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NCAT127M NH State Inspection Test Preparation Course

$105

with Mat Paras

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 28, 2021 at 6 pm

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.

NCTD19M Home Inspection

$1,025

with Nicholas Jette

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 5, 2021 at 5:30 pm, runs for 12 weeks

Class Schedule:

Tues. & Thurs. 5:30 - 8:30pm
Two scheduled home inspections Saturdays 8am - 2pm - TBA

This course will help prepare students to take the National Home Inspection Examination (NHIE) that is required for Home Inspector Licensing in New Hampshire.

Our 80 hour training program must be successfully completed in order to earn the Certificate of Completion that is required prior to taking the NHIE.

This program complies with the State of New Hampshire Home Inspection Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics and is based on a combination of the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI) and the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics.

This comprehensive program is taught in-person or live/remote (depending on current State and CDC guidelines) by an experienced home inspector.

Students will be assessed based upon course attendance, quizzes, exams and participation in field exercises. Participants from other trades are invited and encouraged to participate in this course to better enhance their relationships with inspectors.

The course will focus on:

  • Structural Systems
  • Exteriors
  • Roofing Systems
  • Plumbing Systems
  • Electrical SystemsHeating & Air Conditioning Systems
  • Fireplaces & Solid-Fuel Burning Systems
  • Interiors
  • Insulation & Ventilation Systems
  • Inspection and Report Writing Methods

Required Book:

Principles of Home Inspection: Systems & Standards Third Edition

ISBN: 978-1-07-880138-6 

Principles of Home Inspection: Systems & Standards Third Edition Update eBook

ISBN: 978-1-07-880137-9

 

About the instructor:

A previous graduate of this course, Nicholas (Nick) Jette is a Certified Master Inspector (CMI) and is Board-Certified by the Master Inspector Certification Board.  He is also an InterNACHI Certified Professional Inspector, an ASHI Certified Inspector, and is an approved instructor to provide continuing education courses to real estate professionals.

Nick is dedicated to education and shares his experiences in an ongoing effort to help the home inspection industry continue to grow, evolve and improve.

This course is WIOA Certified.

Basic Blueprint Reading

$400

with ON LINE

This program teaches learners the basics behind how to read blueprints. Key concepts taught in this program include print reading, understanding drawings and schematics, and geometric dimensioning and tolerancing.

Difficulty: Beginner

Occupations Trained For: All Skilled Trades

Modules: 19

Length: 124 hours

Estimated Time to Completion: 12 weeks

Basic Blueprint Reading provides students with flexible courseware and instruction that enables them to understand the various types of blueprints, shop prints and schematics used in an industrial environment. Learning to read blueprints, trainees discover how to comprehend, and interpret the different types of standard symbols and abbreviations found on electrical construction drawings, schematics, and wiring diagrams.

Learn to:

  • Define different types of scales used on drawings.
  • Identify the height, width, and length dimensions of a drawing.
  • Interpret the various symbols and notations used on drawings.
  • Draw multiview sketches of simple objects that accurately show all the details of the objects. 

This course covers the following material:

  • READING PRINTS & SCHEMATICS BLOCK X252EM
  • BUILDING DRAWINGS 186043
  • ELECTRICAL DRAWINGS AND CIRCUITS 186044
  • ELECTRONIC DRAWINGS 186045
  • HYDRAULIC AND PNEUMATIC DRAWINGS 186046
  • PIPING DRAWINGS, MATERIALS, AND PARTS 186047
  • WELDING SYMBOLS 186048
  • SHEET METAL BASICS 186049
  • SKETCHING 186050
  • ELEMENTS OF PRINT READING, PT1 6719 A
  • ELEMENTS OF PRINT READING 6719 B
  • READING SHOP PRINTS, PART 1 386043
  • READING SHOP PRINTS, PART 2 386044
  • READING ELECTRICAL SCHEMATIC  DIAGRAMS 006022
  • ELECTRICAL BLUEPRINT READING 006036

This course is WIOA Certified

NCMI123M Security Alarm Technician

$350

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)                                                  

 

NCMI124M Fire Alarm Technician

$350

with Bryant Abbott

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)

 

 

 

Principles & Procedures of Testing HVAC Air Systems

$800

with Jeff Gaumer

HVAC industry professionals are discovering the value of in-depth training in the air side of HVAC systems. Providing Test and Balance services is a major added bonus while also having experience in test and balancing procedures to identify and diagnose the many issues found within all HVAC Air Systems. 

Day 1 Training:

  • Preparing for a Testing & Balancing Project
  • Static Pressure principles theory, Testing and System pressure profiles
  • Temperature principles theory, Testing and System differential profiles Air flow traverse procedures, implementation and calculating Ak factors
  • Air Flow measurement procedures. Instrument selection and implementation
  • Fan speed testing, adjustment, and electrical testing.
  • Adaptation of all the above training into use for HVAC system service diagnostic
  • Proper reporting of test results for corrective actions 

Day 2 Training:

  • Test and Balance Report preparation
  • Measurement and adjustment procedures of registers, diffusers, and grills
  • Application of several different methods of total system balancing
  • Finalizing system testing and balancing
  • Final Test and Balance Report submission. 

Instructor: Jeff Gaumer. 36 years of experience in the HVAC industry, with 24 years exclusively in HVAC Test & Balance.

This course is a pre-requisite for:

HVAC Air System Performance Testing & Evaluation

Refreshments and Lunch will be provided.

 





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