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HEATING, VENTILATION, AIR CONDITIONING AND REFRIGERATION/ENERGY
CONTINUING EDUCATION CERTIFICATE

Achieve an industry accepted Basic HVAC Certificate with just 5 classes.

REQUIRED COURSES:
• HVAC Safety, Tools, and Methods
• Fundamentals of Refrigeration
• Comfort Cooling Systems
• Heating Systems
• Basic HVAC Electricity

To earn an Advanced Certificate: Basic HVAC Certificate plus…
• Residential Load Calculations
• Advanced HVAC Electricity
• Tech. Blueprints and Schematics
• Construction Safety and Health
• EPA Refrigerant Certification


VOA 656
Advanced HVAC Electricity

Explore motors, controls, and other electrical devices as applied in air conditioning and refrigeration equipment; discuss controls and circuits for heat pumps and reading and interpretation of more complex electrical schematic diagrams for a variety of applications. Designed for students in air conditioning and refrigeration and related programs. Prerequisite: Basic HVAC Electricity (VOA 654) or consent of the instructor.
Total Cost: $459 (Tuition: $318 Fees: $141)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

32010 M/W(15) 10/20-12/8 9am-12pm DC

31915 T/R(15) 10/21-12/9 5:45-8:40pm CC

VOA 631
Alternative and Renewable Energy Sources

Gain an overview of solar energy, wind power, hydropower, fuel cells, biomass, and alternative transportation options. Learn the principles of solar home design/hot water/heating/cooling for new and existing construction. Assess the viability of a wind power, hydropower or biomass system for a given site and study the impact of government regulations on the use of renewable energies; investigate the potential of renewable energy technologies to help solve environmental and economic problems within society. Prerequisites: VOC 953, VOC 952, VOA 654 or approval of program coordinator.
Total Cost: $459 (Tuition: $318 Fees: $141)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

31963 M/W(15) 10/20-12/8 5:45-9:05pm CC

VOA 970
Basic HVAC Electricity

Learn A.C. and D.C. circuit fundamentals, wiring and wiring principles, and National Electric Code Book use. Topics to be covered include wiring and construction principles; commercial, industrial, and residential wiring; the purpose and use of the National Electric Code; and the “how's and why's” of basic wiring and construction.
Total Cost: $654 (Tuition: $447 Fees: $207)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

31933 M/W(12) 8/27-10/13 9am-1:20pm DC

31932 T/R(12) 8/28-10/14 5:45-9:30pm CC

VOC 953
Comfort Cooling Systems

Apply the theory and principles of refrigeration to comfort cooling systems and learn the proper use of electric heat pumps in residential and light commercial applications. Also describes the regulations and procedures that apply to refrigerant recovery, recycling and reclaiming and offers hands-on laboratory work in recovery and troubleshooting. Prerequisite: VOA 975 and VOA 970.
Total Cost: $459 (Tuition: $318 Fees: $141)
CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

31931 T/R(14) 8/28-10/14 8:30am-12:15pm CC

31921 M/W(14) 10/20-12/8 5:45-9:30pm CC

VOA 802
Commercial Control Systems

Learn about commercial control systems in the areas of electronic controls, pneumatic controls and direct digital control (DDC) systems as each applies to a Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) system. Topics to be covered include system components, writing diagrams, calibration and sequences of operation, problem analysis and troubleshooting and installation methods. Prerequisites: VOA 339 or AIRC 205, VOA 338 or AIRC 210, VOA 613 or ELEI 201 and VOA 654 or ELEI 101 or approval of program coordinator.
Total Cost: $459 (Tuition: $318 Fees: $141)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

31795 M/W(15) 10/20-12/8 9-11:55am CC

VOA 859
Commercial Refrigeration Systems

Learn the methods and procedures used to analyze and diagnose problems with ice machines, reach-in coolers and freezers, and walk-in coolers and freezers. Emphasis is placed on light commercial type equipment. Students practice diagnostics through simulation and hands-on practice. Prerequisites: VOA 969, VOA 970, VOC 953, and VOA 656 or approval of program coordinator.
Total Cost: $459 (Tuition: $318 Fees: $141)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

31962 M/W(14) 8/27-10/13 5:45-8:50pm CC

VOA 975
Fundamentals of Refrigeration

Gain an introduction to the compression refrigeration cycle, common refrigerants and their application, and the theory of heat transfer as related to the refrigeration process. Learn to evaluate system performance, use tools and equipment for service, and follow installation procedures such as charging, evacuating, and leak detection. Prerequisites: sufficient math, English and reading skills.
Total Cost: $459 (Tuition: $318 Fees: $141)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

31926 M/W(12) 8/27-10/13 8:30am-12:45pm CC

31927 T/R(14) 8/28-10/14 5:45-pm-9:30pm CC

31917 M/W(15) 10/20-12/8 1:15-5pm CC

VOA 985
Heating Systems

Learn the basic principles of heating and heating systems, with a focus on gas fired and oil fired warm air furnaces. Topics to be covered include the three methods of heat transfer; combustion and the by-products of combustion; fuel used in heating; forced-airfurnaces; monitoring and measuring manifold pressure on a gas furnace; major components of an oil furnace; components of an electric furnace; and performing basic preventative procedures.
Total Cost: $459 (Tuition: $318 Fees:$141)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

31929 M/W(12) 8/27-10/13 5:45-10pm CC

31918 T/R(12) 10/21-12/9 8-11:45am CC

VOA 969
HVAC Safety, Tools, and Methods

Learn about identifying and using the special tools of the HVACR trade involved with basic shop practices. Topics to be covered include hand tools and machines; fittings and components; duct installation; tubing, piping, and fittings; threading pipe; and drill press and post grinder.
Total Cost: $459 (Tuition: $318 Fees: $141)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

31961 T/R(14) 8/28-10/14 1-4:45pm DC

31959 T/R(14) 8/28-10/14 5:45-9:30pm DC

32009 T/R(14) 10/21-12/9 5:45-9:30pm CC

31960 T/R(14) 10/21-12/9 1:15-5pm CC

VOA 954
Preparation for Maryland Stationary Engineers License (4th & 5th Grade License)

Learn the fundamentals of low pressure boiler systems and the related plant equipment. Topics to be covered include boiler safety, math, boiler operation principles and boiler accessories, combustion and computer-assisted combustion controls, water chemistry and treatment, and basic electrical boiler controls.
Total Cost: $859 (Tuition: $200 Fees: $659)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

32255 M/W(21) 9/15-11/24 6-8:30pm CC

VOC 044
Preparation for Refrigerant Recovery Certification

Learn about the regulations, procedures and equipment that apply to refrigerant recovery, reclaiming and recycling in accordance with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) certification standards. Cost does not include text and materials.
Total Cost: $130 (Tuition: $73 Fees: $57)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

31924 M/T/W(3) 12/8-10 5:45-9:05pm CC

VOC 991
Refrigerant Recovery Certification Test

This test is a co-requisite with VOC044.
Total Cost: $50 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $50)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

31923 R(1) 12/11 5:45-9pm CC

VOC 992
Refrigerant Recovery Certification Test

This test is for students who only need to take the certification test and who are not currently enrolled in VOC 044.
Total Cost: $50 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $50)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30612 R(1) 7/17 1-4:20pm CC

VOA 653
Residential Load Calculations & Air Distribution

Learn to calculate heat losses and gains (loads) for residential applications using ACCA's manual J and computer software program, which describes how to select the proper heating and cooling equipment for maximum comfort and energy efficiency. Topics include conditions for load analysis, compiling data for load analysis, construction materials, R-factors and U-values, and heat transfer multipliers. Prerequisites: Fundamentals of Refrigeration VOA 954; MATH 105 or MATH 103; and CINS 102 or CIS 101.
Total Cost: $459 (Tuition: $318 Fees: $141)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

31964 M/W(15) 10/20-12/8 1-4pm CC

Updated 7/15/2014

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