Notes: Diana Peters
Center for Academic Success
Course title: Preventive Maintenance Intro to Heating Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC)
Instructor: Derek Anderson, GA Construction Industry Conditioned Air Non-Restrictive License
Target audience: This course is designed for anyone who's changing careers or trying to secure skills for upward mobility within HVAC industry no prior training need.
Prerequisites: Read and write English
Student Course Material: Handouts provided by instructor.
Course Description: Do you want to gain understanding of the methodology, procedures and techniques to become technically adept in performing preventive maintenance tasks to your heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment. In this program, you will be able to perform and demonstrate an understanding of correct protocol and service procedure of HVAC systems. You will also be able to demonstrate the use of tools, testing devices effectively and safely, while performing preventive maintenance.
Learning outcomes: Upon successful completion you will be able to:
Perform and demonstrate an understanding of correct protocol and service procedure of HVAC systems
Demonstrate the use of tools, testing devices and service procedures effectively and safely, while performing preventive maintenance.
Prepare for EPA certification exam.
Tasks to Perform
Identify major refrigeration components
Trace refrigerant lines
Use of manifold gauges (charge, evacuate, recovery)
Recover refrigerant (passive and active)
Dehydrate-evacuate (vacuum pump)
Leak detection (UV, electronic, soap bubbles)
Disassemble / reassemble condenser unit
" Disassemble / reassemble furnace
" Perform preventive maintenance (change filters, record temperature/pressure readings)
" Perform inspections(visual/diagnostic)
Teaching Methodology and Assessment: You will hear lectures, followed by discussion. You will read, discuss applied theory and application tests needed to service HVAC systems
Criteria for Successful Completion: Students, who attend 80% of the class sessions, actively participate, and complete course evaluation while demonstrating satisfactory knowledge of material covered will receive a Certificate of Program Completion certificate and CEUs.
Amount of contact time (in hours) needed to effectively teach this course: 96 hours
CEUs to be awarded = 9.6 CEUs
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