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: 900
Approved for Financial Aid: Yes
Open to 1st & 2nd year high school student and adults.

CoursesHours
Air Conditioning Systems 120
Air Handling 40
Electricity for HVAC/R 60
Heat Pumps 30
Heating Systems 90
HVAC/R Codes, Regulations & Standards 30
HVAC/R Controls 45
HVAC/R Preventative Maintenance 15
HVAC/R Solid State Electronics 15
HVAC/R System Installation & Startup (Residential) 120
HVAC/R System Servicing & Troubleshooting (Residential) 75
Indoor Air Quality 15
Introduction to HVACR: Safety, Tools & Equipment 30
Load Calculations 5
Piping & Piping Practices 40
Principles of Thermodynamics & Heat Transfer 40
Professional Service 15
Refrigerant Recovery 15
Refrigerant Retrofits 15
Refrigerant System Components 40
Refrigerants & Lubricants 15
Workforce Staging 30