HVAC

HEATING, VENTILATION & AIR CONDITIONING

Suggested Course Sequence: 5871, 5872, 5875, 5876, 5877, 5873, 5874

HVAC Basics I

Hrs: 45
Tuition: $400
Terms Offered: I, III
Course #: 5871
Days: M, W
Time: 5:30 - 8:45 p.m.

This course provides instruction for the individual considering a career in the HVAC field. It is also valuable to the professional who needs an update in the technology of heating and cooling. Topics include theory of heat, safety, tubing fabrication and identification, refrigerant selection & management, system charging, basic electricity, & control application.

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HVAC Basics II

Hrs: 45 
Tuition: $400
Terms Offered: II, IV
Course #: 5872
Days: M, W 
Time: 5:30 - 8:45 p.m.

Topics include: motors & electrical components, leak detection techniques, effects of pressure, vacuum, temperature, mechanical refrigeration system components & application, and EPA 608 CFC Exam Preparation. The exam is usually scheduled in December and April.

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HVAC Electrical I

Hrs: 45 
Tuition: $400
Terms Offered: III, V
Course #: 5875
Days: M, W
Time: 5:30 - 8:45 p.m.

This course covers the electrical principles and practices required of an installation or service technician in the refrigeration, heating, and air conditioning industry. Troubleshooting is presented using a practical approach.

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HVAC Electrical II

Hrs: 45 
Tuition: $400
Terms Offered: I, IV
Course #: 5876
Days: M, W
Time: 5:30 - 8:45 p.m.

This portion of the electrical series focuses on applications. Model service calls, along with a set of practice service calls, on heating controls including gas, oil, and electric emphasizes troubleshooting.

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Residential Air Conditioning & Heating I

Hrs: 45 
Tuition: $375
Terms Offered: I, IV
Course #: 5877
Days: T, Th 
Time: 5:30 - 8:45 p.m.

This course continues concepts developed in the HVAC Basics I & II courses and covers the specifics of residential and light commercial applications in detail. It assumes prerequisite knowledge of heating and cooling principles. Topics include heating fuels and systems, psychometrics, and humidification. Suggested Prerequisites: HVAC Basics I & II and HVAC Electrical I & II.

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Commercial Refrigeration I

Hrs: 45 
Tuition: $375
Terms Offered: III, V
Course #: 5873
Days: T, Th
Time: 5:30 - 8:45 p.m.

This course is designed for the individual that requires advanced knowledge relating specifically to commercial and industrial refrigeration applications such as walk-in coolers and freezers. The course advances the study of theory and hands-on practical applications using charts, formulas, and test equipment. Suggested Prerequisites: HVAC Basics I & II

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CFC Testing

Hrs: 3
Tuition: $85
Terms Offered: II, IV
Course #: 5019
Days: To be announced.

EPA 608 CFC Exam is offered at the end of terms II (December) and IV (April).

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Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Technician

Hrs: 362
Tuition: $3,235
Books: $510
Terms Offered: I, II, III, IV, V
Course #: 5899
Schedule: Days and times vary based on the students registered courses. 

This program is on the Certified TAA/WIOA Training Programs/Providers List of the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Workforce Development System.

This program is comprised of a series of courses and includes:

  • #5871--HVAC Basics I
  • #5872--HVAC Basics II
  • #5875--HVAC Electrical I
  • #5876--HVAC Electrical II
  • #5877--Residential Air Conditioning & Heating I
  • #5873--Commercial Refrigeration I

And one of the following electives:

  • #6002 OSHA 10
  • #6001 Employability Prep
  • #5500 Technical Math I
  • #5505 Technical Math II
  • #2023 Computer Basics/Windows
  • #2034 Microsoft Office I
  • #2035 Microsoft Office II

Please contact CareerLink at 814-455-9966 for more information.

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