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  • Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning Training Course Descriptions

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    Introduction to HVAC and Refrigeration

    This course is an introduction to the current state of HVAC technology, theory, and safety. Study includes the principles of thermodynamics, energy, and matter and how those concepts apply to refrigeration. Students are also instructed in the use of applicable HVAC tools and equipment, as well as the fundamental mathematics needed to analyze and maintain HVAC systems. 

    Fundamental HVAC Maintenance
    This course presents the methods of evacuating, recharging, recovering and disposing of refrigerants; the various types of tubing and piping in HVAC systems; and the proper methods of configuring and connecting pipes or tubing. HVAC system calibration instruments are discussed and used. This course also continues the study of mathematics needed to analyze and maintain HVAC systems. 

    HVAC Automated Controls
    This course introduces the theory and concepts of electricity and HVAC automated control systems, including the study of indoor air quality and causes of poor air quality. Using test equipment, students are instructed how to measure voltage, resistance, power, and amperage in electrical circuits. They are also instructed in the use, applications, troubleshooting, and repair of automated HVAC controls.

    Motors and Motor Control
    This course addresses the functions and maintenance of electrical motors and the motor control components of an HVAC system. The theory and application of electrical motors and how to troubleshoot and repair motors are studied.

    Residential Systems I

    This course addresses residential heating systems. Emphasis is placed on the diversity of heating systems and how they operate. Students are instructed to troubleshoot and service residential heating systems.

    Residential Systems II

    This course addresses residential air conditioning (cooling) systems. Emphasis is placed on the diversity of refrigeration systems and how they operate. Air comfort, distribution, and balance are discussed. The course focuses on the installation, operation, and troubleshooting of air conditioning system components and controls.

    Commercial HVAC Systems

    This course is an introduction to the installation, operation, and servicing of commercial HVAC systems. The training covers evaporators, compressors, condensers, and expansion components. troubleshooting and maintenance of these systems is also covered in lab settings. 

    Commercial Refrigeration Systems
    This course is designed to teach students the knowledge and skills necessary for the installation, troubleshooting, and repair of refrigeration equipment found in commercial environments. The installation, start-up, and maintenance of walk-in units, reach-in refrigerators, freezers, and ice machines are studied. Basic refrigeration systems for commercial shipping and freight are also discussed.

    Domestic Appliances and Cold Water AC

    This course is an introduction to residential refrigeration, freezers, and portable air conditioning units. Coursework addresses the components; operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of chilled water air conditioning systems.