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North American Trade School

Baltimore, MD

5 Programs

Available Programs

  • Combination Welding
    Building Systems, Construction, and Manufacturing

    The Combination Welding program at North American Trade Schools (NATS) provides students with well-rounded training in various welding applications and techniques based on ASME and AWS specifications. Upon graduation, students can earn multiple certifications in the different welding skills and methods.

    Students will train in several forms and techniques of welding, including:

    • Oxy-fuel cutting
    • Shielded metal arc welding
    • Gas tungsten arc welding
    • Gas metal arc welding
    • Flux-cored arc welding

  • Electrical Technology
    Building Systems, Construction, and Manufacturing

    The Electrical Technology Program is specifically designed to train students to meet the needs of companies hiring individuals as entry-level electrical technicians. Entry-level electricians will be asked to install and service electrical applications within residential, commercial, and industrial fields. Our Electrical Technology program includes the practice and theory of residential and commercial wiring, machine control, programmable controllers, telecommunications, and electronic control.

    Through this course at North American Trade Schools in Baltimore, MD, students will learn the basics of electrical residential and commercial wiring. Students will have proficient training in both practical experience and theoretical training. Problem-solving skills are developed in panel board selection, electric service, and overcurrent protection such as circuit breakers and fuses and low voltage electrical systems. Students will also be trained and learn basic motor controls (PLC), photovoltaics (solar energy), and electronics.

  • Building Construction
    Building Systems, Construction, and Manufacturing

    The Building Construction Technology Program at North American Trades School (NATS) teaches students in the residential construction and remodeling fields. The building trades industry has seen growth recently and is on pace to continue growing in the coming years, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Students of the program will learn the necessary skills in:

    • Estimating
    • Print reading
    • Drywall
    • Exterior finishing
    • Framing
    • Masonry
    • Plumbing
    • Carpentry
    • Door and window installation

    NATS’ Building Construction Technology Program teaches students in the residential construction and remodeling fields. The training begins in the classroom, so students fully understand the main concepts and theories before moving into the lab instruction. In the hands-on lab portion, students will apply the classroom knowledge and use mathematics to build structures in the lab. Building the structures will allow students to thoroughly apply the concepts learned in each program area.

    Building Systems, Construction, and Manufacturing

    At North American Trade Schools (NATS), our HRVAC training program is designed to provide students with the necessary skills to install and repair heating, air conditioning, and residential refrigeration equipment. Graduates of our HRVAC program will be trained to assume positions as entry-level HRVAC and HVAC technicians in a variety of industries.

    Graduates of our HRVAC school will have a basic understanding of heating, cooling, and refrigeration. The program covers in practice and theory the HRVAC electrical requirements, diagnosing, repairing, and installing HRVAC equipment systems, ductwork, metal fabricating and installation, and an understanding of HRVAC parts and accessories.

  • Diesel Technology
    Truck Driving, Transportation, and Mechanics

    The Diesel Technology training program at North American Trade Schools provides entry-level training for students in the Baltimore, Maryland, area. Students who graduate from our program will be ready for a career as a Diesel Mechanic or Diesel Technician and have the opportunity to obtain their Class A CDL. Students of our program will learn skills such as diesel repair, maintenance, failure analysis, and diagnosis. Graduates will also be trained in operations, maintenance, rebuilding, and troubleshooting.