TESST College of Technology Facilities
TESST College of Technology is located at 1520 South Caton Avenue in Baltimore. You'll find 20 classrooms in the 40,000-square-foot brick building with another seven classrooms at the expansion campus on Vero Road. Both sites offer a student lounge with vending machines and an outdoor picnic area. Next to the building on Caton Avenue is the Library/Resource Center and Career Services department.
Electronics students get electrical training kits and a partner for project completion, with two students at each workstation. Labs in some courses in the electronics program utilize equipment such as signal and function generators, surge protectors, AC/DC power supplies, personal computers, and oscilloscopes.
Students in the electrician program receive electrical training kits and use equipment such as electric phase boxes specifically designed for training in electric currents and will work in a "stick house" built to simulate new construction of commercial and residential buildings.
Students in the pharmacy technician program work in labs that are designed to simulate a real work environment furnished with laminar flow hoods, specimen scales, autoclaves, Rx scales, and various other pharmaceutical equipment.
For the medical assisting program, you will work in a lab that simulates a real work environment and be trained to use autoclaves, centrifuges, EKGs, and numerous other items found in a medical setting.
RHAC and HVAC Equipment
Labs for the RHAC and HVAC programs contain air conditioners, different types of boilers, furnaces and heat pumps, ice machines, refrigerant-recovery units, commercial refrigeration units, and various other types of refrigeration, heating, and air-conditioning equipment.
The College's Student Resource Center, located at the expansion campus at 3922 Vero Road, offers a computer resource center and a library collection of reference books and other materials including dictionaries, encyclopedias, videotapes, magazines, periodicals, and textbooks. You will be issued a library card upon starting class. You will also have access to TESST Virtual Library directly from the College's homepage by clicking the Virtual Library icon and entering your assigned password. The Virtual Library contains thousands of online books, magazines, and reference materials. You are still entitled to use the College's Virtual Library after graduation.