HVAC

EPA REFRIGERANT CERTIFICATION 608
(Course ID: MFIT REF2)
Technicians in the air conditioning and refrigeration industries will receive training and certification needed to meet the requirements of Section 608 of the Clean Air Act. This class consists of instruction and preparation for the certification exam to be administered the same day. This course is offered only two times per year, so sign up now. Price includes study guide and test.

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EPA 608 CERTIFICATION
(Course ID: MFIT EPA1)
EPA 608 Certification is a class to teach the basics of refrigerant recovery & system evacuation procedures which will include the proper use of refrigerant gauges for R22 and R410A, proper use of a micron gauge, safety and environmental issues. EPA 608 Certification will conclude with a review of material for the EPA 608 and R410 certification tests and culminate in the actual test proctored and conducted through the internet during class.

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EPA REFRIGERANT CERTIFICATION R410-A
(Course ID: MFIT REF3)
Provide field service personnel with the necessary training and practical knowledge to safely perform service on systems containing R410-A and R-407C refrigerants. In addition, the class includes information on the R-22 phase-out, appropriate refrigerant and oil applications, service techniques, and safe handling of R-410A. The course includes the R-410A Safety Certification exam.

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FUNDAMENTALS OF AIR CONDITIONING
(Course ID: MFIT FAC1)
Federal regulations require that anyone who works with regulated refrigerants be certified. This is a preparation course for the ESCO EPA608 Certification. Topics that will be covered are temperature/pressure, the refrigeration cycle, systems, compressors, condensers, evaporators metering devices, and electrical & refrigerant controls. Other topics covered will be refrigerant characteristics, oils, and piping, system dehydration, charging and recovery, recycling and reclamation, installation procedures, heat pumps, and troubleshooting.

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HEATING FUNDAMENTALS
(Course ID: MFIT HFU1)
Introduces fundamentals applicable to the heating phase of air conditioning. Includes types of units, parts, basic controls, functions, and applications. Emphasizes practices, tool and meter use, temperature measurement, heat flow, the combustion process and piping installation practices. Covers the basic sequence of operation for gas, oil and electric furnaces.

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HEAT AND AC
(Course ID: MFIT HVC2)
Understand your furnace and AC. Follow basic discussion on thermostats, furnace operation and AC operation. Pick up some maintenance tips and diagnose common operational problems and what to do. Get hands on practical knowledge choosing and changing thermostats, transformers, motors and contactors.

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HVAC CODES
(Course ID: MFIT HVC8)
Study of state and local codes covering installation, repair, alteration, relocation, replacement and erection of heating, ventilation, cooling and refrigeration systems. Includes job-related costs of material and equipment, labor, warranty, taxes, permits and subcontracts. Students will estimate service and maintenance contracts.

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HVAC FUNDAMENTALS
(Course ID: MFIT HVC1)
This course is designed to be a preparatory offering for individuals with little or no experience in the HVAC industry. The class is divided evenly between classroom instruction and hands-on lab experience. The classroom instruction focuses on basic electricity and troubleshooting for air conditioners, heat pumps and furnaces. Other topics included in the course are the concepts of refrigeration, refrigerant recovery, how to properly charge a system, and other information necessary for the federally required EPA 608 certification. Instruction is also provided for basic maintenance with HVAC equipment and soldering copper pipe and fittings. An equal amount of time is provided in the HVAC lab for applying the classroom concepts on real equipment.

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MARKETABLE MECHANICAL AND ELECTRICAL SKILLS -HVAC
(Course ID: MFIT HVAC4)
This is a comprehensive HVAC course covering a wide variety of subjects as described in the modules below. The course includes an Introduction to the Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning Industry. Trade mathematics, and number of performance tasks required to operate functionally in the HVAC Industry.

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REFRIGERATION I
(Course ID: MFIT REF4)
Introduction to compression systems used in mechanical refrigeration including the refrigeration cycle and system components. Introduces safety procedures, proper use of tools used to install and service refrigeration equipment, refrigerant charging and recovery, system evacuation, calculating superheat and subcooling and using are refrigerant temperature/pressure chart.

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REFRIGERATION II
(Course ID: MFIT REF5)
Continues the study of air conditioning and refrigeration with further study of compressors, metering devices, system charging, refrigerant recovery, equipment installation and an introduction to troubleshooting procedures [electrical, mechanical and refrigeration]. Includes clean-up procedures following compressor burnout and analysis of how a single problem affects the rest of the system. Introduces electrical control systems and electrical motor basics as they apply to air conditioning and refrigeration including motor types, starting components, and motor troubleshooting basics.

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R-410A CERTIFICATION
(Course ID: MFIT AIR4)
Since the EPA has established the phase out of the HCFC R-22, more manufacturers are building air conditioning equipment using the HFC-410 presently marketed under the brand names of Puron, Suva 410A, and Gentron AZ-20. Product 410-A operates at substantially higher temperatures, requires different tools and equipment, and requires new safety standards when installing, repairing or retrofitting systems. Learn how to work with 410-A and get industry certified. This seminar will prepare you for the certification exam. The certification exam is included in course cost.

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WALK IN REFRIGERATION CONCEPTS
(Course ID: MFIT WRC1)
This course is designed as an introductory course for HVAC Technicians and Sales Specialists who want to learn the basics of Walk-in Refrigeration Technology.

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