This accelerated program is designed to permit the student an opportunity to learn the concepts and practices of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating equipment and the Electrical Technology required to work in this fast growing industry.
The student will be presented with the fundamentals of heat transfer, refrigerants, safe work practices, electricity, and the regulations governing the use of these systems. The student will be trained in AC load calculations, application, and troubleshooting of refrigeration and air conditioning systems in lecture and laboratory activities using actual field grade equipment. HVAC certification exams are given during the program to allow the student to obtain industry competencies in the area of HVAC/R. In addition the student will receive Electrical training in basic circuitry, electrical safety, motor controls, basic and advanced (plc’s) programmable logic controllers, (NEC) national electric code as well as wiring methods and lighting. Students will also take intro to pc office applications as well as intro to computer networking, technical writing and workplace communications, one elective course will be available for the student to choose from optional courses available.
Major Occupations for which graduates will be qualified: