Major Appliance

Major Appliance

Course Outline

Percentages indicate the proportion of each module that is theory-based (classroom) and performance-based (hands-on), respectively.

MODULES   
OBJECTIVE OUTLINE OF TRAINING
(MAJOR APPLIANCE)
THEORY
PERFORMANCE BASE
TOTAL
HOURS
MODULE 1OCCUPATIONAL SKILL
Describe safety in appliance servicing; Describe customer relations; Identify tools; accounting; business introduction; estimating jobs
70 %30 %21 hours
MODULE 2 ELECTRICAL
Describe electrical principles; Describe household wiring; Utilize electrical test equipment; Describe the laws of electromagnetism; Identify electric motors; Demonstrate troubleshooting with wiring schematics
70 %30 %70 hours
MODULE 3ELECTRONICS
Describe solid state components; Build power supplies and electrical filter systems; Describe sine wave and rectification
60 %40 %28 hours
MODULE 4ANCILLARY PRODUCTS
Describe principles and operation of garbage disposals, perform services on garbage disposals, describe principles and operation of trash compactors; Perform services on trash compactors; Describe principles and operation of electric water heaters; Perform services on electric water heaters
50 %50 %35 hours
MODULE 5 ELECTRICAL DRYERS
Describe electric dryers’ installation; Service dryers; Diagnosis of dryer cycles; trouble shooting; parts look up
25 %75 %35 hours
MODULE 6 ELECTRICAL RANGES
Describe electric range installation; Service ranges; Diagnosis of ranges; repair of ranges; troubleshooting; parts look up
25 %75 %35 hours
MODULE 7AUTOMATIC WASHERS TOP/FRONT LOAD
Describe electric washer installation; Service washers; Diagnosis of wash cycles; repair of washers; troubleshooting; parts look up
25 %75 %70 hours
MODULE 8AUTOMATIC ELECTRIC DISHWASHERS
Describe electric dishwasher installation; Service dishwashers; Diagnosis of wash cycles; troubleshooting parts look up
25 %75 %35 hours
MODULE 9 DOMESTIC REFRIGERATION AND AIR-CONDITIONING
Obtain CFC refrigerant certification; Describe refrigeration and air conditioning principles and installation; Service domestic; refrigeration; Service domestic air conditioning; troubleshooting parts look up; brazing/lokring connectors
50 %50 %168 hours
MODULE 10MICROWAVE TECHNOLOGIES
Describe microwave installations; Perform microwave service; Perform microwave repairs; troubleshooting parts look up
75 %25 %14 hours
Module 11GAS APPLIANCES
Ranges, Dryers, & Water Heater
Describe the operation of gas pressure regulators; Describe atmospheric burner operation; Calculate venting requirements; Perform gas appliance services; Perform gas appliance repairs; troubleshooting parts look up
75 %25 %70 hours
Module 12HYDROCARBONS
Describe procedures, safety, perform procedures, perform repair systems
75 %25 %28 hours
Module 13ELECTRICAL CODE
Describe the requirements for portable appliances
100 %0 %7 hours
Module 14GAS CODE
Describe the requirement for hooking portable appliances. Describe btu requirements for portable appliances; Define the function of the Gas Safety Branch; Define Gas Code/Regulations pertaining to permits, license and inspections; Define safety practices of natural and propane gases; Apply regulations and safety practices
100 %0 %7 hours
EXAMS100 %0 %7 hours
630 hours, 18 weeks of class 35 hours per week630 hours

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