CLASSROOM

INSTRUCTION

Related Classroom Instruction Outline

All related night class instructional methods

are “Lock Step Group” type instruction.

Note: Qualified 1st Year Apprentices may sit for Apprenticeship Committee review and written examination to be exempted from the Year 1 Course only. This is done during MANDATORY First Year Orientation.

Evening Course Year 1 Related Classroom Training Experiences

Text (RACT) Refrigeration Air Conditioning Technology 9th Edition - Publisher: Cengage Learning

Unit 1 Heat, Temperature, and Pressure - Types of heat and heat transfer

Unit 2 Matter and Energy - Energy and Magnetism, Energy Conservation

Unit 3 Refrigeration and Refrigerants Unit - Temperature Pressure Relationship

Unit 4 General Safety Practices - Vessels, Piping, Electrical Hazards, Chemicals

Unit 5 Tools and Equipment - Hand, Power and Specialized Tools

Unit 7 Tubing and Piping - Solder and Brazing, Pipe Types and Connection Techniques

Certification: (CPR/FA) Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation & First Aid Training-Good for 2 Years

Unit 8 Leak Detection - System Evacuation, and System Cleanup

Unit 9 Refrigerant and Oil Chemistry and Management, Recovery, Recycling, Reclaiming, and Retrofitting

Certification: (EPA) Section 608 Preparatory Manual - ESCO Institute: Universal EPA Certification Exam

Unit 21 Evaporators and the Refrigeration System - Heat Exchange Characteristics

Unit 22 Condensers - Air & Water Cooled, Cooling Towers, HP Controls

Unit 23 Compressors - Types, Function, New Technology

Unit 24 Expansion Devices - TXV, EXV, and Fixed Orifice

Unit 10 System Charging - Vapor & Liquid Charging, Using Charging Devices

Unit 35 Comfort and Psychometrics - Effect of Characteristics of Air on Comfort

Unit 36 Refrigeration Applied to Air-Conditioning - Design Conditions

Coursework must combine with 2000 hours of documented OJT, to complete the program.

Evening Course Year 2 Related Classroom Training Experiences

Text (RACT) Refrigeration Air Conditioning Technology 8th Edition - Cengage Learning

Unit 34 Indoor Air Quality - Sources of Indoor Air Pollution, Ventilation, Air Cleaning

Unit 37 Air Distribution and Balance - Connection Equipment, Air Measuring

Text (ERHAC) Electricity for Refrigeration, Heating and Air Conditioning 10th Ed. - Cengage Learning

Chapter 1 Electrical Safety - Electrical Injuries, National Code, Grounding, Circuit Protection

Text (RACT) Refrigeration Air Conditioning Technology 8th Edition - Cengage Learning

Unit 12 Basic Electricity and Magnetism - Parallel & Series Circuits, Ohm’s Law, Meters

Text (ERHAC) Electricity for Refrigeration, Heating and Air Conditioning 10th Ed. - Cengage Learning

Chapter 4 Electric Meters - Ammeters, Voltmeters, Ohmmeters

Text (RACT) Refrigeration Air Conditioning Technology 8th Edition - Cengage Learning

Unit 13 Introduction to Automatic Controls - Control by Fluid Expansion, Thermocouples

Unit 14 Automatic Control Components and Applications - Temperature, Safety

Unit 15 Troubleshooting Basic Controls - Diagrams, Switches, Loads

Review Instructors Review of the Refrigeration Cycle, Components and Accessories

Unit 40 Typical Operating Conditions - Pressures and Temperatures for Conditions

Unit 43 Air Source Heat Pumps - Cycle, 4-Way Valve, Applications, Auxiliary Heat

Certification: HVAC Excellence Employment Ready - Heat Pump Certification

Unit 30 Electric Heat, Radiant, Hydronic - Diagrams, Multi Stage

Unit 31 Gas Heat - Types of Fuels, Safety Devices, Piping, Troubleshooting

Unit 44 Geothermal Heat Pumps - Open and Closed Loops

Unit 39 Residential Energy Auditing - Blower Door Testing, Infrared, Sealing Air Leaks

Class Customer and Interpersonal Relations in the Workforce

Coursework must combine with 2000 hours of documented OJT, to complete the program.

Evening Course Year 3 Related Classroom Training Experiences

Text (ERHAC) Electricity for Refrigeration, Heating and Air Conditioning 10 th Ed. - Cengage Learning

Chapter 5 Components, Symbols, and Circuitry of Air Conditioning Wiring Diagrams

Chapter 7 Alternating Current, Power Distribution, and Voltage Systems

Chapter 16 Installation of Heating, Cooling, and Refrigeration Systems

Chapter 8 Basic Electric Motors - Motor Types, Motor Characteristics

Chapter 9 Components for Electric Motors - Starting Relay Types & Characteristics

Chapter 10 Contractors, Relays, and Overloads - Service Calls

Chapter 11 Thermostats, Pressure Switches, and Other Electric Control Devices

Chapter 6 Reading Schematic Diagrams - Basic and Advance Diagram Reading

Chapter 12 Electronic Control Devices - Basic Fundamentals, Temp. Control, Timers

Chapter 15 Residential Air-Conditioning Control Systems

Chapter 18 Troubleshooting Modern Refrigeration, Heating, and Air-Conditioning

Coursework must combine with 2000 hours of documented OJT, to complete the program.

Apprentices who have properly documented a combined total of 6000 hours of OJT experiences and have earned a passing grade in each of the 3 years of Related Courses will have earned their Indentured Program Completer Certificate from the State of Florida Department of Education - Bureau of Apprenticeship.