Carpentry, Electrical & HVAC Classes

Carpentry, Electrical & HVAC

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Schedule Dates Time Location Cost
NATE (North American Technician Excellence) T, 1/26-5/3 6:30-9:30 p.m. Marple $675 
Basic Residential Wiring S, 1/30-4/2 9 a.m.-2:45 p.m. Marple
Basic Home Remodeling S, 1/30-3/26 9 a.m.-2:15 p.m. Marple
Basic Residential Wiring T, 2/2-5/10 6-9 p.m. Pennocks Bridge $379/$399 
Furniture Building W, 2/3-5/18 6-9 p.m.  Pennocks Bridge $410/$430 
Basic Home Remodeling W, 2/10-5/11 6-9 p.m. Pennocks Bridge
Basic Home Remodeling R, 2/11-5/12 6-9 p.m. Pennocks Bridge
Small Engine Repair S, 2/20-4/16 9 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Marple $279/
Preparation for the Municipal Electrical Licensing Exam M, 2/29-5/2 6-10 p.m. Marple $545
Basic Home Remodeling TF, 3/1-4/15 6-9 p.m. Marple
Small Engine Repair W, 3/2-5/4 6-9 p.m. Pennocks Bridge $279/
Basic Home Remodeling S, 4/2-5/21 9 a.m.-2:15 p.m. Marple
NATE Test S, 5/7 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Marple $175


Basic Home Remodeling
Principles of paneling, insulation, ceramic tiles for floors and walls, basic carpentry skills, and much more. Includes stairs, basic plumbing, wiring, dry wall, skylights, windows, kitchens and bathrooms.

JSPD 0039 / Length: 42 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $439; Non-Sponsoring $459

CRN 3356 Saturdays
Jan. 30-March 26
9 a.m.-2:15 p.m. Marple Campus
CRN 811 Wednesdays
Feb. 10-May 11
6-9 p.m. Pennocks Bridge Campus
CRN 2666 Thursdays
Feb. 11-May 12
6-9 p.m. Pennocks Bridge Campus
CRN 3357 Tues & Fri
March 1-April 15
6-9 p.m. Marple Campus
CRN 3358 Saturdays
April 2-May 21
9 a.m.-2:15 p.m. Marple Campus

Furniture Building
This course presents the basic skills necessary to build furniture. Proper use of hand and power tools is covered. Wood joinery is covered along with different finishing techniques. Course topics include: wood selection; basic joint creation; clamping techniques; finishes; shop tools; shop drawings.

JSPD 2950/Length: 45 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $410; Non-Sponsoring $430

CRN 3537 Wednesdays
Feb. 3-May 18
6-9 p.m. Pennocks Bridge Campus



Basic Residential Wiring
Presents basic skills needed to wire a residential establishment. This hands-on course emphasizes the proper application of materials, safety, and the understanding of the NEC code.

JSPD 0082 / Length: 45 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $379; Non-Sponsoring $399

CRN 3359 Saturdays
Jan. 30-April 2
9 a.m.-2:45 p.m. Marple Campus
CRN 1332 Tuesdays
Feb. 2-May 10
6-9 p.m. Pennocks Bridge Campus

Preparation for the Municipal Electrical Licensing Exam
This course prepares experienced maintenance and construction electricians for the Municipal Journeyman’s examination. Course topics include review of electrical theory, mathematics, electrical calculations and their applications. Also provides an in-depth study of the National Electrical Code.

JSPD 2796 / Length: 40 hours
Cost: $545

CRN 2326 Mondays
Feb. 29-May 2
6-10 p.m. Marple Campus

Small Engine Repair
Fundamentals of small displacement 2- and 4-cycle engines. Learn to maintain and repair gasoline engines on snow blowers, chain saws, lawn mowers, weed eaters and more.

JSPD 0057 / Length: 30 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $279; Non-Sponsoring $299

CRN 3365 Saturdays
Feb. 20-April 16
9 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Marple Campus
CRN 1016 Wednesdays
March 2-May 4
6-9 p.m. Pennocks Bridge Campus

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning 

NATE (North American Technician Excellence)
This course assumes a basic working knowledge of HVACR systems. Students who plan to sit for a specific NATE exam can focus their study on the different texts available. Purchasing these books is recommended. This course is designed to give the student a cursory understanding of the various disciplines. The course gives the student a cursory understanding of: Core Essentials, A/C Service and Heat Pump Service; Gas and Oil Furnace Service. The recommended texts listed can be purchased through the bookstore:

• Preparing for the NATE Exam – A/C and Heat Pumps –ISBN:978-1-61607-117-2
• Preparing for the NATE Exam – Core Essentials – ISBN:978-1-61607-116-5
• Preparing for the NATE Exam – Gas and Oil Heating – ISBN:978-1-61607-164-6.

PDS 9005 / Length: 45 hours
Cost: $675 (book cost is additional)

CRN 2522 Tuesdays
Jan. 26-May 3
6:30-9:30 p.m. Marple Campus

PDS 9006 / Length: 4 hours
Cost: $175

CRN 1316 Saturday
May 7
8:30 am.-12:30 p.m. Marple Campus

HVAC Technology I
Heating, air conditioning and ventilation (HVAC) principles and equipment, including heat theory, refrigeration and refrigerants, and much more.

JSPD 0009 / Length: 30 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $280; Non-Sponsoring $295

Refrigerant Technician Certification Exam
The College’s Division of Technical Education is one of a small number of schools in the nation approved by the EPA to offer a refrigerant technician certification program. The training manual is available through the college. It is strongly recommended that students read the manual before taking the exam. 

JSPD 4000 / Length: 2 hours 
Call 610-359-7344 to register
Cost: $60