Workforce Services

Fall 2014

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33 PVCC DIGITAL FALL 2014 Workforce Services Class Schedule l or 434.961.5354 Industrial Trades classes currently being offered: Construction Basic Home Maintenance & Repairs A home is often your biggest investment but home repairs can be costly. In this class, see what to look for in your home to take care of maintenance issues and prevent costly repairs. Gain skills with hands- on practice in our classroom. Topics include roofs, siding, tool safety, painting, caulking, plumbing, electrical and energy efficiency. Class fee includes supplies. 61926 BLDG T, TH 9/16-10/2 6:30-9 p.m. RM 125 Hinds $249 Basic Contractor Business Licensing This class is required by the state of Virginia in order to apply for a Contractor's License. National Association of State Contractors Licensing Agencies (NASCLA) manual included. 58823 BLDG S 9/20 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. RM 127 Gauldin $199 58824 BLDG S 11/8 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. RM 127 Gauldin $199 Small Engine Repair Small Engine & Equipment Repair - Intro Learn the theory and how the components work together. Learn 2 & 4 stroke engine design, application and how to service and maintain these engines. Examine cutaways, parts and disassemble an engine to see how it works. Learn very basic ways to troubleshoot your engine when it is not working properly. 57726 AUTO M, W 8/18-8/27 6-9 p.m. RM 125 Becker $149 Small Engine & Equipment Repair - Advanced This advanced class shows students detailed diagnostic procedures with some of the latest test equipment and procedures. Learn how to do compression testing, leak down testing, pressure and vacuum testing on crankcases. See the damage that ethanol gas can do to carburetors. Learn some failure diagnostics and how to avoid some of these problems. Learn in detail how carburetors work and why they sometime don't. Learn how to use a micrometer and some basic procedures to rebuild engines. Students will troubleshoot 5 different "bugged" engines. This class will prepare you to take the EETC (Equipment & Engine Training Council) two-stroke and four-stroke certification exam. A separate charge of $47 per exam made payable to EETC is not included. 57721 AUTO M, W 9/22-10/15 6-9 p.m. RM 125 Becker $349 Prerequisite: Small Engine & Equipment Repair – Intro Online Tradesmen Code Updates Electrical Code Update 47295 ELEC ONLINE $45 Plumbing Code Update 47294 PLMB ONLINE $45 HVAC Code Update 47291 HVAC ONLINE $45 Gas Fitters Code Update 47297 GASF ONLINE $25 COMING SOON! Bicycle Repair & Maintenance Learn the fundamentals of bicycle repair and bicycle-specific tools and materials used to repair mountain, road and commuter bicycles. Emphasis placed on the ability to repair, maintain and identify problems on a bicycle to be a safe and confident cyclist. Includes laboratory and/or field bicycle repair. Tools and bicycles provided.

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