Licensure & Certification

Electrical Apprentice Instructor Wanted

RECRUITMENT ANNOUNCEMENT
Electrical Apprenticeship Instructor


Treasure Valley Community College is looking for a part time Journeyman Electrical Instructor. You will be preparing students to sit for their license examination as a Journeyman Electrician. If you are passionate about your trade and a licensed Journeyman or higher willing to share your knowledge with students who want to learn, we would like to talk with you. Instructors are hired to teach on a year to year basis. They will use the Mike Holt Curriculum as the base of their teaching, but may enhance the curriculum with PowerPoints and visuals from their own experiences. 

For more information please contact Andrea Testi (541) 881-5761 or email atesti@tvcc.cc  

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Electrical Apprenticeship

General Journeyman (Inside) Electrician 4-Year Program - 576 Hours
Manufacturing Plant Electrician 4-Year Program - 576 Hours

Curriculum is certified for both Idaho and Oregon registered apprentices

Electrical Apprentice Course Fee $1100 *Textbook fees additional*

If you are you looking to get your electrical apprenticeship courses completed in a fun personalized learning environment with small class sizes - TVCC is here to exceed your expectations!

Courses in this Inside Electrician/Manufacturing Plant series will supplement on-the-job training with technical training required for trade comprehension, application and practice.

The General Journeyman Electrician (Inside) and Manufacturing Plant Electrician Apprenticeships are overseen by the Ontario JATC MA# 6008.

Year 1 introduces apprentices to the principles associated with electricity, electrical theory, and the basics of electrical systems. These basic fundamentals are necessary to understand the complex NEC requirements covered throughout the curriculum. Digital multimeter principles will also be addressed. In the latter part of this level students will be introduced to, and begin utilizing, the National Electrical Code.

Year 2 focuses on the first few chapters of the National Electrical Code. Some equipment specific to alternating current will be introduced. Residential and commercial wiring methods and practices will also be covered in depth in this level. Students will develop a further knowledge of construction safety, electrical safety, and the NEC. As they study rules in the Code, they’ll develop a greater understanding of the purpose of the NEC’s general wiring methods, materials, and different types of protection along with gaining a deeper understanding of residential and commercial wiring systems.

Year 3 covers additional OSHA construction safety rules and Chapter 4 of the NEC, then focuses on common industrial applications, methods, and requirements. While motors and controls are the major focus area, hazardous locations, special applications, and Solar (PV) Photovoltaic and Energy Storage Systems are also introduced.

Year 4 of the program covers advanced Code calculations in great detail. Electrical estimating is discussed in
the first part of the level as well as a review of electrical theory and motor controls.

Oregon Electrical Apprentice Minimum Qualifications   https://www.oregon.gov/boli/apprenticeship 
To qualify for registration as an Electrical Apprentice, an applicant must:
o   Be employed by a member of a Training Committee (or become a member).
o   Be 18 years of age.
o   Applicant shall be a high school graduate or have a GED Certificate of Equivalency.
o   Must have completed one full year of high school algebra with a passing grade of 'C' or better or one post high school algebra course

Idaho Electrical Apprentice Minimum Qualifications   https://dbs.idaho.gov/ 
To qualify for registration as an Electrical Apprentice, an applicant must:
o   Be at least 16 years of age.
o   Submit a completed notarized application
o   Pay the $15 (non-refundable) license registration fee.

** If you are interested in transferring to TVCC, please email cbwcl@tvcc.cc. 

Year 1 - 2022 Registration Packet 

Year 2 - 2022 Registration Packet

Year 3 - 2022 Registration Packet

 

NEW!!! Agile Homes Trades - Apprenticeship Scholarship

Agile Homes of Fruitland Idaho has generously created a scholarship for students in TVCCs Electrical Apprentice and Plumbing Apprenticeship programs. We are hopeful that HVAC will be added in the future as TVCCs Apprenticeship Program grows. 

Selected students will be awarded up to $500 toward class fees. An additions award of up to $500 is possible if the student apprentices under one of Agile Homes Trade Partners Shilo Plumbing or Powerhouse Electric. 

To apply complete the Scholarship Application and submit it to the Center for Business, Workforce, & Community Learning. 

Eligibility Requirements: 

  • Must be registered for Treasure Valley Community Colleges certified Electrical or Plumbing Apprentice Program
  • Priority given to students with financial need
  • Priority given to students with a relationship with the Boys and Girls Club of Ontario or Payette.
  • Priority given to students who are apprenticing with Shilo Plumbing or Powerhouse Electric.

 

Agile Homes Scholarship Application

Plumbing Apprenticeship

Plumbing Apprenticeship

For information regarding TVCC's Plumbing Apprenticeship program, please contact the Caldwell Center at (208) 455-6820 

Plumbing Apprentice Course Fee
$900.00 *Textbook fees additional (Approx. cost of $180.00)*

Journeyman Plumber 4 year program - 576 Hours
Curriculum is certified for both Idaho and Oregon registered apprentices

If you are you looking to get your plumbing apprenticeship courses completed in a fun personalized learning environment with small class sizes - TVCC is here to exceed your expectations. Students now have the availability to attend class via Zoom if they are working out of town. We have also incorporated learning modules into our Canvas LMS so you can do a portion of your coursework online.

YEAR 1: Introduces apprentices to the principles associated with plumbing, plumbing theory, and the basics of water distribution and DWV systems. Basic tool safety, and and power tools, construction math, intro to blueprints and isometric drawings are the fundamentals needed to understand the complex requirements covered throughout the curriculum. Due to new standards set by the State of Idaho, students will be required to complete a first aid course and CPR certification. In the latter part of this level, students will be introduced to and begin to understand the 2017 Idaho State Plumbing Code.

YEAR 2: Focuses on the first few chapters of the 2017 Idaho State Plumbing Code which includes the 2021 IDAPA Standards. Plumbing practices will be covered in depth in this level. Students will develop a further knowledge of plumbing math, reading, commercial plans, installing and testing DWV piping, installing roof, floor, and area drains, installing fixtures and valves, installing water heaters, and fuel gas and fuel oil systems. In the latter part of this level, students will be required to complete OSHA 10 Certification as required by the State of Idaho.

YEAR 3: In this level, students will continue to add to their foundation of knowledge about the plumbing trade and plumbing industry. Applied math, sizing and protecting water supply systems, potable water supply treatment, venting, sizing DWV and storm systems, sewage pumps and sump pumps, corrosive-resistant waste piping and service plumbing will be taught. In year 3 students will learn additional information about construction documents and ADA guidelines. If students have not completed first aid and CPR training and/or the OSHA 10 Certification, they will be required to do so as required by the State of Idaho.

YEAR 4:This final level of the program covers the different types of codes used by plumbers across the country. Students will also be covering the 2017 Idaho State Plumbing Code and the 2021 IDAPA Standards. This level will also include business principles, water pressure boosters, and recirculation systems, indirect and special waste, hydronic and solar heating, and private waste disposal systems. Students will develop further knowledge in preparations for the journeyman exam. They will also increase in understanding of leaderships skills essential to excel on the job.

Oregon Minimum Qualifications
To qualify for registration as a Plumbing Apprentice, an applicant must:

Be 18 years of age.
Applicant shall be a high school graduate or have a GED Certificate of Equivalency.
https://www.oregon.gov/boli/apprenticeship  

Idaho Minimum Qualifications
To qualify for registration as a Plumbing Apprentice, an applicant must:

Be at least 16 years of age.
Submit a completed notarized application
Pay the $50 (non-refundable) license registration
https://dbs.idaho.gov/  

Oregon Real Estate Broker Training

Oregon Real Estate Broker Training

Fall Class Dates:  Thursday's, September 29, 2022 through December 8, 2022 PLUS Saturday, December 10, 2022
Location: Online - Zoom
Course Fee: $600 per person (includes all materials)

This accelerated course prepares you to qualify for the Oregon Real Estate Broker's License Exam in just 10 weeks.
This hybrid course combines live-lecture with online home-study and meets the 150-hour requirement of the Oregon Real Estate Agency (OREA)
Course Number: RE 090 -OA

Registration Form

Registration Deadline: One week before class start date
For more information call (541) 881-5755 or email sbdc@tvcc.cc

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Oregon Property Manager Training

Fall Class Dates:  Tuesday's, October 4, 2022 through November 15, 2022
Location: Online - Zoom
Course Fee: $550 per person (includes all materials)

Get prepared to take the State of Oregon Property Manager License Exam. This course is the fastest way to qualify to take the exam which covers the role of property managers, tenant relations, fair housing, lease agreements and more. You must attend all evening class sessions through Zoom, and have online capacity to complete the self-study portion of this course.  Taught by an experienced Property Manager.
Course Number: RE 095 -OA    Registration Form
Registration Deadline: One week before class start date
For more information call (541) 881-5755 or email sbdc@tvcc.cc

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Flagger Certification 

Date(s): February 13, 2023
                 March 13, 2023

Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm (Mountain Time Zone)
Location: TVCC Workforce Training Center Room 101
Course Fee: $109 per person (includes materials & card)

This 6-hour course provides the necessary classroom hours and written examination necessary in qualifying for basic certification to work roadside flagging projects. Upon successfully passing the examination, a card will be issued to you with the necessary certification to work roadside flagging projects. The card is recognized in Oregon, Idaho, Washington, and Montana. Certification cards are valid for three years. TVCC does not guarantee job placement or handle a list of prospective employers. Classes fill rapidly. We encourage you to register as soon as possible to guarantee a space.*Minimum of 6 registrants required

Course Number: INED 090 - OA   Click here to download registration form
Registration Deadline: One week before class start date

* A minimum of 6 students are required for each class.

For more information call (541) 881-5755 or email cbwcl@tvcc.cc

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OR CCB Exam Prep

Oregon Construction Contractors Exam Curriculum

Take this independent study course to prepare for the state-mandated test (not included) to become a licensed contractor in Oregon. The course is based on the new NASCLA Contractors Guide and fulfills the state requirement for 16 hours of training.

  • Prepare to take the Oregon Construction Contractors Board (CCB) Examination on your own. 
  • Course includes the NASCLA Contractors Guide 2nd Edition with chapter questions and practice exams.
  • Once the self-study course is completed the state exam will be administered by PSI and will require an additional fee.
  • Individualized business advising and license application assistance is included to ensure that you start your business correctly.

Ready to sign up?    Click here for registration form    
(This is an open enrollment class that you can sign up for anytime.)

Email the registration form to sbdc@tvcc.cc or drop off at the SBDC in the Albertson Building. Alternatively, mail registration form and check to TVCC SBDC 650 College Blvd., Ontario OR 97914. Once we receive your registration form, we will call you for payment. Payment is due upon registration. There is an additional shipping fee. For more information please call (541) 881-5772.

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SKID STEER TRAINING

Date: TBD
Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Registration Deadline: One Week Before Class
Where: TVCC Livestock Center
Cost: TBD

This 8 hour training will offer entry-level operators classroom and stick-time training for Skid Steer Loader. Participants will learn basic maintenance of a Skid Steer Loader by locating, identifying, and describing functions of the engine, powertrain, steering, braking and hydraulics. Participants will also learn how to complete walk around inspections, locate, identify and describe operator controls, switches, and gauges, including warning levels.

Participants will have the opportunity for hands-on training with our TVCC Skid Seer Loader. Stick-time training will include equipment startups and shutdowns, brake tests and basic operating procedures in various practical applications.

Practical Evaluation:
Students will be required to perform a pre-operational inspection and successfully demonstrate safe operation of the Skid Steer Loader to receive a Certificate of Completion.

Registration Form

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Team Oregon Motorcycle Training

TVCC's motorcycle courses are offered in cooperation with TEAM OREGON, a nationally recognized leader in motorcycle rider safety and skills training. You can learn to ride, earn your motorcycle endorsement or take your skills to the next level. The course instructor and coaching will help you to ride safer, smarter and more skillfully. 

Please pre-register at http://team-oregon.org/ or call 800-545-9944 for more information. If you need to reschedule your course or cancel, you must contact TEAM OREGON at 800-545-9944 at least three days before the course begins to be eligible for a refund. Students who arrive late or leave early lose their reservation and payment.

BASIC RIDER TRAINING
Basic Rider Training (BRT) is a 15-hour course for novice riders to build fundamental street-riding skills and strategies. The course takes place over three days and provides seven hours of classroom instruction and eight hours of range (on-cycle) instruction. Training motorcycles and helmets are provided. For individuals with no riding experience, BRT is the recommended course. This course meets Oregon's requirements for riders of any age who want to earn a motorcycle endorsement.

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INTERMEDIATE RIDER TRAINING
Intermediate Rider Training (IRT) is an eight-hour course for riders who already know how to get underway, turn, shift and stop a motorcycle. This one-day course builds fundamental street-riding skills and strategies. Training motorcycles 125-250 cc and DOT helmets are provided, or students may use their own. For riders with limited riding experience or those who haven't ridden in some time, IRT is the recommended course.

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Pesticide Applicator Classes

March 2023

These workshops will prepare individuals to take the State of Oregon Pesticide examinations.

For more information and registration please choose a class. 

* Commercial Applicator Laws and Safety 
*Commercial Applicator Right of Way 
* Private Applicator Core Training
* Private Applicator Review

* A minimum of 6 registrants are required for each class. Deadline to register or drop is February 27, 2023. 

For Oregon and Idaho Pesticide Licensing information, please visit their websites.