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 **
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Legend: M=Monday, T=Tuesday, W=Wednesday, R=Thursday, F=Friday, Sa=Saturday, DFWEC=DFW Education Center, NLC=North Lake College Main Campus
 
Course Details
 
Commercial HVAC Service I - A
Type of Class: Semester
 
16 Sessions/80 Hours
Prerequisite: English or Spanish TABE Math test or Applied Construction Math class; English or Spanish TABE Reading test and ESL test or class. Commercial HVAC Service 1-A: This course consists of 80 hours per semester including labs. The course topics are Basic Safety; Introduction to HVAC; Trade Mathematics; Basic Electricity; Fasteners, Hardware, and Wiring; Basic Cooper & Plastic Pipe Practices; and Soldering & Brazing. Commercial HVAC Service 1-B: This course consists of 80 hours per semester including labs. 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. Note 1: EPA Section 608 Universal Certification is highly recommended in order to graduate from this program. EPA Exam is offered in Spring only. Note 2: Graduation Requirment: 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.
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 session 
MATERIALS:
Basic Safety Module 00101-15
$34.00 - Purchase Required
Fasteners Hardware, Wiring Module 03313-15
$34.00 - Purchase Required
HVAC Level 1 5th ed NCCERconnect + Paperback Trainee Guide
$128.00 - Purchase Required
HVAC Level 2 5th ed NCCERconnect + Paperback Trainee Guide
$169.00 - Purchase Required
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
 
17 Sessions/80 Hours
Prerequisite: Commercial HVAC IA This course will cover topics such as: Basic Carbon Steel Piping Practices, Introduction to Cooling, Refrigerants and Oils, Leak Detection; Evaluation; Recovery & Charging, Metering Devices, EPA Training/ Testing and Compressors. Note 1: EPA Section 608 Universal Certification is highly recommended in order to graduate from this program. EPA Exam is offered in Spring only. 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.
PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Commercial HVAC Service I - A
OR Course: Commercial HVAC Service I - A Spanish
CLASS FEE:
no classes in session 
MATERIALS:
Calculator Scientific TI30XA
$16.00 - Previously Purchased
Basic Safety Module 00101-15
$34.00 - Previously Purchased
Fasteners Hardware, Wiring Module 03313-15
$34.00 - Previously Purchased
EPA Section 608 Technician Certification Stationary Equipment Study Guide 4th edition
$14.00 - Previously Purchased
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 I-B Commercial HVAC Service II-A: This course consists of 80 hours per semester including labs. The course topics are Introduction to Air Distribution Systems, Sheet Metal Duct Systems, Fiberglass and Flexible Duct Systems, Basic Electricity, Alternating Current, and Introduction to Heating. Commercial HVAC Service II-B: This course consists of 80 hours per semester including labs. The course topics are Chimneys, Vents & Flues, Troubleshooting Gas Heating, Troubleshooting Oil Heating, Control Circuit and Motor Troubleshooting, Basic Maintenance, and Zoning, Ductless and Variable Refrigerant Flow System. Note 1: EPA Section 608 EPA Core and Type II Certification is prerequisite 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:
Class Language: English
Class Fee: $1,323.00
MATERIALS:
HVAC Level 1 5th ed NCCERconnect + Paperback Trainee Guide
$128.00 - Previously Purchased
HVAC Level 2 5th ed NCCERconnect + Paperback Trainee Guide
$169.00 - Previously Purchased
HVAC Level 3 5th ed NCCERconnect + Paperback Trainee Guide
$169.00 - Purchase Required
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
 
17 Sessions/80 Hours
This course will cover topics such as: Chimneys, Vents & Flues, Troubleshooting Gas Heating, Troubleshooting Oil Heating, Control Circuit and Motor Troubleshooting, Basic Maintenance, and Zoning, Ductless and Variable Refrigerant Flow Systems. Note: EPA Section 608 EPA Core and Type II Certification is a prerequisite 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: HVAC Commercial HVAC II-A
PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Commercial HVAC Service II - A
CLASS FEE:
no classes in session 
MATERIALS:
Calculator Scientific TI30XA
$16.00 - Previously Purchased
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
 
17 Sessions/80 Hours
Prerequisite: Commercial HVAC Service Level II-B Commercial HVAC Service III-A - This course consists of 80 hours per semester including labs. The course topics are Introduction to Hydronic Systems; Commercial Hydronic Systems; Customer Relations; Heat Pumps; Troubleshooting Heat Pumps; and Troubleshooting Cooling. Commercial HVAC Service III-B: This course consists of 80 hours per semester including labs. The course topics are Troubleshooting Accessories; System Start Up and Shut Down; Building Management Systems; Water Treatment; and Steam Systems.
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:
Class Language: English
Class Fee: $1,323.00
MATERIALS:
HVAC Level 2 5th ed NCCERconnect + Paperback Trainee Guide
$169.00 - Previously Purchased
HVAC Level 3 5th ed NCCERconnect + Paperback Trainee Guide
$169.00 - Previously Purchased
HVAC Level 4 5th ed NCCERconnect + Paperback Trainee Guide
$169.00 - Purchase Required
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
Prerequisite: Commercial HVAC IIIA and EPA Section 608 Core and EPA Type II Certification This course will cover topics such as: Troubleshooting Accessories, System Start Up and Shutdown, Building Management Systems, Troubleshooting Oil Heating, Water Treatment, and Steam Systems.
PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Commercial HVAC Service III - A
CLASS FEE:
no classes in session 
MATERIALS:
no materials
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
 
18 Sessions/80 Hours
Prerequisite: Commercial HVAC Service Level III-B Commercial HVAC Service IV-A Consists of up to 80 hours per semester including lab. This course will cover topics such as : 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 session 
MATERIALS:
no materials
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
 
17 Sessions/80 Hours
Prerequisite: Commercial HVAC IVA This course will cover topics such as: System Air Balancing, Heating & Cooling System Design, and Commercial/ Industrial Refrigeration Systems.
PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Commercial HVAC Service IV - A
CLASS FEE:
no classes in session 
MATERIALS:
Calculator Scientific TI30XA
$16.00 - Previously Purchased
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
 
2 Sessions/8 Hours
Prerequisite: None Required 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: You will receive this training and the exam in Commercial HVAC Service I-B. You do not need to enroll 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 student’s company has signed and approved the registration form. 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 4
PREREQUISITE:
no prerequisites
CLASS FEE:
no classes in session 
MATERIALS:
no materials
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 session 
MATERIALS:
no materials
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 **