San Francisco Joint Apprenticeship & Training Committee
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    Updated On: May 30, 2024


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    Summer 2024  

     Courses 


    Foreman Development Training – Series II                                                  Course #SM103

    Days:  Tuesdays & Thursdays  Nights:     Eleven (11) Nights                      33 Hour course

    Instructor:  Jon Schlaman                                     Course Fee………$40.00*              Class Size:    12 Min. – 24 Max.

    Time:   4:30 pm to 7:30 pm      

    Dates:  June   11th   13th   18th   20th    27th   July   2nd   9th   11th   16th   18th   and   23rd

    Description:  This course is the second part of the Foreman Development series, and a continuation of the Foremen Development Training Series I class. This class is the. This program provides an overview of the duties and responsibilities of the foreman on a typical job and how the implementation of industry “best practices” can improve competitiveness in the construction marketplace.  Modules covered include: The Role of the Foreman, Safety, Communication, documentation, change management, project closeout, understanding the estimate, and highly effective foreman.

    *(will be refunded-in-full if all classes are attended)

    Cal State Cert Prep                                                                                          Course #SM105

    Days:  Mondays and Wednesdays        Nights:   Eleven (11) Nights                        33 Hour course

    Instructor:  Paul Ortiz                                            Course Fee………$40.00*              Class Size:   12 Min. – 25 Max.

    Time:    4:30 pm to 7:30 pm      

    Dates:     June   17th   19th   24th   26th   July   1st   3rd   8th   10th   15th   17th   and   22nd  

    Description:  The class will focus on navigating the 2020 NEC Code Book. Review common code calculations, and practice test taking skills to build confidence and prepare you to take the California State Certification Exam. Required: 2020 NEC Code Book (purchase prior to 1st class)

    *(will be refunded-in-full if all classes are attended)

    Fiber Optic Training                                                                                             Course #SM106

    Days:   Mondays & Wednesdays             Nights:    Two (2) Nights                               8 Hour course

    Instructor:  Joe Hagen                                           Course Fee………$40.00*              Class Size: 8 Min. – 12 Max.

    Time:   3:30 pm to 7:30 pm      

    Dates:  June   24th   and   26th     

    Description:   This class will cover Fiber Optic training for the construction industry, including safety and code. Learn the history, current use, and future of Fiber Optics in construction. Learn to terminate, inspect, test, and install Fiber Optic cable using Corning termination kits and Fluke testers.

    *(will be refunded-in-full if all classes are attended)

    Motor Controls                                                                                                      Course #SM107

    Days:  Mondays & Wednesdays             Nights:   Eight (8) Nights                              32 Hour course               

    Instructor: Bart Murray                                       Course Fee………$40.00*              Class Size:   8 Min. – 12 Max.

    Time:   3:30 pm to 7:30 pm      

    Dates:  July   1st   3rd   8th   10th   15th   17th   22nd   and   24th  

    Description: This class will review basic motor control theory, including safety, code, and meter use, before delving deeper into motor control scenarios, building ladder diagrams, and troubleshooting circuits.

    *(will be refunded-in-full if all classes are attended)

    Energy Storage and Microgrid Training (ESAMTAC)                                  Course #SM108

    Days:  Mondays & Wednesdays             Nights:     Eleven (11) Nights                      33 Hour course               

    Instructor: Pete El-Qare                                      Course Fee………$70.00                 Class Size:    12 Min. – 25 Max.

    Time:   4:30 pm to 7:30 pm      

    Dates:  July   1st   3rd   8th   10th   15th   17th   22nd   24th   29th   31st   and   Aug   5th  

    Description:  Energy Storage and Microgrid Training and Certification.

    *(will be refunded-in-full if all classes are attended)

    Significant Code Changes – 2020 NEC (Online)                                                  Course #SM109

    Days:   Mondays & Tuesdays                    Nights:   Eight (8) Nights                              24 Hour course

    Instructor: Dan Mueller                                       Course Fee………$40.00*              Class Size:   8 Min. – 24 Max.

    Time:   4:30 pm to 7:30 pm      

    Dates:   July   8th   9th   12th   13th   19th   20th   26th   and   27th  

    Description:  This class will cover the changes made to the 2020 edition of the NFPA 70 National Electric Code (NEC). This class will lead you through the International Association of Electrical Inspectors coursework for code changes. A 2020 NEC code book is required and may be purchased at the JATC prior to class.

    *(will be refunded-in-full if all classes are attended)

    Programmable Logic Controller Training                                                      Course #SM110

    Days:    Mondays & Wednesdays             Nights:    Six (6) Nights                    24 Hour course

    Instructor:  Rudy Furlan                                        Course Fee………$40.00*              Class Size: 8 Min. – 12 Max.

    Time:  3:30 pm to 7:30 pm      

    Dates:  July   8th   10th   15th   17th   22nd   24th  

    Description:  This class will cover Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) training for the construction industry. Students will learn the advantages of PLCs and will be introduced to programming, wiring, and troubleshooting using the PLC trainers in our lab. Students will learn the basics of PLC operation, including what analog and digital inputs are, and how this combination of hardware works to achieve the modern style of control systems which can be integrated into the Building Management Systems that we see in nearly every building in today's world. In this class we will be writing programs, uploading them onto the PLC and you will be able to see how they operate. You will be required to bring your own Windows-based laptop.

    *(will be refunded-in-full if all classes are attended)

    Fire Alarm Installation                                                                                        Course #SM111

    Days:  Tuesdays & Thursdays                  Nights:   Eight (8) Nights                              32 Hour course               

    Instructor:  James Owens                                    Course Fee………$40.00*              Class Size:   12 Min. – 24 Max.

    Time:  3:30 pm to 7:30 pm      

    Dates:  July   9th   11th   16th   18th   23rd   25th   30th   Aug   1st   

    Description:  The Fire Alarm experience class will focus on application of a basic Fire Alarm system. From the history of early fire warning systems to modern day Fire communication install, this experience will prep you for real world installs. The interactive course will provide students with relevant techniques today's fire systems. During course you'll be wiring speaker-strobes, smoke detectors, heat detectors, fire smoke dampers, door magnets, and power supplies used in the activation of strobes. You will be working on multiple types of fire alarm circuits and with this course it'll help advance your knowledge of fire alarm systems used in San Francisco's high rise buildings and other occupancies alike.

    *(will be refunded-in-full if all classes are attended)

    Lighting Controls                                                                                                 Course #SM118

    Days:   Mondays & Wednesdays                 Nights:   Four (4) Nights                              16 Hour course               

    Instructor:  Pat Tobin                                    Course Fee………$40.00*              Class Size:   8 Min. – 24 Max.

    Time:  3:30 pm to 7:30 pm      

    Dates:  July 16th  18th   23rd  and 25th   

    Description:  This class is a hands-on lighting control basics course using Wattstopper Controls. Students will learn the fundamentals of dimming controls, line vs. 0-10v, occupancy controls, daylighting controls, and Wattstopper's DLM network wiring and basic programming including emergency control functions. Lessons will include safety, code, and Title 24 related to lighting controls. 

    *(will be refunded-in-full if all classes are attended)

    Electrical Vehicle Charging Systems (EVCS)                                                Course #SM112

    Days:   Self-Directed Online       Timeline:   Four (4) weeks                                          24 Hour course

    Instructor:  Dan Mueller                      Course Fee………$85.00                                 Class Size:     8 Min – 24 Max

    Dates:   July   30th   August   13th   27th   (Zoom)    and   September   3rd in-person (Certification test)

    Time:  4:30 pm to 7:30 pm

    Description:  This class meets online briefly on the first and last night, via Zoom Video Conference, for details about beginning and completing the coursework. The class also meets for a three-hour class session two weeks into the class to review the Code Calculations in Lesson 4 of the coursework.  The course follows a self-guided curriculum on a Learning Management System which cover all aspects of electric vehicle equipment including the vehicles, charging stations, electrical vehicle supplies, NEC requirements, advanced load calculations, site assessment, troubleshooting and commissioning of electric vehicle charging stations. Following the completion of the coursework, the certification test will be offered in-person at the school following the last day of class.

    *(will be refunded-in-full if all classes are attended)

    Large Conduit Bending                                                                                        Course #SM113

    Days:  Tuesdays & Thursdays                  Nights:   Six (6) Nights                   24 Hour course               

    Instructor:  Scott Kingshill                                    Course Fee………$40.00*              Class Size:   12 Min. – 16 Max.

    Time: 3:30 pm to 7:30 pm      

    Dates:  August   27th   29th   Sept   3rd   5th   10th   and   12th        

    Description:       In this class students will review the basics of large conduit bending, including safety and code, and will practice bending 1 ½” through 4” conduit using a variety of sidewinder and hydraulic benders available in the lab. Students will complete a series of challenging bends to gain proficiency.

    *(will be refunded-in-full if all classes are attended)

    Fiber Optic Training                                                                                             Course #SM114

    Days:                    Mondays & Wednesdays             Nights:    Two (2) Nights                               8 Hour course

    Instructor: Joe Hagen                              Course Fee………$40.00*                       Class Size: 8 Min. – 12 Max.

    Time:   3:30 pm to 7:30 pm      

    Dates: August   5th   and   7th     

    Description: This class will cover Fiber Optic training for the construction industry, including safety and code. Learn the history, current use, and future of Fiber Optics in construction. Learn to terminate, inspect, test, and install Fiber Optic cable using Corning termination kits and Fluke testers.

    *(will be refunded-in-full if all classes are attended)

    Energy Storage and Microgrid Training (ESAMTAC)                                  Course #SM115

    Days: Tuesdays & Thursdays                  Nights:     Eleven (11) Nights                      33 Hour course               

    Instructor:  Pete El-Qare                                      Course Fee………$70.00                 Class Size:    12 Min. – 25 Max.

    Time:   4:30 pm to 7:30 pm      

    Dates:  Sept   3rd   5th   10th   12th   17th   19th   24th   26th   Oct   1st   3rd   and   8th 

    Description:  Energy Storage and Microgrid Training and Certification.

    *(will be refunded-in-full if all classes are attended)

    First Aid/CPR                                                                                                   Course #SM116

    Days:  Tuesday & Thursday                     Nights:     Two (2) Nights                              6 Hour course

    Instructor:  Fred Maggiora                       *Course Fee………$30.00                       Class Size:     8 Min. – 12 Max.

    Time:  4:30 pm to 7:30 pm      

    Dates:  September   17th   19th  

    Description:   CPR and Basic First Aid Training and certification. It can save a life on the jobsite or at home.

    *(will be refunded-in-full if all classes are attended)


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