Automatic Heating Program - 34 Classes $1,350Heating technicians is a career that will always be in demand. Nobody likes to be cold! Our program combines theory and hands-on training covering the critical aspects of the heating industry. This program is comprised of 2 modules. Students who complete the Automatic Heating Advanced module will have the opportunity to sit for the NORA certification exams which are offered off-site.
Basic Burners and Controls: You will learn the basic knowledge of residential heating and will be introduced to actuators, fuels, pumps, combustion chambers, adjusting, testing and energy conservation.
Advanced Heating: Continue to enhance your skills by learning line and low voltage circuit wiring, hot water, steam and warm air systems, indirect water heating, pool heating, sizing for heating loss, troubleshooting and customer relations.Register for Automatic HeatingBlueprint Reading - 16 Classes $560Are 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. Please visit www.esboces.org/bookstore for textbook information and ordering.
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NEW Carpentry Skills for the Homeowner - 8 Classes $450
Become a “do it yourself” homeowner or learn the foundational skills needed for the workplace. You will be introduced to the basic skills of the trade covering sandpaper to circular saws. Stop paying the other guy for your DYI projects.
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Construction: Emerging Technologies and Traditional Building - 24 Classes $1,750Carpentry makes up the largest building trades occupation in the industry and these all around skills are in high demand. You will learn the core aspects of building and design while being exposed to emerging trends including solar power and renewable energy solutions and how they play a vital role in today’s construction industry. Those interested in embarking on a career in the design or building trades, or those seeking deep involvement in the creation of their own dream home, should register. Eastern Suffolk BOCES has partnered with industry creator, Dynamic Supplier Alignment Inc. and Hunter Shelters to provide a job shadowing experience for qualified students in its ‘Create Local, Make Local Movement.’ OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) requirements will be discussed.
Additional Requirements: Steel tip work boots and safety glasses are required. A tool list will be provided on the first day of class.
Register for Construction: Emerging Technologies and Traditional BuildingHome Inspector ProgramHome 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. 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. High School Diploma or High School Equivalency Diploma is required to sit for the New York State Exam. Please visit www.esboces.org/bookstore for textbook information and ordering.
Module 1 - Exterior and Roof - 8 Classes $500
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Home Inspector Module 2 - Interior, Insulation and Ventilation, and Electrical - 8 Classes $500
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Home Inspector Module 3 - Heating, Cooling and Plumbing - 8 Classes $500
Register for Module 3 - Heating, Cooling and PlumbingHome Inspector Module 4 - Overview of the Profession, NYS License Law and Report Writing - 8 Classes $500
Register for Module 4 - Overview of the Profession, NYS License Law and Report WritingHome Inspector Module 5 - Unpaid Field-Based Training - 40 Hours $750
Module 5 is a 40 hour field experience. Students will be provided the opportunity to complete a variety of home inspections in the field.
Register for Module 5 - Unpaid Field-Based TrainingNEW Electric - National Center for Construction Education Research (NCCER) Certification - 53 Classes $3,975
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 apprenticeship. This course entails orientation to the electrical trade, electric code, device boxes, hand bending raceways and fittings, and conductors and cables. Upon completion of this course, you will be able to take the National Certification exam. Cost of the exam is included in the tuition. Additional certifications will be offered to those students who participate in Level II of this course. Please visit www.esboces.org/bookstore for textbook information and ordering.
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Electric 2 - 29 Classes $1,195
Prerequisite: Electric 1 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. Please note: this course is being replace by Electric – National Center for Construction Education Research (NCCER) Certification – Level 2 and will not be offered in the future. Please visit www.esboces.org/bookstore for textbook information and ordering. Please call 631-286-6585 for financial options.Register for Electric 2NEW HVAC - National Center for Construction Education Research (NCCER) Certification - 53 Classes $3,975Career opportunities in 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 to ensure a safe, healthy and comfortable environment to work and live. Our HVAC Training & Certification 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. Upon completion of this course, you will be eligible to take the National Certification exam. Cost of the exam is included in the tuition. Additional certifications will be offered to those students who participate in Level II of this course.Register for HVAC - National Center for Construction Education Research (NCCER) CertificationRefrigeration and Air Conditioning 2 - 20 Classes $750Refrigeration 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. Please note: this course is being replaced by NCCER HVAC – Level 2 and will not be offered in the future. Please visit www.esboces.org/bookstore for textbook information and ordering.Additional Requirements: Students must have completed Refrigeration and Air Conditioning 1 or have 1 or 2 years trade experience. A list of hand tools will be distributed on the first night of class.Register for Refrigeration and Air Conditioning 2Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Service Technical Refresher /Test Prep - 2 Classes $140Passing 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 to certify technicians in accordance with Section 608 of the Clean Air Act. 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.Register for Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Service Technical Refresher /Test PrepEPA Technician Certification Exam - 1 Class $100Students should bring all prior certifications to the exam.Register for the EPA Technician Certification ExamNEW Plumbing - National Center for Construction Education Research (NCCER) Certification - 65 Classes $4,875
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 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. Upon completion of this course, you will be eligible to take the National Certification exam. Cost of the exam is included in the tuition. Additional certifications will be offered to those students who participate in Level II of this course. Please visit www.esboces.org/bookstore for textbook information and ordering.
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Plumbing 2 - 10 Classes $675
Prerequisite: CTR5000 Plumbing 1. This expanded course covers the roughing and finishing of domestic plumbing systems. Students 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. A list of required tools will be given to students on the first night of class.Please note: this course is being replace by Plumbing – National Center for Construction Education Research (NCCER) Certification – Level 2 and will not be offered in the future. Please visit www.esboces.org/bookstore for textbook information and ordering.Register for Plumbing 2NEW Practical Plumbing for the Homeowner - 8 Classes $500Every homeowner encounters plumbing issues that do not require professional attention. Learn how you can install new fixtures, fix leaks, reset toilets, and maintain your water heater. Winterization and backflow prevention will also be taught.Register for Practical Plumbing for the HomeownerSolar Power and Alternative Energy Sources - 14 Classes $1,070Look around you! Solar power has become an explosive growth on Long Island. You will learn the benefits of solar power for both residential and commercial use, solar design, solar site surveys, technology and products, financing, application process and installation. Other green and renewable energy solutions including wind, geothermal and combine heat and power (CHP) systems will be discussed. Upon completion of the course, you will qualify for job opportunities in the growing solar industry, enhance your skills in the construction industry and/or design your personal residential solar solutions. Please visit www.esboces.org/bookstore for textbook information and ordering.Register for Solar PowerFacilities Maintenance - 20 Classes $750Help 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 20 hours of theory and practical application in facilities maintenance and 40 hours in forklift training. Note: all forklift training will be held at BTC.Register for Facilities MaintenanceForklift Training Course - 10 Classes $550You can add a Forklift certification to your resume in 10 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.Register for Forklift TrainingNEW Deck Construction - 8 Classes $700It’s not too late to start working on the exterior of your home. Students will participate in the creation and design of constructing decks and handrails using various types of wood, as well as Trex®, in this hands-on course. Students are encouraged to bring in their own ideas and the instructor will provide assistance in design, measuring and purchasing materials.Register for Deck ConstructionNEW Heavy Equipment Training Certification Courses - 12 Classes $7,520
Attention construction companies and employees! Increase your job skills by earning a certificate in Heavy Equipment Training. Eastern Suffolk BOCES has partnered with L. E. A. R. N. to provide you with a broad base of knowledge through classroom instruction and practical experience in the operation of heavy equipment. Each course consists of 4 modules, 84 hours in total. 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.Note: The ESBOCES Adult Education Refund Policy does not apply to the Heavy Equipment Training courses. Students will receive a 100% refund only if they withdraw at least 5 days prior to the start date of the class. Once a student attends the first class, there will be no refund given.Register for Backhoe TrainingRegister for Bulldozer TrainingRegister for Excavator TrainingRegister for Front End Loader TrainingRegister for Skid-Steer Training