This program is held through a partnership with Hearts to Nourish Hope at its center in Riverdale.
Address: 640 GA-138, Riverdale, GA 30274
Required textbook to be purchased by student after first class session.
Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology (Available Titles CourseMate) 6th Edition
by Bill Whitman (Author), Bill Johnson (Author), John Tomczyk (Author), Eugene Silberstein (Author)
New version is ~$180.
Instructor: Derek Anderson, GA Construction Industry Conditioned Air Non-Restrictive License
Target Audience: This course is designed for anyone who is changing careers or trying to secure skill for upward mobility within the HVAC industries no prior training needed.
Prerequisites (courses and/or assessment or tests): Read and write English.
Student Course Materials: Required textbook to be purchased by student - Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology (Available Titles CourseMate) 8th Edition, by Bill Whitman (Author), Bill Johnson (Author), John Tomczyk (Author), Eugene Silberstein (Author) ISBN-13:978-1305578296
Other texts and supplies will be needed during the course. Most are covered by course fee. Personal items will be purchased by student, like gloves, etc. Instructor will provide supply List.
Course Description: Prepare for a career as a heating, ventilation and air conditioning technician with the specialized skills to perform service and repair procedures in the areas of residential and commercial heating and air conditioning. Within each of these areas are opportunities for specialization. Gain the skills necessary to find employment with small heating and air conditioning businesses or with a larger equipment manufacturer or wholesaler. Heat load calculations are done according to Manual J. Twenty five percent of the course is hands-on. National certification exam is offered to graduates at an additional cost. Textbook required, but not included in course fee.
Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to
Perform service procedures of HVAC system
Demonstrate skills necessary to use tool, and testing devices for refrigerant, airflow, heat and electrical circuit component.
Explain fundamental theories of psychrometrics, thermodynamics and Ohm law.
Tasks to Perform
Trace lines and wires
Pipe cutting & treading
Brazing & flaring
Handing pressurizes fluids
Dehydrate-evaluate (vacuum pump)
Passive & active recover
Refrigerant charging techniques
VOM meter reading
Teaching Methodology and Assessment: You will hear lecture, followed by discussion. You will read, discuss and demonstrate theory with application and demonstrate tasks needed to install and service HVAC system.
Criteria for Successful Completion: At a minimum, for a Clayton State University Continuing Education Certificate and CEUs: 80% attendance, active participation and a completed evaluation for the course.
Hours to teach this course: 273
CEUs awarded: 27.3
Sorry, we are no longer accepting registrations for this course. Please contact our office to find out if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.
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