• Construction Trades

     
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    Career Training, Licensing and Certification Programs

     

    Electric - National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) Certification Level 1

    Get your start in the electrical industry by enrolling in the NCCER Electrical Training program. NCCER offers a multi-level curriculum that complies with the Department of Labor time-based standards for apprenticeships. This course includes orientation to the electrical trade, electric code, device boxes, hand bending raceways and fittings, and conductors and cables. Certification exams are given throughout the course. Cost of the exams is included in the tuition. Additional certifications will be offered to those students who participate in Level 2.  65 classes day/62 classes evening

    CTR4100
    23FA: 09/13 – 05/30 T/Th 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
    Location: BTC Tuition: $4,375
    23FB: 10/17 – 01/30 M-F 8:00 AM – 11:30 AM  Register
    Location: MTC Tuition: $4,375
    23FC: 09/12 – 05/31 M/W 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
    Location: BTC Tuition: $4,375
     

     

    Electric - National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) Certification Level 2

    Prerequisite: NCCER Electric 1 (CTR4100)
    Further your training for a career in the electrical field by enrolling in the NCCER Electrical Training program Level 2. NCCER offers a multi-level curriculum that complies with the Department of Labor time-based standards for apprenticeships. The Level 2 course entails Alternating Current, Motors: Theory and Application, Electric Lighting, Conduit Bending, Pull and Junction Boxes, Conductor Installations, Cable Tray, Conductor Terminations and Splices, Grounding and Bonding, Circuit Breakers and Fuses, Control Systems and Fundamental Concepts. The ninth edition Electrical textbook has been fully updated to the 2020 NEC®. Cost of the National Certification exams is included in the tuition. 54 classes day/58 classes evening

    CTR4200
    23FA: 09/12 – 05/10 M/W 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
    23WB: 02/13 – 05/15 M-F 8:00 AM – 11:30 AM  Register
    Location: MTC Tuition: $4,008
     

     

    Plumbing - National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) Certification Level 1

    Plumbing is one of the most attractive sectors of the skilled trades industry thanks to salary, varied work and potential for advancement. By enrolling in this course, you will develop the knowledge and hands-on skills necessary for the plumbing profession. Curriculum infuses safety protocols, tools of the trade, plumbing math, drawings, plastic, cast-iron and copper pipe fittings, drain, waste and vent systems and an introduction to water distribution systems into practical applications. Certification exams are given throughout the course. Cost of the exams is included in the tuition. Additional certifications will be offered to those students who participate in Level 2. 58 classes

    CTR5100
    23FA: 09/13 – 05/16 T/Th 6:30 PM – 10:00 PM  Register
    Location: MTC Tuition: $4,600


     

    Plumbing - National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) Certification Level 2

    Prerequisite: NCCER Plumbing 1 (CTR5100)
    Plumbing is one of the most attractive sectors of the skilled trades industry thanks to salary, varied work and potential for advancement. Further your training by enrolling in this Level 2 course and continue to develop the knowledge and hands-on skills necessary for the plumbing profession. Key content includes: Plumbing Math Two, Reading Commercial Drawings, Structural Penetrations, Insulation, and Fire Stopping, Installing and Testing DWV Piping, Installing Roof, Floor, and Area Drains, Installing and Testing Water Supply Piping, Types of Valves, Installing Fixtures and Valves, Installing Water Heaters, Basic Electricity, and Fuel Gas and Fuel Oil Systems. Cost of the National Certification exams is included in the tuition. 59 classes

    CTR5200
    23FA: 09/19 – 05/22 M/W 6:30 PM – 10:00 PM  Register
    Location: MTC Tuition: $4,050


     

    HVAC - National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) Certification Level 1

    Career opportunities in the heating, ventilation and air conditioning field are waiting for you! Offices, schools, medical facilities, businesses and homes rely on HVAC systems, which require skilled professionals to install and maintain them to ensure a safe, healthy and comfortable environment to work and live. This program will provide you with the training and experience needed to prepare for a rewarding position and/or career advancement as a certified heating, ventilation and air conditioning technician. Certification exams are given throughout the course. Cost of the exams is included in the tuition. The EPA certification exam is included in the tuition. 64 classes

    HRA2100
    23FA: 09/13 – 06/06 T/Th 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
    Location: MTC Tuition: $4,408


     

    Construction Basics - National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) Core Certification

    Are you looking to enter the construction industry but lack the skills? This certification course covers basic skills in safety, hand tools, power tools, construction drawings, construction math, and employability. Prepare yourself to enter the construction field or use this experience as an entry point to other construction trades. 58 classes

    CTR2010
    23FA: 10/11 – 06/01 T/Th 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
    Location: BTC Tuition: $4,197


     

    Construction Project Management - National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) Certification

    Prerequisite: Must have construction background. Time to take the reins and join the Management Team in a Construction company. If you have been in the Construction Industry and are ready to be the one in charge of a construction project, this course will provide you with the opportunity to develop the management skills needed for the position. This National Certification course includes, Introduction to Project Management, Responsibilities for Safety, Interpersonal Skills, Issues and Resolutions, Construction Documents, Construction Planning, Estimating and Cost, Scheduling, Resource Control, Quality Control and Continuous Improvement. A 20-hour internship is provide for students that are available during the day only. 39 classes

    Eligible students can participate in a 20-hour internship with the Patriot Organization.

    CTR9200
    23FA: 10/17 – 03/27 M/W 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
    Location: BTC Tuition: $2,685


     

    Automatic Heating

    Heating technicians are in demand. The Automatic Heating course will provide you with theory and hands-on training, covering all aspects of the Heating Industry. Meeting the needs of the Industry and working closely with our instructors, we have revised the curriculum. The course begins with the foundations leading to the advanced heating systems such as Heat Pump Operations, which are in homes and businesses. The course includes residential fuel, activators, pumps, combustion chambers, blowers, computerized analysis and digital controls. 34 classes

    HRA1000
    23FA: 09/13 – 01/31 T/Th 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
    23WB: 02/07 – 06/20 T/Th 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
    Location: BTC Tuition: $1,699


     

    Refrigeration and Air Conditioning 1

    This introductory course will develop your knowledge and understanding of the principles of refrigeration and its application to the processing of air. The curriculum consists of 50% hands-on and 50% theory. 16 classes

    Additional requirement: A list of hand tools will be distributed on the first night of class.

    HRA2000
    23FA: 10/18 – 12/15 T/Th 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM  Register
    23SB: 03/28 – 05/30 T/Th 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM  Register
    Location: MTC Tuition: $1,125


     

    Refrigeration and Air Conditioning 2

    Prerequisite: Students must have completed Refrigeration and Air Conditioning 1 or have 1 or 2 years trade experience.
    Refrigeration and Air Conditioning 2 expands upon your knowledge of electric motors, relays, and capacitors. You will develop skills to diagnose and repair single and three-phase commercial refrigeration and air conditioning equipment. Electrical and mechanical theory will be taught. 20 classes

    Additional requirement: A list of hand tools will be distributed on the first night of class.

    HRA2010
    23WA: 01/03 – 03/21 T/Th 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM  Register
    Location: MTC Tuition: $1,225


     

    EPA Technician Certification Test Prep

    Passing the EPA exam is mandatory for all technicians who service, maintain and repair commercial refrigeration and air conditioning equipment (effective November 14, 1994). This EPA Technician Certification exam is approved by the EPA in accordance with Section 608 of the Clean Air Act. The seminar includes a self-study manual containing 20 sample questions, 200 focused study questions and text on Types I, II and III certification and the core. This class will prepare students for the certification examination. 2 classes

    HRA2030
    23SA: 04/17 – 04/19 M/W 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
    23SB: 06/06 – 06/08 T/Th 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
    Location: MTC Tuition: $203


     

    EPA Technician Certification Exam

    Students should bring all prior certifications to the exam. 1 class

    HRA2040
    23SA: 04/24 M 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM  Register
    23SB: 06/12 M 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM  Register
    Location: MTC Tuition: $155


     

    Facilities Maintenance

    Help Wanted! After completing the Facilities Maintenance course, you will have the knowledge and skills to apply for a position and begin your new career. Skilled workers are needed in almost every institution from schools and nursing homes to hospitals, hotels, and apartment complexes. You will learn how to perform basic repairs and advanced custodial skills, and you will become OSHA and Forklift certified. This training course includes 30 hours of theory and practical application in facilities maintenance, 40 hours in forklift training and 30 hours OSHA training. 26 classes

    CTR8010
    23FA: 10/17 – 01/30 M/W 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
    Location: AEC Tuition: $895
    23FB: 10/17 – 01/30 M/W 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
    Location: WTC Tuition: $895
    23WC: 03/06 – 06/14 M/W 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
    Location: AEC Tuition: $895
    23WD: 03/06 – 06/14 M/W 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
    Location: WTC Tuition: $895


     

    Forklift Training

    You can add a Forklift certification to your resume in 12 classes. The 40-hour course will provide you with the knowledge and skill to operate a forklift. The eight modules of training will include ramp driving, pallet racks, and driving on a loading dock. 12 classes

    CTR8020
    23FA: 12/07 – 01/30 M/W 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
    Location: AEC Tuition: $610
    23FB: 12/07 – 01/30 M/W 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
    Location: WTC Tuition: $610
    23SC: 05/03 – 06/14 M/W 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
    Location: AEC Tuition: $610
    23SD: 05/03 – 06/14 M/W 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
    Location: WTC Tuition: $610


     

    Heavy Equipment Training Certification Courses

    Attention construction companies and employees! Increase your job skills by earning a certificate in Heavy Equipment Training. Eastern Suffolk BOCES has partnered with the L.E.A.R.N. Center Heavy Equipment Operator Training School to provide you with a broad base of knowledge through classroom instruction and practical experience in the operation of heavy equipment. Topics include safety, OSHA regulations, maintenance, basic controls and solo hands-on operations.

    Upon registration, you will be given the contact information to schedule your class. Weekday and weekend schedules are available.

    CTR9010 23FA: Backhoe Training  Register
    CTR9020 23FA: Bulldozer Training  Register
    CTR9030 23FA: Excavator Training  Register
    CTR9040 23FA: Front-End Loader Training  Register
    CTR9050 23FA: Skid-Steer Training  Register
    Location: Ronkonkoma, NY

    Tuition: $8,960 per course  Student must select one of the Trainings


     

    Heavy Equipment Operator

    Become certified to operate all of the following heavy equipment machines: Backhoe (Backhoe Loader), Bulldozer, Excavator, Front-End Loader (Payloader), and Skid-Steer. This course is a combination of 21 hours of comprehensive training and 280 hours of practical training. All practical classes are conducted in a functioning heavy equipment excavation yard where you will be immersed into the operation of the machines (weather permitting).

    CTR9090 23FA
    Location: Ronkonkoma, NY Tuition: $28,060  Register


     

    Home Inspector Program

    A Home Inspector is a vital part of the real estate, construction and banking industries. These modules meet the requirements of the New York State Home Inspection Licensing Law and the New York State Home Inspector certification program. Modules include Module 1 – Exterior and Roof; Module 2 – Interior, Insulation and Ventilation, and Electrical; Module 3 – Heating, Cooling and Plumbing; Module 4 – Overview of the Profession, NYS License Law; and Module 5 – Unpaid Field-Based Training. If you are interested in obtaining this license, you must apply directly to the New York State Division of Licensing Service with a non-refundable $250.00 application fee. A High School Diploma or High School Equivalency is required to sit for the New York State Exam.

    CTR3040 Tuition: $3,120
    Location: BTC
    (Note: Module 5 held on Saturdays, 40 hours total)

    MODULE 1 – Exterior and Roof
    23FA: 09/13 – 10/18 T/Th 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM
    MODULE 2 – Interior, Insulation and Ventilation, and Electrical
    23FA: 11/01 – 12/01 T/Th 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM
    MODULE 3 – Heating, Cooling and Plumbing
    23FA: 01/03 – 01/26 T/Th 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM
    MODULE 4 – Overview of the Profession, NYS License Law
    23WA: 02/07 – 03/09 T/Th 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM
    MODULE 5 – Unpaid Field-Based Training
    23SA: 03/18 – 06/03 S 8:00 AM – 9:00 PM

    Register


     

    OSHA 30 Training

    This 30-hour Construction OSHA Training Program is intended to provide a variety of training to workers with some safety responsibility. Training emphasizes hazard identification, avoidance, control, and prevention. The course includes an introduction to OSHA, OSHA Focus Four Hazards (falls, electrocution, struck-by, caught-in or between), managing safety and health, personal protective and lifesaving equipment, health hazards in construction, and stairways and ladders. Additional topics will be covered (actual topics subject to change). Students who successfully complete the course will receive an OSHA-30 Construction Industry card. All courses must be attended and completed in their entirety to receive credit for the course. 11 classes

    CTR9080
    23FA: 11/10 – 12/20 T/Th 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
    23SB: 04/18 – 05/23 T/Th 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
    Location: BTC Tuition: $393


     

    Continuing Education Programs

     

    Plumbing 1

    Plumbing 1 prepares you to enter the plumbing field. You will learn basic repairs, installing faucets, sinks, water closets and bathtubs. The theory of soldering and cutting cast iron will also be reviewed. Throughout the course, you will learn and utilize the proper terminology related to the plumbing field. A hands-on application in a shop setting will allow for practical learning experience. 10 classes

    Additional requirement: a list of required tools will be given on the first night of class.

    CTR5000
    23FA: 10/26 – 01/11 W 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
    23SB: 04/19 – 06/21 W 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
    Location: MTC Tuition: $730
     

     

    Plumbing 2

    Prerequisite: Plumbing 1 (CTR5000). This expanded course covers the roughing and finishing of domestic plumbing systems. You will learn how to remodel and renovate existing plumbing systems, cutting and threading of pipe and the proper procedures for installing gas water heaters. NYS plumbing codes and licensing requirements will be discussed. 10 classes

    Additional requirement: a list of required tools will be given on the first night of class.

    CTR5010
    23WA: 01/18 – 03/29 W 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
    Location: MTC Tuition: $730


     

    Electric 1

    This comprehensive course will prepare you for entry into the Electric field. Topics will stress the fundamentals of basic electrical theory and hands-on experience as it relates to residential wiring. Ohms Law, calculations, wiring methods and content leading towards the introduction of commercial applications will be covered. To be successful in this course, it is recommended that you have a strong background in basic math and elementary algebra.  26 classes

    CTR4010
    23FA: 10/11 – 01/19 T/Th 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
    Location: MTC Tuition: $1,406


     

    Electric 2

    Prerequisite: Electric 1 (CTR4010) or basic knowledge of NEC and prior trade or school experience. This course introduces AC theory as it relates to single and three-phase commercial and industrial wiring methods. This curriculum includes motor and transformer theory and DC logic controllers. Hands-on applications will be applied to all theory covered.
    29 classes

    CTR4020
    23WA: 02/07 – 06/01 T/Th 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM  Register
    Location: MTC Tuition: $1,409


     

    Blueprint Reading

    Are you in the construction field or ready to enter it? Blueprint reading is an essential skill to add to your career. A licensed architect will teach you how to read and understand building plans. You will obtain the necessary skills to design, construct and purchase the correct quantity of material for your project.  16 classes

    CTR1000
    23FA: 09/20 – 11/29 T/Th 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
    23SB: 03/07 – 05/09 T/Th 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
    Location: BTC Tuition: $704


     

    Basic Carpentry Skills

    You will be introduced to the basic skills required to be an entry-level carpenter. Practical skills will include knowledge and safe operation of hand and power tools, terminology of materials and nail codes. In addition, blueprint reading techniques will be reviewed. 15 classes

    Additional requirements: steel toe shoes and safety glasses are required. A basic tool list will be supplied on the first night of class.

    CTR2000
    23FA: 09/22 – 01/19 Th 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
    23WB: 03/02 – 06/22 Th 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
    Location: ICC Tuition: $1,095


     

    Pool and Spa Maintenance Technician

    Get in and Dive! The Pool and Spa Industry has seen record growth with no signs of stopping. The field brings together a variety of trades, including electrical, plumbing, HVAC and carpentry. The instructors are from the Pool and Spa industry. The curriculum consists of Safety, Business Practices, Water Quality, Structures and Finishes, Circulation, Filtration and Hydraulics, Electrical Requirements, Heaters and Optional Equipment, Control Systems and Maintenance. Upon completion of the Pool and Spa course, students will take the PHTA Certified Maintenance certification exam for an additional cost. Textbook and workbook are included in the tuition.  10 classes

    CTR6000
    23FA: 10/17 – 11/16 M/W 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
    23SB: 01/09 – 02/13 M/W 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
    Location: BTC Tuition: $495