Students receive instruction from experienced experts in each Building Maintenance training course at Vatterott College. The Building Maintenance program provides courses in plumbing, electricity, carpentry and HVAC courses. The Building Maintenance program covers topics such as blueprint reading and application, energy management systems, water distribution systems, building materials, wiring devices, electric motors, and more. Students learn real-world applications of building maintenance through labs and technical hands-on training.
Diesel trucks and equipment are a driving force in today’s economy. Opportunities for trained professionals are increasing (http://www.bls.gov/ooh/Installation-Maintenance-and-Repair/Diesel-service-technicians-and-mechanics.htm)as Diesel continues to be the standard in heavy equipment. Vatterott College provides hands-on practical diesel mechanic training in industry-current facilities. Our instructors educate students in diesel fuel engines and fuel systems, electronic systems for medium and heavy duty trucks and steering and suspension. Graduates of this program may pursue careers in fleet truck maintenance, dealership mechanic or one of many other opportunities in the trucking industry.
Electrician training is designed to prepare the graduate with the theory and working knowledge in electrical installation, maintenance and repair to enter the workforce as an entry-level electrician or maintenance electrician.
Students learn about electrical theory, blueprints, motor control and maintenance, wiring methods, electrical controls, electrical calculations, lighting, alarm systems, circuits, high-voltage, PLCs, National Electrical Code and much more. Students receive industry experienced instruction and hands on electrician training.
Students receive instruction from industry experienced experts in each HVAC training course. The HVAC program provides courses in fundamental electricity, refrigeration, air conditioning and heating fundamentals. Students learn how to calculate heating and cooling loads, study techniques for reading and using blueprints, specifications and shop drawings, and receive hands on training for soldering, brazing, wiring, creating duct work and cutting, threading, and joining ferrous piping. The HVAC training courses include topics such as power generation, transformers, induction motors, heat transfer, soldering procedures, humidity control and air cleanliness, blueprints, circuit diagrams, various electrical heating and cooling equipment, iron and steel pipe fittings, belt drives, boilers, forced air distribution and much more.
The objective of this program is to prepare the graduate with the theory and working knowledge of heating, air conditioning, refrigeration, high pressure steam, energy management, and commercial environmental systems, in order to secure an entry-level position in the industry as a maintenance or service technician. Graduates of this program should possess the skills for residential and commercial employment.
Students receive instruction from industry experienced experts in each Plumbing course at Vatterott. The Diploma in Plumbing provides courses in plumbing applications and cover brazing and soldering, blueprint reading, water supply, appliances, storm drainage systems, prevention devices, plumbing fixtures and much more.
The objective of the plumbing courses is to prepare the graduate with the theory and working knowledge of estimating, building and plumbing code and blueprint reading in the order to secure an entry-level position into the advanced field of plumbing. This plumbing training school combines lecture and hands-on training to provide skills necessary in completing advanced technical plumbing training. Graduates will carry out complex service and repair to commercial and residential plumbing systems.
Students receive instruction from industry experienced experts in each Welding training course at Vatterott College. The Welding program provides courses in blueprint reading, project management, welding techniques and gas metal arc welding. Students will be introduced to welding theories, safety requirements, cutting techniques, and welding terminology. The welding courses in Fairview Heights progresses to cover topics such as gas tungsten arc welding, project management, advanced blueprint reading. Students learn real-world applications of welding through labs and technical hands-on training.
Students receive instruction from industry experienced experts in each Wind Energy Technician course at our campuses. The Diploma in Wind Energy Technician provides classes in electricity, energy regulations, mechanical systems, turbine motor theory and much more. The courses cover technical mathematics, fundamental concepts of energy transfer, electrical systems, mechanical controls, and hydraulic power. Students also learn practical skills used on wind turbines through hands-on field trips and will simulate real work experiences.