HVAC/R 1 COURSE OUTLINE

  • Class Meeting SCTC-ARI HVAC/R LEVEL 1 SAMPLE
    1 Chapter 1: Welcome to the World of HVAC-R; What a technician does/paths available and class introduction Introduction to Trade
    2 Chapter 1: Importance of good record keeping; Certifications Communication and Human Relations Skills
    3 Chapter 2: Introduction to system componants:  Compressor, Condenser, Evaporator, Metering device Safety
    4 Chapter 2: Draw and explain the refrigeration cycle Safety
    5 Chapter 2: Air ducts, different types of systems and their uses Safety
    6 Chapter 2: Test/discuss test Safety
    7 Chapter 3: Describe volts/ohms/watts and how to calculate Basic Math
    8 Chapter 3: How to measure AC & DC voltage Basic Math
    9 Chapter 3: Identify electrical symbols on schematics and what they stand for Basic Math
    10 Chapter 3: Test/discuss test Basic Math
    11 Chapter 4: Discuss Laws: Boyles/Charles/Daltons, Absolute Pressure Trade Math
    12 Chapter 4: Describe heat/sensible heat/latent heat/specific heat Trade Math
    13 Chapter 4: Test/discuss test Trade Math
    14 Chapter 5: Go over Basic Refrigeration Cycle and components of the system Heat, Heat Transfer and Heat Measurements
    15 Chapter 5: Types & Functions of Compuressers and Metering Devices Heat, Heat Transfer and Heat Measurements
    16 Chapter 5: Function of Evaporators & condensers Pressure and Pressure Measurement
    17 Chapter 5: P-T chart and how to use; Saturation and its uses Refrigerants, Refrigerant oils
    18 Chapter 5: Superheat/How to calulate when checking Refrigerant charge Refrigerants, Refrigerant oils
    19 Chapter 5: Subcooling/How to calculate when checking Refrigerant charge Refrigerants, Refrigerant oils
    20 Chapter 5: Test/discuss test Mechanical Refrigeration Cycle
    21 Chapter 6: Scheduled Maintenance Mechanical Refrigeration Cycle
    22 Chapter 6: Things to check during service Mechanical Refrigeration Cycle
    23 Chapter 6: Savings by doing maintenance CFC Handling & Certification Prep
    24 Chapter 6: Effects of not doing maintenance CFC Handling & Certification Prep
    25 Chapter 6: Test/discuss test CFC Handling & Certification Prep
    26 Chapter 7: Process to troubleshooting an HVAC/R System CFC Review
    27 Chapter 7: Importance of communication with the customer Accessories
    28 Chapter 7: Receiving useful information from the customer, diagnotic process Vapor System Service Procedures
    29 Chapter 7: Electramechanical sequence of an HVAC System Piping Procedures
    30 Chapter 7: Test/discuss test Piping Procedures
    31 Chapter 8: Installation and repair methods: brazing, soldering, nitrogen purge in 410 Basic Components, Service, Diagnosis and repair
    32 Chapter 8: Equipment installation procedures & clearances Basic Components, Service, Diagnosis and repair
    33 Chapter 8: Parts of an installation; Importance of Equipment installation Diagnosis and Repair
    34 Chapter 8: Common tools used  
    35 Chapter 8: Test/discuss test  
    36 EPA Review  
    37 EPA Review  
    38 EPA Review  
    39 EPA Review  
    40 EPA Test  
    41 Chapter 9: Energy efficient systems; differences in EER, SEER, COP, HSPF  
    42 Chapter 9: Human comfort, Energy Star, Alternate energy, installation practices  
    43 Chapter 9: Test/discuss test  
    44 Chapter 10: Customer service & selling; Customer satisfaction, customer perspective  
    45 Chapter 10: Value, Appearance, Flat Rate Pricing  
    46 Chapter 10: Test/discuss test  
    47 Final Test  
    48 Revisit important topics from the year in HVAC-R 101