Building Technologies, Engineering & Construction

The college's Office of Community, Professional and Workforce Development offers Building Technologies, Engineering & Construction courses for those preparing for a new job, promotion or looking to update their skills.

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Course Offerings

Electrical Wiring Principles & Practices

Electrical Wiring: Principles and Practices is a 32-hour training course that provides the student with entry-level electrical skills.

This course provides instruction in performing basic electrical tasks, including recognizing distinguishing characteristics of electrical systems and applying design principles and calculations for electrical distribution systems.

This course also provides the necessary foundation in electricity needed by those who wish to study the field of photovoltaics.

Topics covered include:

This course will be a mixture of lecture and electrical lab. Electrical safety for residential wiring will be discussed before any hands-on projects will be assigned. Multi-meters will be discussed and demonstrated on how to use on live electrical circuits.

Required: Students are required to bring the following to class: straight and Phillips head screwdrivers, wire testers, pliers, needle nose pliers, wire strippers for solid wire, utility knife, leather work gloves and safety glasses.

Prerequisites: A minimum 10th grade level reading and math skills.

Textbook: Residential Wiring 4th edition by Gary Rockis. ISBN-13: 978-0-8269-1833-8

Electrical Wiring Principles & Practices
Schedule Section Seats Left Cost Register
Monday, Tuesdays, 3/18 - 4/9
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Thursdays, 3/21 - 4/9
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ZTTN-081 600 2 seats left $640

OSHA 10 Construction Safety

This 10-hour construction safety course is intended for entry-level participants. Each student will receive an OSHA 10-hour Construction Safety wallet card upon successful completion. Training is delivered by a recognized OSHA-10 Construction Safety instructor.

Topic areas covered include the mandatory OSHA-10 Construction Safety topics, including, but not limited to:

Prerequisites: None

Location: Hudson Valley Community College Main Campus

Tuition: $85

Delivery of Course:

Instructor-Led (Classroom)
10 hours, 1.0 CEUs, Non-Credit

OSHA 10 Construction Safety
Schedule Section Seats Left Cost Register
ZTTN-111 500 10 seats left $85Call for more information

Get in Touch

Community, Professional and Workforce Development

Fitzgibbons Health Technologies Center, Room 334

Fax: (518) 629-8103

Regular Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Summer 2023 Hours (May 22 - July 28): Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Friday, Closed
(excluding college holidays and vacations)