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Course Name Troubleshooting Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Systems
Category D Course No. FM 142

Course Description This hands-on course covers the basic principles of air conditioning and refrigeration in a practical manner. The function and design of each of the major systems components is covered with an emphasis on everyday troubleshooting. Students practice evacuation, recovery and recharge procedures on operating units using state-of-the-art equipment. EPA certification testing is available.

Who Should Attend Anyone maintenance professional involved in the installation and troubleshooting of air conditioning and refrigeration equipment: mechanics, machinery maintenance mechanics and electromechanical repair technicians, facilities/building maintenance technicians.

Prerequisites None

Length 24 hours
Class Size Up to 12
CEU's Awarded 2.1

Format Hands-on Workshop. One lab station for every two participants.

Learning Objectives Participants will learn:

  • An understanding of the refrigeration cycle
  • Identification and use of major components
  • Refrigerants & refrigerant oils
  • Safe handling of procedures for refrigerants
  • Compressors
  • Evaporators and metering devices
  • Condensers and cooling towers
  • Evacuating a system
  • Control systems
  • Maintenance & troubleshooting techniques
  • Steps for diagnosing compressor problems
  • Use of diagnostic test equipment

  • Course Customization Call 1-800-777-0753 for a detailed outline or for information about tailoring this course to your specific needs.

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