Carpentry, Electrical & HVAC Classes

Carpentry, Electrical & HVAC

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Schedule Dates Time Location Cost
Small Engine Repair W, 5/10-7/12 6-9 p.m. Pennocks $279/$329
Basic Home Remodeling W, 5/24-8/9 6-9:30 p.m. Marple $439/$509
Small Engine Repair W, 6/7-8/9 6:30-9:30 p.m. Marple $279/$329
Furniture Building M, 6/12-8/21 6-10 p.m. Marple $439/$509
Preparation for the Municipal Electrical Licensing Exam W, 6/21-8/23 6-10 p.m. Marple $595
Basic Home Remodeling TR, 7/11-8/24 6-9 p.m. Pennocks $439/$509
NATE W, 7/12-9/20 6-10 p.m. Marple $675
Basic Residential Wiring M, 7/17-9/18 6-9 p.m. Marple $379/$449
Home Repairs 101 W, 8/16-9/13 6-9 p.m. Marple $239/$259
Motorcycle Repair: Intro S, 8/19-9/30 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Marple $279/$329
Basic Residential Wiring S, 8/19-9/30 9 a.m.-3:15 p.m. Marple $379/$449
Basic Home Remodeling S, 8/26-10/14 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Marple $439/$509


Basic Home Remodeling
Principles of paneling, insulation, ceramic tiles for floors and walls, basic carpentry skills, and much more. Includes stairs, basic plumbing, wiring, dry wall, skylights, windows, kitchens and bathrooms.

JSPD 0039 / Length: 42 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $439; Non-Sponsoring $509

CRN 580 Wednesdays
May 24-August 9
6-9:30 p.m. Marple
CRN 903 Tues & Thurs
July 11-August 24
6-9 p.m. Pennocks Bridge
CRN 904 Saturdays
August 26-October 14
9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Marple
Home Repairs 101
Looking to save money on home repairs? This course is geared to homeowners who want to learn to do simple repairs on their own. Topics such as proper tool use, replacing
or repairing doors and doorknobs, lighting fixtures, faucets, drains, drywall and tile will be covered. Bring only safety glasses as all tools and materials will be provided.

JSPD 0050 / Length: 15 hours
CRN 911 Wednesdays
August 16-September 13
6-9 p.m. Marple

Furniture Building
This course presents the basic skills necessary to build furniture. Proper use of hand and power tools is covered. Wood joinery is covered along with different finishing techniques. Course topics include: wood selection; basic joint creation; clamping techniques; finishes; shop tools; shop drawings.

JSPD 2950/Length: 45 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $439; Non-Sponsoring $509

CRN 856 Mondays
June 12-August 21
6-10 p.m. Marple


Basic Residential Wiring
Presents basic skills needed to wire a residential establishment. This hands-on course emphasizes the proper application of materials, safety, and the understanding of the NEC code.

JSPD 0082 / Length: 45 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $379; Non-Sponsoring $449

CRN 885 Mondays
July 17-September 18
6-9 p.m. Marple
CRN 886 Saturdays
August 19-September 30
9 a.m.-3:15 p.m. Marple

Preparation for the Municipal Electrical Licensing Exam
This course prepares experienced maintenance and construction electricians for the Municipal Journeyman’s examination. Course topics include review of electrical theory, mathematics, electrical calculations and their applications. Also provides an in-depth study of the National Electrical Code.

JSPD 2796 / Length: 40 hours
Cost: $595

CRN 900 Wednesdays
June 21-August 23
6-10 p.m. Marple

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning 

NATE (North American Technician Excellence)
This course assumes a basic working knowledge of HVACR systems. Students who plan to sit for a specific NATE exam can focus their study on the different texts available. Purchasing these books is recommended. This course is designed to give the student a cursory understanding of the various disciplines. The course gives the student a cursory understanding of: Core Essentials, A/C Service and Heat Pump Service; Gas and Oil Furnace Service. The recommended texts listed can be purchased through the bookstore:

• Preparing for the NATE Exam – A/C and Heat Pumps –ISBN:978-1-61607-117-2
• Preparing for the NATE Exam – Core Essentials – ISBN:978-1-61607-116-5
• Preparing for the NATE Exam – Gas and Oil Heating – ISBN:978-1-61607-164-6.

PDS 9005 / Length: 45 hours
Cost: $675 (book cost is additional)

CRN 907 Wednesdays
July 12-September 20
6-10 p.m. Marple


PDS 9006 / Length: 4 hours
Cost: $175

CRN 910, Ongoing through the semester. Call 610-359-7344 to register.

Refrigerant Technician Certification Exam
The College's Division of Technical Education is one of a small number of schools in the nation approved by the EPA to offer a refrigerant technician certification program. The training manual is available through the college. It is strongly recommended that students read the manual before taking the exam. The exam is given in online format only and can be scheduled through the Learning Center – call 610-359-5298.

JSPD 4000 / Length: 2 hours
CRN 3069

Small Engine Repair

Small Engine Repair
Fundamentals of small displacement 2- and 4-cycle engines. Learn to maintain and repair gasoline engines on snow blowers, chain saws, lawn mowers, weed eaters and more. No class 2/18.

JSPD 0057 / Length: 30 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $279; Non-Sponsoring $329

CRN 858 Wednesdays
May 10-July 12
6-9 p.m. Pennocks Bridge
CRN 857 Wednesdays
June 7-August 9
6:30-9:30 p.m. Marple

Motorcycle Repair: Intro
Learn how to repair and maintain your motorcycle in this hands-on workshop. This covers maintenance including oil and filter change, fluids check, air filter change, spark
plug change, chain; adjust, clean & lube. We will also learn about tire changes, brake replacement and fuel systems.

JSPD 0060 / Length: 30 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $279; Non-Sponsoring $329

CRN 899 Saturdays
August 19-September 30
9 a.m.-2 p.m. Marple