Non-credit Courses for Those Looking to Build Their Skills Sets to Advance in Career
January 4, 2017
SUNY Ulster’s Continuing and Professional Education Office
Offers Career Courses
Sponsored by Darlene L. Pfeiffer Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at SUNY Ulster and WEDC (Women's Enterprise Development Center)
SUNY Ulster Continuing and Professional Education offers several non-credit courses for those looking to build their skills sets to advance in their current place of employment or those who are looking to enter the workforce quickly by taking short-term courses.
Intro to Surveying: Beginning January 19, running 10 weeks on Thursdays from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at the SUNY Ulster campus located in Stone Ridge. This course is aimed at those looking to gain an understanding of land surveying principles, applications, terminology, and instruments. The main emphasis of the course is on producing property survey maps using coordinate geometry and trigonometry.
New York State Building Safety Inspector: Beginning January 25, running 15 weeks on Wednesdays from noon to 4 p.m. at the Kingston Center of SUNY Ulster located at 94 Mary’s Avenue. This state approved course covers topics on NYS rules and regulations, principles of fire-safe-design, and is an excellent course for those that serve the community as building and fire inspectors, contractors, architects, planning managers, engineers, home inspectors, firefighters, and those interested in building and fire code safety and enforcement.
Mathematics for Manufacturing: For those who are interested in building their technical skill foundation will be held on Tuesdays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. beginning January 31. This course is geared towards those in manufacturing that need to review mathematical operations including fractions, exponents, basic algebra, and trigonometry. This course is also ideal for those who need a solid math foundation before beginning a career in solar.
BPI Building Analyst: Beginning on January 30, running Monday to Friday. Students will be prepared to perform “whole-house” energy assessments to identify a building’s problems at the root cause and prescribe and prioritize solutions based on building science principles.
Beginning in January and running the entire semester are short workshops geared toward contractors, building professionals, code officials, and home inspectors. Topics will include HVAC Duct Testing, Retrofitting for Resiliency, Residential Infiltration Testing Under 2015 International Residential Code, Blower Door Workshop, Zero-Energy Building, Building Air-Tightness and Ventilations and IEQ. To receive notifications of these classes, please e-mail us at Barbara Reer to be asked to be put on our mailing list.