HVAC 101 Course

This 80-hour, 14-week course is designed to present a working foundation of:

  • Refrigeration: This subject introduces students to the fundamentals and basic refrigeration cycle.
  • Tools & Supplies: Students will learn the tools, instruments, and supplies most commonly used in HVAC repair.
  • Tubing & Piping: Students will receive hands on training on various tubing and piping connecting procedures using approved methods.
  • Equipment & Instruments for Refrigerant Handling & Services: Students will learn the specialized equipment used to handle refrigerants, perform refrigerant system service, and pull a vacuum.
  • Working with Refrigerant: Students will get hands on training in checking refrigerant charge, repairing refrigerant leaks, evacuating a system.
  • Basic Electricity: Students will learn how to calculate power in a circuit, and how factors affect a circuit's power.

This course involves a combination of classroom instruction, hands-on training, trouble shooting and repair, electrical schematic and wiring diagram reading, and EPA certification.

  • Classroom Instruction

  • Hands-on Training

  • Trouble Shooting & Repair

  • EPA Certification

  • Diagram Reading


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