Air Conditioning Repair Specialist, TCC (ACY1) (470201)  Technical Certificate of Credit

Campus Locations: Thomasville, Moultrie (Industrial Drive)

The Air Conditioning Repair Specialist Technical Certificate of Credit is a series of courses designed to prepare students for positions in the maintenance and repair of air conditioning systems. A combination of theory and practical application provide for the necessary skills to support industry requirements.

Length of Program: Two (2) Semesters

Entrance Date: Beginning of each semester.

Entrance Requirements: Refer to Admission criteria. Click for Entrance Score Requirements.

Age: Applicant must be 16 years of age or older.

Education: An applicant must be a high school graduate or the equivalent (GED). College transcripts will be evaluated on an individual basis.

Program Final Exit Point: Air Conditioning Repair Specialist, Technical Certificate of Credit.

Credits Required for Graduation: 20 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation.

Note: Credits from this program may be applied to a degree or a diploma program.

Additional Costs: HVAC Excellence Ready/Exit Exams; AIRC 1070 Gas Heat $15.00, EPA 608 Exam $25.00, and AIRC 1080 Heat Pump $15.00.

Books: $152.00
Fees: $301.00
Tuition: $400.00
Total: $853.00
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Curriculum Outline (20 hours)
1: Occupational Courses 20
AIRC 1005

Introduces the basic concepts, theories, and safety regulations and procedures of refrigeration. Topics include an introduction to OSHA, safety, first aid, laws of thermodynamics, pressure and temperature relationships, heat transfer, the refrigerant cycle, refrigerant identification, and types of AC systems.

AIRC 1030

This course provides an introduction to fundamental electrical concepts and theories as applied to the air conditioning industry. Topics include AC and DC theory, electric meters, electrical diagrams, distribution systems, electrical panels, voltage circuits, code requirements, and safety.

AIRC 1040

Co-requisite(s): AIRC 1030 This course provides the student with the skills and knowledge necessary for application and service of electric motors commonly used by the refrigeration and air conditioning industry. Topics include diagnostic techniques, capacitors, installation procedures, types of electric motors, electric motor service, and safety.

AIRC 1070

Co-requisite(s): AIRC 1030 This course introduces principles of combustion, installation and service requirements for gas heating systems. Topics include: installation, servicing procedures, electrical controls, piping, gas valves, venting, code requirements, principles of combustion, and safety.

AIRC 1080

Co-requisite(s): AIRC 1010, AIRC 1030 This course provides instruction on the principles, applications, and operation of a residential heat pump system. Topics include installation and servicing procedures, electrical components, geothermal ground source energy supplies, dual fuel, reversing valves, and troubleshooting techniques.

Program Chair

Air Conditioning Technology Program Chair
School of Industrial Technology

361 Industrial Drive, Moultrie, GA 31788
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