APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM

This Apprenticeship Training is for plumbers and pipe fitters. You will gain knowledge in math and mechanical reasoning to prepare you for the union apprenticeship test. Start date to be determined.
Please call the Serra office for details, (510) 231-1453.


CERTIFICADO DE REPARACION Y MANTENIMIENTO DE EDIFICIOS - Principiante

Registración limitada para 15 estudiantes. Esta clase es entrenamiento manual en carpintería, lectura de planos, electricidad, plomería, pintura y reparaciones. Materiales y herramientas serán proveidos para uso en la clase. 20 horas tienen que ser completadas para recibir certificado.
Course Code
Instructor
Lugar
Salon
Costo
Empieza
Clases
Dias
Hora
06205.00
Rodriguez
DeJean
E-103
$120
4/13
8
Jue
6:00-8:30pm
06205.01
Rodriguez
DeJean
E-103
$75
6/29
5
Jue
6:00-8:30pm


CERTIFICADO DE REPARACION Y MANTENIMIENTO DE EDIFICIOS - Avanzado

Espacio limitado a 15 estudiantes. Prerequisito: Clase de Principiante. La clase de principiante puede tomarse al mismo tiempo que la clase avanzada.
Course Code
Instructor
Lugar
Salon
Costo
Empieza
Clases
Dias
Hora
06210.00
Rodriguez
DeJean
E-103
$120
4/15*
8
Sab
9:00am-2:00pm
06210.01
Rodriguez
DeJean
E-103
$75
7/1
5
Sab
9:00am-2:00pm
*No clase 5/27

ELECTRICAL CONTROLS

Learn how to read electrical schematics and ladder drawings. Understand motor control logic, relay logic, circuit protection, transformers, generators, photo cells, power distribution, building automation (BACNET), programmable logic controllers (PLC), HMI, SCADA, VFD. We will also be working with robotic and Wi-Fi technology. Students will learn electrical troubleshooting methods using different types of testing equipment. Buildings are becoming smarter, so we must keep pace with them.
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
06215.00
Bartoni
ECHS
AutoShop
$140
4/12
11
Wed
6:00-9:30pm
06215.01
Bartoni
ECHS
AutoShop
$70
6/28
5
Wed
6:00-9:30pm


FACILITY MAINTENANCE OPERATOR TRAINING

Those interested in starting a career as a stationary engineer (local 39), facility maintenance or just in the mechanical trades. This course teaches you the skills needed to be successful in this very important industry. Learn to operate boilers, chillers, pumps, ventilation systems, electrical distribution, fire and life safety systems and much more. We will also learn different welding and fabrication skills related to gas welding, arc welding, GMAW and GTAW. Become one of many highly skilled individuals who maintain our power plants, hospitals, high rise buildings, hotels, airports, and school districts, just to name a few.
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
06220.00
Bartoni
ECHS
AutoShop
$135
4/10*
10
Mon
6:00-9:30pm
06220.01
Bartoni
ECHS
AutoShop
$65
6/26
5
Mon
6:00-9:30pm
*No class 5/29


HOME/BUILDING MAINTENANCE REPAIRER CERTIFICATE

Enrollment limited to 18 students. This class is hands-on training in basic carpentry, electrical, lock installation, blueprint reading and plumbing. Tools and supplies provided. You must complete 20 hours to receive certificate.
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
06225.00
Bartoni
ECHS
AutoShop
$140
4/13
11
Thu
6:00-9:30pm
06225.01
Bartoni
ECHS
AutoShop
$70
6/29
5
Thu
6:00-9:30pm


HVAC-I - HVAC-II (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning)
Enrollment is limited to 15 students. This class is structured to give maximum training in the principal and theory of air conditioning and refrigeration systems. You will learn the techniques of soldering, brazing and other welding skills. The second part of this class will provide hands on training in evacuations and charging of air conditioners. Students will also learn how to test, adjust, balance and troubleshoot a variety of heating and cooling systems such as split systems, heat pumps, boilers, chillers and ventilation equipment. We are an official Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) testing center for type I, type
II, type III and universal certifications. This will be discussed in our first meeting.
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
06270.00
Bartoni
ECHS
AutoShop
$140
4/11
11
Tue
6:00-9:30pm
06270.01
Bartoni
ECHS
AutoShop
$60
6/27*
4
Tue
6:00-9:30pm
*No class 7/4

INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRIC VEHICLES AND SOLAR TECHNOLOGY
USING ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEMS

The use of Electric Vehicles (EVs) is growing in the United States and worldwide. Solar technology is also growing. The combination of using solar with EVs is a natural fit. This course provides an introduction to both Energy Storage Systems (ESS) and the use of sunlight and how you can decide on both.
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
06243.00
Herzfeld
Alvarado
4
$50
4/22
5
Sat
1:00-3:00pm


SOLAR TECHNOLOGY: SOLAR JOBS, ENERGY, POWER, AND SAFETY
This course covers the following aspects of solar jobs within the solar industry: installation of photovoltaic (PV) systems and introduction to residential, commercial and utility scale use. Students will learn calculations for residential and commercial systems. Calculator is recommended. Class is being taught by Martin Herzfeld, Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) Certified Master Trainer for Photovolatics (PV) Installation Professional - one of the few master trainers in California. This course may qualify for continuing education units (CEU).
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
06240.00
Herzfeld
Alvarado
4
$75
4/22
5
Sat
9:00am-12:00pm


WELDING

Enrollment is limited to 15 students. This course will train you in the art of metal fabrication, structural design and metallurgy. Learn how to weld using oxy/acetylene welding, arc welding, TIG welding and MIG welding. We cover blueprint reading and shop drawings. Learn all the welding skills needed to get a job in this demanding field. Safety and PPE discussed at first meeting.
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
06275.00
Bartoni
ECHS
AutoShop
$140
4/14
11
Fri
6:00-9:30pm
06275.01
Bartoni
ECHS
AutoShop
$70
6/30
5
Fri
6:00-9:30pm


WOODWORKING
Learn the basic skills to operate all the tools to make furniture and crafts. Bring your projects and let's make something!.
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
06265.00
Bartoni
RHS
509
$150
4/15*
10
Sat
9:00am-12:00pm
06265.01
Bartoni
RHS
509
$75
7/1
5
Sat
9:00am-12:00pm
*No class 5/27