Residential Air Conditioning Technician (RA21) Technical Certificate of Credit
The Residential Aid Conditioning Technician TCC is a series of courses designed to prepare students for entry level positions in the maintenance and repair of residential air conditioning systems.
The standard curriculum for the Residential Air Conditioning Technician Certificate program is designed for the semester system. Students may enter the program during the semesters when the specific courses are offered and can complete the program in two (2) semesters. To graduate, students must earn a minimum of 16 credit hours.
- Submit a completed application;
- Be at least 16 years of age;
- Submit official high school/high school equivalent transcripts;
- Submit official college transcripts, if applicable;
- Satisfy Placement Testing requirements.
Costs are estimates and are subject to change.
- Tuition/Fees: $1,951
- Books/Supplies: $256
|Occupational Courses (16 hours)||16|
|AIRC 1005Refrigeration Fundamentals
(Prerequisite: None) Introduces the basic concepts, theories, and safety regulations and procedures of refrigeration. Topics include an introduction to OSHA, safety, first aid, laws of thermodynamics, pressure and temperature relationships, heat transfer, the refrigerant cycle, refrigerant identification, and types of AC systems.
|AIRC 1020Refrigeration Systems Components
(Prerequisite: None) This course provides the student with the skills and knowledge and skills to install, test, and service major components of a refrigeration system. Topics include compressors, condensers, evaporators, metering devices, service procedures, refrigeration systems and safety.
|AIRC 1060AC Systems Application & Installation
(Prerequisite: None) Provides instruction on the installation and service of residential air conditioning systems. Topics include heat load studies, duct design procedures, split systems, packaged systems, system wiring, control circuits, and safety.
|AIRC 1090Troubleshooting Air Conditioning Systems
(Prerequisite: None) This course provides instruction on the troubleshooting and repair of major components of a residential air conditioning system. Topics include airflow, air filters, psychrometrics, troubleshooting techniques, electrical controls, the refrigeration cycle, electrical servicing procedures, and safety.
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