Certified Maintenance and Reliability Technician Exam Prep
Industrial Maintenance addresses the needs of the multicrafted maintenance technician and presents an all-encompassing view of the field of industrial maintenance, which covers a variety of technical skill areas. These include, but are not limited to, mechanics (mechanical installation, fluid power, piping systems, power transmission, print reading, and safety, to name a few), electrical (electrical theory, test equipment, electronics, the National Electrical Code, control circuits, rotating machines, PLCs, and drives, for example), and welding (gas welding and arc welding). A multicrafted maintenance technician must have knowledge and skills in all these areas. Industrial Maintenance addresses these areas in a format designed with the technician in mind..
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HVACR Technician Career Prep
HVACR Technicians are one of the most in demand jobs in the current job market, and the job opportunities are expected to continue growing over the next ten years. HVAC Technicians install, inspect, repair and maintain heating, air-conditioning, and refrigeration systems for residential and commercial settings. This course will provide the skills needed to obtain an entry-level position in the HVACR industry. It can also be used to upgrade your skill set if you are already employed as an HVACR technician. This course will provide a comprehensive overview of all aspects of HVACR, with the goal of preparing students to be able to install and maintain HVACR systems. Students will learn through a combination of theoretical and practical applications so that they have a solid understanding of how HVACR systems work prior to entering the workforce. Students will be prepared to obtain entry-level HVACR positions. Students will also meet the basic requirements to sit for the North American Technician Excellence (NATE) national certification exam to become a Certified HVAC/R Technician, as well as begin working toward advanced level certifications..
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Stormwater Management Career Prep
This bundle course includes the following courses - Stormwater I, Stormwater II, Stormwater Management Hydraulics And Hydrology I, Stormwater Management Hydraulics And Hydrology II. Upon completion of the course bundle, students will be prepared to take the American Public Works Association (APWA) Certified Stormwater Manager (CSM) certification exam..
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BPI Building Science Principles Certificate of Knowledge
Earning the Building Science Principles certificate is your first step into the world of energy efficient home performance. Building science demonstrates how various components of the home interact to affect the home’s overall performance. Understand the relationship between the building envelope, heating, A/C, insulation, mechanical ventilation, lighting, appliances and other systems of the home. Learn how all of these systems affect the comfort, health and safety of occupants and durability of the home. Discover why improving the energy efficiency of the home is the first step toward solar, geothermal or other renewable energy improvements. .
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Landscaping Design and Business Career Prep
Photovoltaic Technician Career Prep
The Photovoltaic System Professional course covers the principles of photovoltaics and how to effectively incorporate PV systems into stand- alone or interconnected electrical systems. The content includes system advantages and disadvantages, site evaluation, component operation, system design and sizing, and installation requirements and recommended practices. Common scenarios and procedures are discussed throughout..
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Stormwater effects on receiving streams and the aquatic ecosystems in them is very important. Developing performance goals and design criteria for stormwater controls is a necessary step. This course addresses the concept of unit processes and unit operations as they apply to stormwater management. Learners will become familiar with a simpli?ed framework to facilitate communication between stormwater management professionals, and how to promote the development of a stormwater management strategy, at the site level, that serves as a blueprint for the design process. The importance of basin volume to effectively treat stormwater, and the five categories of stormwater controls, for example: swales and strips, and filters are explained..
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Maintenance activity to preserve the intended water quality bene?t, and stormwater conveyance capacity of stormwater controls are critical to stormwater management. This course explores Whole life costing (also known as life cycle cost analysis) and teaches participants how to effectively evaluate the performance of stormwater controls. It addresses the importance of municipal, industrial, and watershed agencies to screen and select site-specific and feasible stormwater controls, that will achieve technical, and regulatory requirements in a cost-effective manner. This course examines recent challenges and speci?c considerations pertinent to the selection and application of analytical tools. .
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Stormwater Management Hydraulics And Hydrology I
The main focus of this course is engineering hydraulics and hydrology of yesterday and today. The course takes a close look at the various aspects of modern stormwater management and reviews general principles of engineering design. It describes the differences among solid, liquid, and gas, properties of water, such as: cohesion, adhesion, and capillarity, and provides a method of calculating the specific weight and gravity of various liquids, and the viscosity of a fluid. .
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Stormwater Management Hydraulics And Hydrology II
In the past stormwater was annoying. Today, it is viewed as a beneficial resource with the ability to return to its natural path-ways through distributed controls. This course highlights the Manning’s Equation, Channel, Pipe, and Stream flow. It describes varied flow in channels, culvert hydraulics, fundamental hydrology, and provide necessary calculations for runoff. Participants will explore designs for storm sewer, culvert, and detention, and explain stormwater detention..
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Composting is the controlled process of organic degradation or waste decomposition. This web-based course will provide those taking the class with knowledge in the process of waste decomposition, an array of microorganisms and invertebrates consume the organics and convert them to humus. In the truest sense, solid waste composting is actually microbe farming, and like any type of farming, success has a lot to do with the farmer knowing how to make what he is raising thrive and grow. This class will meet or exceed most state requirements for the educational components of certification and/or licensing required for solid waste professionals..
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Electrical and Electronic Fundamentals
The Electrical and Electronic Fundamentals course focuses on the basic concepts and skills that students will require when they work with electrical equipment in a residential location. The course discusses the fundamental principles of electricity and electronics and the function of various devices such as resistors, capacitors, amplifiers, and oscillators. Different types of circuits and their applications are also discussed. Students will use electrical test equipment and diagnostic tools. They will also learn about safety measures, codes, and rules and regulations that must be followed for preventing mishaps..
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HazWoper 24-Hour Moderate Risk
This self-paced HazWoper education course on the Internet meets the OSHA/EPA training requirements for workers performing hazardous waste site functions in accord with the provisions of 29 CFR 1910.120. The regulation stipulates that employers at hazardous waste sites, and at many other "sites" as further defined by the regulation, shall ensure that all workers with the potential of chemical exposure will receive a minimum of 24 hours of waste site health and safety training. Content for the course will be provided through text, manuals, web sites, assignments and exercises..
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Household Hazardous Waste Operations
This Internet-assisted class is an 18-hour Moderate Risk awareness course for those in the solid waste field at landfills, recycling centers, and household hazardous waste facilities. Eighteen hours of the course are delivered over the Internet and can be taken anytime anywhere. The course includes online text, interactive exercises, web links, self-grading quizzes, final exam, and job specific hands-on training..
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Using the Internet those taking this course will gain a vast array of knowledge concerning the many aspects of landfill operations. This course provides eight foundation blocks for the operator with units on waste decomposition, geology & hydrology, engineering, surveying, landfill design, landfill construction, landfill operations, and regulations. This class will meet or exceed most state requirements for the educational components of certification and/or licensing required for solid waste professionals..
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SH - Home Network Design and Configuration
The SH (Smart Home) - Home Network Design and Configuration course provides students the knowledge and skills required for designing, implementing, and maintaining a home network. Students learn about components of a home network, their functions, and procedures for installing these components. They learn about networking protocols, network operating systems, network addressing, and security issues to be managed when setting up a home network. Students also learn to troubleshoot and manage a home network..
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SH - Home Entertainment Systems
The SH (Smart Home) - Home Entertainment Systems course includes complete instruction on the possibilities, benefits, technology, design, and installation of whole house music systems for residential installers/integrators, builders, developers, contractors, and real estate professionals..
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SH - Home System Automation and Integration
The SH (Smart Home) - Home System Automation and Integration course discusses how to bring all the home subsystems together and create a fully integrated home. The course describes the process of setting up and programming automation controllers for complete home automation. Students learn to troubleshoot and identify technical problems with system user interfaces or control processors. They also identify integration standards and learn about the organizations responsible for defining these standards..
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SH - Home Technology Tools, Products, and Services
The SH (Smart Home) - Digital Home Technology: Tools, Products, and Services course presents the major commercial participants, common practices, and prevalent consumer perception of DHTI benefits. The course discusses the concept of an Integrated Home Network (IHN) and the tools, equipment, and expertise required to build it. The course also describes the historical events that have led the industry to its current state as well as the working principles, design approach, and technical and marketing concepts..
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SH - Lighting, Water, and Temperature Control Systems
The SH (Smart Home) - Lighting, Temperature, and Water Control Systems course discusses effective management of three energy and utility-based systems—lighting, heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC), and water—through implementation of home technology. It introduces the basic concepts of the three systems and discusses the devices and components used to automate and manage lighting, HVAC, and water systems. The course also discusses the current industry standards, rules, and regulations pertaining to the three systems..
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SH - Security, Surveillance, and Access Control Systems
The SH (Smart Home) - Security, Surveillance, and Access Control Systems course discusses the working principles, design, and installation of home security and access control systems. It describes wired and wireless security systems and explains system components, including sensors, security panels, zone commanders, and security cameras that are a part of security systems. It also discusses various access-restriction systems such as card readers and biometric access control systems. The course delves into different types of alarms and detectors..
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SH - Telecommunications Systems
The SH (Smart Home) - Telecommunication Systems course introduces the students to the fundamentals of the telecommunication system. Students learn about the design, installation, and configuration of home telecommunication systems, including advanced wired and wireless systems. They learn to install in-house services, such as voice mail, intercom, and call conferencing. Students also learn about testing and troubleshooting procedures..
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