Air Conditioning Technician Assistant (AZ31)  Technical Certificate of Credit


(Embedded in the Air Conditioning Diploma)

Program Description:

The Refrigeration Technician Assistant TCC is a series of courses that prepares students to hold positions as refrigeration technician assistants.

Entrance date: Each semester

Program admission requirements:

Minimum Test Scores

ACCUPLACER NEXT GENERATION– Reading 224 ACCUPLACER- Sentence Skills 60
Writing 236 Reading Comprehension 64
Arithmetic 229 Arithmetic 34

Credits required for graduation: 12

Courses 12 credits
AIRC 1005

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.

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AIRC 1010
Corequisite: AIRC 1005

This course introduces the student to basic refrigeration system principles and practices, and the major component parts of the refrigeration system. Topics include refrigeration tools, piping practices, service valves, leak testing, refrigerant recovery, recycling, and reclamation, evacuation, charging, and safety.

4
AIRC 1020
Prerequisite: AIRC 1005

This course provides the student with the skills and knowledge and skills to install, test, and service major components of a refrigeration system. Topics include compressors, condensers, evaporators, metering devices, service procedures, refrigeration systems and safety.

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Faculty
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Program Chair

Chair/Instructor, Air Conditioning Technology
Carlton, Room 113

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