Residential HVAC Technician


Students will be instructed in the proper handling of pressurized fluids, handling hazardous substances, hand and power tools, and equipment used to test and service air conditioning.Description

This career major is an introduction to air-conditioning and refrigeration, exploring career opportunities in the HVAC/R industry, personal safety and work practices, and personal protective equipment. Students will be instructed in the proper handling of pressurized fluids, handling hazardous substances, hand and power tools, and equipment used to test and service air conditioning.

Hours for Major: 1050.0
Approved for Financial Aid: Yes
Open to 1st & 2nd year high school student and adults.

CoursesHours
Introduction to HVACR: Safety, Tools, and Equipment 30
Principles of Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer 60
Piping and Piping Practices 45
Electricity for HVAC/R 60
HVAC/R Controls 45
Load Calculations 15
Refrigerant System Components 90
Air Conditioning Systems 120
Refrigerants and Lubricants 15
Refrigerant Recovery 15
Refrigerant Retrofits 15
HVAC/R Solid State Electronics 30
Heat Pumps 30
Heating Systems 120
Air Handling 45
HVAC-R System Installation and Start-up (residential) 120
HVAC-R System Servicing and Troubleshooting (residential) 90
Indoor Air Quality 15
HVAC/R Preventive Maintenance 15
HVAC-R Codes, Regulations and Standards 30
Professional Service 15
Workforce Staging 30