Programs offered by STRYVE

By participating in a STRYVE program, you will gain the skills needed for your respective field and obtain the state license required.
Carpentry
This course is designed to give an overview of the various components of residential construction and building techniques.

Students will learn about and use basic hand and power tools with emphasis on maintenance and safe operation of these tools. Students will also learn about the different lumber, nails, fasteners, sheathing materials and various other building materials that are utilized in the construction industry.

Carpentry students will also learn framing techniques such as framing floors, walls, ceilings and will also learn about the various types of roof framing that are used in today’s construction industry. The students will also learn how to install windows and doors and how to apply house wrap and sheathing as well as siding, boxing and cornices.

Methods of instruction in this course will include:
class lecture, demonstrations, hands on practice, and on the job training.
CDL
In this course, students will learn what the requirements are for a Mississippi CDL.  Students will receive class and driving time in order to prepare them for the CDL test. Students will also learn the skills necessary to perform a pretrip inspection of their rig. 

The driving portion will consist of driving safety, starting, stopping, turning, breaking, parking, docking, hook-up and unhook procedures, emergency equipment, and driving practice.

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to take the Mississippi CDL test.
Electrical
This course introduces the fundamentals of DC/AC electrical installation and repair.

Students enrolled in this course will learn about electrical safety, residential and industrial wiring, the fundamentals of motors and controls, circuit analysis, and electrical instrumentation, in compliance with the National Electrical Code.

Students will also be given instruction in the proper use, handing, and maintenance of all tools used in the electrical trade.

Methods of instruction in this course will include:
class lecture, demonstrations, hands on practice, and on the job training.
Heating, Ventilation, and Air conditioning
This course is designed around the basics of Heating, Ventilation, and Air conditions installation and repair.
This course covers heating and cooling systems in both a residential and industrial setting, with an emphasis on installing, maintenance, and troubleshooting of a HVAC system.

Students will be introduced to trade-specific safety, hand and power tools, piping, electrical, and refrigeration, and will also become familiar with wiring diagrams, symbols, and diagram reading.

At the conclusion of this course, students will be able to obtain their state license as a HVAC technician.

Methods of instruction in this course will include: class lecture, demonstrations, hands on practice, and on the job training.

Plumbing
This course introduces students to the basics of plumbing, including tools, materials, and fixtures used in residential and industrial settings.

Students enrolled in this course will learn to identify and use various pipes, valves, joints, fittings, and other devices used in the plumbing industry.  Students will also learn the installation and repair in various situations as they pertain to the plumbing industry.

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to obtain a state license.

Methods of instruction in this course will include: class lecture, demonstrations, hands on practice, and on the job training.

Septic Tank Installation
The septic tank course is designed to give students the basics in septic tank installation for residential and small business in areas where a central sewage system is not available.

Students enrolled in this course will learn basic safety, hand and power tools, piping, and techniques as they apply to septic tank installation.

It is highly recommended that students enrolled in this program, also enroll in the plumbing course, as the two often go hand in hand.

Methods of instruction in this course will include: class lecture, demonstrations, hands on practice, and on the job training.