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HEATING, VENTILATION, AIR CONDITIONING AND REFRIGERATION/ENERGY
CONTINUING EDUCATION CERTIFICATE

Achieve an industry accepted Basic HVAC Certificate with just 5 classes.

REQUIRED COURSES:
• HVAC Safety, Tools, and Methods
• Fundamentals of Refrigeration
• Comfort Cooling Systems
• Heating Systems
• Basic HVAC Electricity

To earn an Advanced Certificate: Basic HVAC Certificate plus…
• Residential Load Calculations
• Advanced HVAC Electricity
• Tech. Blueprints and Schematics
• Construction Safety and Health
• EPA Refrigerant Certification


Advanced HVAC Electricity
Explore motors, controls, and other electrical devices as applied in air conditioning and refrigeration equipment; discuss controls and circuits for heat pumps and reading and interpretation of more complex electrical schematic diagrams for a variety of applications. Designed for students in air conditioning and refrigeration and related programs. Prerequisite: Basic HVAC Electricity (VOA 654) or consent of the instructor.
Total Cost: $459 (Tuition: $318 Fees: $141)
CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

36530 T/R(14) 3/24-5/14 5:45-8:40pm CC

36532 M/W(14) 3/23-5/13 9am-12pm DC

Advanced Residential Systems
Learn advanced service techniques for maintenance and repair of residential air conditioning equipment and controls. Students learn to troubleshoot and repair major components of a residential air conditioning system. Topics to be covered include: advanced system analysis, measurement of operating efficiency, and inspection and correction of all major system components. Prerequisites: HVAC Safety, Tools and Methods, Fundamentals of Refrigeration, Heating Systems, Basic HVAC Electricity, or approval by the program coordinator.
Total Cost: $459 (Tuition: $318 Fees: $141)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

36511 T/R(14) 3/24-5/14 1:30-5:25pm CC

Basic HVAC Electricity
Learn A.C. and D.C. circuit fundamentals, wiring and wiring principles, and National Electric Code Book use. Topics to be covered include wiring and construction principles; commercial, industrial, and residential wiring; the purpose and use of the National Electric Code; and the “how's and why's” of basic wiring and construction.
Total Cost: $654 (Tuition: $447 Fees: $207)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

36520 M/W(14) 2/2-3/18 5:45-9:30pm CC

36525 M/W(14) 2/2-3/18 9am-1pm DC

Comfort Cooling Systems
Apply the theory and principles of refrigeration to comfort cooling systems and learn the proper use of electric heat pumps in residential and light commercial applications. Also describes the regulations and procedures that apply to refrigerant recovery, recycling and reclaiming and offers hands-on laboratory work in recovery and troubleshooting. Prerequisite: VOA 975 and VOA 970.
Total Cost: $459 (Tuition: $318 Fees: $141)
CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

36518 T/R(14) 2/3-3/19 5:45-9:30pm CC HTEC 125

36509 T/R(14) 3/24-5/14 8:30am-12:15pm CC

Commercial HVAC Systems
Explore the technology used in commercial, institutional and industrial cooling systems including analysis of system performance and diagnosis of problems. Examine equipment such as reciprocating and centrifugal chillers, absorption systems, cooling towers, fans and air handlers. Emphasis on psychometrics, pressure-enthalpy diagrams and commercial load calculations.
Total Cost: $459 (Tuition: $372 Fees: $87)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

36512 M/W(14) 3/23-5/13 5:45-8:40pm CC

Fundamentals of Refrigeration
Gain an introduction to the compression refrigeration cycle, common refrigerants and their application, and the theory of heat transfer as related to the refrigeration process. Learn to evaluate system performance, use tools and equipment for service, and follow installation procedures such as charging, evacuating, and leak detection. Prerequisites: sufficient math, English and reading skills.
Total Cost: $459 (Tuition: $318 Fees: $141)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

36517 M/W(14) 2/2-3/18 9am-1pm CC HTEC 117

36507 M/W(14) 3/23-5/13 1:30-5:15pm CC

36508 T/R(14) 3/24-5/14 5:45-9:30pm CC

Heating Systems
Learn the basic principles of heating and heating systems, with a focus on gas fired and oil fired warm air furnaces. Topics to be covered include the three methods of heat transfer; combustion and the by-products of combustion; fuel used in heating; forced-airfurnaces; monitoring and measuring manifold pressure on a gas furnace; major components of an oil furnace; components of an electric furnace; and performing basic preventative procedures.
Total Cost: $459 (Tuition: $318 Fees:$141)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

36519 T/R(14) 2/3-3/19 8:30am-12:45pm CC HTEC 125

36510 T/R(14) 3/24-5/14 5:45-9:30pm CC

HVAC Safety, Tools, and Methods
Learn about identifying and using the special tools of the HVACR trade involved with basic shop practices. Topics to be covered include hand tools and machines; fittings and components; duct installation; tubing, piping, and fittings; threading pipe; and drill press and post grinder.
Total Cost: $459 (Tuition: $318 Fees: $141)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

36529 M/W(14) 2/2-3/18 1:30-5:15pm CC HTEC 125

36524 T/R(14) 2/3-3/19 5:45-9:30pm DC

36506 M/W(14) 3/23-5/13 8:30am-12:20pm CC

36516 T/R(14) 3/24-5/14 5:45-9:30pm CC

Residential Estimates and Sales
Learn the procedures used to calculate costs for residential and commercial HVAC installations and services. Topics to be covered include calculations and computer programs to estimate accurate charges and the skills necessary for success in sales of HVAC systems, parts, service and new installations.
Total Cost: $459 (Tuition: $318 Fees: $141)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

36521 M/W(14) 2/2-3/18 9am-12pm CC HTEC 132

Residential Load Calculations & Air Distribution
Learn to calculate heat losses and gains (loads) for residential applications using ACCA's Manual J and computer software program, which describes how to select the proper heating and cooling equipment for maximum comfort and energy efficiency. Prerequisites: Fundamentals of Refrigeration; MATH 105 or MATH 103; and CINS 102 or CIS 101.
Total Cost: $459 (Tuition: $318 Fees: $141)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

36523 M/W(14) 2/2-3/18 5:45-8:40pm CC HTEC 132

Preparation for Refrigerant Recovery Certification
Learn about the regulations, procedures and equipment that apply to refrigerant recovery, reclaiming and recycling in accordance with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) certification standards. Cost does not include text and materials.
Total Cost: $130 (Tuition: $73 Fees: $57)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

31924 M/T/W(3) 12/8-10 5:45-9:05pm CC

36513 M/T/W(3) 5/18-20 5:45-9pm CC HTECH132

Refrigerant Recovery Certification Test
This test is a co-requisite with Preparation for Refrigerant Recovery Certification.
Total Cost: $50 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $50)
CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

31923 R(1) 12/11 5:45-9pm CC

36514 R(1) 5/21 5:45-9pm CC HTECH132

 

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