Aug. 22 -- Moore Norman Technology Center, in partnership with local contractors and manufacturers, will offer a short-term course that can lead to certification in vinyl siding installation. Through this partnership, along with industry-subsidized scholarships, the cost is $195. The course meets 6-9 p.m. Monday through Thursday Nov. 5 to Dec. 13.
Local contractors who invested in the program are seeking graduates of this adult-only course for hire. In six weeks, students will learn industry standards for the installation and repair of siding, with an emphasis on vinyl siding. Other sections of the course include concepts of company ownership.
Course learning areas:
Demonstrate basic construction skills such as measuring, cutting and the use of hand tools.
List hazards of siding installation and safety measures required.
Describe customer service issues and resolutions.
Identify problems/issues with given installation and repair scenarios.
Demonstrate installation skills at a job site.
Students will have the advantage of learning on job sites under a mentor and a job foreman. There are also opportunities for paid internships after successful completion of the course. Graduates may also choose to take the Vinyl Siding Institute Certification (VSI) outside of their course tuition.
For more information visit here or call 405-801-5000. For specific questions about the course call 405-801-5703. There are limited seats available.