HVAC – Level 1
192.5 Hours Standardized
03101 Introduction to HVAC (7.5 Hours)
Covers the basic principles of heating, ventilating and air conditioning, career opportunities in HVAC and apprenticeship programs.
03102 Trade Mathematics (10 Hours)
Explains how to solve problems involving the measurement of lines, area, volume, weights, angles, pressure, vacuum and temperature. Also introduces scientific notation, powers, roots and basic algebra and geometry.
03106 Basic Electricity (12.5 Hours)
Teaches power generating and distribution, electrical components, AC/DC circuits, and electrical safety.
03108 Introduction to Heating (15 Hours)
Covers heating fundamentals, types and designs of furnaces and their components and basic procedures for installing and servicing furnaces.
03107 Introduction to Cooling (30 Hours)
Covers the basic principles of heat transfer, refrigeration and pressure-temperature relationships and describes the components and accessories used in air conditioning systems.
03109 Introduction to Air Distribution Systems (15 Hours)
Describes the factors related to air movement and its measurements in common air distribution systems. Presents the required mechanical equipment and materials used to create air distribution systems. Introduces basic system design principles for both hot and cold climates.
03103 Basic Copper and Plastic Piping Practices (10 Hours)
Explains how to identify types of copper tubing and fitting used in the HVAC/R industry and how they are mechanically joined. Also presents the identification and application of various types of plastic piping, along with their common assembly and installation practices.
03104 Soldering and Brazing (7.5 Hours)
Covers tools, materials, and safety precautions and depicts step-by-step procedures for soldering and brazing piping.
03105 Basic Carbon Steel Piping Practices (10 Hours)
Covers various types of iron and steel pipe and fittings, and provides step-by-step instructions for cutting, threading, and joining ferrous piping.