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Plumbing Basics

$88

with Michael Kee

Calendar Mar 17, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Master Plumber demonstrates how plumbing works in a home, discusses preventative maintenance and shows you how to tackle common problems and make simple repairs.  He will show you how to install or repair faucets, repair a toilet, clear drain clogs, sweat a pipe, determine what type of piping and fittings to use for specific projects, and when to call a professional.  The class will also cover student questions and topics.

Will run

Welding - STICK

$355

with TBD TBD

Calendar Mar 19, 2020 at 4:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

This 36-hour (SMAW)course provides a solid foundation in welding techniques. Topics will include shop safety, the oxy/acetylene process, striking an arc and welding flat and horizontal positions.  Vertical positions will be covered if time permits.  Safety is covered in the first two sessions and students will be given access to an online industry recognized training course in Welding Safety through S/P2®.

Payment plan available: $100 deposit plus 4 payments of $63.75, paid every two weeks.

Welding - MIG II - Advanced

$355

with Alex Fowles

Calendar Mar 23, 2020 at 4:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

This 36-hour course is for students with prior MIG welding experience, and students who have previously taken the MIG I course. The course will cover advanced machine setup, advanced weld joint setup, and multi-pass welding in hard wire and flux core MIG.  Safety is covered in the first two sessions and students will be given access to an online industry recognized training course in Welding Safety through S/P2®.

Payment plan available: $100 deposit plus 4 payments of $63.75, paid every two weeks.

Tree Care & Pruning

$48

with Kevin Bailey

Calendar Mar 28, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 2 weeks

Why pruning?  When to prune?  Is this winter damage?  Learn proper techniques on local plants; see appropriate tools for the job with up-close handling.  What’s the best timing for tree and shrub pruning, what growth conditions should be encouraged and which to correct?  Prune for optimal vistas and yard aesthetics.  Q&A is encouraged.

Aerial Lift Training - March

$58

with Brad Costigan

Calendar Mar 30, 2020 at 5 pm, runs for 1 week

Be in compliance with the changing standards by taking Veterans Safety and Health Consulting LLC’s OSHA Compliant Personal Lift certification class.  Learn how to safely and correctly operate aerial lifts and scissor lifts. There are an average of 26 construction worker fatalities each year from lift accidents, often due to operator error or negligence, amounting to as much as 3% of all construction related deaths each year. Reduce YOUR risk of injuries and fatalities with proper OSHA-compliant lift certification.  Three separate sessions offered; choose the one you want.  Minimum of 10 participants to make this class run.

The Deep-Energy Retrofit

$58

with Andrew Frederick

Calendar Apr 2, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Be energy-informed as you plan to update your home to 21st Century performance.  Architectural designer, builder, and building science consultant Andrew Frederick will lead a workshop series on the best-practice approaches to high performance renovation (and the risks of doing them incorrectly!).  Topics covered will be retrofit method (insulating to the inside or outside), the importance of proper air-sealing and ventilation, material selection, and the economic and environmental considerations of each approach.  Attendees will be encouraged to do “homework” that involves their unique situations and bring it back to class for discussion.

Will run

Machining Part II

$285

with Ben Scott

Calendar Apr 13, 2020 at 4:30 pm, runs for 7 weeks

This course is for students who have completed a basic machining course.  The course includes safety, manual milling, part layout, drilling, and tapping. Turning will involve 4 jaw Chuck set up, boring and threading.

Payment plan available: $75 deposit plus 3 payments of $70.00, paid every four weeks.

Aerial Lift Training - April

$58

with Brad Costigan

Calendar Apr 29, 2020 at 5 pm, runs for 1 week

Be in compliance with the changing standards by taking Veterans Safety and Health Consulting LLC’s OSHA Compliant Personal Lift certification class.  Learn how to safely and correctly operate aerial lifts and scissor lifts. There are an average of 26 construction worker fatalities each year from lift accidents, often due to operator error or negligence, amounting to as much as 3% of all construction related deaths each year. Reduce YOUR risk of injuries and fatalities with proper OSHA-compliant lift certification. Three separate sessions offered; choose the one you want. Minimum of 10 participants to make this class run.





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