• Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning

    The Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning program prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to install, repair, and maintain commercial and domestic heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems. Instruction includes theory and application of basic principles involved in conditioning of air (cooling and heating); filtering and controlling humidity; operating characteristics of various units and parts; blueprint reading; use of technical reference manuals; the diagnosis of malfunctions; overhaul, repair and adjustment of units and parts such as pumps, compressors, valves, springs and connections; and repair of electric, electronic and pneumatic control systems. The use of books, catalogs and electronic resources are an important component of instruction.

     

    Level 1

    • Introduction to HVAC
    • Basic Safety
    • Tools for HVAC/R
    • Blueprint Reading
    • Piping Practices
    • Basic Electricity
    • Computer Fundamentals

    Level 2

    • Introduction to HVAC
    • Basic Safety 
    • Blueprint Reading
    • Basic Electricity
    • Introduction to Cooling 
    • Leak Detection, Evacuation, Recovery, and Charging

    Level 3

    • Introduction to HVAC
    • Basic Safety
    • Blueprint Reading
    • Basic Electricity
    • Introduction to Heating
    • Air Distribution Systems
    • Introduction to Hydronic Systems
    • Troubleshoot Heating
    • Troubleshoot Cooling
    • Heat Pumps