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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
24FA: 09/12 – 05/21 T/Th 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
Location: BTC Tuition: $4,463
24FB: 09/11 – 12/19 M-F 8:00 AM – 11:30 AM  Register
Location: MTC Tuition: $4,463
24FC: 09/11 – 06/10 M/W 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
Location: BTC Tuition: $4,463
 

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 tenth 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

CTR4200
24WA: 01/22 – 04/16 M-F 8:00 AM – 11:30 AM  Register
Location: MTC Tuition: $4,088
 

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. 58 classes

CTR5100
24FA: 09/14 – 05/09 T/Th 6:30 PM – 10:00 PM  Register
Location: MTC Tuition: $4,692


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
24FA: 09/14 – 05/30 T/Th 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM  Register
Location: MTC Tuition: $4,496


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
24FA: 10/10 – 06/04 T/Th 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
Location: BTC Tuition: $4,281


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
24FA: 10/18 – 04/08 M/W 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
Location: BTC Tuition: $2,739


Automatic Heating (NORA) Bronze Certification

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. NORA certification opportunity.  34 classes

HRA1000
24FA: 09/14 – 01/25 T/Th 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
24WA: 02/07 – 06/20 T/Th 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
Location: BTC Tuition: $1,749


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
24FA: 10/23 – 12/18 M/W 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM  Register
Location: BTC Tuition: $1,175


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
24WA: 01/22 – 04/17 M/W 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM  Register
Location: BTC Tuition: $1,275


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
24SA: 03/18 – 03/20 M/W 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
24SB: 06/04 – 06/06 T/Th 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
Location: MTC Tuition: $217


EPA Technician Certification Exam

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

HRA2040
24SA: 03/25 M 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM  Register
24SB: 06/10 M 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM  Register
Location: MTC Tuition: $168


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. 29 classes

CTR8010
24FA: 10/16 – 02/12 M/W 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
Location: BSAEC Tuition: $937
24FB: 10/16 – 02/12 M/W 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
Location: WTC Tuition: $937
24WA: 02/26 – 06/24 M/W 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
Location: BSAEC Tuition: $937
24WB: 02/26 – 06/24 M/W 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
Location: WTC Tuition: $937


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
24FA: 12/11 – 01/31 M/W 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
Location: BSAEC Tuition: $649
24FB: 12/11 – 01/31 M/W 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
Location: WTC Tuition: $649
24SA: 05/06 – 06/17 M/W 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
Location: BSAEC Tuition: $649
24SB: 05/06 – 06/17 M/W 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
Location: WTC Tuition: $649


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 24FA: Backhoe Training  Register
CTR9020 24FA: Bulldozer Training  Register
CTR9030 24FA: Excavator Training  Register
CTR9040 24FA: Front-End Loader Training  Register
CTR9050 24FA: 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 24FA
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.

Location: BTC (Note: Module 5 held on Saturdays, 40 hours total)

MODULE 1 – Exterior and Roof - CTR3031 - 8 Classes
24FA: 09/12 – 10/05 T/Th 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM   Tuition: $667  Register

MODULE 2 – Interior, Insulation and Ventilation, and Electrical - CTR3032 - 8 Classes
24FA: 11/02 – 12/07 T/Th 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM   Tuition: $667  Register

MODULE 3 – Heating, Cooling and Plumbing - CTR3033 - 8 Classes
24WA: 01/02 – 01/25 T/Th 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM   Tuition: $667  Register

MODULE 4 – Overview of the Profession, NYS License Law - CTR3034 - 8 Classes
24WA: 02/13 – 03/14 T/Th 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM   Tuition: $667  Register

MODULE 5 – Unpaid Field-Based Training - CTR3034 - 40 Hours
24SA: 04/06 – 05/11 S 8:00 AM – 9:00 PM   Tuition: $667  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
24FA: 11/09 – 12/21 T/Th 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
24SA: 04/16 – 05/28 T/Th 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
Location: BTC Tuition: $443


 

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
24FA: 09/13 – 11/15 W 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
24WA: 02/05 – 04/29 M 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
Location: MTC Tuition: $778
 

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
24FA: 12/04 – 01/17 M/W 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
24SA: 05/13 – 06/17 M/W 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
Location: MTC Tuition: $778  

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
24FA: 10/10 – 01/23 T/Th 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
Location: MTC Tuition: $1,456


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
24WA: 02/13 – 06/11 T/Th 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM  Register
Location: MTC Tuition: $1,459


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
24FA: 09/19 – 11/14 T/Th 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
24SA: 03/05 – 05/09 T/Th 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
Location: BTC Tuition: $739


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
24FA: 09/21 – 01/11 Th 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
24WA: 02/15 – 06/13 Th 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
Location: ICC Tuition: $1,145


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.  10 classes

CTR6000
24WA: 01/03 – 02/12 M/W 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
Location: BTC Tuition: $649