This course is designed for the novice. It will provide the necessary information so that the student will have a well-rounded preliminary understanding on how to install and service residential air conditioning systems. The course will be broken into two sections. The first section will be an eight-night basic air conditioning class that will cover such topics as:
- The refrigeration cycle
- Metering devices
- Air Flow
- Refrigerants and Oils
- Recover, Recycle and Reclaim
- Humidity control
- Refrigerant piping (soldering and brazing)
- Electrical components
- Electrical trouble shooting
- Air Conditioning preventive Maintenance
- Ductless mini splits - introduction
The second section will be the Federal E.P.A. section 608 preparations and testing. This section will be held the final two nights of class.
The EPA test is broken down into four sections: The core, Type I small appliances, Type II high-pressure appliances and Type III low pressure appliances (chillers). There are a total of 100 questions on the test, 25 for each section. A passing grade is a 70% for each group. If the student passes all four they become certified as a universal technician.
10 classes/40 hours
The book and material fee of $45 will be payable to the instructor on the first night of class. E.P.A. Exam fee of $60 is payable the night of the exam to the instructor.