Module 1: Electricity
This module covers all phases of electricity as it applies to the HVAC industry. AC & DC circuits, schematic reading, electrical circuit tracing, relays, transformers, motors, thermostats, switches, gas valves, and troubleshooting for these parts will be explained.
Module 2: Heating
This module covers all phases of heating as fueled by gas. Forced air systems are explained in depth. Products include standing pilot, high efficiency furnaces, and condensing furnaces. All necessary tools for this module will be explained.
Module 3: Basic Air Conditioning
In this module students will receive an introduction to the theory and operation of residential air conditioning. Electrical circuits will be explained in full detail. Recovery, charging, vacuum pumps, superheat, and troubleshooting will be covered.
Module 4: Advanced Air Conditioning
This module will prepare students for the EPA section 608 exam (refrigeration license) and the R-410A Safety Certification Exam. The instructor will review all material needed to receive their EPA Universal License and an R-410A Safety Certification License. Sections of the EPA test include: Core, Type I, Type II, and Type III. The R-410A Safety Certification Exam is comprised of 50 questions, all are multiple choice.
Module 5: Ventilation and Installation
This module covers ventilation as it pertains to the HVAC industry. Duct sizing and fabrication requirements are covered. Installation procedures will also be covered such as: brazing, soldering, pipe threading and duct work installation. A detailed explanation of specific tools and how to use them will also be given.
Module 6: Hydronics
This module will cover both hot water and steam heating systems. Controls, proper piping, sizing, and troubleshooting will be covered in depth.
Module 7: Career Readiness
This module will give students the tools needed for today’s job market. A career form will be filled out in order to access the student’s needs relating to job placement. At this time a profile will be created in our personal HVAC TECH job board located on the HVAC TECH website student section tab. Resumes will also be created and uploaded into the HVAC TECH Job Board. At the end of this module, students will conduct an exit interview with the job developer to discuss the next step in the employment process and help outline a career strategy.
Our hands-on training prepares students with the technical knowledge and skill set necessary for servicing, repairing, and maintaining ventilation, heating and air conditioning equipment. Students gain a thorough understanding of the complex inner workings of each HVAC unit. They also learn the proper care and use of repair tools and industry safety practices. Upon graduating from our program students are able to troubleshoot, repair, and install electrical systems, heating systems, and ventilation systems. Take the next step towards a better career today and become a certified technician at our heating, ventilation, and air conditioning repair school in Chicago, IL.