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Technical Training and Transportation

Rapid Workforce Training

Delaware Tech was awarded funding to provide free workforce training in the area of technical training and transportation. The below schedule will be offered at campuses statewide between October 2020 and March 2021.

This free training program was made possible by a Department of Labor grant intended to help the unemployed and underemployed. Seating is limited. Candidates must attend an information session and meet eligibility requirements, which include:

  • Availability for regular attendance each day
  • Possession of a Social Security card
  • Proof of birthdate and US residency
  • The desire to work full-time

Additional specific eligibility requirements will be discussed at the mandatory information session.

Courses are offered in a hybrid format. Hybrid programs conduct the majority of training in an online training format; with some clinical or lab portions conducted in-person, in a small group setting, on the campus or at a clinical partner site. Locations and times/dates will vary depending upon course requirements.

All training programs listed below are offered at no cost to the student. Apply Now! You will be contacted by a Delaware Tech staff member upon receiving your application to attend an information session, at which time course dates will be provided.

Apply Now!

All training programs listed below are offered at no cost to the student.

You will be contacted by a Delaware Tech staff member upon receiving your application to attend an information session, at which time course dates will be provided.

Apply Now!


Program Hours Campus Locations

Construction Technology
Delaware Tech’s new 300-hour Construction Technology program is designed to provide the basic knowledge and principles of carpentry, masonry, concrete finishing, electrical work, HVAC, and plumbing. Participants will become skilled in different phases of a construction project from start to finish. Once completing this program, participants wil be able to frame walls, ceilings, and floors of a structure, perform quality concrete and brickwork installation, interpret construction drawings, and install the proper wiring and piping for electrical and plumbing systems.
This program will be delivered in a hybrid format, delivered 60% online and 40% hands-on skills at the Innovation & Technology Center (ITC) in New Castle. The hands-on training sessions will be limited to 6 students for the purpose of social distancing. Participants can complete the entire program and be job-ready by March 31, 2021.

300

Innovation Technology Center

HVAC Technician
Delaware Tech’s highly regarded HVAC Certificate Program will prepare you to enter the high demand HVAC industry! Students completing the 300-hour program will be highly skilled in all aspects of heating, refrigeration and air conditioning. Our state of-the-art Heating and Air Conditioning Labs allow us to provide exceptional hands-on training and industry preparation. The program courses include:

  • OSHA Construction Safety
  • HVAC I: Introduction to HVAC
  • HVAC II: Heating Systems
  • HVAC III: Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
  • HVAC IV: Advanced HVAC-R
  • EPA 608 Certification

This program will be delivered in a hybrid format, delivered 60% online and 40% hands-on skills at the Innovation & Technology Center (ITC) in New Castle. The hands-on training sessions will be limited to 8 students for the purpose of social distancing. Participants can complete the entire HVAC Certificate and be job-ready by March 31, 2021.

300

Innovation Technology Center

Transportation
This curriculum combines classroom study with practical experience behind the wheel of diesel-powered tractor trailers, on a private skills range as well as public streets and highways. Students will learn the intricacies of handling a variety of truck and trailer combinations, conducting pre-trip and post-trip inspections, proper reporting and documentation procedures for discovered malfunctions and trip planning techniques. Regulatory requirements and driver responsibilities not directly related to driving will be discussed as well as Federal and state regulations governing commercial drivers and motor carriers. Students will be introduced to the trucking industry from the perspective of a commercial driver applicant by discussing driver qualifications, job seeking skills, substance abuse awareness, driver wellness and whistleblower protection. The successful student will be well prepared for a career in the transportation industry.

347

Georgetown