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.

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Course Descriptions

Electrical:  Commericial Wiring
This course provides instruction in the application of electrical tools, materials, and test equipment associated with commercial electrical installations. Topics include the NEC; safety; electrical blueprints; planning, layout, and installation of equipment and conduits; and wiring devices such as panels and overcurrent devices. Upon completion, students should be able to properly install equipment and conduit associated with commercial electrical installations.

Electrical: Industrial Wiring
This course covers layout, planning, and installation of wiring systems in industrial facilities. Emphasis is placed on industrial wiring methods and materials. Upon completion, students should be able to install industrial systems and equipment.

HVAC: 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.  This course is a prerequisite for classes taken in spring semesters.

HVAC: Heating Technology   
This course covers the fundamentals of heating including oil, gas, and electric heating systems. Topics include safety, tools and instrumentation, system operating characteristics, installation techniques, efficiency testing, electrical power, and control systems. Upon completion, students should be able to explain the basic oil, gas, and electrical heating systems and describe the major components of a heating system.

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

Cabanna Pierce, Administrative Assistant
(704) 878-4273

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