Commercial Driver Training

The industry is facing a shortage of more than 50,000 long-haul truck drivers, according to the American Trucking Association. As the economy grows, so will the demand for goods and the need for these long-haul carriers. In fact, the jobs in the trucking industry will grow by 11 percent from 2012 to 2022.

Earning a commercial driver’s license (CDL) is the baseline for breaking into the trucking industry. While a CDL is needed to become a commercial truck driver, it also allows you to operate large passenger buses, flatbed trucks, and more based on the Class of license.

The Commercial Driver Training course will teach you the skills you need to start a career as a commercial truck driver. You will learn about transporting cargo, operating commercial vehicles, and handling hazardous materials. You will also gain workplace preparedness soft skills, which increase your employability to prospect employers. When you finish this course, you will be prepared to sit for and pass your state’s Commercial Drivers’ License written exam.

HVAC/R Simulations for Field Technicians

As HVAC/R systems become increasingly complex, learning and mastering the latest technology is critical. HVAC/R Simulations for Field Technicians offers a rich, hands-on learning experience that mimics field performance in completely online environment. You will practice servicing, maintaining, and troubleshooting common HVAC/R scenarios in true-to-life service call simulations.

You will work through approximately 200 scenarios to master seven pieces of HVAC/R equipment – Gas Furnace, Oil Furnace, Gas Boiler, Split Residential A/C, Commercial A/C, Heat Pumps, and Commercial Walk-in Freezers. Your skills and knowledge are then put to the test in 12 ungraded assessment simulations. If you need to sharpen your diagnostic and troubleshooting skills, this online course is ideal.

Please note this course is not graded by an instructor and no grades will be awarded upon the completion. For the certificate of completion to be provided, you must verify that you have completed all simulations to the best of your ability.

Residential Electrician

With booming infrastructure, new energy conservation projects, and an aging workforce, demand for skilled electricians is on the rise. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that jobs for electrician will increase 14 percent through the year 2024.

The Electrician Training course is designed to teach you general and electrical safety procedures, use of common hardware and materials used in an electrical system, how to read and understand building plans, and more. In addition, you will be prepared for electrician licensing tests, generally required by most states and localities. While tests differ, you will need to understand electrical theory, the National Electrical Code®, local electrical codes, and the various types of wiring methods and materials.

By course completion, you should be able to pass a residential electrician licensing exam and start an entry level career as a residential electrician or electrician apprentice. Check with your state, county, or city for residential electrician licensing rules and whether this course’s hours will be accepted towards licensing.

Foundations of Plumbing

There is a shortage of skilled plumbers. With an aging infrastructure and dwindling trade workforce, the demand for plumbers has never been greater. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that plumbing jobs will increase at a faster than normal rate over the next 10 years. With the right training, you could enter and build a scalable career in this high-demand field.

If you want to work as a plumber, the Foundations of Plumbing course will teach you the fundamental, job-ready skills relevant to the plumbing and piping industry. In this self-paced course, you’ll learn how to work on modern plumbing systems from in-depth course material developed by industry experts and employers. By course completion, you will possess the specialized skills and technical knowledge needed to start a career in plumbing.

HVAC/R Technician (Voucher Included)

HVAC/R is one of today’s fastest growing industries. Evolving technology, booming commercial and residential construction, and a retiring workforce fuel the need for skilled HVAC/R technicians. This course prepares you for an entry-level career in the HVAC/R industry by providing hands-on guidance, application, and a solid foundation for service, repair, and solutions.

You will learn from relevant material and applicable examples, including a unique Service Call feature and more than 260 supporting photos that bring concepts to life. By course completion, you will be prepared to sit for several entry-level HVAC/R certificates, including all 17 HVAC Excellence Employment Ready Certificates, the EPA 608, and the NATE Ready to Work Certificate.

You will also receive a voucher package for the HVAC Excellence Employment Ready Certificate exam and EPA 608 Certification exam.

Certificate Exams

This course will provide the necessary information to pass the following entry-level certificate exams:

  • HVAC Excellence ESCO Group: 17 Employment Ready Certificates
  • NATE: Ready to Work Certificate
  • EPA 608: Section 608 Universal Technician Certification

Upon course completion, you will also receive a voucher package for the HVAC Excellence Employment Ready Certificate exam* that includes:

  • 1 Employment Ready Certificate for Electrical
  • 1 Employment Ready Certificate for Air Conditioning
  • 1 EPA 608 Voucher

*Proctor fees may apply

HVAC/R Certified Technician (Voucher Included)

It’s no secret that skilled HVAC/R technicians are in high demand. But those with HVAC Excellence or NATE certifications have greater earning potential and more opportunities for career advancement. If you already have one-to-two years of industry experience, this course will prepare you for the next step in your career—certification.

Through hands-on simulations and in-depth course material, you will strengthen your understanding of HVAC/R service, repair, and maintenance. You will also learn about sustainable technology, environmental challenges and their solutions, industry advancements, and develop customer-facing professional skills.

By course completion, you will have the formal training and specialized knowledge to successfully sit for the HVAC Excellence Core and Professional Technician exams, the NATE Core and Specialty Test exams, and the EPA 608 certification exam. You will also receive a voucher package to take the HVAC Excellence exams.

Certification Exams

By course completion, you will have the formal training and specialized knowledge to successfully sit for the HVAC Excellence Core and Professional Technician exams, the NATE Core and Specialty Test exams, and the EPA 608 certification exam.

Upon completion of this course, you will receive an HVAC Excellence ESCO Group Voucher Package that includes:

  • 1 Principals of Electrical and Refrigeration (Core)* exam voucher
  • 1 Professional Technician exam voucher (Residential Air Conditioning recommended)
  • 1 EPA 608 exam voucher

*To sit for the HVAC Excellence Core exam, you must provide two years of documented work experience. Exam proctor fees may apply.

Additionally, this course aligns with the following Professional Technician specialty areas (vouchers are not included for the below exams):

  • Principals of Electrical and Refrigeration Theory
  • Residential Air Conditioning
  • Gas Heat
  • Electric Heat
  • Heat Pump Installer
  • Heat Pump Service
  • Light commercial Air Conditioning
  • Light commercial Refrigeration

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)

The Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) Green Associate course is designed to educate candidates on the cutting edge green building and sustainable design practices, and enables participants to designate that expertise with an internationally recognized professional credential.

Developed and backed by the U.S. Green Building Council, the LEED Green Associate and credential has gained national and global notoriety. The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system is one of the most widely used standards for green building and design. The Tier 1: LEED Green Associate training course and exam covers general information on green building practices for residential and commercial projects, and prepares individuals to support other professionals working on projects seeking LEED certification.

This course will also prepare you for the LEED Green Associate Credential from USGBC (US Green Building Council). This is an internationally recognized certification that designates expertise in green building and design principles. The exam fee is included with the course.

Programa de Certificado de Conocimiento Básico de HVACR NATE Core

El programa de conocimiento fundamental de mantenimiento de HVAC es un programa completo de enseñanza en línea de HVACR lo cual incluye la calefacción, la ventilación, el aire acondicionado y la refrigeración. Está estructurado específicamente con el fin de preparar a los técnicos para aprobar el examen inicial de conocimientos fundamentales de mantenimiento de NATE y para ampliar las habilidades de los instaladores y técnicos quienes:

  • Son principiantes en la industria HVACR
  • Buscan seguir su aprendizaje, ampliando sus conocimientos y competencias
  • Se preparan para la certificación (NATE CORE)

The HVAC Service Core course is a comprehensive online HVACR education course encompassing heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration. The HVAC NATE Core training course is specifically structured to prepare technicians to successfully pass the initial NATE Core Service Exam and to enrich the skills of installers and technicians who are:

  • Just beginning in the HVACR industry
  • Continuing education for upgrading knowledge and skills
  • Preparing for certification (NATE CORE)

Certificación

  • Examen de conocimiento fundamental de mantenimiento de NATE (NATE Core Service)

Tool and Die Maker

Do you want to play an integral role in a manufacturing process? Are you looking for a way to become more indispensable to your employer in the manufacturing industry? Tool and die makers are skilled artisans who enter their careers after a combination of education and hands-on training. This online Tool and Die Maker course is the perfect way to get started in your new career as a tool and die maker.

This course provides an intensive overview of skills necessary for tool and die making. You will learn workholding, math, inspection, safety, machining, materials, quality, and grinding. Upon completion of the course, you’ll have obtained the required knowledge and proven competency in the necessary areas for a successful career as a tool and die maker.

Engineering Technician

Are you a problem solver and a team player? Why not consider a career as an engineering technician? An engineering technician needs a practical understanding of engineering concepts to assist engineers and technologists in projects relating to research and development, implementation or operation. This course can provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to prove competency and begin your career as an engineering technician quickly.

This online Engineering Technician course provides an intensive overview of skills necessary for this manufacturing role. You will learn math, inspection, safety, materials, machining, quality, grinding, electrical systems, automation, motor controls, additive manufacturing, assembly, design, and management necessary to work as an Engineering Technician.