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NCTD19M Home Inspection

$1,025

with Robert Bowden

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 21, 2020 , runs for 7 weeks

Class Schedule: Tues. & Thurs. 5:00pm - 8:00pm Sat. 8am - 2pm

This is a State of New Hampshire and American Society of Home Inspection (ASHI) certified course that provides a comprehensive training program on how to inspect a home in accordance to the Standards of Practice of recognized professional organizations (ASHI, NAHI and NACHI0). Home inspectors provide an important role in the real estate transaction of buying a home. Our 80 hour training program provides you the knowledge to do an intensive home inspection for your client.

This course includes classroom participation, guest speakers, and hands-on learning with a certified home inspector. Participants shadow with a home inspector while they perform 3 home inspections on different houses during our course.

This course prepares students to take the national test, which is required for certification.

Required Book Information:

Principles of Home Inspection: Systems and Standards, 3rd Edition. Author Carson Dunlop (ISBN: 978-1-4754-2906-0)

This course is WIOA Certified.

NCAT127M NH State Inspection Test Preparation Course

$105

with Todd Mikonis / Mat Paras

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 19, 2019 at 6 pm
9 additional sessions through Aug 25, 2020

This course is designed to prepare technicians for the New Hampshire Motor Vehicle State Inspection Test. An In depth analysis of the state laws will be thoroughly discussed and reviewed. Technicians will be taught how to properly perform safety inspections as outlined in the Saf-C 3200 Official Inspection Station Rules. Technicians will perform multiple sample hands on Inspections during this course. This course does not replace the mandatory Inspection Overview Course as cited in Saf-C 3205.03 but is designed to be used in addition to increase your knowledge and understanding during testing. Completing this course does not guarantee that you will pass the New Hampshire Motor Vehicle State Inspection Test.

NCAT126M Basic Car Care

$75

with Marc Bellerose

Calendar Next session starts

This course will review basic car care and maintenance to provide participants with an understanding of the following topics:

  • Safety
  •  How a Car Works
    • Engine
    • Transmission
    • Brakes
    • Steering & Suspension
  • All those dash lights and what they mean
  • Checking Fluids and Fluid Types
  • Checking Tire Condition and Changing a Flat Tire
  • Your emergency kit
  • Talking to your technician and choosing a repair facility
  • Q&A - What specifically do you want to know?

The instructor will use hands on activities to provide practice to participants. Appropriate clothing and foot wear is required, safety glasses will be provided, and please bring your car owner’s manual!

 

Book recommended, but not required:

Auto Upkeep: Basic Car Care, Maintenance, and RepairMichael E. Gray and Linda E. GrayRolling Hills Publishing, 3rd Ed.Paperback Textbook ISBN 978-1-62702-001-5

Full Course

NCMI124M Fire Alarm Technician

$350

with Bryant Abbott

Calendar Next session starts runs for 5 weeks

Purpose: Fire alarm systems require technicians that are well versed in basic electronics, computer software applications, as well as knowledge of a variety of devices and auxiliary systems that interface to fire panels. 

Course Layout:

Day 1:   Alarm panel basics for power supplies and basic I/O devices.

  1. Set up the alarm panel, connect power
  2. Connect and program keypad
  3. Bringing the panel on line from the keypad
  4. Device input/output types

Day 2:   Computer software for panel programming

  1. Student will apply basics from previous class to set up panel
  2. Loading software on computer
  3. Program panel for basic I/O operations

Day 3:   Central Station setup and communication and power calculations

  1. Central Station communications
  2. Panel programming for communications
  3. Digital radio communicators

Day 4:   Auxiliary control systems

  1. Elevator alternate floor
  2. HVAC shutdown and reset
  3. Duct detectors

Day 5:   Specialty Software

  1. LiteConfig system design application
  2. Battery power configuration

Each session will be allotted 4 hours. Structure will be a 1 hour class, short break followed by a 3 hour lab session

Requirements for Class:  Students will be required to supply the following

  •  Small diagonal cutters (5-6 inch)
  •  Long nose pliers (small point)
  •  Wire strippers (18GA to 24GA)
  •  #2 Phillips screwdrivers
  •   Slotted screwdriver(s)
  •   Small slotted and Phillips screwdrivers (such as Ideal 35-1301)
  •   Multi-meter (must measure DC current, AC/DC voltage, resistance)

 

 

 

Full Course

NCMI123M Security Alarm Technician

$350

with Bryant Abbott

Calendar Next session starts runs for 5 weeks

Purpose: The ever changing field of facility security requires technicians that are well versed in basic electronics, computer software applications, input/output wiring and knowledge of a variety of devices.

Course Layout:

Day 1:    Alarm panel basics for power supplies, inputs and outputs.

Day 2:    Quick-loader computer software for panel programming

Day 3:    Central Station setup and communication

Day 4:    Door access controllers

Day 5:    Special Devices

Each session will be allotted 4 hours. Structure will be a 1 hour class, short break followed by a 3 hour lab session

Requirements for Class:  Students will be required to supply the following

  •  Small diagonal cutters (5-6 inch)
  •  Long nose pliers (small point)
  •  Wire strippers (18GA to 24GA)
  •  #2 Phillips screwdrivers
  •  Slotted screwdriver(s)
  •  Small slotted and Phillips screwdrivers (such as Ideal 35-1301) 
  •  Multi-meter (must measure DC current, AC/DC voltage, resistance)                                                  

 

Full Course

NCHV050M - 2017 National Fuel Gas Code

$50

with William Glennon

Calendar Next session starts at 7:30 am, runs for 1 week

It’s time again to update your National Gas Code knowledge for the 2017 edition of the National Gas Code. All gas professionals are invited to attend. This course will satisfy the three hour education requirements for licensed gas employees in NH.

Gas Licensed NH employees are required to obtain their three hour, 2017 Gas Code update during the calendar year 2017. The courses scheduled below represent dates scheduled through March of 2017. Additional dates for the remainder of the year will be scheduled and published. The instructor for the course is William Glennon.

Students need to bring their gas license, a form of ID, and a copy of the 2009 or the 2015 NFPA 54 code book.

 

Full Course




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