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With a curriculum that combines classroom lecture and shop activities, this residential carpentry and maintenance program includes building basic stairs; computing basic construction math; constructing concrete forms; installing and repairing windows and doors; installing floors and ceilings; remodeling and completing structural changes; roofing; and framing walls.
Fabrication and Welding Technology
Students receive training and hands-on experience in blueprint reading; gas metal arc welding (GMAW); gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW); shielded metal arc welding (SMAW); oxy-acetylene welding; oxy-fuel cutting; and proper joint design and welding techniques.
This program serves as a license preparation course in accordance with St. Louis’ power plant safety codes. Enrollment is limited to those with a minimum of six months’ experience as a power plant operator, maintenance employees or Ranken Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology program graduates.
Training includes boiler operation, maintenance and safety; boilers and auxiliary equipment; steam engines, turbines, air compressors and electricity; and industrial refrigeration.