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SPECIAL CLASSES


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Course Schedule


All Classes at Our Location 3010 Park Rd East, Pleasant Grove, AL 35127
 
THE FOLLOWING COURSES ARE OPEN TO
ACTIVE, DISPLACED OR LAID-OFF REPRESENTED EMPLOYEES ONLY.

  

 

Industrial Welding                                                                                           April 1 - June 26, 2019
Monday & Wednesday                                                                     Class times: 9:00a.m. - 11:00a.m. 
Learn to stick weld! Learn the welding trade and develop skills that will enable you to earn your certification in 3G, 4G and 6G.

 

Welding Fabrication                                                                                         April 1 - June 26, 2019
Monday & Wednesday                                                                        Class times: 1:00p.m. - 4:00p.m.
Learn to mig weld! Learn to use a mig welder and learn the basics about design and fabrication such as measuring, working with angles, using a band saw, learn how to do a materials take off and much more.  


Alabama Real Estate License Preparation         ______                                        __                                                    

Looking for a second income or even a new career this state certified license preparation course will prepare you for the Alabama Real Estate licensing exam. Go online and study at your own rate or receive class room instruction two nights a week for eight weeks. State Licensing Examination and fees to be paid by the student. Classroom instruction located in McCalla, Pelham, Gardendale, Trussville and Tuscaloosa Alabama.

Call the location you prefer to see class times and start dates.

McCalla - 4760 Eastern Valley Road   205-477-7769
Tuscaloosa – 500 Town Center Blvd, Suite A   35406  205-758-3300
Pelham – 3170 Highway 31 South    35124  205-663-3895  

Gardendale – 651 Main Street Gardendale, Al 35071  205-612-1842 

Trussville -  428 Main Street  Trussville, Al 35173   205-655-8877

Jasper  - 505 19th Street West Jasper, Al  35501  205-244-0423  

 

 

 

For any class to be held there is a minimum number of represented members that must be registered for the class. Once you have registered to take a class please call 205-703-9016 the week before the class is scheduled to start to make sure that the class has not been canceled due to lack of participation.

 

 

THE FOLLOWING COURSES ARE OPEN TO
ACTIVE, DISPLACED OR LAID-OFF REPRESENTED EMPLOYEES AND RETIREES.

 

 

   
Heating and Cooling                                                                                   May 7 - June 6, 2019
Tuesday and Thursday                                           Class times: 11:00a.m.-2:00p.m. OR 4:00p.m.-7:00p.m.   
Learn all about heating and cooling systems, air distribution, water distribution, gas burners, furnaces, heat pumps, central air conditioning, window air units and more! 

  
 
Refrigerant Handling Certification                                                                                                June 11 - July 11, 2019
Tuesday & Thursday                                      Class times: 11:00a.m.-2:00p.m. OR 4:00p.m.-7:00p.m.
EPA regulations require testing and licensing for people who handle, install, remove or buy refrigerant. This course will prepare you to take the test and get certified.


Process Controls                                                                                                                Summer 2019                        
This course covers process control and related instrumentation devices. Topics include basic process control theory, PID diagrams, instrumentation, closed loop systems, open loop systems, as well as calibration methods associated with transducers, transmitters, control valves, and related process devices.


Programmable Logic Controllers                                                                                Summer 2019                     
This course will cover numbering systems, hardwire inputs (push buttons, limit switches), hardwire outputs (relays, motor starters, AC motors, variable frequency drives), writing ladder logic, using data tables for troubleshooting, timers, counters, moves, math functions, addresses, and more. Whether you are new to PLCs or an old pro, this course can help give you that extra boost you need! Instructed by Jim Cofield.


Acoustic Guitar                                                                                                   April 8 – June 24, 2019
Monday                                                                                                    Class times: 11:00a.m.- 1:00p.m.
If you have had Acoustic Guitar for Beginners then this class will guide you to more. Students need to bring their own guitar. Instructed by Ken Bush. Class size is limited – call now to register!



 

 

 

For any class to be held there is a minimum number of represented members that must be registered for the class. Once you have registered to take a class please call 205-703-9016 the week before the class is scheduled to start to make sure that the class has not been canceled due to lack of participation.

 

 

THE FOLLOWING COURSES ARE OPEN TO
ACTIVE , DISPLACED OR LAID-OFF REPRESENTED EMPLOYEES,
RETIREES, SPOUSES, AND DEPENDENTS AGES 14-25.

 


 

Computer Upgrade and Repair                                                                    March 21 – April 18, 2019
Thursday                                                         Class Times: 11:00a.m. - 2:00p.m. or 4:00p.m. - 7:00p.m.
Don’t toss that slow computer. You may be able to upgrade or repair it to create a good as new system. Cracked screens -no problem- learn to make that repair. You can make or save money by knowing how to upgrade or repair computers for maximum performance.


Beginning Beekeeping                                                                                                                          May 2019
DATES WILL BE UPDATED – Call or check Facebook
Learn the ins and outs of the basic steps to begin your own beekeeping endeavor! We all know how much local honey can cost and how beneficial it can be to one’s health. You can now have your own beehive  for personal use or to sell the honey.

Leather Working                                                                                                                                     May 10, 2019
Friday                                                                                                    Class Times: 11:00a.m. - 2:00p.m.
This first class will include all the information you will need to make custom belts to begin. You will be making your own belt in class so you will have hands on experience. We may add a day to this class if necessary and we may add more advanced classes in the future depending on enrollment.

Change a Fluorescent Light to an LED                                                        April 15 and April 17, 2019
Monday and Wednesday                          Class Times: 11:00a.m. - 2:00p.m. or 4:00p.m. - 7:00p.m.
Learn the steps to change a fluorescent light fixture into an LED light fixture. LED bulbs are much less expensive than fluorescent bulbs and an LED light fixture uses a fraction of the electricity of a fluorescent fixture plus you will not have to worry about replacing expensive ballasts.

Basic Computer Skills                                                                                                         May 2 – May 23, 2019
Thursday                                                         Class Times: 11:00a.m. - 2:00p.m. or 4:00p.m. - 7:00p.m.
Whether you are new to using a computer or you want to brush up on some of the computer skills you may not use often this class is for you.  John will go over all of the basic computer skills needed to be able to make the most of your technology for your benefit.
 

 
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