Appliance Technology Classes

NEW APPLIANCE AND HVACR STUDENTS ENROLLING FALL 2018 SHOULD ENROLL FOR THE FOLLOWING CLASSES:

FALL 2018

HVACR (ACREF)

 

 ACREF-078 SECTION 2940 - HVAC LOAD CALCULATION AND DUCT DESIGN -

1.5 UNITS

This will be an 8 week course - 8/27 - 10/7   Monday and Wednesday from 6:40 p.m.- 9:50 p.m.

Students will learn how to design a residential or light commercial heating and air conditioning system from the ground up using Wrightsoft's Right Suiteā„¢ software.  Participants will learn how to accurately calculate heating and cooling loads for proper sizing of equipment, select the right equipment for the loads and correctly design and size a duct system.

ACREF-075 SECTION 2943 - HVAC TECHNICIAN H1A HEATING TECHNOLOGY -

2 UNITS

This will be an 8 week course - 10/22 - 12/13   Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 6:40 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

Are you interested in being able to diagnosis and repair a heating system for your home, apartment management or small business?  This is an introductory course in the theory, operation, and maintenance of natural gas heating systems used in residential and small commercial heating installations.  It includes the properties of fuel gases, gas combustion, furnace operation, pilot and ignition device, and troubleshooting and maintenance of systems.  The class will be hands-on, with emphasis on using tools and equipment to diagnose and repair the systems according to standards, regulations, and best practices.  This course would be good for someone wanting to build a strong HVAC/R background as an apartment manager or a home repair professional, or someone who wants to know more about their own HVAC/R system.
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APPLIANCE SERVICE TECHNOLOGY (APPLI)

 

Pick your lecture class AND then pick any lab class that fits your schedule

Lecture classes: 

APPLI-016 SECTION 2942 ADVANCED ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES II-

4 UNITS

Don't let the "Advanced" title stop you.  All levels are welcome in this class.

This is a 16 week course on Monday and Wednesday mornings from 8:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m. starting 8/27

This course is designed for students majoring in the Appliance Repair Program or anyone wanting to acquire appliance theory and diagnostic skills.  If you are interested in starting a new career working with technology or electro-mechanics, and if you like to work independently and find satisfaction in helping people, you should try this program.  You will get the foundation and technical training you need to enter the appliance repair field.  The course focuses on theory and practice in the diagnosis and repair of major brands of washers, dryers, ranges, dishwashers and electrical troubleshooting, maintenance, service techniques and computer aided instruction.  This is part of the Appliance Technician II certificate which is designed for day students.

APPLI-024  SECTION 2959  ADVANCED REFRIGERATION TECH I -3 UNITS
Don't let the "Advanced" title stop you. All levels are welcome in this class.
This is a 16 week course on Tuesday Evenings from 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. starting 8/28

Are you interested in starting a new career working with technology and refrigeration products?  Do you like to work independently and find satisfaction in helping people?  This course is designed for students wanting to acquire refrigeration theory and develop diagnostic skills.  You will learn how to repair high tech refrigeration units using the latest technology and computer simulation.  EPA materials will be presented and universal certification testing will be provided.  Servicing of standard type compressor systems, variable speed compressors and troubleshooting electrical/electronic circuits are the major content of this course. Special emphasis will be given to understanding new mechanical systems and electronic parts used in today's modern refrigeration systems.  Proper use of test equipment will be covered in troubleshooting and diagnosing of refrigeration units.  Material that is covered in lecture will be put into practice in the accompanying lab/shop practice class.

STUDENTS ENROLLING IN APPLIANCE LECTURE SHOULD PICK 1 LAB FOR EACH LECTURE CLASS:

Pick the lab class(es) that fit your schedule.

Monday - 10:40 a.m. - 1:50 p.m.

Wednesday - 10:40 a.m. - 1:50 p.m.

Thursday - 2:20 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. or 6:00 p.m. - 9:10 p.m.

Friday -  8:00 a.m. - 11:10 a.m. or 11:20 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Question about these classes?  

 Contact Debra Winckler   925-473-7737  dwinckler@losmedanos.edu