Electricity and Construction Courses Offered in January
December 16, 2005

Anyone interested in working with electricity or construction can benefit from taking courses being offered this January by Wor-Wic Community College in electrical wiring and schematics, construction techniques, blueprint reading, and lead paint abatement and maintenance training.

Learn about constructing residential and commercial buildings, building materials, construction planning and safety measures by taking “Basic Construction Techniques I,” which will meet on Tuesdays, Jan. 17 through April 25, from 5:30-10:45 p.m., at Parkside High School in Salisbury. Students will receive “hands-on” practice with various types of construction equipment. Permission of the instructor is required.

“Blueprint Reading for the Construction Trades – Introduction” can help anyone working in the carpentry, electrical, masonry, plumbing, sheet metal, welding, heating and air conditioning, and concrete trades to improve their blueprint reading skills. The class will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays, Jan. 18 through March 8, from 7-9 p.m., at Parkside High School.

Gain knowledge of electricity, basic electrical theory and safety when working with electricity by taking “Electricity, Electrical Schematics and Troubleshooting – Introduction,” which is being offered on Mondays and Wednesdays, Jan. 23 through March 8, from 6:30-9 p.m., at Parkside High School.

“Electrical Wiring – Residential” is designed to help students learn techniques to properly wire a house or farm building. Safety and code compliance are emphasized. The class will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays, Jan. 24 through March 2, from 6:30-9:30 p.m., at Parkside High School in Salisbury.

Lead paint abatement workers can learn about the health effects, safe work practices, medical monitoring, regulatory requirements, personal protection and decontamination by taking “Lead Paint Abatement Worker Training,” which is being offered on Thursday and Friday, Jan. 26 and 27, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at the college campus on the corner of Route 50 and Walston Switch Road in Salisbury.

“Lead Paint Maintenance and Repainting Supervisor Training” is designed to help rental property workers and home improvement contractors who work in homes containing lead paint meet accreditation requirements according to Maryland law. The class will meet on Thursday and Friday, Jan. 26 and 27, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at the college campus in Salisbury.

For more information, call (410) 334-2815 or (410) 641-4134.