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Online Program Overview

Online – these programs allow you to learn anytime, anywhere, at your pace. Enroll in Intro to Construction, Blueprint Reading, Basic Math, Business Literacy, or Career Readiness Bootcamp to gain critical trade and career development skills from the comfort of your home.

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Refrigeration Contractor – ONLINE COURSE

This VIRTUAL course consists of 120 classroom hours covering the following areas: Refrigeration Theory; Evaporators; Metering Devices; Condensers; Compressors; Refrigeration Accessories; Refrigerants; Operation, Pressures & Temperatures; AC and Refrigeration Math; Multi Temperature Systems; Other Refrigeration Systems; Motors; Purgers and Absorption Systems; Definitions from ASHRAE 15 & 34; The Mass Refrigeration Code. It is required that all students bring a copy of the current ASHRAE books (15 & 34) to class.

September 13, 2021 – May 2022
5:30 – 8:30 PM Mondays & Wednesdays – ONLINE COURSE
Total price: Member: $1,674.00 / Not Yet a Member: $1,954.00

Intro to Construction

This 6 lesson construction training program teaches a range of topics to prepare workers for different fields in the construction industry. Beginning with trades safety this program covers liner and distance measurement; fractions, percentages, proportions, and angles; common hand tools; and power cutting tools.

Hot Work

  1. Goals of Training – As a result of taking this class, participants will be able to
    • Understand the principles of Hot Work.
    • Explain the types of activities that are classified as Hot Work.
    • Explain how to keep a Hot Work site safe.
  2. Objectives of Training – As a result of taking this class, participants will be able to
    • Identify relevant standards, regulations, and ordinances that are applicable to Hot Work.
    • Describe the different forms of Hot Work.
    • Describe the four-step protocol for Hot Work Safety.
    • Define Hot Work hazards.
    • Explain Hot Work safety team roles and responsibilities.
    • Describe Hot Work permit requirements.
    • Read and Understand a Hot Work Permit.
  3. Essential Questions – At the conclusion of the training, participants will be able to answer
    • What is Hot Work?
    • What are the roles of a safety team at a Hot Work site?
    • What are the responsibilities of a safety team at a Hot Work site?
    • What is the difference between the different Hot Work Sites?
    • Who is tasked with issuing Hot Work permits.

Career Readiness Bootcamp

Career Readiness Bootcamp consists of 10 lessons and is focused on helping you sharpen nine soft skills employers value. This program is designed to keep you moving forward with fun and engaging curriculum.

Key skills covered:

  • Integrity
  • Professionalism
  • Respect
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Planning & Organizing
  • Decision Making & Problem Solving
  • Customer Focus
  • Working with Tools & Technology

Blueprint Reading

The Blueprint Reading programs teach learners the basics behind how to read blueprints. Key concepts taught in this 14 lesson program include:

  • Introduction to Print Reading
  • Print-Reading Symbols & Abbreviations
  • Dimensioning & Tolerancing
  • Print Reading Applications
  • Building Drawings
  • Electronic Drawings
  • Hydraulic & Pneumatic Drawings
  • Piping: Drawings, Materials & Parts
  • Welding Symbols
  • Sheet Metal Basics
  • Sketching
  • Elements of Print Reading
  • Reading Shop Prints
  • Reading Electrical Schematic Diagrams
  • Electrical Blueprint Reading

Basic Math

This math program covers the principles of business and industrial math, from basic operations like addition and multiplication through formulas and algebra. Upon finishing the 6 lessons in the program students will understand key concepts including fractions, proportions and the metric system.

Turn to the Gould Construction Institute for high quality cost-effective training.


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