Learn the basics of keeping yourself safe and using the tools of the trade. Students will gain knowledge and skills related to heating systems and components, such as gas furnaces, gas controls, properties of gas piping, ventilation and combustion. You will learn HVAC-related math and measurements, electrical basics for wiring and meter training. You will also explore advanced controls, design for installing systems, heat load calculations and troubleshooting.
This course will introduce students to refrigeration and refrigerants. Identify refrigerants according to their series number and cylinder color code. Students will learn the refrigeration cycle, pressure & temperature relationship, superheat/subcooling, proper refrigerant charge, latent heat/sensible heat, refrigerant recovery/charging/evacuation, and system troubleshooting.
The course emphasizes the fundamentals of residential air conditioning, knowledge of the tools and materials needed to repair the electrical and mechanical portion of the A/C system. Students will learn about the air conditioning cycle, components of an air conditioning system, heat pumps, thermostats, and electric meter training.
OSHA 10 Certification
OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration )10-hour training will help educate workers to predict, prevent, identify and stop possible common worksite hazards, and is required for many industry careers.
EPA 608 Certification
This certification exam is designed to educate HVAC technicians on various methods and refrigeration products, providing a safe and eco-friendly outcome with each service.
Student Support and Academic Services
- Access to student support advisors, who can provide career advisement and referral services.
- Access to academic, employability and interviewing support
- Access to employer networks