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Basic Air Conditioning Concepts & Refrigeration Certification

Working on an air conditioner This course will introduce the basic refrigeration, electrical, and mechanical concepts of air conditioning systems and the process and procedures for successful completion in obtaining EPA Section 608 Refrigerant Certification through North Carolina State Board of Refrigeration Examiners.  Topics will include terminology, safety, and identification and function of components; tools and intruments and equipment used in air conditioning systems as well as electrical and mechanical devices often used in air conditioning systems.  Students will be able to identify laws and regulations required by EPA for recovery, recycle and reclaiming refrigerants.  Upon completion, students should be able to have skills necessary for an entry-level position as an Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Technician Assistant.  Certification exam fee is included in registration cost.  No book is required. All handouts will be given in class by the Instructor.  Instructor is Jody Lail.


Day DatesTimeLocation Room NumberCost
Tuesdays & Thursdays January 14 - February 20, 2014 6-9 pm VSL 203-B $150

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2550 US HIGHWAY 70 SE • HICKORY, NC • 28602-8302 • 828.327.7000
Updated 06.17.2014: Content Editor