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Plumbing, Mechanical, Electrical

EPA Refrigerant Certification $300

Course #: 54252 Date(s): 3/15/14 & 3/22/14
Site: Estherville (314 Wind Energy Bldg.)
Time: 9am-2:30pm (Sat.)
 
This course will prepare the technician for the EPA Certification Test including the Core, Type I, Type II, Type III and Universal. Test will be administered at the end of the second session. Study manuals will be mailed out two weeks prior to the start of the course to allow the technician to begin reading/preparing for the class, and are included in the cost of the course. This course has been approved for 10 hours of continuing education for HVAC license holders. Instructor: Curtis Neuharth
 

The following classes are presented in partnership with Johnstone Supply

To register for the classes listed below, please call Cory Paeper at 515-333-1293 or register directly at www.johnstonetraining.com
 

Following the Mechanical Code by Understanding the Energy Conservation Code

When 2/10/2014 8:00 AM
Where Spirit Lake, room 129
Cost $75.00
Description: This course will discuss the mutual tie that binds the Energy Conservation Code to the Mechanical Code via reference and principal.

Jobsite Safety

When 2/10/2014 10:00 AM
Where Spirit Lake, rm 129
Cost $75.00
Description: This course is going to help an individual that is already working in the field remember the common risks associated with work on a jobsite with respects to being in the trades. If the individual is new this will introduce them to such risks and help them to identify them. This will also be a great overview of OSHA guidelines for OSHA’s jobsite hazard checklist from an approved OSHA trainer.

Servicing an Air Conditioner

When 2/10/2014 1:00 PM
Where Spirit Lake, rm 129
Cost $125.00
Description: This course will cover the dynamics of the modern service and check done on an air conditioner and how it differs from years past. Key topics will be checking charge and temp drop as well as cleaning techniques and checking the electrical system. This will be an expanded version including videos.

What’s Practical for Me in the UPC

When 2/10/2014 5:00 PM
Where Spirit Lake, rm 129
Cost $65.00
Description: This course is good for 2 Hours/CEU’s for Iowa Plumbing/Mechanical licensing- Fulfills Plumbing code update Requirements for one license cycle. No Mechanical value in Omaha.

Following the Mechanical Code by Understanding the Fuel Gas Code

When 4/10/2014 8:00 AM
Where Spencer
Cost $75.00
Description: This course will discuss the mutual tie that binds the Fuel Gas Code to the Mechanical Code via reference and principal.

Fire and Electrical Safety

When 4/10/2014 10:00 AM
Where Spencer
Cost $75.00
Description: This is designed to Guide an individual through the hazards of normal life as well as on the job in the Trades industry. This is taking into account OSHA’s guidelines for each portion and as I am an approved OSHA instructor they will receive instruction from, not only a practical sense as seen through the eyes of the electrical committee, but also as seen through OSHA’s eyes.

Practical Pump Down, Recovery, Vacuum Service Training

When 4/10/2014 1:00 PM
Where Spencer
Cost $75.00
Description: This course will take you through the various techniques used to properly use a vacuum pump, or recovery machine as well as how to properly pump down a system and when this may be necessary. Key topics will also be, assesing a complete vacuum using a micron gauge and when to consider your recovery and pumpdown complete.

Practical Refrigerant Retrofitting

When 4/10/2014 3:00 PM
Where Spencer
Cost $75.00
Description: This course will cover the various aspects of retrofitting from an existing refrigerant like R-22 to another less expensive environmentally friendly refrigerant like R-422B (Nu22). Key topics will be: Recovery, Percent Calculation, testing procedures for effectiveness and recharge.

What's Practical for Me in the UPC

When 4/10/2014 5:00 PM
Where Spencer
Cost $65.00
Description: This course is good for 2 Hours/CEU’s for Iowa Plumbing/Mechanical licensing- Fulfills Plumbing code update Requirements for one license cycle. No Mechanical value in Omaha 

What's New in the Uniform Plumbing Code

When 5/5/2014 8:00 AM
Where Emmetsburg
Cost $75.00
Description: This course will walk you through many of the changes from the previous Plumbing code cycle to the current Plumbing code cycle. This will include: revisions, additions and deletions. Instructor: Jack Cooper

Revised Hazard Communication Standard

When 5/5/2014 10:00 AM
Where Emmetsburg
Cost $75.00
Description: Revised Hazard Communication Standard. The focus of this course is to review the major updates to OSHA's Hazard communication standard. Key points of interest will be: Using labels in the workplace, Training on label elements and the new format of Safety Data Sheets. Instructor: Jack Cooper

Plumbing for Mobile Homes and Travel Trailers

When 5/5/2014 1:00 PM
Where Emmetsburg
Cost $75.00
Description: Plumbing for Mobile Homes and Travel Trailers. This will be an introduction to plumbing systems that serve mobile homes and travel trailers. Key topics will be supply and Drain Waste Venting as well as piping and fittings associated with the different applications. Instructor: Jack Cooper

Avoiding Cross-Connection Contamination

When 5/5/2014 5:00 PM
Where Emmetsburg
Cost $75.00
Description: Avoiding Cross-Connection Contamination. This course will cover the principals of backflow and and cross-connections, the types of backflow preventers and the requirements for backflow preventer testing and service. (This is not approved for backflow CEU's) Instructor: Jack Cooper

 

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