HVAC / Electrical

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HVAC and Electrical

If you are to work as a licensed contractor or as an employee in the skilled trades, you must pass a North Carolina state exam to obtain the appropriate initial license. To maintain this license, you will have to attend courses that earn renewal credits.

  Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Days Room Cost Campus
HVACR Electricity 8/15/2022 12/12/2022 4:00 p.m. 5:50 p.m. M W DRKB 109 SVL $255 + book
HVAC: Intro to Refrigeration 8/16/2022 12/8/2022 2:30 p.m. 5:50 p.m. Tu Th DRKB 109 SVL $255 + book



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HVAC Information for degree and certificate program 

Electrical Information for degree and certificate  program          

Course Descriptions

Electrical:  Circuit Analysis 1
This course introduces DC and AC electricity with an emphasis on circuit analysis, measurements, and operation of test equipment. Topics include DC and AC principles, circuit analysis laws and theorems, components, test equipment operation, circuit simulation, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret circuit schematics; design, construct, verify, and analyze DC/AC circuits; and properly use test equipment.

HVAC: Residential System Design
This course introduces the principles and concepts of conventional residential heating and cooling system design. Topics include heating and cooling load estimating, basic psychometrics, equipment selection, duct system selection, and system design. Upon completion, students should be able to design a basic residential heating and cooling system.

 HVAC: Electricity
This course introduces electricity as it applies to HVACR equipment. Emphasis is placed on power sources, interaction of electrical components, wiring of simple circuits, and the use of electrical test equipment. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate good wiring practices and the ability to read simple wiring diagrams.

HVAC:  Comfort Cooling
This course covers the installation procedures, system operations, and maintenance of residential and light commercial comfort cooling systems. Topics include terminology, component operation, and testing and repair of equipment used to control and produce assured comfort levels. Upon completion, students should be able to use psychometrics, manufacturer specifications, and test instruments to determine proper system operation.

HAVC:  Intro to Refrigeration
This course introduces the basic refrigeration process used in mechanical refrigeration and air conditioning systems. Topics include terminology, safety, and identification and function of components; refrigeration cycle; and tools and instrumentation used in mechanical refrigeration systems. Upon completion, students should be able to identify refrigeration systems and components, explain the refrigeration process, and use the tools and instrumentation of the trade.


 **Prerequisite(s) and/or special requirement(s) apply to registration.

Contact  Admissions for information on HVAC and Electrical Degree and Certificate Programs at   (704) 978-5440

If you have missed the deadline to apply for a certificate or degree program contact Cabanna Pierce (704) 878-4273 to see if a Continuing Education seat might be available.