Catalog Year 2017/2018
 

Career


Students select a track of Electrical, Heating, Ventilation, and Air-conditioning (HVAC), or welding. This program prepares students for entry-level employment in their selected track through comprehensive, hands-on training.

These courses are also offered as continuing education.

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Gainful Employment
 
Course Credits
Departmental Requirements
 
BLD 101–Introduction to Building Trades 3
BLD 141–Fundamentals of Structural Wiring 4
BLD 142–Residential Electric 3
BLD 145–Commercial Electric 3
BLD 146–Specialized Systems 3
Optional  
CIS 101 Information Systems and Technology (3)
Total 16
Course Credits
Departmental Requirements 
 
BLD 101–Introduction to Building Trades 3
BLD 141–Fundamentals of Structural Wiring 4
BLD 142–Residential Electric 3
Total 10
Gainful Employment Information

 

Course Credits
Departmental Requirements 
 
BLD 101–Introduction to Building Trades 3
BLD 109–Fundamentals of HVACR 4
BLD 110–Controls for HVACR 3
BLD 113–HVAC Installation & Troubleshooting 3
BLD 114–Fossil Fuels & Hydronic Heating 3
Optional  
CIS 101 Information Systems & Technology (3)
Total 16
Course Credits
Departmental Requirements 
 
BLD 101–Introduction to Building Trades 3
BLD 109–Fundamental of HVACR 4
BLD 110–Controls for HVACR 3
Total 10
Gainful Employment

Course
Credits
Departmental Requirements 
 
BLD 101 - Introduction to Building Trades 1
BLD 120 - Welding Symbols & Blueprint Reading 2
BLD 121–Introduction to Welding 4
BLD 122–Advanced Welding: SMAW 4
Electives*  
BLD 125–Advanced Welding: GTAW or  
BLD 127–Advanced Welding: GMAW or   
BLD 128–Advanced Welding: SMAW 4G 3
*Students should check with an advisor before 
selecting their electives
 
Optional  
CIS 101 Information Systems and Technology (3)
Total 16
Course Credits
Departmental Requirements 
 
BLD 121–Introduction to Welding 4
BLD 122–Advanced Welding: SMAW 4
Total 8
FCC’s Monroe Center, 200 Monroe Avenue, Frederick, Maryland, 21701, is located just 3.5 miles from our main campus. The center contains state-of-the-art labs, classroom space and equipment for the building trades.