COURSE DISCLAIMER: The course fees published herein apply to students who pay for a course at the time of registration. Certain courses may require tools, equipment, gear and books; which are available at an additional, separate cost. Course fees may be different to those published herein for sponsored training, which require case management and or invoicing. Course fees for organization (e.g. American Job Centers, WorkSource Centers, YouthSource Centers, EDD, Department of Rehabilitations, etc.) sponsored participants, are governed by the respective agreement recorded through a Memorandum of Understanding and/or Contract. Individuals who are receiving unemployment benefits, have become recently unemployed or have received a “Supplemental Job Displacement” the Workers’ Compensation program, must speak with a CTE Pathway Adviser before enrolling into a course.

Building and Grounds Worker

Building & Grounds Worker (Fundamentals) 72-85-60 $60

(60 hours)

This competency-based course prepares trainees for entry-level employment as school custodians, upgrades skills, and prepares employees for promotion.

Construction

Construction Work/1 71-35-50 $100

(180 hours)

This competency-based course is the first in a sequence of three designed for construction work. It provides students with technical instruction and practical experience in basic residential and commercial construction using sustainable and green technology. Instruction includes an orientation, workplace safety, resource management, trade mathematics, and employability skills. Emphasis is placed on the techniques, tools, and materials required for concrete work, masonry, floor and wall construction, and roof construction.

Electrician

Electrician/1: Fundamentals 77-65-50 $240

(120 hours)

This competency-based course is the first in a sequence of five designed for electrical technician and electrician trainees. It provides students with technical instruction and practical experience in workplace safety, trade mathematics, fundamental electrical concepts, storage batteries in direct current (DC) circuits, Ohm’s Law, alternating current (AC), and resource management. The competencies in this course are aligned with the California High School Academic Content Standards and the California Career Technical Education Model Curriculum Standards.

Heating and Ventilation Air Conditioning (HVAC)

HVAC/1 72-85-60 $100

(180 hours)

This competency-based course is the first in a sequence of three designed for heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning (HVAC). It provides students with project-based experiences in residential and commercial heating systems. Technical instruction includes and orientation, resource management, trade mathematics, and employability skills. Emphasis is placed on the basic theories and applications of electricity and thermodynamics, and the operational, troubleshooting, and maintenance techniques used for heating systems.

HVAC/2 72-85-65 $100

(180 hours)

This competency-based course is the second in a sequence of three designed for heating, ventilating, and air-conditional (HVAC) technology. It provides students with project-based experiences in residential and commercial ventilation and refrigeration. Technical instruction includes and introduction and reviews of resource management, employability skills, trade mathematics, and thermodynamics. Emphasis is placed on the generation and modification of electricity for HVAC systems, wiring principles and procedures approved by the National Electrical Code (NEC), operational techniques for ventilation and refrigeration systems, and troubleshooting techniques for refrigeration systems.

HVAC/3 72-65-70 $100

(180 hours)

This competency-based course is the last in a sequence of three designed for alternative and renewable energy technology. It provides students with project-based experiences in photovoltaic (PV) installation Technical instruction includes an introduction and reviews of workplace safety procedures, resource management, and trade mathematics as well as basic entrepreneurship. Emphasis is placed on the electrical design adaptations for PV systems, installation of subsystems and components, maintenance procedures and troubleshooting techniques for PV system malfunctions, and exploration of local, national, and global markets for PV applications.

Photovoltaic / Solar Power Energy

Photovoltaics/1 72-65-50 $160

(90 hours)

This competency-based course is the first in a sequence of three designed for alternative and renewable energy technology. It provides students with project-based experiences in photovoltaics (PV). Technical instruction includes workplace safety policies and procedures, resource management, trade mathematics, and employability skills. Emphasis is placed on photovoltaic energy as a viable source of alternative energy, basic electrical theories, electrical wiring principles and procedures, solar energy, and the operational fundamentals of PV modules.

Photovoltaics/2 72-65-60 $160

(90 hours)

This competency-based course is the second in a sequence of three designed for alternative and renewable energy technology. It provides students with project-based experiences in photovoltaic (PV) system selection, site selection, and mechanical design adaptation. Technical instruction includes an introduction and reviews of workplace safety policies and procedures, resource management, trade mathematics, and employability skills. Emphasis is placed on PV system hardware and component evaluation, site assessment techniques for finding suitable location for PV systems, sizing/costing/selection of PV systems based on site assessment results, and PV system mechanical design criteria and adaptations.

Tile Technician

Tile Technician/1: Tile 71-55-80 $100

(90 hours)

This competency-based course is the first in a sequence of three courses designed for Tile Marble and Granite installation. It provides students with technical instruction and practical experience for the installation of tile using sustainable and green technology.

Tile Technician/2: Tile And Marble 71-55-85 $100

(90 hours)

This competency-based course is the second in a sequence of three course designed for Tile Marble, and Granite installation. It provides students with technical instruction and practical experience for the installation of tile and marble using sustainable and green technology techniques. Focus in this competency bases course is on marble product installation.

Tile Technician/3 Tile, Marble and Granite 71-55-85 $100

(90 hours)

This competency-based course is the third in a sequence of three courses designed for Tile, Marble, and Granite installation. It provides students with technical instruction and practical experience for the installation of Tile, Marble, and Granite using sustainable and green technology techniques. Focus in this competency based course is on granite fabrication and installation.

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