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Electrical Training Center
65 Elm St
Copiague, NY 11726


Phone: 631 226-8021







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Who should take the Electrical Estimating Course?

The apprentice (helper) and electrician that need an understanding of estimating so as to gain a perspective of the value of their work.
The electrical contractor that must know how to estimate to determine the job's selling price and for proper job management. What this primary course will give the student is both estimating and the bid process. This course will explain how to determine material cost, labor cost, the proper application of direct cost, overhead & profit.

This course is for individuals who are preparing for certification testing as a Fire Alarm Technician by NICET (National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies).
A student workbook and copy of NFPA 72, National Fire Alarm Code, are included.
• Fire Alarm Fundamentals
• National Fire Alarm Code Requirements -- NFPA 72
• Fire Protection Interconnect Standards
• Standard Wiring Practices
• Life Safety Code Requirements
• Testing and Maintenance
• Fire Alarm System Design Requirements
• NICET Standards
• Detector Placement
• Mechanical Systems Interface
• Demystifying Codes and Standards

Fire Alarm is a highly specialized field and provides constant challenge to designers, installers and maintenance personnel.
This course will help take away the mystery of code requirements and prepare you for NICET Level 1 & 2 Test

Gas & Oil Burner Control Wiring - 45 Hours

Starting at the introductory level with a discussion of boiler components, language and keys operation criteria and moving forward to the different thermostat wiring, how to service, repair control wiring on gas and oil burners.
Topics include:
1.    Electrical Circuitry
2.    General Information -- Boiler, Furnace
3.    Practical Wiring
4.    Troubleshooting

Graduates will receive a Certificate.

Conduit Bending - 42 Hours

Students learn the different types of benders and how they work; students are introduced to other types of benders and given demonstrations on the different procedures in using them. Further, the student will learn the code pertaining to the projects and will learn how to make perfect bends.

Prerequisite: None                                                                 Graduates will receive a Certificate.

This course is comprised of a lecture and practical format. Beginning with the theory and all required components, the student will then go on to construct and complete

several hands-on projects.

Topics will include:
    Basic concepts of voice and data cable installation
    Common components
    Color Coding
    Wire and Wiring Techniques/Splicing
    Jack installations/Terminations
    Practical Wiring
    Wiring methods and procedures
    Basic Code

Motor and Motor Control - 42 Hours

Students learn the parts of a motor control and what their function is to the system. In addition, they will wire a start/stop station, multiple start/stop stations and a float switch.

Graduates will receive a Certificate.

Master Electrician License Preparation -- 70 Hours & Practical For Electrical License - 21 Hours

To qualify for a Master Electrician License in Nassau & Suffolk County, individuals must prove 7 years working under a licensed Master Electrician.

The course helps to prepare individuals for the Master Electrician Exams given in Nassau and Suffolk Counties.
Topics include:
1.    Box Fill
2.    Branch Circuits
3.    Definitions and Requirements for Electrical Installations
4.    Diagrams
5.    General Information and Calculations
6.    Grounding
7.    Introduction to National Code
8.    Services Over Current Protection
9.    Wiring Methods

Graduates will receive a Certificate.


Practical for Electrical License 21 Hours
Tuition: $395.00
This course is designed to prepare students for Part II of their Master Electricians License test.

Graduates will receive a Certificate.

Generators, Sales & Installations for Electrical Contractors - 16 Hours

In this 16 hour course, you will learn the following:

    Basic generator theory
    Types of generators with options
    Auxiliary systems
    Generator applications
    How to market and sell generators
    Understanding, troubleshooting, and maintenance of generators
    Four hours of hands on installation of a generator and transfer switch.

Graduates will receive a Certificate.

Electrical Theory - 24 Hours

Students will study in depth AC and DC Theory. Topics covered will also include Ohms Law, Series Circuits, Parallel Circuits, Impedance, Transformers and Magnetism

Graduates will receive a Certificate.

Effective July 18, 2007, all federal, state, county, towns, and most private businesses in Nassau & Suffolk County require trades (and their employees) employed on any public and private works construction, renovation, maintenance and/or repair projects, to be certified as having completed
the OSHA 10 Hour Safety Course,
prior to performing the work.

This seminar will cover the N.Y.S. residential code, LIPA and the latest NEC code pertaining to one & two family dwellings. This class is also recognized as a 8 hour accredited course for IAEI, N.J and Florida

The Topics to be covered include:
• Required number and location of lighting and small appliances
• Box fill, conductor sizes and wiring methods
• Electrical devices and wiring methods
• Special purpose outlets
• Installing residential services

Tuition includes Tom Henry Calculations Book (tuition $200 if you already have book)
Needed for Seminar: 2008 NEC Code book, Calculations book , Calculator)

Topics to be covered include:

• OHMS Law includes basic formulas
• Voltage Drop
• Box Fill Calculation
• Branch Circuit calculations (lighting oven, stove, dryer)
• Raceway and conduit fill
• Motor calculations (conductors, overload & short circuit ground fall protection)
• Residential calculation
• Commercial Calculation

IAEI Approved

Topics discussed include:
• Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters 
• Grounding
• Motors
• Branch Circuit Wiring
• Junction Boxes and Enclosures for Transformers Or Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters
• Feeders
• Spas & Hot Tubs
• Hyrdo massage bathtubs

This informative seminar provides the necessary fundamentals to starting a business.  Professionals in the following fields will provide you with valuable information to help guide you on your path to starting a business.

• Attorney  
• Accountant
• Marketing
• Banking
• Insurance
• Public Utility
• Supply House

Moderated by Thomas Gardega,
Entrepreneur & Master Electrician,
Instructor and Director of Education at Electrical Training Center, Inc

Electrical Training Program 1 -- 300 Hours

The program is designed for students to obtain a foundation in the electrical industry. 
This program consists of lecture and hands-on training, as well as on the job training.
Students also experience on-the-job training through the school's partnerships with
Habitat for Humanity & United Way.

Electrical Training Program 3 with Internship- 600 Hours

This program is designed so that students can graduate and obtain employment in
the electrical industry. Specialty classes such as "Security & Fire Alarm, Gas &
Oil Burner Control wiring, and Voice Data will give them more marketable
and ensure a qualified student for job placement.
Students will have approximately 150 hours of on-the-job training.
The Electrical Training Center Inc. has partnered with organizations such as
Suffolk County Electrical Contractors and Nassau Electric League
so that a student can complete their internship.

HVAC/R Program - 450 Hours
The HVAC Course is a comprehensive HVACR training program for heating, ventilation,
air conditioning, and refrigeration installers and technicians.
Topics covered include: Common aspects of HVAC/R, Basic electrical theory,
common control components, HVAC comfort parameters, refrigeration components,
concept of combustion at a fundamental level, combustion basics for natural gas
and propane fuels, terminology of heating and power boilers,
and reverse-cycle air source heat pumps. 
This program provides EPA Certification 608.

Why you need the 81 Hour NY State license prep course;
"To engage in the business of installing, servicing or maintaining security or fire alarm systems" means and refers to a person who holds himself out directly or indirectly, as being able, or who offers or undertakes, by any means or method, to install, service or maintain a security or fire alarm system to detect intrusion, break-in, movement, sound or fire. It is the responsibility of licensees to understand the Business of Installing, Servicing or Maintaining Security or Fire Alarm Systems License Law License Law.

Who Should Take This Course?

 This course is intended to prepare the entry and experienced solar energy professionals (installers, electricians, designers, and project managers) for certification exams, such as that of the NABCEP Certified PV Installer.
This course will put together a variety of skills, experiences, and practices into a professional body of knowledge worthy of a certified practitioner working in the renewable energy industry.  It also serves as a study guide for experienced contractors and other technical professionals from other sectors seeking entry to the Photovoltaic Industry.

This course will begin with an introductory level discussion of boiler
components, language and key operation criteria.  Topics to be covered are:  
Trade Electricity for Gas & Oil, Schematics, Electrical Symbols reading,
Gas & Oil Heating Controls & Functions, Gas & Oil Heating Control
Circuit wiring, Line & Low-voltage switching, gas & oil systems flame
safeguard, gas & oil heating safety component wiring, system
testing and troubleshooting.


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