman II B

75 HOURS - $550 plus registration fee - Class Begins Monday January 7th, 2019

Prerequisite: Present employment as an Electrical apprentice. Requirement: Must have completed Electrical Journeyman IIA

Topics include the following: A/C theory, motor theory, grounding, electrical service installation, relays and conductor termination.

Monday and Wednesday 6:00-9:00PM  Online Registration

 

Electrical Journeyman III B

75 HOURS - $550 plus registration fee - Class Begins Monday January 7th, 2019

Prerequisite: Present employment as an Electrical Apprentice. Requirement: Must have completed Electrical Journeyman IIIA.

Topics include the following:  branch and feeder circuits, conductor selection, motor calculations, raceways, motor control and hazardous locations.

Monday and Wednesday 6:00-9:00PM Online Registration

 

Electrical Journeyman IV B

75 HOURS - $550 plus registration fee - Class Begins Monday January 7th, 2019

Prerequisite: Present employment as an Electrical Apprentice. Requirement: Must have completed Electrical Journeyman IVA

Topics include: load calculations, standby and emergency systems, electronic theory, transformers, HVAC controls, welding apparatus, high voltage and testing.

Monday and Wednesday 6:00-9:00PM  Online Registration

 

Electrical Journeyman IV Extension

$165 plus registration fee - Class Begins Monday January 7th, 2019
This course is designed for students who have already completed their 8th and/or final semester of Electrical Journeyman IV, and are within 20 hours of completing the required 600 hours for the licensing exam.

Note: Written approval of the Director is required. Students MUST have 20 or less hours to complete their program for licensing. Class will run simultaneously with the other Electrical Journeyman classes.

Monday and Wednesday 6:00-9:00PM  Online Registration

 

Electrical Master's Course  

75 HOURS - $550.00 plus registration fee - Class Begins Monday January 7th, 2019

Prerequisite: Must Have Massachusetts Electrical Journeyman License.

This is a 75 hour course of the 150 hours required for the Massachusetts Master Electrician Examination. The course will cover appropriate math, code and theory related to the Masters License.

Monday and Wednesday 6:00-9:00PM Online Registration

Electrical Continuing Education CMR 237 Course

15 HOURS - $160.00 Call 978-423-4493 or Adult Ed hotline at 978-373-4101 ext. 215 for more information

Massachusetts Board of Electricians Continuing Education Requirements - 237 CMR Web Page

This Course will cover the Massachusetts and National Electrical Code changes -  Massachusetts Regulations CMR 237 and 141 for the 2017 Code Cycle.

Sanford Seminars - Instructor Doug Sanford - licensed provider for the Massachusetts Board of State Examiners for Electricians

Call 978-423-4493 for Information on How to Register or Email Doug at sanfordseminars@verizon.net

 

 

 

 

 

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HVAC Certification

Air Conditioning

60 HOURS - $445.00 plus registration fee* - Next Class Begins Monday January 14th, 2019

Air conditioning is an introduction to the industry, including residential and light commercial equipment, heat gain and heat loss with duct design. Wiring, trouble shooting of low voltage control systems, piping procedures, refrigeration, hot water and steam will be demonstrated. * Upon completion of course, students may take the ESCO Institute Refrigerant Transition and Recovery Certification Exam.

*There is a $50.00 additional charge for the ESCO exam. Safety glasses required.

Monday & Wednesday 6:00-9:00PM  Online Registration

 HVAC Electrical Code Prep 528 CMR.11.03

150 HOURS - $1150.00 plus registration fee* - Next Class Begins Tuesday January 7th

This course will cover Massachusetts Electrical Code needed to prepare students for the Massachusetts State Refrigeration Exam leading to a Journeyman Refrigeration Technician's License. Course will cover NFPA 70, Working space, Conductors, General Code, electrical Theory, NFPA 70E, OSHA, Dig Safe, and Fire Alarms . A Refrigeration License is required to install, repair, replace, and maintain any refrigerant containing part of any refrigeration / air-conditioning system ten (10) tons or over

Tuesday and Thursday  6:00-9:00PM Online Registration

Massachusetts Journeyman Refrigeration Technician's License Website

Oil Burner Technology

120 HOURS - $865.00 plus registration fee* - Next Class Begins September 2019

A course designed to teach the basics of oil burner technology. Theory and demonstrations lead to preparation for the State of Massachusetts Oil Burner Technician Certificate (Department of Public Safety). Subject matter includes Oil Tanks and Piping, Fuel Units and Oil Valves, Nozzles and Combustion Chambers, Basic Electricity, Ignition Systems, Motors, Primary controls, Thermostats, and Preventative Maintenance. *There is a $57.00 Additional Cost for Textbook. Safety Glasses Required.

Monday & Wednesday 6:00-9:00PM

Massachusetts Department of Public Safety Oil Burner Technician Website

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Machine Technology

Machine Technology - CNC Programing - Milling 

60 HOURS - $445.00 plus registration fee - Next Class Begins January 2019

This course is intended to give a basic understanding of CNC programming and its applications. It is not intended as an in-depth study of all ranges of machine use, but as an overview of common and potential situations facing CNC programmers. Programing will be done on Haas Simulator Controllers.  Students will learn G & M Code, Machine Start Up, Installation of Tools, Machine Set Up, Tool and Work Offsets, Program Transfer and Program Editing. Students will be required to Program and machine a Final Project on the Haas Mini Mill. 

Monday & Wednesday 6:00-9:00PM  Online Registration

 

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Medical - Career

emergency Medical Technician - pride star EMT at Whittier

150 HOURS - Call Nichole @ (978)735-4626 or email nshea@pridestarems.com

Next Class Begins Monday January 14th, 2019

 

Certified Nurse Assistant/Home Health Aide

100 HOURS - Call for Information at 978-373-4101 ext 215 - $925 plus registration Fee*

Next Class TBA

A CORI check is required prior to acceptance into the program.

This course prepares students for an entry-level career in health care with a 100-hour training program for Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) and Home Health Aide. Fulfill classroom hours on campus and clinical experience in a local nursing facility with Registered Nurse instructors. The skills taught in this state licensed certificate program include vital signs, moving and turning patients, personal care basics, bed making, bed bath and feeding, record keeping and responding to emergencies. Proof of immunizations and a negative TB test is required prior to Clinical Experience. 

Course is limited to 10 students

Call 978-373-4101 ext. 215  for Details on How to Enroll

*Cost includes the  Massachusetts State CNA Exam

BLS HEALTHCARE PROVIDER COURSE

Approximately 4½ hours $50 - Call for Information at 978-373-4101 ext 215

Saturdays - Next Class TBA

The BLS Healthcare Provider Course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner. The course is intended for certified or non-certified, licensed or nonlicensed healthcare professionals.  As of January 1st, 2011 all professionals working in the dental field are now required to obtain an American Heart Association BLS for Health Care Provider CPR certification.

Intended Audience

Healthcare providers such as physicians, nurses, paramedics, emergency medical technicians, respiratory therapists, physical and occupational therapists, physician’s assistants, residents or fellows, or medical or nursing students in training, aides, medical or nursing assistants, police officers, and other allied health personnel.

Saturdays 8 until 12

first aid

Approximately 4 hours $25 - Call for Information at 978-373-4101 ext 215

Saturdays - Next Class TBA

The First Aid course is designed to provide rescuers the fundamental skills to recognize and treat medical emergencies. This course will teach students scene safety, the signs and symptoms of diabetes, stroke, and seizures and how to best treat these emergencies. Students will also learn how to control bleeding, treat for shock and burns, and minimize spinal damage due to head and spine injuries. In addition, students will get hands-on practice in dealing with blood borne pathogen safety, controlling bleeding, and dealing with broken bones and sprains.

Intended Audience

This course is recommended for the general public whom might respond to medical emergencies. First aid training would be especially valuable to construction, warehouse, and factory workers, coaches, teachers, child care providers, babysitters, security personnel, and facility M.E.R.T (Medical Emergency Response Teams) members. Saturdays 8 until 12

Community cPR

2 hours $25 - Call for Information at 978-373-4101 ext 215

Saturdays - Next Class TBA

The Community CPR course is designed to provide lay rescuers the fundamental skills and confidence to perform CPR on adult, children, or infants. This course will teach participants in how to recognize and alleviate airway obstructions, the proper use of an AED, and the signs, symptoms, and corrective action for a stroke or heart attack.

Intended Audience

This course is strongly recommended for all of the general public. This course will not fill the requirements for health care providers..

Saturdays 8 until 12

 

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Plumbing - Trade Extension Licensing

Board of State Examiners of Plumbers and Gas Fitters Web Site

Board of State Examiners of Plumbers and Gas Fitters Continuing Education Web Site

Plumbing Tier I  

110 HOURS - $805 plus registration fee - Next Class Begins September 2019

Plumbing Apprentice Card Required

The course will teach the following lessons: Introduction to plumbing, safety and installation practices, materials, tools and joining methods used in plumbing, valves & devices used in plumbing, residential blueprints, math and definitions. The course will run for 2 semesters, 55 hours each. Students must hold a current registered apprentice card as a prerequisite.  

Monday & Wednesday - 6:00-9:00PM

Plumbing Tier II

110 HOURS - $805 plus registration fee - Next Class Begins September 2019

Prerequisite: Must have completed Plumbing Tier I and have a Plumbing Apprentice Card

The course will teach the following lessons: Drainage, building sanitary waste and venting system, allowable materials and approval procedures, plumbing traps, cleanouts, plumbing code, potable water supply, math, gas fitting, blueprint reading, and definitions. The course will run for 2 semesters, 55 hours each. Students must hold a current registered apprentice card as a prerequisite.  

Monday & Wednesday - 6:00-9:00PM

Plumbing Tier III  

110 HOURS - $805 plus registration fee - Next Class Begins September 2019

Prerequisite: Must have completed Plumbing Tier II and have a Plumbing Apprentice Card

The course will teach the following lessons: Venting, drainage, water supply, testing and safety, gas code, fixture installation, and definitions. The course will run for 2 semesters, 55 hours each. Students must hold a current registered apprentice card as a prerequisite.  

Monday & Wednesday - 6:00-9:00PM

Plumbing Tier IV

110 HOURS - $805 plus registration fee - Next Class Begins September 2019

Prerequisite: Must have completed Plumbing Tier III and have a Plumbing Apprentice Card

The course will teach the following lessons: Gas code, General Provisions, Scope and Jurisdiction, Drainage Piping, Water Supply, Fixture Installations, hospital fixtures, Manufactured Homes and construction Trailers, Public and Semi-Public Swimming Pools,  and Vacuum Drainage Systems Students must hold a current registered apprentice card as a prerequisite.  

Monday & Wednesday - 6:00-9:00PM

Plumbing Master/Tier V

55 HOURS - $410.00 plus registration fee - Next Class Begins September 2019

Prerequisite: Must have completed Plumbing Tier IV and have a Plumbing Apprentice Card

55 hour course of the 110 hours required for the Massachusetts Master Plumber Examination. The course will cover appropriate math, code and theory related to the Masters license. Students must hold a current registered apprentice card as a prerequisite.  

Monday & Wednesday - 6:00-9:00PM

 

 

 

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Welding

Welding

60 HOURS - $445.00 plus registration fee - Next Class Begins Monday January 14th, 2019

This course provides an introduction into welding through instruction in joint design, beading, overlapping and padding. Instruction is given in MIG, TIG and ARC welding as well as flame cutting. Helmet and Safety Glasses are required.  

Monday & Wednesday - 6:00-9:00PM  Online Registration

 

 

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