Electrical Controls

Course Description

This course is designed to present a blend of electrical theory and practice suitable for the apprentice level or experienced technician who wishes to upgrade his or her knowledge and skills.

Students will be provided with a sound foundation in electrical safety and theory, the operational function of electrical control devices, interpreting schematics and wiring diagrams, and troubleshooting methods.

The mastery of this material will reduce downtime and expenses caused by equipment failures and increase the overall efficiency of their facility.

Course Details

Contact Hours: 72 hours

Prerequisites: None

Cost: Please call 757.651.1007

Text/Reference: Electricity for Refrigeration, Heating and Air-Conditioning, 9th edition (Purchased separately)

Course Outline

  • Module 1 - Electrical Safety & Theory (3hr Lecture)
  • Module 2 - Electrical Circuits & Meters (3hr Lecture / 3hr Lab)
  • Module 3 - Wiring & Schematic Diagrams (3hr Lecture / 3hr Lab)
  • Module 4 - AC Power and Installation (3hr Lecture)
  • Module 5 - Electric Motors (3hr Lecture / 3hr Lab)
  • Module 6 - Mid-term (3hr Lecture / 3hr Exam)
  • Module 7 - Electrical Controls (3hr Lecture / 1.5hr Lab)
  • Module 8 - Electronic & Heating Controls (3hr Lecture / 1.5hr Lab)
  • Module 9 - Troubleshooting Electrical Controls (3hr Lecture / 3hr Lab)
  • Module 10 - Residential AC Control Systems (3hr Lecture / 3hr Lab)
  • Module 11 - Commercial AC Control Systems (3hr Lecture / 3hr Lab)
  • Module 12 - Troubleshooting HVAC Controls (3hr Lecture / 3hr Lab)
  • Module 13 - Certification: (3hr Review / 6hr Exam / Lab)