Air Conditioning Repair Specialist (ACY1) Technical Certificate of Credit
(Embedded in the Air Conditioning Diploma)
The Air Conditioning Repair Specialist TCC is a series of courses designed to prepare students for positions in the maintenance and repair of air conditioning systems. A combination of theory and practical application provide for the necessary skills to support industry requirements.
Entrance date: Each semester
Program admission requirements:
Minimum Test Scores
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Credits required for graduation: 20
|Courses 20 credits|
|AIRC 1005Refrigeration Fundamentals
Introduces the basic concepts, theories, and safety regulations and procedures of refrigeration. Topics include an introduction to OSHA, safety, first aid, laws of thermodynamics, pressure and temperature relationships, heat transfer, the refrigerant cycle, refrigerant identification, and types of AC systems.
|AIRC 1030HVACR Electrical Fundamentals
This course provides an introduction to fundamental electrical concepts and theories as applied to the air conditioning industry. Topics include AC and DC theory, electric meters, electrical diagrams, distribution systems, electrical panels, voltage circuits, code requirements, and safety.
|AIRC 1040HVACR Electrical Motors
Prerequisite: AIRC 1030
This course provides the student with the skills and knowledge necessary for application and service of electric motors commonly used by the refrigeration and air conditioning industry. Topics include diagnostic techniques, capacitors, installation procedures, types of electric motors, electric motor service, and safety.
|AIRC 1070Gas Heat
Prerequisite: AIRC 1030
This course introduces principles of combustion and service requirements for gas heating systems. Topics include servicing procedures, electrical controls, piping, gas valves, venting, code requirements, principles of combustion, and safety.
|AIRC 1080Heat Pumps and Related Systems
Prerequisites: AIRC 1010, AIRC 1030
This course provides instruction on the principles, applications, and operation of a residential heat pump system. Topics include installation and servicing procedures, electrical components, geothermal ground source energy supplies, dual fuel, valves, and troubleshooting techniques.
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