The Building Automation Systems (BAS) Online Certificate Program provides entry level knowledge for those aspiring to become Direct Digital Controls (DDC) Technicians. It starts with the fundamentals of building controls and then works through general web based DDC networking knowledge. Next, it is on to control drawing fundamentals and a simulated Graphic User Interface (GUI) used to practice troubleshooting and DDC point identification. Finally, students are introduced to some common types of DDC programming. The last two courses of the program allow students to practice applying DDC technology to common pieces of commercial HVAC equipment. Upon successful completion of a course (a score of 75% or higher), students are registered into the next one and receive a certificate of completion.
When compared to many other careers, chemical plant operators enjoy a number of benefits including above-average pay, job stability and mobility. With more and more countries becoming increasingly industrialized, the demand for qualified, entry-level chemical plant operators is on the rise. Chemical plant operators typically begin their careers in entry-level positions and quickly move up through the ranks - often to senior management positions. With a large percentage of the current chemical plant workforce reaching retirement age, there is a critical shortage of qualified entry-level plant operators to take their places.
The HVACR Core Technician Program is a comprehensive online HVACR education program encompassing heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration. In addition to the rich selection of basics courses, each technician may choose as the final course an elective that fits his/her specific interests or regional system type. This flexibility allows the student to focus on knowledge used in his/her line of work or home geographic area.
This Landscaping course provides the basic knowledge and industry information needed to be successful in the field of landscape design and architecture. Focusing on three areas of professional practice; design, contracting, and management, traditional topics such as design, plant installation, and pricing, as well as topics not found in most other resources, such as interior landscaping, xeriscaping, water gardens, and safety are discussed. Successful landscapers and lawn care professionals reveal their secrets to success in this $20 billion industry. With all the homes, business parks, apartment complexes, shopping malls and hospitals that need landscaping, you can tailor your services and create your dream job.
The role of the natural gas plant operator is to operate and monitor the systems and equipment that take gas from its natural state, and convert it into a usable product for consumers and businesses. Gas plant operators ensure that the end-product gas is free of impurities, then distilled into ethane, propane, butane, and methane. As a certified gas plant operator, you’ll also be charged with controlling the flow of processed gas into pipelines which transport it to the various businesses and residences where it is used for fuel. A crucial part of your responsibilities will be ensuring that the flow-rate is adjusted to the proper level so that the supply keeps pace with customer demands.
Oil refinery operators typically begin their careers in entry-level positions and work their way up through the ranks, often to senior management positions. With a large portion of the industry's workforce currently entering retirement age, there is a huge demand for qualified entry-level refinery operators, and this trend is expected to continue in the coming years. Very few institutions provide training for entry-level operators. This is a unique, user-friendly program designed for people who have minimal knowledge of the industry, math, physics, or chemistry. The necessary science concepts are built into the program modules. Job responsibilities for oil refinery operators include ensuring that unit and process systems function properly and in a safe manner.
Paper mill operators typically enter the workforce in entry-level positions with the opportunity to advance their careers to senior management positions. With many seasoned paper mill operators currently entering retirement age, there is a huge demand for qualified entry-level operators to replenish the ranks, and this trend is expected to continue in the coming years. As very few educational institutions offer paper mill training courses, this is a unique opportunity for students to receive the training they need to embark on an exciting and rewarding career in the field of paper mill operations. Our program is user-friendly and provides students with state-of-the art, online course materials and instruction.
Our power plant operator training prepares students for rewarding careers in the field of power plant operations. As a certified power plant operator, you will enter the workforce in an entry-level position with the potential to move up within the industry. A large percentage of the industry's workforce is currently retiring or entering retirement age, and demand for qualified entry-level power plant operators is high. Our user-friendly, online certification program is designed for people who have little knowledge of the industry, and knowledge of math, physics, and chemistry is not required. The necessary concepts are covered over the course of your training. Power plant operators are tasked with making sure processes and systems function properly.
Pulp mill operators consider the safety of mill personnel as their primary objective. They are also charged with ensuring that production processes are operating safely and with making sure unit and process systems are functioning properly. Pulp mill operators continually monitor mill instrumentation and equipment and make frequent modifications in order to keep system process variables operating within acceptable ranges. They are also responsible for detecting actual and potential problems and with taking all necessary corrective actions to avoid interruptions in all systems operations. Our pulp mill operations training course is user-friendly program that does not require that you have extensive knowledge of the pulp mill industry, math, physics, or chemistry.
The availability of clean, renewable power is without question going to be the defining challenge and goal of the 21st century, and wind will lead the way. Wind power can realistically not only replace the lion’s share of oil, coal, and natural gas fired electrical plants in the U.S., but also can add enough extra power capacity to allow for most of the cars in the nation to run on electricity. This Wind Energy Professional course is designed specifically with technicians in mind! Our course covers all aspects of installing and troubleshooting wind turbines, giving technicians the knowledge they need to handle even complex maintenance tasks. This course explains how wind turbine blades harvest wind energy, and how generators convert shaft turning energy into electricity.