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The focus of this course will be on residential installations. This course will present minimum requirements of the 2012 International Mechanical Code including definitions, general regulations, ventilation, exhaust systems, duct systems, and combustion air. Successful completion of this course will fulfill two hours of mechanical code update, two hours of HVAC discipline, or two hours of hydronics discipline continuing education for license renewal with the Iowa Plumbing and Mechanical Systems Board.

Start date: 06/09/17

End date: 06/09/17

Tuition: $79.00



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The focus of this course will be on residential installations. This course will present minimum requirements of the 2012 International Mechanical Code including chimneys/vents, specific appliances, boilers/water heaters, and hydronics piping. Successful completion of this course will fulfill two hours of mechanical code update, two hours of HVAC discipline, or two hours of hydronics discipline continuing education for license renewal with the Iowa Plumbing and Mechanical Systems Board.

Start date: 06/09/17

End date: 06/09/17

Tuition: $79.00



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The focus of this course will be on residential installations. This course will present minimum requirements of the 2012 NFPA 54/58 for fuel piping and the 2012 International Energy Conservation Code for residential energy efficiency. Successful completion of this course will fulfill two hours of mechanical code update, two hours of HVAC discipline, or two hours of hydronics discipline continuing education for license renewal with the Iowa Plumbing and Mechanical Systems Board.

Start date: 06/09/17

End date: 06/09/17

Tuition: $79.00



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The focus of this course will be on residential installations. This course will present minimum requirements of the 2012 Uniform Plumbing Code including definitions, general requirements, plumbing fixtures, potable water, DWV, and traps. Successful completion of this course will fulfill two hours of plumbing code update or two hours of plumbing discipline continuing education for license renewal with the Iowa Plumbing and Mechanical Systems Board.

Start date: 06/10/17

End date: 06/10/17

Tuition: $79.00



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The focus of this course will be on residential installations. This course will present minimum requirements of the 2012 Uniform Plumbing Code including vents and sizing DWV piping. Successful completion of this course will fulfill two hours of plumbing code update or two hours of plumbing discipline continuing education for license renewal with the Iowa Plumbing and Mechanical Systems Board.

Start date: 06/10/17

End date: 06/10/17

Tuition: $79.00



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The focus of this course will be on residential installations. This course will present minimum requirements of the 2012 Uniform Plumbing Code including sizing potable water piping and green plumbing. Successful completion of this course will fulfill two hours of plumbing code update or two hours plumbing discipline continuing education for license renewal with the Iowa Plumbing and Mechanical Systems Board.

Start date: 06/10/17

End date: 06/10/17

Tuition: $79.00



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Successful completion of this course will fulfill four hours of mechanical discipline, two hours of mechanical code, and two hours OSHA for license renewal with the Iowa Plumbing and Mechanical Systems Board.

Start date: 06/09/2017

Tuition:: $279.00

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Successful completion of this course will fulfill two hours of plumbing code, four hours plumbing discipline, and two hours of OSHA toward license renewal with the Iowa Plumbing and Mechanical Systems Board.

Start date: 06/10/2017

Tuition:: $279.00

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Learn the basic 2D features of the latest versions of AutoCAD. This introductory course covers drawing setup, basic construction and editing tools, layer management, object properties, basic annotation with text and dimensions, and an introduction to layouts and plotting. Students will be able to receive a free copy of the latest version AutoCAD from Autodesk (valid for three years) at the time of enrollment. Instructions on how to do this will be included in their welcome letter. Details

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $835.00



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Learn the advanced 2D features of the latest versions of AutoCAD. This course covers paper space detailing, multiple layout setup, advanced dimension techniques, blocks and symbol libraries, tables and schedules, attributes, dynamic blocks and parameters, and external references. Students will be able to receive a free copy of the latest version AutoCAD from Autodesk (valid for three years) at the time of enrollment. Instructions on how to do this will be included in their welcome letter. Details

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $835.00



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Learn the remaining, advanced 2D features and basic 3D modeling tools for the latest versions of AutoCAD. This course covers working with raster images, fields and properties, sheet set management, publishing tools and all basic 3D modeling tools including: user coordinate systems, 3D navigation, basic solid modeling techniques, and model documentation methods. Students will be able to receive a free copy of the latest version AutoCAD from Autodesk (valid for three years) at the time of enrollment. Instructions on how to do this will be included in their welcome letter. Details

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $835.00



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Learn the advanced 3D modeling techniques and basic rendering tools for the latest versions of AutoCAD. This course covers 3D editing tools, advanced solid modeling techniques, surface and mesh modeling methods, and basic render procedures including render settings, camera views, and an introduction to render materials. Students will be able to receive a free copy of the latest version AutoCAD from Autodesk (valid for three years) at the time of enrollment. Instructions on how to do this will be included in their welcome letter. Details

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $835.00



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