Students may take the Electrical Technician program as either curriculum (college credit) program* or a continuing education (non-credit) program.
This course introduces the fundamental concepts of, and computations related to DC/AC electricity. Emphasis is placed on DC/AC circuits, components, operation of test equipment, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to construct, verify, and analyze simple DC/AC circuits.
DC/AC Electricity $180 12:30-5:30 PM F 8/21-12/11 Rm 500
DC/AC Electricity $180 3-5 PM MW 8/17-12/9 Rm 500
DC/AC Electricity $180 6-10 PM M 8/17-12/7 Rm 500
This course introduces the fundamental applications of mathematics which are used by an electrical/electronics technician. Topics include whole numbers, fractions, decimals, powers, roots, simple electrical formulas, and usage of a scientific calculator. Upon completion, students should be able to solve simple electrical mathematical problems.
Electrical Computations $180 1-3 PM TTH 8/18-12/15 Rm 500
Electrical Computations $180 6-10 PM TH 8/20-12/10 Rm 500
Basic Wiring $180 6-10 PM TTH 8/18-12/15 Rm 500
This course is designed to cover the principles of electrical wiring as it applies to commercial/residential applications. Emphasis is on Ohm’s law, alternating and direct currents, series circuits, parallel circuits and series parallel circuits, use of electrical tools and equipment, wiring materials and many other special subjects. Preventive maintenance and troubleshooting as well as National Electrical Code will be covered.
Workplace Safety $70 5-6 PM T 8/18-12/15 Rm 500
This course introduces the basic concepts of workplace safety. Topics include fire, ladders, lifting, lock-out/tag-out, personal protective devices, and other workplace safety issues related to OSHA compliance. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the components of a safe workplace.
Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC)
Students may take the HVAC program as either a curriculum (college credit) program or a continuing education (non-credit) program. The daytime program is offered as either curriculum or continuing education. The evening program is offered as continuing education only. Successful completers of either program are eligible to take the NATE certification exam.
The daytime HVAC certificate program is divided into two courses offered over two consecutive semesters and must be taken in the following sequence unless approved by the instructor. 1) Fall Semester: Refrigeration and Air Conditioning 2) Spring Semester: Heating and Heat Pumps
The evening HVAC certificate program is divided into three courses offered over three semesters and must be taken in the following sequence unless otherwise approved by the instructor:
1) Fall Semester: Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
2) Spring Semester: Heating and Heat Pumps I
3) Summer Semester: Heating and Heat Pumps II
The following is the Continuing Education HVAC course schedule for Fall 2015:
Refrigeration $180 8 AM-12 PM M-TH 8/17-10/14 Rm 168
Refrigeration $180 5-9 PM MW 8/17-12/14 Rm 168
Air Conditioning $180 8 AM-12 PM M-W 10/19-12/5 Rm 168
Refrigerant Certification $181.60 8 AM-12 PM TH 10/15-11/5 Rm 168
Refrigerant Certification $181.60 8 AM-12 PM TH 11/17-12/15 Rm 168
Residential System Design $181.60 8 AM-12 PM TH 8/19-12/9 Rm 168
HVAC Electricity $181.60 8 AM-12 PM TH 8/18-12/15 Rm 168
HVAC Controls $181.60 8 AM-12 PM TH 8/20-12/10 Rm 168
Adv. Refrigerant Certification $181.60 8 AM-12 PM TH 8/18-12/15 Rm 168
NATE Certification Testing $125 Scheduled for groups
NATE Certification Testing is scheduled for groups. Contact Ed Hinson at MCC (hinsone@
montgomery.edu) if you are interested in sitting for the NATE Certification test or would like to
arrange NATE testing for a group.
Manufacturing Processes & Production $125 12:30-4:30 PM T Date TBA Rm TBA
Module III Certified Production Technician
The Certified Production Technician (CPT) course trains students in the production skills needed to be successful in manufacturing jobs. The training is divided into four modules: Safety, Quality Practices & Measurement, Manufacturing Processes & Production, and Maintenance Awareness. At the completion of all four modules, students are guaranteed an interview with Jordan Lumber and Unilin. Scholarships are available.
The Manufacturing Processes & Production module covers the following:
1. Identify customer needs.
2. Determine resources available for the production process.
3. Set up equipment for the production process.
4. Set team production goals.
5. Make job assignments.
6. Coordinate work flow with team members and other work groups.
7. Communicate production and material requirements and product specifications.
8. Perform and monitor the process to make the product.
9. Document product and process compliance with customer requirements.
10. Prepare final product for shipping or distribution.
Students test at the end of each module. Upon successful completion of all four modules, students are awarded the CPT certificate.
$60 CPT Test Registration (one time testing fee for all four modules)
$40 Assessment (fee per each module)
The Welding program is designed to provide students with the skills necessary to pursue one or more welding certifications and to exit the program job ready. The first courses listed in our current schedule are designed to serve both the beginning student and those with some experience. Currently, the Welding program is divided into three programs with Introduction to Welding and Pipe Welding classes meeting at the same time:
1) Introduction to Welding: MIG, TIG, & Stick
2) Pipe Welding
3) Welding Certification Preparation
Introduction to Welding: MIG, TIG, & Stick
This course teaches the fundamentals of welding and cutting and covers safety, oxyacetylene welding, torch cutting, arc welding, and MIG and TIG welding. By the end of the course, students should have entry-level knowledge of the welding process and depending upon individual ability, advance to Intermediate Welding or the Certification Preparation course.
Intro to MIG, TIG, & Stick $201.60 7:30 AM-2:30 PM MTW 8/17-12/9 Rm 171
Intro to MIG, TIG, & Stick $201.60 6-10 PM MTW 8/17-12/9 Rm 171
Intro to MIG, TIG, & Stick $201.60 7:30 AM-2:30 PM MTW 9/14-12/9 Rm 171
Intro to MIG, TIG, & Stick $201.60 6-10 PM MTW 9/14-12/9 Rm 171
The Pipe Welding program is designed to prepare students for an entry level position as a pipe welder. Major emphasis is placed on the welding, maintenance, and repair of a variety of pipe systems. At the end of the Pipe Welding program, students will be prepared for the 6G Pipe Welding certification test.
Pipe Welding $201.60 7:30 AM-2:30 PM MTW 8/17-12/9 Rm 171
Pipe Welding $201.60 6-10 PM MTW 8/17-12/9 Rm 171
Pipe Welding $201.60 7:30 AM-2:30 PM MTW 9/14-12/9 Rm 171
Pipe Welding $201.60 6-10 PM MTW 9/14-12/9 Rm 171
Welding Certification Prep $201.60 8 AM-2 PM SA 8/22-12/5 Rm 171
This course is designed to prepare students for the American Welding Society’s welding certification. This course is open only to experienced welders or students who have successfully completed the MCC Introduction to Welding course. The instructor holds certifications from the American Welding Society (AWS), American Society for Mechanical Engineers, American Petroleum Institute. The instructor is a Certified Welding Inspector and Certified Welding
Educator through AWS. Students can take certification test welds in the class with the instructor.
Welding Blueprint Reading TBA
This course is designed to give the user the ability to understand and interpret basic blueprint terminology and features. The focus of the class will be on various welds, weld joints, and weld symbols.
Introduction to Blueprint Reading TBA
This course is designed to give the user the ability to understand and interpret basic blueprint terminology and features. The focus of the class will be on the title block information, revisions, flag notes tolerances and their meaning, datums, as well as rotation of views and cut-away views.