Electro-Mechanical Technologies Training Courses

Fundamentals of Electricity

HVE 100

100 Contact Hours
90 Lecture Hours
10 Lab Hours
4.0 Credit Hours

This introductory electrician course provides students an introduction to electrical concepts and theories used in the air conditioning and electrical industry. Topics include: A/C theory, electrical distribution systems, motors, voltage circuits, wiring diagrams, low voltage controls, and safety.


Fundamentals of Solar

HVE 110

100 Contact Hours
60 Lecture Hours
40 Lab Hours
4.0 Credit Hours

This module provides an overview of photovoltaic (PV) science and an introduction to the fundamentals of solar energy. Through a combination of lecture, problem solving and hands-on lab exercises, students will learn the concepts and processes of photovoltaic systems, including their design and installation. The module covers the scope of solar energy systems’ conceptual, mechanical and electrical design, with an emphasis on wiring and electrical issues.


Electrical Wiring – Residential

HVE 120

100 Contact Hours
60 Lecture Hours
40 Lab Hours
4.0 Credit Hours

This introductory course familiarizes students to the fundamentals of the National Electric Code. Topics include: codebook format and topics, basic electrical principles related to the NEC, electric power and circuits, electric motors, and air conditioning systems in residential structures.


Electrical Wiring – Commercial

HVE 130

100 Contact Hours
60 Lecture Hours
40 Lab Hours
4.0 Credit Hours

This introductory course familiarizes students to the fundamentals of the National Electric Code. Topics include: codebook format and topics, basic electrical principles related to the NEC, electric power and circuits, electric motors, and air conditioning systems in commercial structures.


Fundamentals of Refrigeration

HVR 100

100 Contact Hours
90 Lecture Hours
10 Lab Hours
4.0 Credit Hours

This introductory course familiarizes students to the fundamentals of refrigeration. Topics include: laws of thermodynamics, pressure and temperature relationships, tools of the trade, refrigeration cycle, refrigerant management and safety.


Comfort Systems – Residential

HVR 110

100 Contact Hours
60 Lecture Hours
40 Lab Hours
4.0 Credit Hours

This advanced course provides students insight into the installation and servicing of residential comfort systems. Topics include: installation procedures, service, split-systems, electrical components, geothermal ground source energy supplies, dual fuel, valves, and safety.


Comfort Systems – Commercial

HVR 120

100 Contact Hours
60 Lecture Hours
40 Lab Hours
4.0 Credit Hours

This advanced course provides students insight into the installation and servicing of commercial comfort systems. Topics include: hydronic systems, chilled water systems, package units, cooling towers, accessories, and safety.


Refrigeration Systems and Practices

HVR 130

100 Contact Hours
60 Lecture Hours
40 Lab Hours
4.0 Credit Hours

This introductory course introduces students to refrigeration components, equipment, and systems. Students learn skills that support the installation, testing, and servicing of a refrigeration system. Topics include: piping, tubing, brazing, soldering, welding, troubleshooting, component identification and safety.


Advanced Troubleshooting

HVR 200

100 Contact Hours
70 Lecture Hours
30 Lab Hours
4.0 Credit Hours

This advanced course familiarizes students to the refrigeration systems and practices. Topics include: fundamental troubleshooting, troubleshooting electric heat, plotting the refrigeration cycle, troubleshooting split air conditioning systems, and troubleshooting heat pump systems.