40 Hours 32 hrs hands-on. 8 hours of online training/testing.
1 year online access to online training tools. Includes EPA Test.
February 3 - February 19
Week 1: Mon/Wed/Fri. 8am - 12pm
Week 2: Tues/Thurs 8am - 12pm
Week 3: Mon/Wed 8am - 12pm Final Class: Wed 2/19: 8am - 4pm
February 24 - February 27
Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs 8am - 4pm
March 9 - March 12
Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs. 8am - 4pm
Final Class: Tuesday, March 12: 8am - 4pm
March 23 - March 31
Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri. 8am - 12pm
Final Class: Tuesday, March 31: 8am - 4pm
April 13 - April 16
Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs. 8am - 4pm
Final Class: Thurs 4/16: 8am-4pm
April 27 - April 30
Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs. 8am to 4pm
Final Class: Thurs 4/30: 8am - 4pm

Multi-Family HVAC Skills – Air Conditioning (Level 1)

What NTA Offers:

  • State of the art interactive learning facility
  • Custom education for Multi-family management companies
  • Live work stations
  • Lab training –practice what is learned
  • Progress reports to managers
  • Hands-on homework that will be reviewed in class

This is Part 1 of a 2-Part Study. Part 1 focuses on Air Conditioning.

Class 1: Orientation and Expectations

  • Expectations: Dress code, what to bring, participation
  • Tool inventory: Each student will be required to bring the appropriate tools to class. We will do an inventory of each student’s tools along with a brief description of how and why they are used.
  • Safety: Lab tour and first aid station location and types of hazards (Safety glasses will be available)

Class 2: Basic Electricity Part 1

  • Understanding wiring diagrams and air conditioning
  • Basic circuits: Parallel and series
  •  A/C components: relays, pressure switches, contactors, relays, capacitors
  • Troubleshooting compressors
  • About condenser motors
  • Lab skills: Practice using a voltage meter to practice troubleshooting methods

Class 3: Refrigerant

  • Types of refrigerants
  • How refrigerants work
  • Air conditioning cycle
  • Lab skills: Practice using a manifold

Class 4: Charging

  • Understanding pressure temperature and superheat charts
  • What is superheat and sub-cooling
  • Lab skills: Practice superheat charging on a live equipment

Class 5: Troubleshooting

  • How to troubleshoot an air conditioner with a manifold, voltmeter and a thermometer
  • How to check proper airflow
  • Lab skills: Practice all the troubleshooting procedure on a live unit

Class 6: Maintenance

  • Types of chemicals used in hvac industry and how to use them safely and effectively
  • Types of air filters: Why we use them and what happens if we don’t
  • Lab: Practice proper cleaning procedures on live equipment

Class 7: Final

  • Overview
  • Test Written and Lab