Residential Air Conditioning Technician (RA21)  Technical Certificate of Credit


(Embedded in the Air Conditioning Diploma)

Program Description:

The Residential Aid Conditioning Technician TCC is a series of curses designed to prepare students for entry level positions in the maintenance and repair of residential air conditioning systems.

Entrance date: Each semester

Program admission requirements:

Minimum Test Scores

ACCUPLACER NEXT GENERATION– Reading 224 ACCUPLACER- Sentence Skills 60
Writing 236 Reading Comprehension 55
Arithmetic 229 Arithmetic 34

Credits required for graduation: 16

Courses 16 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.

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.

4
AIRC 1060
Corequisites: AIRC 1010, AIRC 1030

Provides instruction on the installation and service of residential air conditioning systems. Topics include: installation procedures, split-systems, add-on systems, packaged systems, system wiring, control circuits, and safety.

4
AIRC 1090
Prerequisites: AIRC 1010, AIRC 1030

This course provides instruction on the troubleshooting and repair of major components of a residential air conditioning system. Topics include troubleshooting techniques, electrical controls, air flow, the refrigeration cycle, electrical servicing procedures, and safety.

4
Faculty
Click to view profile for Kenneth DeLong
Program Chair

Chair/Instructor, Air Conditioning Technology
Carlton, Room 113

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