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HVAC R Technician


HVAC Certification OnlineProgram Duration: 5 Months
Course Contact Hours: 390
Student Tuition: $3749.99

The HVAC Certification Online program is made up of 3 different courses to ensure all students are completely prepared to become NATE Certified in HVAC/R.

Our HVAC/R Technician 1: Fundamentals & Refrigeration training course offers extensive coverage of the fundamentals of the HVAC/R industry and refrigeration systems. This training course is everything a student has to know to install, service, and maintain HVAC/R systems.

Our HVAC/R Technician 2: Air Conditioning & Heating course has a clear-cut vision of essential knowledge to gain employment in the HVAC/R industry. This training program offers detailed coverage of air conditioning and heating systems as well as basic principles, current trends, and practical applications. This training program has everything a student ought to know to install, service, and maintain air conditioning and heating systems.

Our HVAC/R Technician: System Design, Installation, and Maintenance training program provides comprehensive coverage of HVACR system design, installation, and maintenance. This course is everything a student needs to know to install, service, and maintain air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration systems.

After finishing this HVAC Certification Online Training, you should be able to:

  • Comprehend the role of the HVAC/R technician.
  • Identify types of energy and their properties.
  • Recognize methods of measurement and calibration.
  • Understand refrigeration systems and the refrigeration cycle.
  • Identify the steps for maintaining refrigeration systems.

HVAC Certification Online:

Upon successful completion of HVAC/R 1, 2 & 3 courses, students will be prepared to sit for the North American Technician Excellence (NATE) national certification exam to become a Certified HVAC/R Technician. NATE also strongly suggests at least one year of experience.

**Certification exams are not included in the cost of the course.**

Outline

HVAC/R Technician 1: Fundamentals & Refrigeration Module 1
Fundamentals

  • Introduction to HVAC/R
  • Being a Professional HVAC/R Technician
  • Safety
  • Hand and Power Tools
  • Fasteners
  • Measurements
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HVAC/R Technician 1: Fundamentals & Refrigeration Module 2
HVACR Science

  • Properties of Matter
  • Types of Energy and Their Properties
  • Temperature Measurement and Conversion
  • Thermodynamics – The Study of Heat
  • Pressure and Vacuum
  • Calibration of Meters and Instruments

HVAC/R Technician 1: Fundamentals & Refrigeration Module 3
Refrigeration Systems

  • Types of Refrigeration Systems
  • Vapor Compression Refrigeration Cycle
  • Compressors
  • Condensers
  • Metering Devices

HVAC/R Technician 1: Fundamentals & Refrigeration Module 4
Evaporators & Refrigerants

  • Evaporators
  • Refrigerants
  • Refrigeration Accessories
  • Plotting the Refrigeration Cycle

HVAC/R Technician 1: Fundamentals & Refrigeration Module 5
Refrigerant System & Safety

  • Refrigeration Safety
  • Refrigerant System Servicing and Testing Equipment
  • Piping and Tubing
  • Soldering and Brazing
  • Refrigerant System Piping

HVAC/R Technician 1: Fundamentals & Refrigeration Module 6
Maintaining Refrigeration Systems

  • Accessing Refrigeration Systems
  • Refrigerant Management
  • Leak Testing
  • Evacuation
  • Charging

HVAC/R Technician 2: Air Conditioning & Heating Module 1
HVAC/R Electrical Systems & Components

  • Electrical Safety
  • Basic Electricity
  • Alternating Current Fundamentals
  • Electric Meters and Test Instruments
  • Electrical Components

HVAC/R Technician 2: Air Conditioning & Heating Module 2
Control & Communicating Systems

  • Motors
  • Diagrams
  • Control Systems
  • Communicating Systems

HVAC/R Technician 2: Air Conditioning & Heating Module 3
Air Conditioning Systems

  • Psychrometrics and Airflow
  • Filters
  • Ventilation & Dehumidification
  • Residential Air conditioning
  • Installing Air Conditioning
  • Duct Installation
  • Troubleshooting Air Conditioning

HVAC/R Technician 2: Air Conditioning & Heating Module 4
Gas Furnaces

  •  Principles of Combustion and Safety
  • Gas Furnaces
  • Gas Furnace Controls
  • Gas Furnace Installation
  • Troubleshooting Gas Furnaces

HVAC/R Technician 2: Air Conditioning & Heating Module 5
Oil Furnaces

  • Oil Heating Systems & Service
  • Residential oil Heating Installation
  • Oil Furnace and Boiler Service
  • Oil Heating Startup and Troubleshooting
  • Space Heaters
  • Humidifiers

HVAC/R Technician 2: Air Conditioning & Heating Module 6
Heat Pump Systems

  • Electric Heat
  • Electric Heat Installation
  • Troubleshooting Electric Heat
  • Types of Heat Pump Systems
  • Heat Pump Components
  • Air Source Heat Pumps
  • Geothermal Heat Pumps
  • Troubleshooting Heat Pumps

HVAC/R Technician 3: System Design, Installation, and Maintenance Module 1
System Design, Sizing & Layout

  • Basic Building Construction
  • Green Buildings and Systems
  • Indoor Air Quality
  • Residential Load Calculations
  • Duct System Design
  • Zone Control Systems
  • Testing and Balancing Air Systems

HVAC/R Technician 3: System Design, Installation, and Maintenance Module 2
Commercial Air Conditioning Systems

  • Commercial Air Conditioning Systems
  • Commercial AC Fans and Air Handling Units
  • Single Zone Rooftop Unit Installation
  • Zoned Systems
  • Commercial Control Systems

HVAC/R Technician 3: System Design, Installation, and Maintenance Module 3
Commercial Control Systems

  • Chilled Water Systems
  • Hydronic Heating systems
  • Boilers and Related Equipment
  • Cooling Towers & Chillers
  • Thermal Storage Systems

HVAC/R Technician 3: System Design, Installation, and Maintenance Module 4
Commercial Refrigeration Systems

  • Food Preservation
  • Commercial Refrigeration Systems
  • Supermarket Equipment
  • Ice Machines
  • Troubleshooting Refrigeration Systems

HVAC/R Technician 3: System Design, Installation, and Maintenance Module 5
Installation & Maintenance

  • Installation
  • Planned Maintenance
  • Refrigeration System Cleanup
  • Troubleshooting

Required Materials: 

Materials Included:

  • Fundamentals of HVACR by Carter Stanfield, David Skaves, and AHRI

System Requirements: 

Internet Access

  •  Broadband or high-speed internet access is strongly recommended. Broadband includes DSL, cable, and wireless connections.
  • Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Moodle pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.

Hardware

  • Virtually all Windows-Mac hardware configurations and processors are acceptable.
  • 1 GB RAM recommended
  • Software
  • Operating Systems
  • Windows XP or Vista and Mac OS X 10 and higher
  • Web Browsers
  • Mozilla Firefox 2 and 3 (previous versions will work also)
  •  Internet Explorer 6, 7 and 8
  • Safari is not currently recommended as it cannot display certain Moodle editing menus for both students and instructors
  • Media Plug-ins (These may be required depending on your course media-click on the links below to download the latest versions)
  • Adobe Flash Player
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Apple Quicktime
  • Windows Media Player
  • Real Player
  • PowerPoint Viewer (use this if you don’t have PowerPoint)