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Program Name:
COMMERCIAL HVAC SERVICE
 
Description of the Program

The HVAC levels one through four are all started in the Fall semester. NOTE: Semester “A” is the first semester of each level. Semester “B” is the second semester of each level. * Mandatory EPA Refrigerant Recovery Certification Training & Exam on Saturday, April 22. (Included in Tuition Cost) . Topics such as: Basic Safety, Introduction to HVAC, Trade Mathematics, Basic Electricity, Fasteners, Hardware, and Wiring, Basic Copper & Plastic Pipe Practices, and Soldering & Brazing. Construction Drawings & Specifications, Indoor Air Quality, Energy Conversation Equuipment, Commercial Airside Systems and Introduction to Air Distribution Systems.

 
Course Track
 
Scheduled Courses
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED FOR 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
18 Sessions/80 Hours
Prerequisite: English or Spanish Math & Reading test or Applied Construction Math class; ESL test or class. Commercial HVAC Service 1-A: 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. Note 1: EPA Section 608 Universal Certification is highly recommended 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. Note 3: All students are required to attend one additional class of 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
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 FOR 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
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 FOR 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
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 FOR 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
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 FOR 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
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 FOR AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **

 

 

 
Commercial HVAC Service III - B
Type of Class: Semester
18 Sessions/80 Hours

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 III - A
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 FOR AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **

 

 

 
Commercial HVAC Service IV - A
Type of Class: Semester
18 Sessions/80 Hours
Pre-requisite: 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. Note: All students are required to attend one (1) additional class of 4 hour class
PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Commercial HVAC Service III - B
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 FOR 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
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 FOR AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **