Heating Systems Service Technician
Adult Education CTE | Construction Trades | Heating Systems Service Technician courses in Long Island
Required Courses: Plumbing I • Hydronics • Solar Hot Water Heating • Gas Burner • OSHA-30
Begin a career in the plumbing industry! Plumbing I will introduce you to basic skills necessary to get started in this area of construction. Identify and handle tools of the trade and practice the best safety procedures. Learn how to cut and install various types of materials that are used within the field. You will gain experience with pipe fitting and how to repair and install toilet bowls, faucets and bathtubs! Finally, you will also learn plumbing codes and assemble plumbing projects, all hands on.
Hydronics is the use of circulating water in a system to heat or cool a building. Learn about the efficiency of hydronic system operations and explore the various types of piping layouts and circuiting arrangements. Study technical components such as expansion tanks, pipe dimensions, and pumps to comprehend this very important aspect of plumbing construction.
Solar Hot Water Heating
Learn the science of using clean energy from the sun to heat a building. Study the efficiency of solar domestic hot water systems commonly used in residential and commercial structures. With a focus on theory, you will investigate a variety of designs, installations, and products that can efficiently heat a home in an environmentally friendly way. Compare this to other heating systems to develop a broad view of this facet of construction.
Continue your knowledge of heating systems with this in-depth study of gas burners. Study the physical properties of natural gas and how it is used in heating residential and commercial buildings. Learn the components of this type of system and the details of its operation. Become familiar with installations, diagnosing problems, and methods of repair work.
The OSHA-30 course provides entry-level construction workers with general awareness of recognition and prevention of hazards on a construction site. OSHA recommends that you enroll in this safety certification program as an orientation to occupational safety and health for workers covered by OSHA29 CFR 1926. Workers must receive additional training, when required by OSHA standards, on the specific hazards of each job. Upon successful completion, you will receive a 30-hour Construction Safety Certification Completion Card.