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Full-Time Adult Classes

11-Month Program
30 Hours of Training Per Week

Components of the Electromechanical Technology program at the James Rumsey Technical Institute include theory, hands-on skills, and applications that qualify the student for entry-level employment in their certification level. Each day, students spend approximately 2 hours in the classroom studying electromechanical theory, and 4 hours in the shop and lab. An additional 2 hours are spent each night working on electromechanical theory homework.

In addition to a lab fee of $200 each semester, students are required to provide their own hand tools, scientific calculator, safety glasses, hard hat, gloves, and electric meter. Access to a computer is required for completing homework assignments, tests, and classwork.

Massage Therapy

The Massage Therapy teacher Todd Adams, was teaching various chair massage techniques. Massage therapists treat clients by using touch to manipulate the muscles and other soft tissues of the body. With their touch, therapists relieve pain, help heal injuries, improve...
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JRTI Awarded Humanitarian Award

On Monday, March 20th representatives from the James Rumsey Technical Institute attended a conference in Arlington, VA to accept the Don Myers Humanitarian Award. This past Monday, Kathy Morgan (Vice Principal), Micheal Pheasant (Maintenance), and students Sam Willett...
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Keep on Truckin’

Do you want to take up a career in truck driving? Do you want to travel countrywide to see what America has to offer everywhere while behind the wheel of an eighteen wheeler? If you answered yes to either of these questions, you’ll need a bit of training won’t you?...
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Prepping Food For Teacher of The Year

The Culinary class was preparing food for the event Teacher of The Year. The students were cooking omits, mixing the ingredients for pumpkin bread, chopping green peppers and mushrooms, etc. one student was cooling some tomatoes. another student was putting some...
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Prostart and Culinary Cooking Thanksgiving Dinner For Lunch

Prostart and Culinary making thanksgiving Dinner for everyone. It was a busy day for the students. They were making all sorts of food like Turkey, Green Bean Casserole, Cranberry sauce, mash potatoes, and stuffing. One second year student was straining the grease from...
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Cutting Pig’s Feet

The Surgical Tech. class bought pigs feet so they can learn how to cut the skin very precisely how to use a bovia. They decided to cut open pigs feet to learn how to cut around the joints (also where would they get human feet?). They also injected water and saline...
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Tired of Old Tires

Ms. Williams class was working on changing tires on trucks and doing maintenance on the part where the tires go on to. On September 21st., Ms. Williams’ class was tasked with changing and maintaining tires from several trucks. During the class, a truck was brought in...
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ElectroMechanical Starts Off Hands On

The Electromechanical course at James Rumsey Technical Institute kicks off the school year with hands-on exercises. Not but a month into the course, students begin to learn and apply the kinds of skills that will be helpful in a real-world workplace. This is a great...
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Opportunities in the Field

There is an increased demand for skilled electromechanical technicians who have knowledge and ability to meet the licensing requirements. Industry is experiencing a shortage of qualified electromechanical maintenance technicians; these positions are among the highest paying and most secure in today’s industry.

Curriculum

Tooling U Training Curriculum

1873 Fundamentals of Industrial Equipment Maintenance
Safety, Measurement, Fasteners, Tools, Bearings, Gaskets and Lubrication, Machining and Welding

1875 Hydraulic and Pneumatic
Systems
Hydraulic Systems, Pneumatic Systems

1871 Electrical Maintenance
Electrical Basics, Electrical Theory, Industrial Power, Electrical Motors, PLCs, VFM Drives, PWM Motor Control

1763 Fundamentals of Electricity
Electrical Safety, Electrical Math Concepts, Basic Circuits, Transistor Logic, SCR & Triac Logic

1765 Industrial and Commercial Wiring
Conduit and Raceways, Commercial Load
Calculations and Configurations

1767 National Electric Code

1769 Residential Wiring
Wiring Data, Service Entrance Equipment, Protective Devices, Appliance and Special Circuits, Low-Voltage Systems , HVAC/R systems, Micro Controllers, Boilers

Admission Criteria

Academic
Applicant must have a high school diploma or GED equivalent. Must have completed High School Electrical, Electrical Technician or HVAC/R first year program or have an Apprentice license.

Health
Electricians are required to work from ladders and scaffolding, lift loads of up to 40 pounds, and stand for long periods of time on concrete floors. Students are required to have the strength and have the physical endurance to accomplish these tasks.

Tuition
Tuition is paid on a semester basis. There are 2 semesters.

Refund Policy
There is no refund for the registration fee. No refunds are issued after the 10th day of class. No refund is given for textbooks or tools.

Student Financial Aid
Vocational Rehabilitation, Workforce Development Board, TAA,
VA Rehab., and Pell Grant. Contact Coordinator of Student Services for information

Career Placement Services
The instructor provides tools on interviewing skills, resume writing. A full time Job Placement Coordinator provides assistance with job leads and placement. An articulation agreement is available with Blue Ridge Community and Technical College.

Contact the instructor, Eric Armer

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