HVAC Courses

HVAC Courses

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Degrees/Certificates offered within program:

HVC

HVC-111: HVAC Apprenticeship: Basic Refrigeration/Heritage/CFC/OSHA 10 (0.5 Lecture/2.5 Lab) (Min Credits: 3.0)

First year course of the Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Apprenticeship program. This course provides students with a working knowledge of Thermodynamics, Chloro-Fluoro Carbons (CFC), and basic Refrigeration, as it pertains to the Air Conditioning Service industry. Also provides OSHA 10 certification.

HVC-112: HVAC Apprenticeship: Refrigeration Science (1.5 Lecture/1.5 Lab) (Min Credits: 3.0)

First year course of the Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Apprenticeship program. This course provides students with a working knowledge of Basic Refrigeration, Refrigeration Equipment, and Equipment Maintenance.

HVC-113: HVAC Apprenticeship: Basic Electricity for The HVAC Service Trade (0.5 Lecture/2.5 Lab) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Second year course of the Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Apprenticeship program. This course provides students with a working knowledge of basic electricity, including AC/DC theory and Ohm's Law. Students will be expected to apply these theories in the laboratory using electronic and testing instruments.

HVC-114: HVAC Apprenticeship: Advanced Electricity/Pneumatic DDC Introduction (0.5 Lecture/2.5 Lab) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Second year course of the Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Apprenticeship program. This course provides students with a working knowledge of Advanced Electricity, Motors, Starter, Circuitry, and Variable Drives.

HVC-115: HVAC Apprenticeship: Controls I/Electro Pneumatics (1.0 Lecture/2.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Third year course of the Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Apprenticeship program. This course provides students with a working knowledge of Controls, Control Theory, Timing Circuits, Computerized Control, and Energy Management Systems.

HVC-116: HVAC Apprenticeship: Controls II/Advanced Pneumatics Calibration/Hydronics (1.0 Lecture/2.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Third year of the Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Apprenticeship program. This course provides students with a working knowledge of advanced control systems, including the uses of 2-Position, Floating and Modulating Controls. Fiber Optics and Direct Digital Controls are introduced.

HVC-117: HVAC Apprenticeship: Start, Test & Balance I (1.5 Lecture/1.5 Lab) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Fourth year course of the Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Apprenticeship program. This course provides students with an introduction to Start, Test and Balance for fluid distribution. Ducting, Cooling, Fans, and Air Distribution is covered in the laboratory exercises.

HVC-118: HVAC Apprenticeship: Start, Test & Balance II/Energy Auditing Practices (1.5 Lecture/1.5 Lab) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Fourth year course of the Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Apprenticeship program. This course provides students with a working knowledge of Start, Test and Balance for Piping Systems, Pumps, Chillers, Boilers, and Condensers. Students will learn how to audit mechanical equipment to ensure proper energy efficiency techniques are applied.

HVC-119: HVAC Apprenticeship: Chillers/Special Systems/HVACR Star Review (1.0 Lecture/2.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Fifth year course of the Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Apprenticeship program. This course provides students with a working knowledge of pipe drafting and blueprint reading for Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Systems. Hands-on activities include applying airside, waterside and pressure testing systems.

HVC-120: HVAC Apprenticeship: HVACR Junior Mechanics Review & Exam (1.0 Lecture/2.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Fifth year course of the Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Apprenticeship program. This course provides students with a working knowledge of Troubleshooting, Test and Repair of Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning systems.