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The growing aerospace industry in West Virginia has a pressing need for workers that manufacture and repair airframe components.  In partnership with Lockheed-Martin, Bombardier and HQ Aero, Pierpont has successfully implemented the Aircraft Structures Training Program, resulting in graduates obtaining employment with local aviation and aerospace companies.   ASTP is an 8 week technical training program, totaling 260 instructional hours, introducing aircraft basics and structure technology, along with students achieving safety and quality certifications from the Manufacturing Skills Standard Council (MSSC).  ASTP includes 130+ hours of hands-on exercises and shop skills development in assembly tools, drilling, reaming, countersinking; aircraft assembly; aircraft production fundamentals; shop math and blueprint reading; FOD control; etc.  The ASTP class is held in Hangar B of the Robert C. Byrd National Aerospace Education Center in Bridgeport, WV.   Admission into the Aircraft Structures Training Program is selective, and upon successful completion, graduates are hired by local aviation companies, therefore individuals must comply with specific Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations for employment: 18 or older High school diploma or GED Pass background check – no felonies Pass drug screen Registered for selective service, if male No aviation experience is required, but preference is given to those with demonstrated mechanical aptitude. Resume required  A non-refundable application fee of $100.00 is due no later than March 2.  March 2-- Mechanical Aptitude testing in Hanger B at RCB Aerospace Center at 1:00. Must bring resume. Students will be chosen for the class based on testing scores and resume.  Applicants must have a mechanical background and have experience working with tools and power equipment. Drug testing and background checks will  be conducted during the first week of class.  Anyone failing any part of this process will be dropped from the class. Tuition is $4500.00,  tools at the completion of the class cost $500.00, financial aid is available for those who qualify. Please have interested students contact Jill Sole at 304-367-4920 as soon as possible. Students who develop the skills necessary to work on aircraft structures may be offered employment with local aviation companies and the necessary employment paperwork will be completed during the last week of the class.  Employment is the sole decision of the employers.    

Start date: 03/05/18

End date: 04/27/18

Tuition: $4,500.00

40 sessions.

Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM (3/5/2018-4/27/2018)

Location : RCB National Aerospace Education Center Location : 
  RCB National Aerospace Education Center.

Instructor : Rich Goff 

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Time-on-Task: 41 hoursCourses may be completed in as little as a few short weeks, or up to 6 months. Your success throughout your online course experience will be represented digitally within a badge. The badge will show your employers and professional network your qualifications as well as course materials you mastered. Course DescriptionThe Blueprint Reading for Construction Trades course provides students with a basic overview of blueprint reading concepts. This introductory-level course reviews the key concepts applicable to reading blueprints generated for a variety of skilled trade and technical applications, including carpentry, electrical systems, plumbing systems, and sprinkler fitting systems in light commercial and residential construction. Course Objectives       Describe the basics of construction trade blueprints       Explain the elements of the blueprint design process       Define common symbols and terminology related to construction trade blueprints       Use construction trade blueprints for a variety of applications       Describe and compare the elements of light commercial and residential construction blueprints       Explain the purpose of different working drawings You want to be engaged as you learn. We get it.  We also know engagement is important to true retention and learning. For that reason, each course includes:       Online course material       eTextbook       Interactive lesson presentations       Audio-to-go podcasts       Personalized study guides       User-specific pacing charts       Engaging lesson presentations       Interactive “Check Your Understanding” exercises/quizzes       Mobile Friendly Experience: laptops, computers, tablets, etc.

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $299.00

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Online 24/7 (Dates:Upon Registration)

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Time-on-Task: 147 hours Courses may be completed in as little as a few short weeks, or up to 6 months. Your success throughout your online course experience will be represented digitally within a badge. The badge will show your employers and professional network your qualifications as well as course materials you mastered. Course DescriptionThis course prepares you to sit for the certification exam. The course reviews basic information essential to working in the HVAC profession. Students will learn about the components of both residential and commercial refrigeration and heating systems. They will be introduced to the fundamentals of design, maintenance, and repair of air-conditioning and heating systems. Students will also learn about required tools and equipment, as well as the safety issues involved when working with these systems. Course Objectives       Describe the basics of the HVAC profession       Identify workplace hazards       Explain the properties of matter       Identify types of energy and their properties       Define thermodynamics       Identify appropriate HVAC/R tools and equipment       Describe the components and operation of the refrigeration system       Identify refrigerants and their properties       Explain refrigerant system management       Describe HVAC/R electrical systems and components       Identify types of residential and light commercial air-conditioning systems       Identify types of residential and light commercial heating systems       Describe residential and light commercial air-conditioning system components       Describe residential and light commercial heating system components       Explain the importance of system design, sizing, and layout       Describe the components of commercial environmental systems       Describe the components of commercial refrigeration systems       Explain installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting techniques You want to be engaged as you learn. We get it.  We also know engagement is important to true retention and learning. For that reason, each course includes:       Online course material       Interactive lesson presentations       Audio-to-go podcasts       Personalized study guides       User-specific pacing charts       Engaging lesson presentations       Interactive “Check Your Understanding” exercises/quizzes       Mobile Friendly Experience: laptops, computers, tablets, etc.

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $1,119.00

Self-Paced

Online 24/7 (Dates:Upon Registration)

Location : Online



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Time-on-Task: 41 hours Courses may be completed in as little as a few short weeks, or up to 6 months. Your success throughout your online course experience will be represented digitally within a badge. The badge will show your employers and professional network your qualifications as well as course materials you mastered. Course DescriptionProgrammable Logic Controllers (PLCs) are used extensively in the automotive industry, material handling warehouses, food processing plants and amusement parks, to name just a few applications. Maintenance individuals need a working knowledge of these systems. Introduction to Programmable Logic Controls will cover the history and development of PLCs, the main parts of a PLC system (how a PLC works, installation wiring diagrams, basic programming symbols and logic) and basic troubleshooting. Course Objectives       Explore how and why PLCs were developed       Know how PLCs work       Understand where PLC systems are used       Read PLC installation (hardwire) diagrams       Analyze the main parts of a PLC system       Learn basic PLC programming symbols       Use basic PLC programming Logic       Understand troubleshooting basics You want to be engaged as you learn. We get it.  We also know engagement is important to true retention and learning. For that reason, each course includes:       Online course material       eTextbook       Interactive lesson presentations       Audio-to-go podcasts       Personalized study guides       User-specific pacing charts       Engaging lesson presentations       Interactive “Check Your Understanding” exercises/quizzes       Mobile Friendly Experience: laptops, computers, tablets, etc.

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $299.00

Self-Paced

Online 24/7 (Dates:Upon Registration)

Location : Online



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