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    Electrical systems technicians work under the supervision of engineers to design, build, repair, calibrate, and modify electrical machinery, components, and controls. Technicians work in a variety of areas including manufacturing, telecommunications, and transportation. This introduction to electrical systems program covers all entry level skills and knowledge including reading blueprints and schematics, safety and health, and the basics of electricity and electronics. In this program we will explore different circuits and discuss the instruments used for measuring electricity. As an introductory program you do not need any previous knowledge or experience with electrical systems to be successful.

    Industrial process control is used in many industries such as oil refining, pulp and paper manufacturing, chemical processing and power generating plants. The development of large industrial process control systems was vital in allowing the design of large high volume and complex processes, which could not be otherwise economically or safely operated. In this introduction program, learners will dive into industrial process control by exploring the different areas of process control measurement such as common methods for measuring volume, motion, force, temperature, fluid flow, and electricity, fluid flow, and temperature. This program discusses the function of basic devices for measuring and controlling different kinds of variables in process control.

    Mechanical Systems manage power to perform a task that involves force and motion. With this introductory program, learners will discover the applications of force, motion, energy, and fluid mechanics to mechanical systems and discuss ways to reduce friction and wear on the systems. Understanding how machines work is a vital in understanding any working with any type of machinery. This program will provide the basic knowledge and skills in mechanical systems management including the hand tools used, safety and health practices, lubricants and lubrications, and industrial rigging principles and practices.

    Landscaping
    $2,395.00

    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.

    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.

    Start your career as a Motorcycle Technician with this comprehensive course covering the latest content on motorcycle models and technology. Gain detailed information on fuel injection, suspension systems, V-engine technology and more. As a bonus, ATV service and repair is also included because of the similarities in technology. This course provides the knowledge and skills to succeed in today’s motorcycle technology field.

    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.

    Pneumatics and Hydraulics are applications of fluid power, pneumatics uses an easily compressible gas such as air or a suitable pure gas whereas hydraulics uses relatively incompressible liquid media such as oil. Hydraulic systems and pneumatic systems can be found in various everyday equipment from truck brakes to air engines to gasoline pumps and even your dishwasher. With the vast applications of pneumatics and hydraulics in multiple industries and occupations, this area of study is highly beneficial in the pursuit of many employment opportunities. With this program, learners will discover the basics of hydraulics and pneumatics as well as troubleshooting skills and techniques.

    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 Operator
    $3,295.00

    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.