Construction Basics

Construction Basics

The Construction Basics training program course is a comprehensive 80 hour training program designed to deliver the skills needed to work in the construction industry.  Training topics include:

  • Introduction to the Construction Trade
  • Building Materials
  • Hand and Power Tools
  • Construction Drawings
  • Floor & Wall Systems
  • Ceiling Joist & Roof Framing

Upon satisfactory completion of the course, students will receive a Brookdale Program Completion Certificate.

Mon – Fri, June 10th – July 9th, 5 pm – 9 pm (No class July 4th and 5th.)
(Dates and times subject to change)

Fee and Code: $1995.00, XBUSD 108

To register for this course please call 732-224-2315.

If you are interested in learning more about the program and grant funding please click here to register for our information session on Thursday, 5/30/19 @ 11 am.

For more information about the class or grant funding, please contact Susan Pagano 732-224-2685

HVAC/R Certified Technician (Voucher Included)

It’s no secret that skilled HVAC/R technicians are in high demand. But those with HVAC Excellence or NATE certifications have greater earning potential and more opportunities for career advancement.

If you already have one-to-two years of industry experience, this course will prepare you for the next step in your career — advanced certification.

Through hands-on simulations and in-depth course material, you will strengthen your understanding of HVAC/R service, repair, and maintenance. You will also learn about sustainable technology, environmental challenges, and their solutions, industry advancements, and develop customer-facing professional skills. By course completion, you will have the formal training and specialized knowledge, in addition to your work experience, you will be prepared to sit for the NATE Core and Specialty exams, the HVAC Excellence Core and Professional Technician Exams, and the EPA 608 certification exam. You will also receive a voucher package to take the HVAC Excellence exam. Proctor fees may apply, which are not included.

Fee: $2895

For more information and to register go to

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