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Electrical Journeyman 1A
Instructor: Tim Brosnihan
Semester: Fall 2014 Registration: 8/20/2014 - 12/20/2014
Worc Resident: $515.00 Non-Worc Resident: $530.00
Date: 9/9/2014 - 12/18/2014 Time: 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Location: Technical High Max Seats: 30
Weekday: Tuesdays Thursdays Weeks: 15
This course will follow the principles established by the Board of State Examiners of Electricians for apprentices, in preparation of the Journeyman’s State License Examination. The content of this course will be an introduction to residential wiring methods, print reading, and architectural drawings pertaining to residential wiring projects, as well as an in-depth concentration of the laws and regulations governing residential electrical installations.
The required textbooks will be discussed the first night of the program.
Electrical Journeyman 2A
Instructor: To Be Announced
Semester: Fall 2014 Registration: 8/20/2014 - 12/20/2014
Worc Resident: $515.00 Non-Worc Resident: $530.00
Date: 9/9/2014 - 12/18/2014 Time: 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Location: Technical High Max Seats: 30
Weekday: Tuesdays Thursdays Weeks: 15
This course will follow the principles established by the Board of State Examiners of Electricians for apprentices in preparation for the Journeyman’s State License Examination. The content of this course will be an introduction to commercial wiring methods, for example:  individual branch circuits, general purpose branch circuit calculations, motor sizing and selection as well as raceway sizing, overcurrent protection, service-entrance calculations, print reading and architectural drawings pertaining to commercial wiring projects, as well as an in-dept concentration on the laws and regulations governing electrical installations.
The required textbooks will be discussed on the first night of the program.
Electrical Journeyman 3A
Instructor: Kevin Peloquin
Semester: Fall 2014 Registration: 8/20/2014 - 12/20/2014
Worc Resident: $515.00 Non-Worc Resident: $530.00
Date: 9/9/2014 - 12/18/2014 Time: 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Location: Technical High Max Seats: 30
Weekday: Tuesdays Thursdays Weeks: 15
This course will follow the principles established by the Board of State Examiners of Electricians for apprentices in preparation for the Journeyman’s State License Examination. The content of this course will be an introduction to industrial wiring methods. For example: generators, transformer calculations, industrial motors single phase and three phase, horsepower calculations, over-current protection,the sizing of circuit breakers, fuses, and disconnects etc., as well as an extensive application of schematic (wiring) diagram reading and a comprehensive knowledge of motor control circuitry.
The required textbooks will be discussed on the first night of the class.
Electrical Journeyman 4A
Instructor: John Ledger
Semester: Fall 2014 Registration: 8/20/2014 - 12/20/2014
Worc Resident: $515.00 Non-Worc Resident: $530.00
Date: 9/9/2014 - 12/18/2014 Time: 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Location: Technical High Max Seats: 30
Weekday: Tuesdays Thursdays Weeks: 15
This course is the first half of the completion course for electrical apprentices in preparation for the Massachusetts State Journeyman’s electrical license examination. Journeyman license preparation will be a challenging course that requires in-depth knowledge of electrical principles and applied practices, as well as an understanding of the laws and regulations governing electrical installations. All prerequisite courses must be completed. 
The required textbooks will be discussed the first night of the class.
IT Essentials: PC Hardware and Software (A+ Certification)
Instructor: To Be Announced
Semester: Fall 2014 Registration: 8/20/2014 - 12/20/2014
Worc Resident: $1,250.00 Non-Worc Resident: $1,250.00
Date: 10/14/2014 - 11/18/2014 Time: 04:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location: Fanning Building Max Seats: 15
Weekday: Mondays Tuesdays Wednesdays Thursdays Weeks: 6
This is a hands-on, career-oriented e-learning solutions with an emphasis on practical experience to help students develop fundamental computer skills, along with essential career skills. The Cisco® IT Essentials curriculum helps students prepare for entry-level ICT career opportunities and the CompTIA A+ certification, which helps students differentiate themselves in the marketplace to advance their careers. Students need to be able to read, write, speak and understand English.


Medical Office Services
Instructor: Katherine Davitt
Semester: Fall 2014 Registration: 8/20/2014 - 12/20/2014
Worc Resident: $5,000.00 Non-Worc Resident: $5,000.00
Date: 10/14/2014 - 2/6/2015 Time: 09:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Location: Fanning Building Max Seats: 12
Weekday: Mondays Tuesdays Wednesdays Thursdays Fridays Weeks: 15
This 350 hour certificate program is designed to enable students to obtain employment in area medical offices as medical secretaries, patient access services representatives, schedulers, billing clerks, or receptionists. The curriculum includes: medical terminology, medical billing/insurance,  electronic medical records, ICD/CPT coding, computer skills - MS Word/Medisoft software, and customer service skills. Employability skills and job placement assistance is provided. Enrollment is limited to ten students. Tuition assistance is available to those who qualify. Please call (508) 799-1986  or 508-799-3090 for additional information. Course has been state approved for Section 30, ITA and DTA. Students must possess a high school diploma or GED and have the ability to read, write, and speak English.
CORI testing and proof of immunization is required.
Plumbing Tier 1
Instructor: Jamie Prevosk
Semester: Fall 2014 Registration: 8/20/2014 - 12/20/2014
Worc Resident: $410.00 Non-Worc Resident: $425.00
Date: 9/9/2014 - 11/19/2014 Time: 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Location: Technical High Max Seats: 30
Weekday: Tuesdays Wednesdays Weeks: 10
Students will be required to complete an exam at the end of each tier. Students must pass this multiple choice test to move to the next tier. Students should have a current up to date copy of the Massachusetts Plumbing Code. Students on the 5 year apprenticeship may need to show proof of previous tier completion and are responsible to enroll in the correct class. Students on the 3 year apprenticeship should be enrolled in a tier 4 class. All Journeymen should be enrolled in a tier 5 class to get hours for the Master Plumbers license. ALL master plumber candidates are required to complete 110 hours of classroom to be eligible for the Master Plumber test requirements. All classes continue in the spring.

Tier 1 will cover the history of plumbing and discuss the development of modern fixtures, water heating methods and codes. Also covered will be the importance of plumbers to modern society. All students will be required to complete the OSHA 10 Hour certification. We will cover different types of materials and their joining methods. These will include copper, steel cast iron and plastic piping. Various valves and devices will also be covered. Symbols, terminology, plan types and specifications will be discussed in the residential blueprint reading lessons. A basic math review and basic formulas will be covered throughout the 120 class hours as well as curriculum appropriate plumbing and gas code definitions. Just added by the Board of Examiners is a requirement to cover all of section 11 which covers all education and experience requirements
Plumbing Tier 4
Instructor: Kevin Kulesza
Semester: Fall 2014 Registration: 8/20/2014 - 12/20/2014
Worc Resident: $410.00 Non-Worc Resident: $425.00
Date: 9/9/2014 - 11/19/2014 Time: 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Location: Technical High Max Seats: 30
Weekday: Tuesdays Wednesdays Weeks: 10
Students will be required to complete an exam at the end of each tier. Students must pass this multiple choice test to move to the next tier. Students should have a current up to date copy of the Massachusetts Plumbing Code. Students on the 5 year apprenticeship may need to show proof of previous tier completion and are responsible to enroll in the correct class. Students on the 3 year apprenticeship should be enrolled in a tier 4 class. All Journeymen should be enrolled in a tier 5 class to get hours for the Master Plumbers license. ALL master plumber candidates are required to complete 110 hours of classroom to be eligible for the Master Plumber test requirements. This is a continuation of the fall class.

Tier 4 – Tier 4 topics will include gas code modifications and gas equipment for large boilers, storage and handling of LP gas, and appliance, equipment and accessory installations. General provisions and scope and jurisdictions will be discussed. Drainage lessons will continue and include multistory laundry installations, sumps and ejectors, backwater valves, interceptors, separators and holding tanks, indirect waste, and special waste requirements. Water supply lessons will cover methods of heating hot water, hot water supply, boiler laws, and disinfection of the potable water system. Residential and commercial fixture installation lessons will continue. Plumbing code requirement for hospital fixtures, manufactured homes and construction trailers, public and semi-public swimming pools, and vacuum drainage systems will be discussed. A review of basic principals and curriculum appropriate definitions will be included in the 120 hours of classroom time.

Plumbing Tier 5
Instructor: Robert Brazeau
Semester: Fall 2014 Registration: 8/20/2014 - 12/20/2014
Worc Resident: $410.00 Non-Worc Resident: $425.00
Date: 9/9/2014 - 11/13/2014 Time: 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Location: Technical High Max Seats: 30
Weekday: Tuesdays Thursdays Weeks: 10
Students will be required to complete an exam at the end of each tier. Students must pass this multiple choice test to move to the next tier. Students should have a current up to date copy of the Massachusetts Plumbing Code. Students on the 5 year apprenticeship may need to show proof of previous tier completion and are responsible to enroll in the correct class. Students on the 3 year apprenticeship should be enrolled in a tier 4 class. All Journeymen should be enrolled in a tier 5 class to get hours for the Master Plumbers license. ALL master plumber candidates are required to complete 110 hours of classroom to be eligible for the Master Plumber test requirements. This is a continuation of the fall class.

Tier 5 – Tier 5 lessons will include a thorough review of all sections of the plumbing code and gas code. It will also cover a thorough review of all plumbing related math cover in tiers 1-4 and all sketches found in 10.22. Business requirements will cover types of businesses, budgets, operating expenses, taxes, and repairs and maintenance. The business portion will conclude with the writing of a business plan during the 120 hours of classroom time.