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Electrical Journeyman 1B
Instructor: Tim Brosnihan
Semester: Spring 2017 Registration: 1/1/2017 - 5/19/2017
Worc Resident: $515.00 Non-Worc Resident: $530.00
Date: 2/28/2017 - 5/25/2017 Time: 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Location: Technical High Max Seats: 30
Weekday: Tuesdays Thursdays Weeks: 13
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 contents of this course will be an introduction to residential wiring methods, blueprint 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 following textbooks are required: Electrical Wiring Residential (16th) edition by Ray C. Mullin, ISBN. #1-4018-5019-7 or #1-4018-5020-0 and the current edition (2011) of the Massachusetts Electrical Code or the National Electrical Code with the Massachusetts Electrical Code amendments.
Electrical Journeyman 3B
Instructor: To Be Announced
Semester: Spring 2017 Registration: 1/1/2017 - 5/19/2017
Worc Resident: $515.00 Non-Worc Resident: $530.00
Date: 2/28/2017 - 5/25/2017 Time: 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Location: Technical High Max Seats: 30
Weekday: Tuesdays Thursdays Weeks: 13
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 course will cover the required industrial wiring methods. For example: generators, transformer calculations, industrial motors single phase and three phase, horsepower calculations, over current protection, 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.
Electrical Journeyman 4B
Instructor: To Be Announced
Semester: Spring 2017 Registration: 1/1/2017 - 5/19/2017
Worc Resident: $515.00 Non-Worc Resident: $530.00
Date: 2/28/2017 - 5/25/2017 Time: 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Location: Technical High Max Seats: 30
Weekday: Tuesdays Thursdays Weeks: 13
This course is the second 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. This is a continuation of course 4A utilizing the following textbook which is required: National Electrical Code 2008 edition with amendments, (additional text study guide to be announced)
Plumbing Tier 1
Instructor: To Be Announced
Semester: Spring 2017 Registration: 1/1/2017 - 5/19/2017
Worc Resident: $410.00 Non-Worc Resident: $425.00
Date: 3/7/2017 - 5/18/2017 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. 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: To Be Announced
Semester: Spring 2017 Registration: 1/1/2017 - 5/19/2017
Worc Resident: $410.00 Non-Worc Resident: $425.00
Date: 3/7/2017 - 5/18/2017 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 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.