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Course
Heat Pumps: Operation Installation and Service [Spanish]
Name
AHR-3131C7
Available Classes
Not currently offered.
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
Students interested in an entry-level employment as a technician in an HVAC company.
Description
¿Sabe que los sistemas de bomba de calor “Heat Pump” en cualquier unidad de HVAC deben recibir servicio de mantenimiento por lo menos una vez al año? Este curso está diseñado para que los estudiantes aprendan los componentes, el ciclo de la bomba de calor, servicio, teoría, controles, búsqueda y solución de problemas e interpretación de los diagramas eléctricos de la bomba de calor.

Usted debe traer sus propias herramientas, materiales y usar ropa de seguridad, guantes, zapatos y gafas en la clase.

Al finalizar el curso, usted será elegible para tomar el examen de certificación de la bomba de calor. Hay un cargo adicional para el examen de $15.00 pagadero solamente con tarjeta de crédito/debito. Los estudiantes deben llegar a tiempo el día del examen. A los estudiantes que lleguen tarde, no se les permitirá ingresar en el aula una vez que el examen haya iniciado. No se ofrecerán fechas extras de examen.

Prerequisito: Curso de Calefacción y Aire acondicionado (AHR-3131B2) o experiencia similar.
Course Objectives
  1. Know basic operation, installation and service of heat pump systems
Outline of Instruction
  1. Principles of Operation
    2.- System Components
    3.- Airflow
    4.- Defrost Methods
    5.- Balance Point
    6.- Secondary Heat
    7.- Electrical Control Wiring
    8.- Refrigerant Piping
    9.- System Installation
    10.- Refrigerant Evacuation and Charging
    11.- Preventive Maintenance
    12.- Troubleshooting
    13.- Dual-Fuel Systems
    14.- Geothermal Systems
Contact Hours
96
CEU's
9.6
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
Yes
Certification
ESCO Institute. Heat Pump Employment Ready Certification
Website URL
https://www.escogroup.org/certifications/employmentready.aspx
Certification Learning Outcomes/Requirements
  1. Components
    2.- Controls
    3.- Heat Pump Cycle
    4.- Heat Pump Service
    5.- Heat Pump Theory
    6.- Heat Pump Troubleshooting
    7.- Interpreting Heat Pump Schematics
CE to CU Articulation
No
Prerequisites
Heating and Air Conditioning Course (AHR-3131B2)
Text and Supplies Needed
Heat Pump Operation, Installation, Service. ISBN: 1-930044-29-1
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
HVAC Lab
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 90% or above
  2. Participation
  3. Successful completion of this course requires 90% attendance and satisfactory class participation (i.e. be able to demonstrate proficiency in all concepts taught). Students with irregular attendance, less than 90% attendance, or who are unable to demonstrate competency will receive a grade of NG (no grade)
  4. Students must arrive on time on testing day. Students will not be allowed into the classroom after the test begins. NO makeup testing dates will be offered
  5. Lab exercises, when applicable, are due on the date assigned by the instructor. Late assignments may be accepted only at the instructor’s discretion
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Heating and Air Conditioning (HVAC).- Course AHR-3131B2
Intended Audience
Students interested in an entry-level employment as a technician in an HVAC company.
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
HVAC Technician
Wake County Need for Industry Positions
Yes
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
  • HVAC Helper
Related Courses
  • Heating and Air Conditioning (HVAC) - AHR-3131A2
  • EPA Refrigerant Rec/Recyc Exam Prep - AHR-3128A3
Course Contact Information
Vocational Training Department
919-866-7221