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TASC

CFA 883

This course is designed for students who want to achieve their High School Equivalency (HSE) formally known as General Education Diploma or GED®. The transition from the GED® to a new assessment called the Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC) began in January 2014. The TASC will replace the GED® test in New York State. Students will join instructors Brant Matises and Kerri L. Martin. Mr. Matises holds a C.A.S. and M.S. from SUNY New Paltz and a B.A. from CUNY Brooklyn College. Ms. Martin earned her M.S. degree from Western Connecticut State University and a B.S. from St. Bonaventure University. TASC testing is determined by pre-test scores and instructor permission. You may require more than one session of preparation prior to testing. This class will include homework. Students should bring notebook and pen/pencil.

ESL - Level I

CFA 890

Learn basic vocabulary and communication skills in this introductory English language class. Improve speaking, listening, reading and writing, and be better prepared for the workplace or higher-level classes. Instruction is in English.

ESL - Level I Continued

CFA 891

Continue to improve your English skills in this follow-up to ESL - Level I (CFA 890). The focus of this class will be to provide students with additional instruction and practice in both oral and written communication skills, with special attention paid to the pronunciation of English sounds and words. Students who have completed ESL - Level I or have basic English competence are welcome. Instruction is in English. Instructor interview is required unless Level I was completed.

ESL Conversation & Grammar

CFA 895

English is the key to success! Improve English skills and feel more confident speaking at work and participating in the community. Come and join this intermediate – advanced class for students who wish to practice conversation and learn more advanced grammar in a safe and friendly environment.

ESL Conversation &Grammar Cont

CFA 896

This class is a continuation of the Conversation and Grammar course (CFA 895). It is designed to build on the skills learned in the previous class. You will continue to improve your English skills and feel more confident speaking at work and participating in the community. Come and practice conversation and learn more advanced grammar in a safe and friendly environment.

Combustion Safety Testing

DCB 010

This 6-hour workshop provides instruction in diagnostic procedures for BPI combustion safety testing utilizing the Interplay Energy INTERCAZ software simulator. The computer simulation provides training through an interactive vir- tual game that allows students to rapidly experience a variety of scenarios in a virtual house. See video sample on www.youtube.com.

Bldg Tightness,Ventilation&IEQ

DCB 023

This half-day workshop will provide attendees with an understanding of the critical relationship between energy efficiency and the need for ventilation within homes for both new construction and existing homes. The workshop will address the NYS Code requirements for energy efficiency as well as the national standards for ventilation. Real-world examples of condensation issues and other impacts will be addressed. The course will also provide attendees with the necessary information to make proper design and HVAC product selections to enhance indoor environmental quality. The course has been designed specifically for building professionals, contractors and tradesmen, code officials and home inspectors.

PLC Training

DCB 024

This course will present an overview of Allen Bradley controller architecture, hardware, programming, ladder logic and troubleshooting. Course includes a hands-on lab component. Course is appropriate for engineering students who are looking to gain knowledge in this area as well as for engineer looking for professional development hours. Suggested prerequisite: Electrical Theory

Building Analyst Written Exam

DCB 025

Written exam for the BPI Building Analyst Professional