HVAC/R Technician 1: Fundamentals & Refrigeration

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HVAC/R Technician 1: Fundamentals & Refrigeration

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Our HVAC/R Technician 1: Fundamentals & Refrigeration course has a clear-cut vision of necessary knowledge to gain employment in the HVAC/R industry. This HVAC/R Technician course provides comprehensive coverage of the fundamentals of the HVAC/R industry and refrigeration systems. Our HVAC/R Technician course delivers fundamental concepts, the most current trends, and practical applications with simple language and skillfully presented concepts. This course is everything a student needs to know to install, service, and maintain HVAC/R systems.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

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

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

  • Introduction to HVAC/R
  • Being a Professional HVAC/R Technician
  • Safe Work Practices
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Hand and Power Tools
  • Tool Use and Care

HVAC/R Technician 1: Fundamentals & Refrigeration Module 2
HVACR Science

  • Fasteners
  • Measurements
  • Properties of Matter
  • Types of Energy and Their Properties
  • Nonrenewable Energy Sources

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

  • What is Temperature?
  • Thermodynamics
  • Temperature Conversions
  • Pressure and Vacuum
  • Types of Refrigeration Systems
  • The Refrigeration Cycle 

HVAC/R Technician 1: Fundamentals & Refrigeration Module 4
Compressors and Metering Devices

  • Compressor Types
  • Condenser Operations
  • Metering Device Operations
  • Evaporator Construction

HVAC/R Technician 1: Fundamentals & Refrigeration Module 5
Refrigerants and Their Properties

  • Refrigerant Classification
  • Special Refrigeration Components
  • Plotting the Refrigeration Cycle
  • Seven Stages of Refrigeration Transformation
  • Refrigerant Safety

HVAC/R Technician 1: Fundamentals & Refrigeration Module 6
Refrigerant System Servicing

  • Testing Equipment
  • Temperature Measurement
  • Piping and Tubing
  • Soldering and Brazing
  • Refrigerant System Piping

HVAC/R Technician 1: Fundamentals & Refrigeration Module 7
Refrigerant Management

  • Accessing Sealed Refrigeration Systems
  • Refrigerant Management and the EPA
  • Refrigerant Leak Testing
  • Refrigerant System Evacuation
  • Refrigerant System Charging
     

**Outlines are subject to change, as courses and materials are updated.**

Ed4Career is committed to being both environmentally conscious and making it easier for you to study! We’re making your education mobile! All of our textbooks are now provided as eTextbooks. You can access them on your laptop, tablet, or mobile device and can study anytime, anywhere.

The move away from physical books to eTextbooks means you get the latest, most up-to-date version available. This also makes your training more accessible, so you can study anywhere you have your phone or tablet. The best part is that all materials are included in your training cost so there are NO extra fees for books!

 International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)

Ed4Career has been approved as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this accreditation, Ed4Career has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of the Accredited Provider status, Ed4Career is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for courses and programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

The Continuing Education Unit (CEU) was created by IACET as a measurement of continuing education. One (1) IACET CEU is equal to ten (10) contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education experience under responsible sponsorship, capable direction, and qualified instruction. Under IACET's care, the IACET CEU has evolved from a quantitative measure to a hallmark of quality training and instruction. For more information on IACET, visit iacet.org.

Internet Connection

  • Broadband or High-Speed - DSL, Cable, and Wireless Connections

*Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Classroom pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.

Hardware Requirements

  • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
  • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

 

PC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Windows 7 or higher
  • Microsoft Office 2013 or higher. Also, you could use a general Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • QuickTime, Windows Media Player &/or Real Player

 

MAC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Mac OS x 10 or higher with Windows
  • Mac office programs or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers- Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • Apple QuickTime Media Player

 


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