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Landfill Operations

Online 24/7

Using the Internet those taking this course will gain a vast array of knowledge concerning the many aspects of landfill operations. This course provides eight foundation blocks for the operator with units on waste decomposition, geology & hydrology, engineering, surveying, landfill design, landfill construction, landfill operations, and regulations. This class will meet or exceed most […]

Composting Operations

Online 24/7

Composting is the controlled process of organic degradation or waste decomposition. This web-based course will provide those taking the class with knowledge in the process of waste decomposition, an array of microorganisms and invertebrates consume the organics and convert them to humus. In the truest sense, solid waste composting is actually microbe farming, and like […]

Fundamentals of Landscaping Design and Business

Online 24/7

In this course, we will explore the art and business of landscaping, from an understanding of plants and foliage, to principles of design, to technology, to business and management considerations. Details

Mechatronics: Fundamentals of Electricity

Laurel Ridge Middletown Campus 173 Skirmisher Lane, Middletown, VA

Earn 2 credentials in just 4weeks! Decrease production downtime, improve efficiency and increase output – All hinge on understanding electricity and how to work with it safely. This class has been specifically developed to give students the knowledge and skills required to enable them to work safely and effectively with electricity. The lab components of the training […]

Mechanical Schematics Drawing and Reading

Laurel Ridge Middletown Campus 173 Skirmisher Lane, Middletown, VA

This class will help the maintenance technician interpret basic shop drawings including: mechanical, part prints, electrical, architectual, and what a print spells out. The course also covers conventional symbols such as electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatics. This class is a prerequisite to the Metal Machining Lathe/Milling course.

Metal Machining – Lathe/Milling

Winchester Tool 110 Industrial Drive, Winchester, VA

This is a hands-on class where you will learn the complete aspects of the lathe and the milling machines. On the lathe machine you will learn facing, turning, drilling, hand tapping, single point threading, knurling, and turning angles. On the milling machine you will learn: milling metal, including part of the set up, drilling, taping, boring, cutting […]

Mechatronics: Fundamentals of Mechanical Systems

Laurel Ridge Middletown Campus 173 Skirmisher Lane, Middletown, VA

Earn this credential in just 4 weeks! The driving force behind most industrial applications is Mechanical Systems. Gears, drives, bearings, pulleys, and more are found in nearly everything that moves. The Mechanical Systems course covers the installation, use, maintenance, and troubleshooting of mechanical drive components and systems. Class time is based on practical, hands-on tasks […]

Mechatronics: Applied Mechanical Systems

Laurel Ridge Middletown Campus 173 Skirmisher Lane, Middletown, VA

Students will learn the installation, use, maintenance, and troubleshooting of mechanical drive components and systems. Instruction is divided into various topics which deal with these components as they are encountered in industry. Learning is based on practical, hands-on tasks to build knowledge on operating and maintaining these vital systems.

Mechatronics: Fundamentals of Fluid Power

Laurel Ridge Middletown Campus 173 Skirmisher Lane, Middletown, VA

Earn 2 credentials in just 5 weeks! Learn the fundamentals of pneumatics and hydraulics. Pneumatics covers the use of compressed air for pneumatic control and as a signaling medium. Content covers compressors, storage, dryers and distribution as well as the design, construction and operation of a range of actuators, valves and ancillary equipment. The relevant […]

Mechatronics: Applied Fluid Power

Laurel Ridge Middletown Campus 173 Skirmisher Lane, Middletown, VA

Students will learn how to read and interpret electropneumatics circuits and dive deeper into how to maintain, troubleshoot, and repair pneumatic systems. This extends your knowledge of complex pneumatic systems and improves your troubleshooting skills. Practical exercises on training equipment for setup, commissioning, troubleshooting, and fault elimination facilitate the transfer of knowledge to real world […]