Air Conditioning & Heating Technology Diploma
This is a comprehensive HVAC training program in Heating and Air Conditioning Repair and Maintenance. It covers the basic principles of refrigeration and air conditioning. It emphasizes the understanding of electrical systems and covers major system components, testing equipment, troubleshooting procedures, types of refrigerant, refrigerant handling. Maintenance and repair of heating systems is also covered, as well as proper brazing techniques and the opportunity to do a compressor change-out.
A/C 100 FUNDAMENTALS OF REFRIGERATION (24 HRS)
This course includes the basic physical laws that apply to mechanical refrigeration. The functions of compressors, condensers, receivers, evaporators, metering devices, basic cycle controls, accessories & refrigerants, are also taught.
A/C 101 ELECTRICITY FOR AIR CONDITIONING (24 HRS)
This course deals in detail with both basic fundamentals of electricity and advanced electricity. This will include electron theory, OHM’s law, power equations & Kirchoff’s law relating to resistance, current, voltage & power in series & parallel circuits. The course will also include single-phase meter theory and electrical components used in A/C technology.
A/C 102 ELECTRIC HEAT & COOL (24 HRS)
This course combines A/C 100 and A/C 101 theory in “hands-on” wiring and running of actual units. Students will use various wiring diagrams to wire A/C units. Ambient charging procedures, refrigerant recovery and evacuation will also be taught.
A/C 105 HEAT PUMPS (24 HRS)
This course is an introduction to heat pumps & their operation. It will cover various defrost methods including time temperature, demand, air switch & other defrost controls. Superheat charging is also introduced.
A/C 104 GAS HEAT and BRAZING (24 HRS)
This course covers gas furnaces and gas packs. The nature of gas combustion, gas burners, gas valves, pilots, ignition systems, and operating controls. Brazing techniques are practiced in this course, as well as the proper method for compressor change-out.
A/C 115 TROUBLESHOOTING (24 HRS)
This advanced course will cover recommended service & diagnosis procedures for air conditioning systems. This will include general troubleshooting procedures for both mechanical & electrical systems.
Total Clock Hours 144
12 weeks of training
PROGRAM SCHEDULE FOR HEATING & A/C TECHNOLOGY
All classes are 3 hours a day, Monday – Thursday
Tuition & Fees:
Tuition is $6,280 plus a $200 registration fee. Everything needed for school involving lab work is provided by the school.
Books: $50 and Tools: $150
All books and a professional tool kit is yours to keep.
Financing is available.
Pay tuition in full before class starts, plus Books & Tools… $6,200
Candidates must have a High School diploma or its equivalent (GED) or be beyond the age of compulsory public school attendance and demonstrate the ability to benefit from the training by passing a mechanical aptitude test.