Glazing Classes

Glazing Classes

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WELDING CERTIFICATION 101 (Safety and Introduction)

In this course, students will be introduced to welding equipment and the safety concerns relating to welding. This class is a prerequisite to Welding 201 where participants will work towards American Welding Society Certification. This class includes hands-on work- all student s must have safety boots, glasses and a hardhat.

WELDING 201

In this course, students work hands-on to develop welding skills to obtain certification. This class may be taken repeatedly to provide sufficient exposure and practice time needed to meet the certification requirements of the American Welding Society. This class includes hands-on work- all student s must have safety boots, glasses and a hardhat.

SEALANT AND CAULKING

In this course, students work hands-on to develop and/or enhance their caulking skills. Participants will review various sealant properties relating to substrates and priming needs. This class includes hands-on work- all students must have safety boots, glasses and a hardhat.

SKYLIGHT TRAINING

In this course, students will be instructed on the various types of Skylights used in commercial glazing. Participants will learn the theoretical and the practical skills necessary to properly install two skylighting systems manufactured by Super Sky. The skylighting systems that will be covered in this course include: Skylight System A: One (1) Custom Pyramid Skylights measuring 6’0” x 6’0”; Skylight System B: One (1) Custom Ridge Skylights with Hipped Ends, Gable End, and Vertical, measuring 8’0” x 12’0” with 2’0” Vertical. All major facets of proper installation and water control will be presented. This class includes hands-on work- all students must have safety boots, glasses and a hardhat.

RIGGING AND HOISTING A AND B

This certification course (consisting of two 8-hour classes) will address laws and regulations, stability principles, pre-operational inspection procedures, safe operating practices, and evaluating competency. The Rigging course will also cover most types of slings and basic rigging hardware as well as the principles, practices and techniques of basic rigging and signaling techniques. This class includes hands-on work- all students must have safety boots, glasses and a hardhat.

GLAZING DOOR HARDWARE/PANICS

In this course, students will be exposed to and instructed in the general installation and maintenance of a variety of door hardware used in entrance and exit operations including: latch and panic hardware (rim, concealed, electrified etc.). This class includes hands-on work- all students must have safety boots, glasses and a hardhat.

GLAZING DOOR HARDWARE/CLOSERS

In this course, students will be exposed to and instructed in the general installation and maintenance of a variety of door hardware used in closing operations including: floor, concealed and surface mounted closing devices. This class includes hands-on work- all students must have safety boots, glasses and a hardhat.

TOTAL STATION (A, B, C, and D)

These classes focus on training Glaziers in the use of the “Total Station” layout tool. This tool is used by many of our larger contractors to provide intricate and precise field layout and measurement. Participants must pass each class in order (A-D) to be able to advance to the next class. This class includes hands-on work- all students must have safety boots, glasses and a hardhat.

GLAZING BLUEPRINT TO LAYOUT

This training looks into the skills required to layout today’s most complicated Glazing work. Beginning with blueprint comprehension and moving into actual site application. It is presented by retired General Superintendant, Joe Cardoza one of DC 16’s most experienced and knowledgeable craftsmen. This class includes hands-on work- all students must have safety boots, glasses and a hardhat.