HVAC Technician Fundamentals

Hours: 80 / Access Length: 12 Months
Retail Price: $1,295.00

Course Overview:

High-quality online training developed by leading HVACR experts that truly develops your core technical skills and advances your industry knowledge.  You want to be among the best HVACR professionals in the industry. You know that ongoing training is essential to developing your core technical skills and advancing your industry knowledge.  All of the courses are North American Technician Excellence (NATE) recognized, providing technicians with the opportunity to earn continuing education hours in addition to continuing education units.

Course Outline:

  • Alternating Current: Reactance, Impedance and Power Factor+B4:B3B4:B37
  • Basic Structure of Matter
  • Basic System Operation
  • Circuit Protection Devices: Fuses
  • Circuit Protection: Circuit Breakers and Overload Protection
  • Compression Cycle I
  • Compression Cycle II
  • Electrical Safety
  • Electronics—History and Concepts
  • Fan Safety
  • Fire Safety
  • Fundamentals of Alternating Current
  • Gas Laws I
  • Gas Laws II
  • Heat Energy
  • Ladders, Scaffolds, and Lifts
  • Magnetic Attraction, Repulsion, and Shielding
  • Magnetism and Transformers
  • Material Handling
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Pressure-Temperature Relationships
  • Refrigerant Properties
  • Refrigerant Tables
  • Refrigerant Usage Certification
  • Relays, Contactors and Starters
  • Series Circuits, Parallel Circuits, and Power
  • Soldering, Brazing and Welding
  • Terminology and Units of Measurement
  • Tools and Test Instruments
  • Transformers
  • Type I: Small Appliances
  • Type II: High-Pressure Systems
  • Type III: Low-Pressure Systems
  • Understanding Electrical Schematics

System Requirements:

System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended for the best experience.
Hardware Requirements:
  • CPU: 1 GHz or higher
  • RAM: 2 GB or higher
  • Resolution: 1280 x 720 or higher
  • Speakers / Headphones
  • Microphone (Webinar / Live Online sessions)
Operating System Requirements:
  • Microsoft Windows 7 or 10 (Home, Pro)
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • Latest Chrome OS
  • Latest Linux Distributions

NOTE: While we understand that our courses can be viewed on Android and iPhone devices, we do not recommend the use of these devices for our courses. The size of these devices do not provide a good learning environment for students taking online or live online based courses.

Web Browser Requirements:
  • Latest Google Chrome is recommended for the best experience.
  • Latest Mozilla FireFox
  • Latest Microsoft Edge
  • Latest Apple Safari
Basic Software Requirements (These are recommendations of software to use):
  • Office suite software (Microsoft Office, OpenOffice, or LibreOffice)
  • PDF reader program (Adobe Reader, FoxIt)
  • Courses may require other software that is denoted in the above course outline.

** The course outlines displayed on this website are subject to change at any time without prior notice. **