ASHEBORO (August 2, 2017)
Randolph Community College’s Workforce Development and Continuing Education Division is offering two short-term courses beginning this month designed to provide entry-level employment skills.
“Basic Electrical Technician I” will cover the principles of electrical wiring. 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.
This training is for persons interested in the installation and maintenance of electrical/electronic systems found in residential, commercial, and industrial facilities. Most of the training is hands-on. Topics covered will include AC/DC theory, basic wiring practices, programmable logic controllers, and industrial motor controls. Upon completion, students should qualify for a variety of entry-level positions in the electrical/electronics field as an on-the-job trainee or apprentice.
The class will meet from 5:30-9 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays, Aug. 21 through Nov. 29 in Room 119 of the Continuing Education and Industrial Center on the Asheboro Campus. Cost is $180.55.
“Auto Body Repair Basics” is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in the auto body repair field. Students will be taught how to identify and describe the current types of body/frame construction; evaluate vehicle damage through proper application of measuring and gauging equipment and sequencing techniques; and return vehicle to pre-accident condition. Upon completion, students will have the knowledge base to perform hands-on repairs in the areas of nonstructural repairs, MIG welding, plastics and adhesives, refinishing, and other related areas.
This course will meet from 5:30-9:30 p.m., Mondays and Tuesdays, Aug. 28 through Dec. 5, in the Richard Petty Education Center on the Asheboro Campus. The cost is $180.55
For more information or to register, call 336-633-0268.