HEATING, AIR CONDITIONING & REFRIGERATION

 
                                    SPECIAL CLASS FEATURES


  • Fabrication and Installation of Ducts for Project House
  • Install Gas Lines
  • Install Air Conditioning Unit at Project House
  • Opportunity to Earn College Credit
  • Opportunity to Earn EPA Certification
  • Prepare for R-410 Universal Safety Certification
  • May Earn TRAC Pipe Certification
  • Field Trips
  • Professional Guest Speakers
  • Participate in SkillsUSA - a National Student Organization

EMPLOYMENT SKILLS FOR THE FUTURE

  • Communication Skills
  • Technology Usage
  • Math Skills
  • Leadership
  • Critical Thinking
  • Problem Solving
  • Employability Skills

Contact Instructor
Greg Wurtz

PROGRAM PROFILE

Students in this program specialize in installation, maintenance and repair of heating and cooling systems. Many technicians perform both installation and service on all types of equipment. The students are prepared and tested for EPA Certification. The test is administered on-line with the ESCO Institute of Mt. Prospect, Illinois. With a satisfactory score, the student earns the Federal Refrigerant Handling Certification. Each year the HVAC students fabricate and install the heating system in the Building Trades II project house. 

COURSE CONTENT

  • Safety
  • Meter Usage
  • Refrigerant Handling
  • Trouble Shooting
  • Sheet Metal Fabrication
  • Sheet Metal Design
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Heating and Cooling System Layout
  • Combustion Theory
  • Wiring Diagrams
  • Air-Flow Testing and Balancing

RESOURCES

Hvac Excellence   

Nordyne Residential  

ESCO Institute   

Green Mechanical Council     

National SkillsUSA   

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