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Jefferson County tradesmen are required to earn a total of 12 Professional Education Units (PEUs) every 2 years. We offer a wide variety of courses for each trade. If you require assistance with course advising or registration, you may contact the Continuing Education Office at: 
(636) 481-3144.

The Continuing Education
Department at Jefferson
College in partnership
with the Jefferson County
Building Commission is
pleased to offer courses
for our area tradesmen,
which satisfy their ongoing
Professional Education
Unit (PEU) requirement.
A total of 1 (PEU) is
awarded for every 2 
course contact hours.

Trades Included are:

  • Electricians
  • HVAC
  • Pipe Fitters
  • Plumbers

**Check out our Construction Trades Brochure for more information!

NOTE: To ensure proper credits for Online Courses, you MUST
contact the Continuing Education office to register with us.

We are pleased to announce our NEW Online Training Partner, JADE Learning. This online partner features many of the most sought after online training courses for Electricians and Engineers. Simply click on the links below for more information on each course listing.







































HVAC Courses








HVAC Mechanical Code

This course is designed for HVAC professionals with an emphasis on the mechanical code and meets the requirement for professional development for HVAC contractors. Many municipalities require someone licensed to install equipment which requires advanced skills, knowledge, and experience to install correctly. Permits are required and only a licensed HVAC or Electrical master can apply for the permits in some jurisdictions. The following is a general overview of the mechanical code and what it covers for safe and proper installation of HVAC air conditioning and heating equipment.

HVAC Mechanical Code Overview

  • Mechanical Code Administration
  • Basic Installation of Mechanical Equipment


Ventilation Code Overview – Ventilation

  • Exhaust Systems
  • Duct Systems
  • Combustion Air
  • Chimneys and Vents
  • Special Appliances, Fireplaces, and Solid Fuel Burning Appliances


Boiler Code Overview – Boilers 

  • Water Heaters
  • Pressure Vessels


Refrigeration Code Overview – Refrigeration

  • Hydronic Piping
  • Fuel Oil Piping and Storage
  • Solar Systems

 HVAC Mechanical Codes

Section: 0
Day/Date/Time: T,R, October 27th & October 29th
                                       5:00pm - 9:00pm 
                             S, October 31st,
                                      8:00am - 12:00pm 
                             F, November 6th,
                                      5:00pm - 9:00pm 
                             S, November 7th,
                                      8:00am - 4:00pm                        
Sessions: 5
Instructor: Bill Kaune 
Location: Jefferson College Arnold, Room 325
Fee: $195 
CRN# 26038

NOTE: This course is worth 24 Contact Hours and a total of 12 PEUs (Professional Education Units), as approved by the Jefferson Country Code Enforcement Commission. 



Fuel Gas Codes and Pipe Sizing 

The Fuel Gas Codes and Pipe Sizing course is based on the International Fuel Gas Code, and is intended for HVAC professionals who install and service heating systems and appliances. The course will cover administration and code enforcement, general regulations, sizing, installations, chimneys, vents, specific appliances, and gaseous hydrogen systems. This course will cover the most current code updates, and is approved by the Jefferson County Code Enforcement Commission, for PEU (Professional Education Units) credit, which will count toward the required 12 PEUs per licensing cycle.

Call for Summer and Fall class information

Day/Date/Time: F, December 11th, 5:00pm - 9:00pm 
                              S, December 12th, 8:00am - 4:00pm
Fee: $175 
Instructor: William Kaune 
Location: Jefferson College Arnold, Room 325
CRN# 26039

NOTE: This course is worth 12 Contact Hours and a total of 6 PEUs (Professional Education Units), as approved by the Jefferson Country Code Enforcement Commission. 

**Required materials: 2015 International Fuel Gas Code Book ISBN 978-1-60983-477-7



Meet Your Instructor: 

William "Bill" Kaune,  Director
Jefferson College HVAC Program 

Bill Kaune is a 1976 graduate of Jefferson College. He worked for Laclede Gas for thirty-three years; first as a commercial service technician, and ten years as a supervisor. Mr. Kaune began teaching at Jefferson College in 2000 as an adjunct instructor, and became a full-time instructor in 2010. In the past four years, he has initiated many new courses and modified existing ones to meet industry demands. His HVAC Program was awarded the HVAC Excellence Accreditation in 2013.










































Online HVAC Courses: Online Course Provider:

• HVAC1: Mech Troubleshooting
Skills, Hydraulic Circuits & HVAC

 HVAC2:Air Handlers, -Mechanical

HVAC3:Air Handlers,-Calibration

HVAC4: Chillers - Mechanical

HVAC5: Chillers-Leak Check,
and Electrical

HVAC6: Cooling Towers- 
Maintenance and Troubleshooting

HVAC7: Condensers-Maintenance
and Troubleshooting




*This course provider has hundreds of online courses for various tradesmen.For a complete listing of available courses, click the link above.

HVAC Equipment and Systems:
Small Office Buildings

HVAC & R Controls


HVAC Systems and Control Fundamentals

HVAC Technician Fundamentals

HVAC Technician Career Prep

HVAC Technician

   Career Training







































Plumbing/Pipefitting Courses








BOI15: Boiler Operations  

BOI1: Introduction to Boilers

PFT8: Pipefitting Plastic Pipe

PFT7: Pipefitting Flanged Pipe

PFT1: Intro to Pipefitting


*Additional related
 courses may be
 found by clicking
 the above link.


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CE Schedule (By Location)

CE Registration Info

By Phone:  
MasterCard/VISA, and Discover only.  
Call (636) 481-3144.
TDD users call (636) 789-5772.
By Mail: 
Fill out and print Registration
 and mail to:
Jefferson College
1000 Viking Dr.
Hillsboro, MO 63050*
*Registration is not complete
until payment is received
In Person:

At Jefferson College Hillsboro:
Continuing Education Office,
Administration Building,
Monday-Friday, 8 am - 4:30 pm 
At Jefferson College Arnold:
Monday-Thursday, 8 am - 8 pm
Friday, 8 am - 4 pm
By FAX: 
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(636) 789-4012. 
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