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Course Descriptions - Certificate of Program Completion (Catalog Year: 2019)
HVAC 0000 Heating and Air Conditioning Orientation0 Hours
HVAC 1811 HVAC Technician Level 1a90 Hours
This class introduces the basics of the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) trade. Students will be introduced to trade-specific basic safety practices, hand and power tools identification and usage, metal piping systems, the fundamentals of electricity, and basic heating systems. Additionally, students will earn OSHA Safety Certification. This course acts as an introductory course to HVAC and prepares students for success as they begin training in the HVAC program.
HVAC 1812 HVAC Technician Level 1b90 Hours
HVAC Technician Level 1b introduces the basic principles of heating systems including principles of combustion and safety, gas furnaces and their controls, gas installation, troubleshooting, oil-fired heating systems, electric heating, and an in depth study of carbon monoxide and its dangers. In this course, you will become more familiar with the tools of the trade. You will also explore troubleshooting and diagnostics of a variety of heating systems.
HVAC 1821 HVAC Technician Level 2a90 Hours
This course prepares the student to pass the Rocky Mountain Gas Association’s Natural Gas Technician Certification. Alternating current and the various electrical components used in heating and air conditioning systems will be introduced. Students will be introduced to the operation and testing of electric furnaces and related components. This course also covers solid-state electronics and devices used to control humidity and air cleanliness. Students will be introduced to the basics of residential system sizing, design, fabrication and evaluation.
HVAC 1822 HVAC Technician Level 2b90 Hours
This course covers the basic principles of refrigeration and air conditioning systems. In this course, students will be taught the EPA requirements for refrigerant handling and will prepare for the EPA 608 Exam. As part of the EPA 608 certification, this course will also cover the topics of reclaiming, recovery and recycling refrigerant.
HVAC 1831 HVAC Technician Level 3a90 Hours
This class covers the installation and troubleshooting of air-conditioning and heat pumps systems. Students will be introduced to balance points, Coefficient of Performance (COP’s), Heating Season Performance Factor (HSPF’s), and advantages and disadvantages for different applications, as well as the growing application of dual-fuel systems. The class also covers R-410A, how to handle it safely, and its applications.
HVAC 1832 HVAC Technician Level 3b90 Hours
This course will train students on heat pump basics, including troubleshooting and basic installation. This course also covers balance points, Coefficient of Performance (COP’s), Heating Season Performance Factor (HSPF’s) advantages and disadvantages for different applications as well as the growing application of dual-fuel systems. This course will prepare students to take the NATE exam at the end of the course if they chose.
HVAC 1841 HVAC Technician Level 4a90 Hours
HVAC Technician Level 4a concentrates on many of the important side issues in the Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) field. Basic rigging is covered and the student is given training on safe procedure to rigging and crane operations. Airside systems and indoor air quality include two of the most important facets of the HVAC field today. You will receive instruction on evaporative cooling and energy conservation equipment, as well as economizers and swamp coolers. You will also be introduced to basic principles of commercial applications, including commercial air conditioning, air handlers, chilled water systems, hydronic heating, cooling towers, and commercial refrigeration. We will also cover Energy Management Systems and Direct Digital Control (DDC) controls.
HVAC 1842 HVAC Technician Level 4b90 Hours
This course will design residential HVAC systems including Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) manual J, S and D. The course also includes training in duct systems and the selection of equipment such as gas furnaces, heat pumps, dual fuels, water source heat pumps and electric furnaces. In this course, students will be required to calculate heat loss and heat gain.
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