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SER welding student

Labor shortage a problem along the Gulf Coast

Posted April 23

Our welding program is booming, but it's not enough to keep up with employer demand for welders. If you're... Read more...

start saving with small steps

How to save money when you're living paycheck to paycheck

Posted April 22

SER strives to help all our clients reach long-term financial stability, but we know it can be tough to get to that... Read more...

Ask the Experts workshop

Ask the Experts

Posted December 10

SER's small business program will be presenting a panel of experts on Saturday, December 14th from 10 am - 12 pm at... Read more...

Weatherization Worker

Course Description

This four week course exposes students to the concepts and practices of Weatherization; it focuses on modern construction techniques and energy conservation to prepare students for a future environmental career.  By the end of the class the participants will be well versed in areas such as sources of energy, utility consumption, humidity transfer and condensation, electrical appliance consumption, construction types and processes.  The Weatherization Worker class also includes 60 hours of hands-on practicum where students are expected to know proper techniques for performing a multitude of energy reducing improvements to homes including repairing/replacing windows, repairing/replacing doors, installing shingles, repairing roofs, installing fiberglass batt, blown cellulose, and rigid board insulation, proper placement of a vapor barrier, and cutting attic access points.

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