Air Conditioning Repair Specialist, TCC (ACY1) (470201) Technical Certificate of Credit
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.
Advisor: A Program Advisor should be consulted prior to enrolling in any course. An advisor will be assigned by admissions.
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.
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|AIRC 1005Refrigeration Fundamentals
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 1030HVACR Electrical Fundamentals
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 1040HVACR Electrical Motors
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 1070Gas Heat
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 1080Heat Pumps and Related Systems
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.
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Southern Regional Technical College. (2022). 2022-2023 College Catalog and Student Handbook
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