CONSTRUCTION EDUCATION FOUNDATION OF NORTH TEXAS

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Scheduled Courses
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
** CLASSES ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **
         
 
Legend: M=Monday, T=Tuesday, W=Wednesday, R=Thursday, F=Friday, Sa=Saturday, DFWEC=DFW Education Center, NLC=North Lake College Main Campus, Online=Web Based Course
 
Course Details
 
Commercial HVAC Service I - A
Type of Class: Semester
 
17 Sessions/80 Hours

Prerequisite: English or Spanish Math & Reading test or Applied Construction Math class; ESL test or class.

All testing must be completed no later than Friday August 19, 2022.
The course topics include Basic Safety, Introduction to HVAC, Trade Mathematics, Basic Electricity, Fasteners, Hardware and Wiring, Basic Cooper & Plastic Pipe Practices, and Soldering & Brazing.
Note 1: EPA Section 608 Universal Certification is highly recommended to graduate from this program.
Note 2: Graduation Requirement; Students enrolled in HVAC I-B will be required to take the EPA Section 608 Refrigerant Recovery Exams. This EPA Section 608 Refrigerant Recovery class is MANDATORY for all students enrolled in HVAC I-B, unless the student has already received the EPA Core and Type II Certification. Proof of EPA Certification is required.
Note 3: All students are required to attend one (1) additional 4 hour class.

PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Applied Construction Math I
OR Course: Applied Construction Math I Spanish
OR Test: TABE Math - English
OR Test: TABE Math - Spanish
OR Test Out: Applied Construction Math
MANDATORY
Req Test: TABE Reading - English
OR Test: TABE Reading - Spanish
CLASS FEE:
no classes in semester 
MATERIALS:
to be determined
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **
 
 
Commercial HVAC Service I - B
Type of Class: Semester
 
19 Sessions/88 Hours

The course topics are Basic Carbon Steel Piping Practices; Introduction to Cooling, Introduction to Heating; Air Distribution Systems; and EPA Training/ Testing.
Note: Commercial HVAC II-B will meet an extra day.

PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Commercial HVAC Service I - A
OR Course: Commercial HVAC Service I - A Spanish
CLASS FEE:
no classes in semester 
MATERIALS:
to be determined
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **
 
 
Commercial HVAC Service II - A
Type of Class: Semester
 
17 Sessions/80 Hours

Prerequisite: Commercial HVAC Service I-B
The course topics are: Metering Devises, Compressors, Refrigerants and Oils, Leak Detection, Evacuation, Recovery and Charging, Alternating Current, Sheet Metal Duct Systems, and Fiberglass & Flexible Duct Systems.
Note: EPA Section 608 EPA Core and Type II Certification is pre-requisite for students going into HVAC III-A. If you have not passed this section of the exam, you should register to retake the EPA Exam prior to the completion of HVAC Level II-B.

PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Commercial HVAC Service I - B
OR Course: Commercial HVAC Service I - B Spanish
CLASS FEE:
no classes in semester 
MATERIALS:
to be determined
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **
 
 
Commercial HVAC Service II - B
Type of Class: Semester
 
18 Sessions/80 Hours

The course topics are Basic Carbon Steel Piping Practices; Introduction to Cooling, Refrigerants and Oils; Leak Detection; Evaluation; Recovery & Charging; Metering Devices; EPA Training/ Testing and Compressors.

PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Commercial HVAC Service II - A
CLASS FEE:
no classes in semester 
MATERIALS:
to be determined
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **
 
 
Commercial HVAC Service III - A
Type of Class: Semester
 
18 Sessions/80 Hours

Prerequisite: Commercial HVAC Service Level II-B
Commercial HVAC Service III-A - The course topics are Introduction to Hydronic Systems; Commercial Hydronic Systems; Customer Relations; Heat Pumps; Troubleshooting Heat Pumps; and Troubleshooting Cooling.
Note: All students are required to attend one (1) additional class of 4 hour class

PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Commercial HVAC Service II - B
MANDATORY
Req Test: EPA Certification- Core
OR Test: EPA Certification - Universal
MANDATORY
Req Test: EPA Certification - Type II
CLASS FEE:
no classes in semester 
MATERIALS:
to be determined
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **
 
 
Commercial HVAC Service III - B
Type of Class: Semester
 
18 Sessions/80 Hours

The course topics are Troubleshooting Accessories, Retail Refrigeration System, Customer Relations, Air Quality Equipment, Commercial Airside Systems, and Steam Systems.

PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Commercial HVAC Service III - A
CLASS FEE:
no classes in semester 
MATERIALS:
to be determined
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **
 
 
Commercial HVAC Service IV - A
Type of Class: Semester
 
17 Sessions/80 Hours

Prerequisite: Commercial HVAC III-B
Course topics are: Construction Drawings & Specifications, Air Quality Equipment, Indoor Air Quality, Commercial Airside Systems, System Air Balancing, and Energy Conservation Equipment.

PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Commercial HVAC Service III - B
CLASS FEE:
no classes in semester 
MATERIALS:
to be determined
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **
 
 
Commercial HVAC Service IV - B
Type of Class: Semester
 
18 Sessions/80 Hours

The course topics are Fundamentals of Crew Leadership; Commercial/Industrial Refrigeration Systems, Retail Refrigeration System; Heating & Cooling System Design, Alternative and Specialized Heating and Cooling Systems

PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Commercial HVAC Service IV - A
CLASS FEE:
no classes in semester 
MATERIALS:
to be determined
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **
 
 
EPA Refrigerant Recovery Certification Training & Exam
Type of Class: Short Term
 
1 Sessions/8 Hours

This course includes training and testing for Core, Types I, II, and III, required by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Course topics include: Refrigerant Transition and Recovery Certification.
Lunch is included. Test is available in English or Spanish. A Spanish supplement to the English student handbook is available, upon request.
Note 1: ATTENTION STUDENTS ENROLLED IN COMMERCIAL HVAC SERVICE I-A will receive this training and the exam in Commercial HVAC Service I-B. Enrolllment is not needed in this class. Note 2: The instructor highly recommends that students pick up and study their EPA Section 608 book at least 2 weeks prior to the start of class.A book will not be issued until the class is paid. Early registration is encouraged. Note 3: Students will need to bring their EPA Section 608 Book to the class. Students possessing an EPA Refrigerant Recovery card for one or more types, must present the card to the Instructor the day of class, otherwise the student will be required to take all four types.

PREREQUISITE:
no prerequisites
CLASS FEE:
no classes in semester 
MATERIALS:
to be determined
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **
 
 
Non-Technical Fundamentals of HVAC Systems and Design
Type of Class: Short Term
 
13 Sessions/40 Hours
This course was designed for project managers, mechanical contractor sales people, superintendents who oversee large work in the field, technicians moving from the field to the office, or anyone who wants to gain a better understanding of HVAC principles. The primary objective of this course is to provide you with an understanding of the fundamentals of HVAC equipment, controls, and design, and covers topics such as: Refrigeration, Heat Transfer, and Psychrometrics; Equipment Selection and Specifications; Heat Loss & Cooling Load Calculations; Ductwork Sizing; Air Delivery Systems; Motors; and Controls.
PREREQUISITE:
no prerequisites
CLASS FEE:
no classes in semester 
MATERIALS:
to be determined
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **