Self Paced Self Paced    

Introduction to HVAC, Self Paced

147 hours |  Entry Level |  Leads to Certification

Purpose

Preparation for Certification Exam

Description

The course reviews basic information essential to working in the HVAC profession. Students will learn about the components of both residential and commercial refrigeration and heating systems. They will be introduced to the fundamentals of design, maintenance, and repair of air-conditioning and heating systems. Students will also learn about required tools and equipment, as well as the safety issues involved when working with these systems.

Audience

Individuals who need a basic understanding of how to read blueprints used in the various technical fields involved in construction trades.

Objectives
  • Describe the basics of the HVAC profession
  • Identify workplace hazards
  • Explain the properties of matter
  • Identify types of energy and their properties
  • Define thermodynamics
  • Identify appropriate HVAC/R tools and equipment
  • Describe the components and operation of the refrigeration system
  • Identify refrigerants and their properties
  • Explain refrigerant system management
  • Describe HVAC/R electrical systems and components
  • Identify types of residential and light commercial air-conditioning systems
  • Identify types of residential and light commercial heating systems
  • Describe residential and light commercial air-conditioning system components
  • Describe residential and light commercial heating system components
  • Explain the importance of system design, sizing, and layout
  • Describe the components of commercial environmental systems
  • Describe the components of commercial refrigeration systems
  • Explain installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting techniques
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Instructor Led Instructor Led

Introduction to HVAC, Instructor Led

60 hours |  Entry Level |  Leads to Certification

Purpose

Preparation for Certification Exam

Description

The course reviews basic information essential to working in the HVAC profession. Students will learn about the components of both residential and commercial refrigeration and heating systems. They will be introduced to the fundamentals of design, maintenance, and repair of air-conditioning and heating systems. Students will also learn about required tools and equipment, as well as the safety issues involved when working with these systems.

Audience

Individuals who need a basic understanding of how to read blueprints used in the various technical fields involved in construction trades.

Objectives
  • Describe the basics of the HVAC profession
  • Identify workplace hazards
  • Explain the properties of matter
  • Identify types of energy and their properties
  • Define thermodynamics
  • Identify appropriate HVAC/R tools and equipment
  • Describe the components and operation of the refrigeration system
  • Identify refrigerants and their properties
  • Explain refrigerant system management
  • Describe HVAC/R electrical systems and components
  • Identify types of residential and light commercial air-conditioning systems
  • Identify types of residential and light commercial heating systems
  • Describe residential and light commercial air-conditioning system components
  • Describe residential and light commercial heating system components
  • Explain the importance of system design, sizing, and layout
  • Describe the components of commercial environmental systems
  • Describe the components of commercial refrigeration systems
  • Explain installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting techniques
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