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College of DuPage

Industrial and Skilled Trades

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Do you like to work with your hands? If so, a career in a skilled or industrial trade might be the place for you.
Industrial and Skilled Trades

Certifications

Certified Maintenance and Reliability Technician Exam Prep
Price: $995.00
Industrial Maintenance addresses the needs of the multicrafted maintenance technician and presents an all-encompassing view of the field of industrial maintenance, which covers a variety of technical skill areas. These include, but are not limited to, mechanics (mechanical installation, fluid power, piping systems, power transmission, print reading, and safety, to name a few), electrical (electrical theory, test equipment, electronics, the National Electrical Code, control circuits, rotating machines, PLCs, and drives, for example), and welding (gas welding and arc welding). A multicrafted maintenance technician must have knowledge and skills in all these areas. Industrial Maintenance addresses these areas in a format designed with the technician in mind.. Click here for the full description of Certified Maintenance and Reliability Technician Exam Prep



Certificates

Photovoltaic Technician Career Prep
Price: $1,000.00
The Photovoltaic System Professional course covers the principles of photovoltaics and how to effectively incorporate PV systems into stand- alone or interconnected electrical systems. The content includes system advantages and disadvantages, site evaluation, component operation, system design and sizing, and installation requirements and recommended practices. Common scenarios and procedures are discussed throughout.. Full description of Photovoltaic Technician Career Prep



Courses

Electrical and Electronic Fundamentals
Price: $695.00
The Electrical and Electronic Fundamentals course focuses on the basic concepts and skills that students will require when they work with electrical equipment in a residential location. The course discusses the fundamental principles of electricity and electronics and the function of various devices such as resistors, capacitors, amplifiers, and oscillators. Different types of circuits and their applications are also discussed. Students will use electrical test equipment and diagnostic tools. They will also learn about safety measures, codes, and rules and regulations that must be followed for preventing mishaps.. Full description of Electrical and Electronic Fundamentals


Household Hazardous Waste Operations
Price: $245.00
This Internet-assisted class is an 18-hour Moderate Risk awareness course for those in the solid waste field at landfills, recycling centers, and household hazardous waste facilities. Eighteen hours of the course are delivered over the Internet and can be taken anytime anywhere. The course includes online text, interactive exercises, web links, self-grading quizzes, final exam, and job specific hands-on training.. Full description of Household Hazardous Waste Operations


Landfill Operations
Price: $245.00
Using the Internet those taking this course will gain a vast array of knowledge concerning the many aspects of landfill operations. This course provides eight foundation blocks for the operator with units on waste decomposition, geology & hydrology, engineering, surveying, landfill design, landfill construction, landfill operations, and regulations. This class will meet or exceed most state requirements for the educational components of certification and/or licensing required for solid waste professionals.. Full description of Landfill Operations


SH - Home Network Design and Configuration
Price: $465.00
The SH (Smart Home) - Home Network Design and Configuration course provides students the knowledge and skills required for designing, implementing, and maintaining a home network. Students learn about components of a home network, their functions, and procedures for installing these components. They learn about networking protocols, network operating systems, network addressing, and security issues to be managed when setting up a home network. Students also learn to troubleshoot and manage a home network.. Full description of SH - Home Network Design and Configuration


SH - Home Entertainment Systems
Price: $465.00
The SH (Smart Home) - Home Entertainment Systems course includes complete instruction on the possibilities, benefits, technology, design, and installation of whole house music systems for residential installers/integrators, builders, developers, contractors, and real estate professionals.. Full description of SH - Home Entertainment Systems


SH - Home System Automation and Integration
Price: $465.00
The SH (Smart Home) - Home System Automation and Integration course discusses how to bring all the home subsystems together and create a fully integrated home. The course describes the process of setting up and programming automation controllers for complete home automation. Students learn to troubleshoot and identify technical problems with system user interfaces or control processors. They also identify integration standards and learn about the organizations responsible for defining these standards.. Full description of SH - Home System Automation and Integration


SH - Home Technology Tools, Products, and Services
Price: $465.00
The SH (Smart Home) - Digital Home Technology: Tools, Products, and Services course presents the major commercial participants, common practices, and prevalent consumer perception of DHTI benefits. The course discusses the concept of an Integrated Home Network (IHN) and the tools, equipment, and expertise required to build it. The course also describes the historical events that have led the industry to its current state as well as the working principles, design approach, and technical and marketing concepts.. Full description of SH - Home Technology Tools, Products, and Services