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CONS-721 F05    Advanced NEC for Photovoltaics and NABCEP for Installer Exam Prep (FV; 5-8 PM)--FV - Ctr Workforce Innovation
10/30/2018--11/27/2018        Total Seats:  20    Places Left:  17

Learn the 2011/2014 requirements for photovoltaic systems. This is an advanced class and an electrical background is needed. This is a continuation education class that is worth 24 advanced hours and is meant to prepare students for the NABCEP installers test. Text Included. Registration by 10/24 is encouraged. No refunds after this date. No class 11/22. Cost for adults 60 and over $173.

  • Meeting Dates:  10/30/2018 - 11/27/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Tuesday, Thursday
  • Meeting Times:  5:00:00 PM--8:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        FV - Ctr Workforce Innovation
  • Instructor:   Ryan Chester
  • Fees:           259

 
CONS-721 F04    Advanced PV Sizing Electrical Design (FV; 5-8 PM)--FV - Ctr Workforce Innovation
10/11/2018--10/25/2018        Total Seats:  20    Places Left:  17

Class meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Learn how to equate temperature differences using temp coefficients for string sizing, as required by the National Electric Code. There will be exercises in proper wire sizing, overcurrent protection sizing and system sizing for stand-alone and grid-tied systems as well as basic troubleshooting techniques. This class and the previous classes are required to sit for the NABCEP entry level exam. Registration by 10/5 is encouraged. No refunds after this date. Cost for adults 60 and over $145.50. Room FV-CWI 127.

  • Meeting Dates:  10/11/2018 - 10/25/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Tuesday, Thursday
  • Meeting Times:  5:00:00 PM--8:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        FV - Ctr Workforce Innovation
  • Instructor:   Ryan Chester
  • Fees:           199

 
CONS-721 F02    Solar Basics, Solar Site Survey, Components & System Build - Part I (FV; 5-8 PM)--FV - Ctr Workforce Innovation
8/23/2018--9/13/2018        Total Seats:  16    Places Left:  2

Class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. Join the field of solar energy. In this course, you will learn about electrical basics, photovoltaics, solar energy fundamentals, photovoltaic sizing, solar energy markets and safety basics. Class will introduce basic photovoltaic equipment and you will learn how to assess potential installation sites for their solar energy potential. Gain hands-on experience with roof layout, shading analysis with Solar Pathfinder, calculation of energy production for specific sites and calculation of load estimations. In addition, learn about photovoltaic system components and how they interact with each other. You will be introduced to solar modules, charge controllers and inverters, batteries, and photovoltaic mounting and racking systems and will apply all this information to participate in a hands-on photovoltaic system build project. Build a full string inverter system and modules on a mock roof and a ballasted racking system with micro-inverters. Students should have fundamental mathematical and mechanical skills. Texts included. Enrollment by 8/18 is encouraged. No refunds after this date. Cost for adults 60 and over $274. Room FV-CWI 127.

  • Meeting Dates:  8/23/2018 - 9/13/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Tuesday, Thursday
  • Meeting Times:  5:00:00 PM--8:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        FV - Ctr Workforce Innovation
  • Instructor:   Ryan Chester
  • Fees:           349

 
CONS-721 F03    Solar Basics, Solar Site Survey,Components & System Build-Part II 5-8 PM)--FV - Ctr Workforce Innovation
9/18/2018--10/9/2018        Total Seats:  20    Places Left:  13

Class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. A continuation of the solar energy studies and hands-on experiences. Prerequisite: Must have attended Solar Basics - Part I. Registration by 9/12 is encouraged. No refunds after this date. Cost for adults 60 and over $84. Room FV- CWI 127.

  • Meeting Dates:  9/18/2018 - 10/9/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Tuesday, Thursday
  • Meeting Times:  5:00:00 PM--8:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        FV - Ctr Workforce Innovation
  • Instructor:   Ryan Chester
  • Fees:           159

 

CONS-736 F01    10 Hour OSHA Construction Safety&Health Training Certification (CORP; 4-9:30 PM)--Corporate College
9/24/2018--9/27/2018        Total Seats:  10    Places Left:  8

Class meets Monday 9/24 and Thursday 9/27 and meets the required laws for working on public job sites. Led by an OSHA certified trainer, course covers the mandated OSHA topics including OSHA regulations, general safety and health, basic electrical safety, fall protection, ladder and scaffold safety, hand and power tools, material handling, and more. Upon successful completion students will receive the 10 Hour OSHA course completion card. Students may bring a sack dinner and/or drinks and snack to class. Registration by 9/16 is encouraged. No refunds after this date. Cost for adults 60 and over $76. Room CORP-205.

  • Meeting Dates:  9/24/2018 - 9/27/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Monday, Thursday
  • Meeting Times:  4:00:00 PM--9:30:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Corporate College
  • Instructor:   Patricia Dalton
  • Fees:           125

 
CONS-736 F02    10 Hour OSHAGeneral IndustrySafety&HealthTrainingCertification(CORP; 4-9:30 PM) --Corporate College
10/15/2018--10/18/2018        Total Seats:  10    Places Left:  9

Class meets Monday 10/15 and Thursday 10/18. This 10 hour OSHA course is ideal for supervisors with safety and health responsibilities, and for employee safety and health awareness. Get introduced to OSHA policies, procedures and standards as well as general industry safety and health principles covered in OSHA Act Part 1910. Special emphasis will be placed on areas most hazardous using OSHA standards as a guide. Students will receive a 10 hour OSHA card after completion of the course. Students may bring a sack dinner and/or drinks and snack to class. Registration by 10/4 is encouraged. No refunds after this date. Cost for adults 60 and over $76. Room CORP-205.

  • Meeting Dates:  10/15/2018 - 10/18/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Monday, Thursday
  • Meeting Times:  4:00:00 PM--9:30:00 PM
  • Location:  
        Corporate College
  • Instructor:   Patricia Dalton
  • Fees:           125

 

CONS-765 F02    HVAC Operator I (FV-CWI; 8 – 9:30 pm)--FV - Ctr Workforce Innovation
10/23/2018--2/28/2019        Total Seats:  16    Places Left:  13

CLASS WILL MEET AT FV - CWI ROOM 130. A practical course dealing with the basic operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of heating, ventilating and air conditioning equipment including air, closed water stream and control systems. The dynamic equipment components of various systems will be studied with special emphasis upon preventive maintenance. Senior discount does not apply. No Classes December 19th through January 7th. Room: FV CWI130

  • Meeting Dates:  10/23/2018 - 2/28/2019
  • Meeting Days:  Tuesday, Thursday
  • Meeting Times:  7:30:00 PM--9:00:00 PM
  • Location:  
        FV - Ctr Workforce Innovation
  • Instructor:   John Hope
  • Fees:           350

 

ELEC-705 F01    National Electrical Code & Calculations - Part 1 (South County; 6-9:15 PM)--STLCC-South County
8/28/2018--12/11/2018        Total Seats:  25    Places Left:  10

Class is an introductory study of the NEC for those in related fields. This course will cover the elements, changes, applications, and design aspects of the 2017 National Electrical Code for residential and commercial properties. Certificate of participation will be awarded to those successfully finishing the course. Texts required bring to first class. NFPA, National Electrical code 2017 ISBN 978-145-591-2773 and Holt, Electrical Exam Preparation 2017/ 9780986353499 . No class 9/18, 10/16, 11/6. Cost for adults 60 and over $192. Room STLCC-South County 213.

  • Meeting Dates:  8/28/2018 - 12/11/2018
  • Meeting Days:  Tuesday
  • Meeting Times:  6:00:00 PM--9:15:00 PM
  • Location:  
        STLCC-South County
  • Instructor:   Michael Smith
  • Fees:           299