Electrical Training Center
65 Elm St
Copiague, NY 11726
Phone: 631 226-8021
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Theory Hours: 60 hours - Skill Hours: 90 hours - Days to Complete: 25
Introduction to HVAC/R covers the basic principles of heating, ventilating, air conditioning and career opportunities in HVAC/R, and how the apprenticeship programs are constructed. Basic safety principles, as well as trade licensure and EPA guidelines, are also introduced.
This course introduces the concept of power generation and distribution, common electrical components, AC and DC circuits, and electrical safety as it relates to the HVAC/R field. Students will be introduced to reading and wiring diagrams.
This course covers transformers, single phase and three- phase power distribution, capacitors, the theory and operation of induction motors, and the instruments and techniques used in testing’s AC circuits and components.
This course explains the fundamental operating concepts of the refrigeration cycle and identifies both primary and secondary components found in typical HVAC/R systems. Common refrigerants are introduced as well.
This course covers the principles of heat transfer and the essential pressure-temperature relationships of refrigerants. Basic control concepts for simple systems are also introduced.
This course explains operating principles of compressors used in comfort air conditioning and refrigeration systems; includes installation, service and repair procedures.
This course describes the factors related to air movement and its’ measurement in common air distribution systems. The required mechanical equipment and materials to create air distribution systems are also presented. Basic system design principles for both hot and cold climates are introduced. Explains how to identify types of copper tubing and fittings used in the HVAC/R industry and how they are mechanically joined. The identification and application of various types of plastic piping, along with their common assembly and installation practices, are also presented.
This course introduces the equipment, techniques, and materials used to safely join copper tubing through both soldering and brazing. The required PPE, preparation and work processes are covered in detail. The procedures for brazing copper to dissimilar materials are also provided. This course covers the layout, fabrication, installation and joining of fiberglass ductwork and fittings and describes the proper methods for attaching and supporting flex duct.