The mission of the Four Walls Career and Technical Education Center is to provide unemployed and underemployed District of Columbia residents with basic literacy skills, employability skills, and career and technical education as a means of increasing self-sufficiency and improving quality of life.
Registration for GED Prep/NEDP Prep, Stationary Steam Engineering (boiler systems), and Core Curriculum (construction foundations) starts August 20 - August 30, 2018. Classes start on Tuesday, September 10, 2018. Please call or submit the contact form.
Computer Aided Design(CAD).
Students learn computer aided design, as used to assist in the preparation of blue prints, engineering designs, and other technical documents.
Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC)
This course is designed to provide students with the principles of heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems. Students receive hands on experience and make site visits. This training includes installations, maintenance and equipment repair.
This course covers the beginning skills for entry level positions into the plumbing trades or pre-apprenticeship program.
Stationary Steam Engineering
Covers the following areas Boiler construction, boiler operation principles, steam and hot water heating systems, draft systems, boiler water treatment, boiler fittings, feed water systems, boiler room math, boiler operation procedures, boiler operation safety cooling safety, cooling systems, basic electricity, pumps and valves.
Covers the entry fundamentals required by the National Center for Construction, Education and Research (NCCER) for safety and productivity. Core Curriculum is a prerequisite for the HVAC and Plumbing classes.
Monday through Thursday
5 pm - 8 pm
Nominal fee to participate
Four Walls Career And Technical Education Center
Serving adults and family educational needs
All Four Walls Career & Technical Education Center teachers are dedicated to giving adult learners the necessary tools and instruction that will enhance their lives.
Prepares students for the electrical wiring of private and commercial establishment. The course covers workplace safety, hardware and materials, tools, test and measurements tools, cable installation, branch circuit, video, voice and data wiring installation, lighting fixtures, service panel and troubleshooting.