WDCE noncredit classes https://as400sec.pct.edu/CEcourses/ What type of class are you looking for? OSHA 30 Construction Industry https://as400sec.pct.edu/CEcourses/PUB?page=3&category=NSSC&catdesc=National Sustainable Structures Center&crs1=WTC&crs2=197&catyear=2012&catmonth=1&catsub=0 This course is required for weatherization crew chiefs. It provides participants with a more in-depth analysis of OSHA policies, procedures, standards, and construction industry safety and health principles. Individuals who supervise crews, manage safety or health programs, or are interested in taking more advanced training are encouraged to attend. Classroom facilitators not only identify safety and health principles that help the participant meet OSHA requirements, but special emphasis is paid to those scenarios in the construction industry that most commonly result in worker injury or property damage. Participants are also briefed on basic instructional approaches, improving compliance communication, and how to provide effective training to workers at a construction site. Participants that successfully complete this course receive an OSHA construction industry safety and health 30-hour card. Course Hours: 30. BPI CEUs: 15 . PA WAP AGENCIES AND THEIR SUBCONTRACTORS ARE ADMITTED AT NO CHARGE. SELECT THE COURSE SECTION WITH $0.00 WHEN REGISTERING. National Sustainable Structures Center Crew Chief Information Environmental, Health and Safety Industrial Technology and Trade Skills Act 25 Professional Development Series (PDH) Crew Leader Certification Mon, 09 May 2016 08:30:00 EDT $350.00 Customer Service https://as400sec.pct.edu/CEcourses/PUB?page=3&category=NSSC&catdesc=National Sustainable Structures Center&crs1=WTC&crs2=182&catyear=2010&catmonth=8&catsub=0 After completing this course, participants will be able to define customer service, identify the importance of customer service in weatherization, be more aware of the impact of first impressions on your customers, better meet or exceed customer expectations, better communicate to the customer through better listening and clear communication techniques, and apply customer service strategies that protect the integrity of the weatherization program and still get the job done. This course is approximately 60% presentation and 40% classroom exercises. This course requires each individual to participate in classroom discussions and exercises, and a passing grade (70% or above) in the end-of-course exam. Hours: 4 BPI CEUs: 1.33. PA WAP AGENCIES AND THEIR SUBCONTRACTORS ARE ADMITTED AT NO CHARGE. SELECT THE COURSE SECTION WITH $0.00 COST WHEN REGISTERING. National Sustainable Structures Center Crew Chief Information Auditor Information Energy Auditor Certification Act 25 Professional Development Series (PDH) Crew Leader Certification Mon, 16 May 2016 12:30:00 EDT $0.00 DOE Lead Safe Weatherization https://as400sec.pct.edu/CEcourses/PUB?page=3&category=NSSC&catdesc=National Sustainable Structures Center&crs1=WTC&crs2=193&catyear=2012&catmonth=1&catsub=0 Lead-safe weatherization is a set of protocols to be used when disturbing surfaces that may have lead-based paint, that will reduce and control the amount of lead dust and paint chips that are generated. The protocols, when designed and followed properly, address compliance with applicable regulations, including state and local regulations, and may reduce the risk of liability associated with the work. Gain the understanding of lead-based paint hazards and their harmful effects and acquire skills in reducing the lead dust generated when painted surfaces are disturbed in the course of installing energy efficiency measures. Course Hours: 6.5. BPI CEUs: 3.25. PA WAP AGENCIES AND THEIR SUBCONTRACTORS ARE ADMITTED AT NO CHARGE. SELECT THE COURSE SECTION WITH $0.00 COST WHEN REGISTERING. National Sustainable Structures Center Auditor Information Crew Chief Information Installer Information Act 25 Professional Development Series (PDH) Crew Leader Certification Energy Auditor Certification HEP Quality Control Inspector Retrofit Installer Technician Certification Tue, 17 May 2016 07:30:00 EDT $0.00 OSHA 10 Construction Industry https://as400sec.pct.edu/CEcourses/PUB?page=3&category=NSSC&catdesc=National Sustainable Structures Center&crs1=WTC&crs2=196&catyear=2012&catmonth=1&catsub=0 This course will cover OSHA policies, procedures, standards, and construction safety and health principles for participants interested in introductory training for the construction industry. It will aid attendees in effectively identifying OSHA regulatory requirements for the construction industry and work knowledgeably within OSHA's standards. Participants that successfully complete the course will receive an OSHA construction industry safety and health 10-hour card. OSHA 10 Construction is required for weatherization installers and auditors. Course Hours: 10. BPI CEUs: 5. PA WAP AGENCIES AND THEIR SUBCONTRACTORS ARE ADMITTED AT NO CHARGE. SELECT THE COURSE SECTION WITH $0.00 COST WHEN REGISTERING. National Sustainable Structures Center Installer Information Auditor Information Industrial Technology and Trade Skills Environmental, Health and Safety Act 25 Professional Development Series (PDH) Energy Auditor Certification Retrofit Installer Technician Certification HEP Quality Control Inspector Tue, 17 May 2016 14:00:00 EDT $0.00 Customer Service https://as400sec.pct.edu/CEcourses/PUB?page=3&category=NSSC&catdesc=National Sustainable Structures Center&crs1=WTC&crs2=182&catyear=2010&catmonth=8&catsub=0 After completing this course, participants will be able to define customer service, identify the importance of customer service in weatherization, be more aware of the impact of first impressions on your customers, better meet or exceed customer expectations, better communicate to the customer through better listening and clear communication techniques, and apply customer service strategies that protect the integrity of the weatherization program and still get the job done. This course is approximately 60% presentation and 40% classroom exercises. This course requires each individual to participate in classroom discussions and exercises, and a passing grade (70% or above) in the end-of-course exam. Hours: 4 BPI CEUs: 1.33. PA WAP AGENCIES AND THEIR SUBCONTRACTORS ARE ADMITTED AT NO CHARGE. SELECT THE COURSE SECTION WITH $0.00 COST WHEN REGISTERING. National Sustainable Structures Center Crew Chief Information Auditor Information Energy Auditor Certification Act 25 Professional Development Series (PDH) Crew Leader Certification Thu, 19 May 2016 08:00:00 EDT $0.00 Infrared for the Beginner https://as400sec.pct.edu/CEcourses/PUB?page=3&category=NSSC&catdesc=National Sustainable Structures Center&crs1=WTC&crs2=200&catyear=2012&catmonth=5&catsub=0 This introductory class is intended to give the participant an overview of the knowledge necessary to perform infrared investigations of single or multifamily dwellings and to identify envelope, moisture, and air infiltration issues. The class covers IR camera operation, the fundamentals of IR science, and heat transfer principles through application examples. A short tutorial of common camera operation functions is included in this introduction. This review covers camera specifications to better understand camera choices, common measurement tools, and the functions of focus, tuning, and other settings for image clarity. Course Hours: 6.5. BPI CEUs: 3.25. PA WAP AGENCIES AND THEIR SUBCONTRACTORS ARE ADMITTED AT NO CHARGE. SELECT THE COURSE SECTION WITH $0.00 COST WHEN REGISTERING. National Sustainable Structures Center Crew Chief Information Auditor Information Act 25 Professional Development Series (PDH) Thu, 19 May 2016 12:30:00 EDT $0.00 Combustion Appliance Zone(CAZ)Testing Workshop https://as400sec.pct.edu/CEcourses/PUB?page=3&category=NSSC&catdesc=National Sustainable Structures Center&crs1=WTC&crs2=195&catyear=2011&catmonth=8&catsub=0 This workshop covers the PA WAP combustion appliance zone testing protocol, worst-case testing, spillage, draft measurement, carbon monoxide measurement, and chimney and vent safety inspections on a variety of gas and oil fueled combustion appliances. Workshop Hours: 4. BPI CEUs: 2. PA WAP AGENCIES AND THEIR SUBCONTRACTORS ARE ADMITTED AT NO CHARGE. SELECT THE COURSE SECTION WITH $0.00 COST WHEN REGISTERING. National Sustainable Structures Center Crew Chief Information Auditor Information Act 25 Professional Development Series (PDH) Mon, 23 May 2016 12:30:00 EDT $90.00 OSHA 10 Construction Industry https://as400sec.pct.edu/CEcourses/PUB?page=3&category=NSSC&catdesc=National Sustainable Structures Center&crs1=WTC&crs2=196&catyear=2012&catmonth=1&catsub=0 This course will cover OSHA policies, procedures, standards, and construction safety and health principles for participants interested in introductory training for the construction industry. It will aid attendees in effectively identifying OSHA regulatory requirements for the construction industry and work knowledgeably within OSHA's standards. Participants that successfully complete the course will receive an OSHA construction industry safety and health 10-hour card. OSHA 10 Construction is required for weatherization installers and auditors. Course Hours: 10. BPI CEUs: 5. PA WAP AGENCIES AND THEIR SUBCONTRACTORS ARE ADMITTED AT NO CHARGE. SELECT THE COURSE SECTION WITH $0.00 COST WHEN REGISTERING. National Sustainable Structures Center Installer Information Auditor Information Industrial Technology and Trade Skills Environmental, Health and Safety Act 25 Professional Development Series (PDH) Energy Auditor Certification Retrofit Installer Technician Certification HEP Quality Control Inspector Mon, 23 May 2016 08:00:00 EDT $150.00 Combustion Analysis and Retrofit-Gas https://as400sec.pct.edu/CEcourses/PUB?page=3&category=NSSC&catdesc=National Sustainable Structures Center&crs1=WTC&crs2=114&catyear=1995&catmonth=1&catsub=0 This course is designed to train participants to perform tests particular to all types of gas-fired systems and to recommend retrofits. Topics covered include types of gas-fueled combustion appliances; combustion efficiency and analysis; safety controls; testing for gas leaks; chimney safety; maintenance and calibration; vent safety; carbon monoxide measurement; temperature rise measurement; the treatment of on and off-cycle losses; and high efficiency, mid-efficiency, atmospheric, and power burner units. This course is approximately 50% presentation/classroom exercises and 50% hands-on application, equipment training, and diagnostics in the lab. This course requires participant participation in classroom and lab exercises as well as a passing grade (70% or above) in both of the end-of-course exams: written and lab. Course hours: 24. BPI CEUs: 12. PA WAP AGENCIES AND THEIR SUBCONTRACTORS ARE ADMITTED AT NO CHARGE. SELECTION THE COURSE SECTION WITH $0.00 COST WHEN REGISTERING. National Sustainable Structures Center Auditor Information Energy Auditor Certification Act 25 Professional Development Series (PDH) Tue, 24 May 2016 09:00:00 EDT $595.00 DOE Lead Safe Weatherization https://as400sec.pct.edu/CEcourses/PUB?page=3&category=NSSC&catdesc=National Sustainable Structures Center&crs1=WTC&crs2=193&catyear=2012&catmonth=1&catsub=0 Lead-safe weatherization is a set of protocols to be used when disturbing surfaces that may have lead-based paint, that will reduce and control the amount of lead dust and paint chips that are generated. The protocols, when designed and followed properly, address compliance with applicable regulations, including state and local regulations, and may reduce the risk of liability associated with the work. Gain the understanding of lead-based paint hazards and their harmful effects and acquire skills in reducing the lead dust generated when painted surfaces are disturbed in the course of installing energy efficiency measures. Course Hours: 6.5. BPI CEUs: 3.25. PA WAP AGENCIES AND THEIR SUBCONTRACTORS ARE ADMITTED AT NO CHARGE. SELECT THE COURSE SECTION WITH $0.00 COST WHEN REGISTERING. National Sustainable Structures Center Auditor Information Crew Chief Information Installer Information Act 25 Professional Development Series (PDH) Crew Leader Certification Energy Auditor Certification HEP Quality Control Inspector Retrofit Installer Technician Certification Tue, 24 May 2016 12:30:00 EDT $175.00 Combustion Analysis and Retrofit-Oil https://as400sec.pct.edu/CEcourses/PUB?page=3&category=NSSC&catdesc=National Sustainable Structures Center&crs1=WTC&crs2=113&catyear=1995&catmonth=1&catsub=0 This course is designed to train participants to perform tests particular to all types of oil-fired systems and to recommend retrofits. Topics covered include types of oil-fueled combustion appliances, combustion efficiency and analysis, safety controls, non-flame retention and flame retention head burners, chimney safety, maintenance and calibration, distribution systems, venting, carbon monoxide measurement, temperature rise measurement, heat exchanger leakage testing, manufactured home furnace design, Btu input measurement and output calculations, and new developments in oil-fired units. This course is approximately 50% presentation/classroom exercises and 50% hands-on application, equipment training, and diagnostics in the lab. This course requires participant participation in classroom and lab exercises as well as a passing grade (70% or above) in both of the end-of-course exams: written and lab. Course hours: 24. BPI CEUs: 12. PA WAP AGENCIES AND SUBCONTRACTORS ARE ADMITTED AT NO CHARGE. SELECTION THE COURSE SECTION WITH $0.00 COST WHEN REGISTERING. National Sustainable Structures Center Auditor Information Energy Auditor Certification Act 25 Professional Development Series (PDH) Mon, 06 Jun 2016 13:00:00 EDT $595.00 HEP Quality Control Inspector (QCI) Written Exam https://as400sec.pct.edu/CEcourses/PUB?page=3&category=NSSC&catdesc=National Sustainable Structures Center&crs1=HEP&crs2=401&catyear=2014&catmonth=1&catsub=0 The Home Energy Professional (HEP) Quality Control Inspector (QCI) Certification is based on the QCI Job Task Analysis, and industry-led collaboration directed by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The HEP QCI certification written exam is a proctored online 100-question multiple choice exam. Prior to the exam, Candidates must provide a copy of their approval letter from BPI stating HEP QCI certification exam approval. Hours: 3.0. ELIGABLE PA WAP AGENCIES AND SUB CONTRACTORS ARE ADMITTED AT NO CHARGE National Sustainable Structures Center Home Energy Professional HEP Quality Control Inspector Fri, 10 Jun 2016 12:30:00 EDT $300.00 HEP QCI Refresher - Written Exam https://as400sec.pct.edu/CEcourses/PUB?page=3&category=NSSC&catdesc=National Sustainable Structures Center&crs1=HEP&crs2=403&catyear=2015&catmonth=1&catsub=0 This refresher course will provide QCI candidates with an opportunity to take practice exams and prepare for the HEP QCI certification written exam. PA WAP AGENCIES AND THEIR SUBCONTRACTORS ARE ADMITTED AT NO CHARGE. SELECT THE COURSE SECTION WITH $0.00 COST WHEN REGISTERING. National Sustainable Structures Center Home Energy Professional HEP Quality Control Inspector Fri, 10 Jun 2016 08:30:00 EDT $175.00 Home Energy Auditing https://as400sec.pct.edu/CEcourses/PUB?page=3&category=NSSC&catdesc=National Sustainable Structures Center&crs1=WTC&crs2=192&catyear=2012&catmonth=1&catsub=0 Learn home energy auditing techniques and apply them outside of the classroom in a real-world scenario. This course is presented against a backdrop of building science and covers infiltration theory, degree day theory, approved retrofit lists and codes, concepts behind savings to investment ratio(SIR) and simple payback, blower door guided air leakage tests, infrared camera technology, thermal and pressure boundaries, heat systems testing and analysis, material measuring, moisture control and IAQ, and working with a field data collection form. The course includes a field trip to an actual house where participants will conduct an energy audit and generate a work order. This course is approximately 40% presentation/classroom exercises and 60% hands-on application in the lab and field. Students will be assessed on their participation in classroom/lab exercises and a passing grade (70% or above) in the end-of-course exams: written and field audit report. NOTE: Participants are encouraged to bring their organization's energy auditing form to use during the field audit. Course hours: 19. BPI CEUs: 9.5. PA WAP AGENCIES AND THEIR SUBCONTRACTORS ARE ADMITTED AT NO CHARGE. SELECT THE COURSE SECTION WITH $0.00 COST WHEN REGISTERING. National Sustainable Structures Center Auditor Information Energy Auditor Certification Act 25 Professional Development Series (PDH) Mon, 20 Jun 2016 01:00:00 EDT $445.00 Weatherization Tactics https://as400sec.pct.edu/CEcourses/PUB?page=3&category=NSSC&catdesc=National Sustainable Structures Center&crs1=WTC&crs2=135&catyear=2000&catmonth=8&catsub=0 This course will cover building science principles, building components, house as a system approach,and methods and techniques for the installation of weatherization materials. Participants will practice hands-on application of weather stripping, insulation, ventilation, drywall repair, window glazing, caulking, hand and power tools, measuring, personal and jobsite safety measures, ductwork solutions, air sealing measures, and attic access doors. This course is approximately 30% presentation and 70% hands-on application and tool/equipment training in the lab. This course requires participant participation in classroom and lab exercises as well as a passing grade (70% or above) in both of the end-of-course exams: written and lab. Course hours: 29. BPI CEUs: 14.5. PA WAP AGENCIES AND THEIR SUBCONTRACTORS ARE ADMITTED AT NO CHARGE. SELECT THE COURSE SECTION WITH $0.00 COST WHEN REGISTERING. National Sustainable Structures Center Installer Information Crew Chief Information Auditor Information Retrofit Installer Technician Certification Energy Auditor Certification Act 25 Professional Development Series (PDH) Crew Leader Certification Mon, 20 Jun 2016 13:00:00 EDT $0.00 Customer Service https://as400sec.pct.edu/CEcourses/PUB?page=3&category=NSSC&catdesc=National Sustainable Structures Center&crs1=WTC&crs2=182&catyear=2010&catmonth=8&catsub=0 After completing this course, participants will be able to define customer service, identify the importance of customer service in weatherization, be more aware of the impact of first impressions on your customers, better meet or exceed customer expectations, better communicate to the customer through better listening and clear communication techniques, and apply customer service strategies that protect the integrity of the weatherization program and still get the job done. This course is approximately 60% presentation and 40% classroom exercises. This course requires each individual to participate in classroom discussions and exercises, and a passing grade (70% or above) in the end-of-course exam. Hours: 4 BPI CEUs: 1.33. PA WAP AGENCIES AND THEIR SUBCONTRACTORS ARE ADMITTED AT NO CHARGE. SELECT THE COURSE SECTION WITH $0.00 COST WHEN REGISTERING. National Sustainable Structures Center Crew Chief Information Auditor Information Energy Auditor Certification Act 25 Professional Development Series (PDH) Crew Leader Certification Mon, 27 Jun 2016 12:30:00 EDT $90.00 Blower Door Technology Workshop https://as400sec.pct.edu/CEcourses/PUB?page=3&category=NSSC&catdesc=National Sustainable Structures Center&crs1=WTC&crs2=201&catyear=2012&catmonth=5&catsub=0 This workshop takes an in-depth look at how to conduct blower door testing and the rationale behind it and has a heavy focus on hands-on application and mentoring. Participants will practice setting up blower door equipment, preparing a house for testing, conducting a blower door test, and accurately reading and interpreting test results. Workshop Hours: 4. BPI CEUs: 2. PA WAP AGENCIES AND THEIR SUBCONTRACTORS ARE ADMITTED AT NO CHARGE. SELECT THE COURSE SECTION WITH $0.00 COST WHEN REGISTERING. National Sustainable Structures Center Crew Chief Information Auditor Information Act 25 Professional Development Series (PDH) Tue, 28 Jun 2016 08:00:00 EDT $90.00 OSHA 10 Construction Industry https://as400sec.pct.edu/CEcourses/PUB?page=3&category=NSSC&catdesc=National Sustainable Structures Center&crs1=WTC&crs2=196&catyear=2012&catmonth=1&catsub=0 This course will cover OSHA policies, procedures, standards, and construction safety and health principles for participants interested in introductory training for the construction industry. It will aid attendees in effectively identifying OSHA regulatory requirements for the construction industry and work knowledgeably within OSHA's standards. Participants that successfully complete the course will receive an OSHA construction industry safety and health 10-hour card. OSHA 10 Construction is required for weatherization installers and auditors. Course Hours: 10. BPI CEUs: 5. PA WAP AGENCIES AND THEIR SUBCONTRACTORS ARE ADMITTED AT NO CHARGE. SELECT THE COURSE SECTION WITH $0.00 COST WHEN REGISTERING. National Sustainable Structures Center Installer Information Auditor Information Industrial Technology and Trade Skills Environmental, Health and Safety Act 25 Professional Development Series (PDH) Energy Auditor Certification Retrofit Installer Technician Certification HEP Quality Control Inspector Tue, 28 Jun 2016 08:00:00 EDT $150.00 Thermal Boundary Workshop https://as400sec.pct.edu/CEcourses/PUB?page=3&category=NSSC&catdesc=National Sustainable Structures Center&crs1=WTC&crs2=194&catyear=2011&catmonth=8&catsub=0 This workshop takes an in-depth look at thermal and pressure boundaries and will cover techniques for discovering hidden construction flaws that can lead to energy loss, comfort, durability, and health and safety issues. This workshop also includes retrofit strategies to resolve these issues in a variety of different building types. Workshop Hours: 4. BPI CEUs: 2. PA WAP AGENCIES AND THEIR SUBCONTRACTORS ARE ADMITTED AT NO CHARGE. SELECT THE COURSE SECTION WITH $0.00 COST WHEN REGISTERING. National Sustainable Structures Center Crew Chief Information Auditor Information Act 25 Professional Development Series (PDH) Tue, 28 Jun 2016 12:30:00 EDT $90.00 DOE Lead Safe Weatherization https://as400sec.pct.edu/CEcourses/PUB?page=3&category=NSSC&catdesc=National Sustainable Structures Center&crs1=WTC&crs2=193&catyear=2012&catmonth=1&catsub=0 Lead-safe weatherization is a set of protocols to be used when disturbing surfaces that may have lead-based paint, that will reduce and control the amount of lead dust and paint chips that are generated. The protocols, when designed and followed properly, address compliance with applicable regulations, including state and local regulations, and may reduce the risk of liability associated with the work. Gain the understanding of lead-based paint hazards and their harmful effects and acquire skills in reducing the lead dust generated when painted surfaces are disturbed in the course of installing energy efficiency measures. Course Hours: 6.5. BPI CEUs: 3.25. PA WAP AGENCIES AND THEIR SUBCONTRACTORS ARE ADMITTED AT NO CHARGE. SELECT THE COURSE SECTION WITH $0.00 COST WHEN REGISTERING. National Sustainable Structures Center Auditor Information Crew Chief Information Installer Information Act 25 Professional Development Series (PDH) Crew Leader Certification Energy Auditor Certification HEP Quality Control Inspector Retrofit Installer Technician Certification Wed, 29 Jun 2016 13:00:00 EDT $175.00