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Electrical Journeyman 1A
Instructor: To Be Announced
Semester: Fall 2017 Registration: 7/31/2017 - 12/15/2017
Worc Resident: $515.00 Non-Worc Resident: $530.00
Date: 9/5/2017 - 12/14/2017 Time: 05:30 PM - 08:30 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 2017 Registration: 7/31/2017 - 12/15/2017
Worc Resident: $515.00 Non-Worc Resident: $530.00
Date: 9/5/2017 - 12/14/2017 Time: 05:30 PM - 08:30 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: To Be Announced
Semester: Fall 2017 Registration: 7/31/2017 - 12/15/2017
Worc Resident: $515.00 Non-Worc Resident: $530.00
Date: 9/5/2017 - 12/14/2017 Time: 05:30 PM - 08:30 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: To Be Announced
Semester: Fall 2017 Registration: 7/31/2017 - 12/15/2017
Worc Resident: $515.00 Non-Worc Resident: $530.00
Date: 9/5/2017 - 12/14/2017 Time: 05:30 PM - 08:30 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.
Plumbing Tier 1
Instructor: To Be Announced
Semester: Fall 2017 Registration: 7/31/2017 - 12/15/2017
Worc Resident: $885.00 Non-Worc Resident: $900.00
Date: 9/5/2017 - 12/21/2017 Time: 05:00 PM - 08:45 PM
Location: Technical High Max Seats: 30
Weekday: Tuesdays Thursdays Weeks: 16
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.
***Due to recent changes by the State Plumbing Board, students will be allowed to complete Tiers 1 & 2 in the same school year.  Tier 2 will be offered in January 2018