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School of Maintenance Technology

This course has been designed to develop skills needed for entry level positions as electricians, heating and air conditioning mechanics, or maintenance personnel. The successful graduate will be employable in shopping centers, manufacturing plants, hospitals, schools, office buildings, apartment complexes, janitorial firms, and in self employment. Students receive instruction and training in: safety, electrical wiring, plumbing, painting, carpentry, sheet rock repair, HVAC, and janitorial services.

Maintenance technician

This course has been designed to develop skills needed for entry level positions as electricians, heating and air conditioning mechanics, or maintenance personnel. The successful graduate will be employable in shopping centers, manufacturing plants, hospitals, schools, office buildings, apartment complexes, janitorial firms, and in self employment. Students receive instruction and training in: safety, electrical wiring, plumbing, painting, carpentry, sheet rock repair, HVAC, and janitorial services.

Maintenance mechanic

This course has been designed to develop skills needed for entry level positions as electricians, heating and air conditioning mechanics, or maintenance personnel. The successful graduate will be employable in shopping centers, manufacturing plants, hospitals, schools, office buildings, apartment complexes, janitorial firms, and in self employment. Students receive instruction and training in: safety, electrical wiring, plumbing, painting, carpentry, sheet rock repair and HVAC.

 

School of automotive Technology

Our campus has state-of-art equipment, tools and reference material.
Our classes provide theory and real world, hands-on experience and instruction.

Automotive Mechanics w/ Certification

This course has been designed to develop skills needed for entry level positions as a light duty mechanic. The successful graduate will be employable as a mechanic in tune up shops, tire shops, dealerships, service centers, manufacturing plants and self employment. Students receive instruction and training in: brakes, electrical systems, air conditioning, fuel systems, tune ups, carburetor rebuilding, alternator rebuilding, starter rebuilding and service procedures. In addition, preparation for certification tests in: MACS a/c certification, ASE-4 Steering and Suspension, ASE-5 Brakes, ASE-6 Electrical, ASE-7 Air Conditioning and Heating, ASE-8 Engine Performance, and the State Brake and Lamp Examinations.

Light Duty Automotive Mechanics

This course has been designed to develop skills needed for entry Level positions as a light duty auto mechanic/service writer. The successful graduate will be employable as a mechanic or service writer in tune up shops, tire shops, dealerships, service centers, manufacturing plants and self employment. Students receive instruction and training in: brakes, electrical systems, computer control, tune ups, customer service, estimating, work flow, and service procedures.

Automotive Service Writer

This course has been designed to develop skills needed for entry Level positions as a light duty auto mechanic/service writer. The successful graduate will be employable as a mechanic or service writer in tune up shops, tire shops, dealerships, service centers, manufacturing plants and self employment. Students receive instruction and training in: brakes, electrical systems, computer control, tune ups, customer service, estimating, work flow, and service procedures.

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School of industrial refrigeration

Train to become an Industrial Refrigeration Technician with RETA Certification at Modesto Tech College.

These classes are designed for refrigeration technicians, engineers, and maintenance personnel from the meat packing, refrigerated warehousing, and pharmaceutical industries. Students will get the training to become skilled in the operation service and maintenance of industrial refrigeration equipment. Emphasis is placed on ammonia refrigeration system safety and operation. Classes are held at our new location in Modesto, CA.

Benefits
  • • Efficiency in operation

  • • Lower electrical cost

  • • Professional RETA Certified Staff

What is RETA Certification?

Refrigeration plant owners, managers, operators and engineers and refrigeration equipment manufacturers agree on one basic point: qualified plant operators are vital for the industry. RETA's certification program is directed toward meeting the need of providing the industry with qualified operators through continued education and training using RETA materials.

Why Choose Modesto Tech College For Your RETA Certification?

All of Modesto Tech College's Industrial Refrigeration instructors are RETA Certified. We use only training materials provided by RETA and use the latest state-of-the-art equipment for training you to become RETA Certified.

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school of welding technology

Modesto Technical College wants to provide you with the information you need to decide if a career in welding is the right profession for you. We offer courses and training for the beginner wishing to become a welder and the professional welder wishing to increase their skills in certain welding techniques.

As a graduate of the Modesto Technical college welding school you'll possess a skill with career opportunities and earning potential. According to many local and national news reports, qualified welders are in short supply and are listed as a "high priority occupation" for the growth of the economy.

Graduates of our welding training programs become qualified welders who are sought after by many employers. These respected companies choose our graduates because these employers are familiar with Modesto Technical College's training programs and they know that our graduates are taught the practical skills and have the experience necessary for employment as a welder.

Certifications are available in Welding (AWS certification)

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School of HVAC technology

Heating ventilation and air conditioning is a great field to get into. Once you have received your training and take your certification exams you will see how choosing this trade was the best choice for you and your career. Working in heating ventilation and air conditioning is a very rewarding field. You will get to working in residential, commercial and industrial construction and will have the opportunity to work in conjunction with members of other trades as part of a team.

Modesto Technical College’s Industrial Technology and HVAC training school offers fundamental and real world hands-on training of industrial equipment and systems.  Our campus has state-of-the-art  hardware, as well as reference material for students to gain knowledge and experience.  Students will learn and master basic principles, concepts, and applications that will allow them to operate and maintain the equipment required for the operation of modern industrial facilities.

  • • We have several Master HVAC Educators.

    • HVAC classes feature hands-on exercises that will give you real-world experience

    • Classrooms are set up with labs and lectures equipped with walk-in freezers, household furnaces, central air systems and facilities to simulate duct work.