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Facilities Maintenance HVAC Course 1

Course Goals and Outcomes

Facilities Maintenance HVAC Course 1 is a great option for those looking for foundational positions in the heating and cooling Industry or Facilities Maintenance. Those who complete this course will be US/EPA Section 608 certified and may perform foundational jobs such as a HVAC/R or Facilities Maintenance technician.

How It Works

This 24-week (6 month) course is a 480 hour training program that is broken down into 50 percent classroom instruction time and 50 percent hands-on learning experiences. Students who participate in this course receive grades based on individual and group projects and attendance. This course will aid in the preparation for the participant’s US/EPA and R410A certification tests and provides greater opportunities for future employment.

Learning The Trade

Course Overview

This program focuses on key areas and principles of HVAC, electrical and plumbing: residential and light commercial electrical and refrigeration system operation and troubleshooting, climate control systems, residential and light commercial plumbing, solar panel installation and a basic overview of system applications. We break this course down into six sections.

HVAC training allows you to invest in a better future for yourself. Call our office today and ask for more information. We have all the information you need to make an informed decision, and our experts will help you understand post-course potential employment opportunities.

DeHart Technical School offers flexible instruction times, because many of our students work while attending. The following course times are available:

  • Mon-Fri: 7:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  • Mon-Fri: 12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Mon-Fri: 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Facilities Maintenance HVAC Course 1 - Details

101: Electrical and Solar Applications

This section will cover safety, tools and soft skills, electrical and meters, solar system integration and codes, solar operations and solar panel installation.

102: Refrigeration Practices, Brazing, and EPA 608

This section will cover refrigeration, heat transfer, thermal law, superheat, subcooling, brazing, recovery, vacuum, charging, review for the EPA test and EPA testing.

103: Wiring Diagrams and Troubleshooting

This section will cover electrical motors, loads and controls, wiring diagrams, ladder and pictorial troubleshooting.

104: Gas & Electric Heating

This section will cover UPC code, safety, sizing and operation, flue, combustion air, gas, basic heating operation, controls and safeties, wiring diagrams and troubleshooting, and water heater operation.

105: Residential & Light Commercial Electrical

This section will cover facility electrical safety, facility electrical and NEC code (article 200).

106: Residential & Light Commercial Plumbing

This section will cover facility plumbing safety, water heaters, understanding plastic and copper piping, beginning basic cast iron pipe, understanding brazing, flaring and swaging copper tubing, and sweating and fitting copper tubing.

Course 2

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Enrolling students from the following California cities, and others, in the Central Valley:
Modesto, Turlock, Tracy, Oakdale, Riverbank, Stockton, Patterson, Ripon, Lodi, Manteca and Merced.

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DeHart Technical School
311 Bitritto Way, Suite C
Modesto, California 95356
Phone: (209) 497-6105