Carpentry, Electrical & HVAC

Carpentry, Electrical & HVAC

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Schedule Dates Time Location Cost
Basic Home Remodeling W, 10/3-11/21 9 a.m.-2:15 p.m. Marple $439/
Preparation for the Municipal Electrical Licensing Exam MW, 10/5-12/7 6-10 p.m. Marple $450
Small Engine Repair T, 10/6-12/8 6-9 p.m. Pennocks Bridge $279/
HVAC Technology I W, 10/7-12/9 6-9 p.m. Pennocks Bridge $280/
Basic Home Remodeling MR, 10/19-12/10 6-9 p.m. Marple $439/
NATE Test S, 12/19 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

CRN 1917, Wednesdays
September 16-December 16
6-9 p.m., Pennocks Bridge Campus

CRN 2902, Saturdays
October 3-November 21
9 a.m.-2:15 p.m., Marple Campus

CRN 2915, Mon & Thurs
October 19-December 10
6-9 p.m., Marple Campus

Cost: Sponsoring $439
Non-Sponsoring $459

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 

CRN 2903, Wednesdays
September 2-November 25
6-9 p.m., Marple Campus

CRN 2845, Wednesdays
September 17-December 17
6-9 p.m., Pennocks Bridge Campus

Cost: Sponsoring $410
Non-Sponsoring $430


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

CRN 1918, Tuesdays
September 15-December 15
6-9 p.m., Pennocks Bridge Campus

Cost: Sponsoring $379
Non-Sponsoring $399

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

CRN 2094, Mondays
October 5-December 7
6-10 p.m., Marple Campus

Cost: $450

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

CRN 2023, Tuesdays
October 6-December 8
6-9 p.m.
Pennocks Bridge Campus

Cost: Sponsoring $279
Non-Sponsoring $299


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


PDS 9006 / Length: 4 hours

CRN 2906, Saturday
December 19
8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Marple Campus

Cost: $175

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

CRN 2844, Wednesdays
October 7-December 9
6-9 p.m., Pennocks Bridge Campus

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. The exam is given in online format only and can be scheduled through the Learning Center – call 610-359-5298.

JSPD 4000 / Length: 2 hours 

Call 610-359-7344 to register

Cost: $60