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Metropolitan Community College (MCC) is proud to offer Weatherization Training classes at our new Weatherization Training Facility.

Located at 5626 Sorensen Parkway in Northern Omaha, MCC's Weatherization Training Facility is the Midwest's premier training location for home energy training and skill development. All training is provided in compliance with the U.S. Department of Energy Low-Income Weatherization Assistance Program.

We are a qualified training provider as outlined by the reEnergize program. Both Weatherization Installer Fundamentals and Weatherization Installer Intermediate classes must be taken to receive full Weatherization Installer Training.

 

Weatherization Works!

Watch the Weatherization Works! Public Service Announcement from the Weatherization Assistance Program, our federal training partner, to see what Weatherization Installers do for homes and families nationwide.



Training courses currently offered:

Training provided by MCC's Weatherization Training Center was derived from the Job Task Analysis Matrix as provided by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.

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Registration

For more information on any of the these courses and their availability, click here and search under the topic Sustainable Energy. Remember that you can only search for the classes being held in the current quarters listed.

To register, call (402) 457-2400. Returning students can register online using My Services.


Tuition Assistance:

You may qualify for Tuition Assistance through the NE Dept. of Labor's syNErgy Energy Sector Training Grant. Please contact Nina Rogers (402-595-3022) located at the Omaha Career Center (5717 F St. Omaha, NE 68117) to see if you qualify. To receive tuition assistance you must enroll in the syNErgy program before registering for class.




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SNRG 1120 - Weatherization Installer Fundamentals (I) 4.0 Credits

This class covers building science theory and construction methods as well as exercises and techniques for installation of weatherization materials. This course will focus on hands-on application of blower doors, combustion safety, building science, safety, and hand/power tools. Includes basics of mobile home and multi-family weatherization.

This class will qualify you to be eligible to work on the city of Omaha's reEnergize Program. Check with the Omaha Career Center before registering to see if you qualify for tuition assistance. To register call 402-457-5231. Returning students can register online using My Services.


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SNRG 1121 - Weatherization Installer Intermediate (II) 4.0 Credits

This class covers building science theory and construction methods, as well as exercises and techniques for installation of weatherization materials. This course will focus on demonstration and hands-on application of weather-stripping (air sealing), insulation, mechanical ventilation, caulking, and door and window installation. Includes more advanced weatherization procedures such as basements and crawl spaces.

This class will qualify you to be eligible to work on the city of Omaha's reEnergize Program. Check with the Omaha Career Center before registering to see if you qualify for tuition assistance. To register call 402-457-5231. Returning students can register online using My Services.

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SNRG 1124 - Weatherization Installer - Mobile Homes 3.0 Credits

This course takes new and experienced weatherization workers through several modules designed to introduce and expand upon basic technical and safety skills essential for effective mobile home weatherization. The following topics are covered in detail: introduction to mobile homes; duct diagnostics and repair; belly, sidewall, and roof retrofit; heating systems; and other mobile home-specific competencies and terminology.

This class will qualify you to be eligible to work on the city of Omaha's reEnergize Program. Check with the Omaha Career Center before registering to see if you qualify for tuition assistance. To register call 402-457-5231. Returning students can register online using My Services.

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SNRG 1125 - Combustion Appliance Zone (CAZ) Training 1.5 Credits

This course covers the testing and documentation of combustion appliance zone (CAZ) depressurization tests. The training consists of classroom instruction and field demonstrations. Field training demonstrates the testing protocols and allows students to engage in proper use of the equipment while focusing on pre- and post-safety inspections and gas leak detection relevant to the combustion appliances. Students receive an advanced understanding of air leakage and air pressure dynamics, CAZ depressurization tests, calculation of minimum ventilation levels, and proper reporting requirements.

This class will qualify you to be eligible to work on the city of Omaha's reEnergize Program. Check with the Omaha Career Center before registering to see if you qualify for tuition assistance. To register call 402-457-5231. Returning students can register online using My Services.

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SNRG 1126 - Weatherization Crew Chief 2.5 Credits

This course takes new and experienced weatherization crew chiefs through several modules designed to introduce and expand upon basic safety, proficiency, and productivity skills essential for effective crew management. The following are discussed in detail: the role of crew chief; Communication and Leadership Skills; organizational skills, including the tracking/maintenance of equipment and the tracking/warehousing of materials; and technical expertise, including building/safety codes, quality control, safe work practices, and general weatherization competencies.

This class will qualify you to be eligible to work on the city of Omaha's reEnergize Program. Check with the Omaha Career Center before registering to see if you qualify for tuition assistance. To register call 402-457-5231. Returning students can register online using My Services.

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SNRG 1130 - Home Energy Auditor - Single Family 4.5 Credits

In this course, students learn home energy auditing concepts and techniques and apply them in lab exercises. Concepts include savings payback, building science, infiltration theory, degree days, and retrofit projects. Techniques include blower door-guided air leakage test, baseload measurement, heat systems testing and analysis, and measuring and working with a field data collection form.

This class will qualify you to be eligible to work on the city of Omaha's reEnergize Program. Check with the Omaha Career Center before registering to see if you qualify for tuition assistance. To register call 402-457-5231. Returning students can register online using My Services.

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