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   TITLE
 COURSE #
   GRADE
    SEMESTERS
   CREDITS
    Architecture/Construction
  Building Construction Technology
CIP 46.9999
    1st Year AM: 890
  10-12
 2
  3
      2nd Year PM: 891
   11-12
 All Day: 892
   12
    Building Construction Technology students gain technical knowledge as well as practical hands-on training in the trade which includes carpentry, plumbing, electrical, masonry and blueprint reading. A complete residential modular house is worked on site. Individuals learn to apply technical knowledge and skills in the maintenance and repair of residential, office, apartment, and other commercial buildings. Students have the opportunity to obtain the OSHA Certification and Pittsburgh Builders’ Association Certification.
  Electrical Technology CIP 46.0399
    1st Year AM: 893
  10-12
 2
  3
      2nd Year PM: 894
   11-12
 All Day: 895
   12
    Students in this program are prepared for entry level electrical and electronic careers. Their hands-on applications include green technology in the program’s state-of-the art electrical laboratory. Modern training equipment is utilized to prepare the students for careers in the emerging “high-tech” electrical field. Technical knowledge includes: installing residential, commercial and industrial systems, AC/DC motors, controls and electrical distribution panels. Through the program, students will have practical application and troubleshooting projects to apply the National Electrical Code. Students have the opportunity to obtain the following certifications; Residential Construction, Academy Certification, House Wiring, Residential, Construction Academy, Certification for Electrical, Principles, Builders’ Association Certification and OSHA 10 Hour Certification.
  Heating, Ventilation, and Air-Conditioning
CIP 47.0201
    1st Year AM: 896
  10-12
 2
  3
      2nd Year PM: 897
   11-12
 All Day: 898
   12
    Students in this program become qualified HVAC technicians and mechanics. Students will learn
technical tasks including: assembling and installing air and gas systems; cutting, reaming and threading piping materials; waterproofing and sealing joints; testing entire systems for leaks through the use of pressure testing devices; installing gas and water plumbing fixtures and equipment; reading and implementing blueprint drawings; and designing plumbing and heating systems. An important part of the technical training covers instruction on how to install, diagnose, service and maintain residential and commercial control wiring for HVAC systems. Students have the opportunity to obtain the following certifications; Type I, II, III and Universal Refrigerant Recovery and Transition Certification, Universal Refrigerant 410A Safety & Training Certification, HVAC Excellence Technical Certifications, and Pittsburgh Builder’s Association Certification.
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