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Air Conditioning Repair Specialist, TCC (ACY1)  Technical Certificate of Credit


Campus Locations: Valdosta

The Air Conditioning Repair Specialist TCC is a series of courses designed to prepare students for positions in the maintenance and repair of air conditioning systems. A combination of theory and practical application provide for the necessary skills to support industry requirements.

This program qualifies for the HOPE Career Grant.

Curriculum: The curriculum contains six courses, including refrigeration fundamentals, electrical fundamentals, electrical motors, gas heat, heat pumps, and refrigeration principles and practices.

Careers: Air Conditioning Basic Repair Technicians

Length of Program: 1 Term

Gainful Employment Information
Curriculum Outline (24 hours)
Occupational Courses 24
AIRC 1005

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 3; Lab - 3 Pre-requisite(s): None Co-requisite(s): None Introduces the basic concepts, theories, and safety regulations and procedures of refrigeration. Topics include an introduction to OSHA, safety, first aid, laws of thermodynamics, pressure and temperature relationships, heat transfer, the refrigerant cycle, refrigerant identification, and types of AC systems.

4
AIRC 1030

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 3; Lab - 3 Pre-requisite(s): None Co-requisite(s): None This course provides an introduction to fundamental electrical concepts and theories as applied to the air conditioning industry. Topics include AC and DC theory, electric meters, electrical diagrams, distribution systems, electrical panels, voltage circuits, code requirements, and safety.

4
AIRC 1040

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 3; Lab - 3 Pre-requisite(s): None Co-requisite(s): AIRC 1030 or IDFC 1011 This course provides the student with the skills and knowledge necessary for application and service of electric motors commonly used by the refrigeration and air conditioning industry. Topics include diagnostic techniques, capacitors, installation procedures, types of electric motors, electric motor service, and safety.

4
AIRC 1070

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 3; Lab - 3 Pre-requisite(s): AIRC 1030 or IDFC 1011 Co-requisite(s): None This course introduces principles of combustion and service requirements for gas heating systems. Topics include servicing procedures, electrical controls, piping, gas valves, venting, code requirements, principles of combustion, and safety.

4
AIRC 1080

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 3; Lab - 3 Pre-requisite(s): None Co-requisite(s): AIRC 1010, AIRC 1030 or IDFC 1011 This course provides instruction on the principles, applications, and operation of a residential heat pump system. Topics include installation and servicing procedures, electrical components, geothermal ground source energy supplies, dual fuel, valves, and troubleshooting techniques.

4
AIRC 1010

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 3; Lab - 3 Pre-requisite(s): None Co-requisite(s): AIRC 1005 This course introduces the student to basic refrigeration system principles and practices, and the major component parts of the refrigeration system. Topics include refrigeration tools, piping practices, service valves, leak testing, refrigerant recovery, recycling, and reclamation, evacuation, charging, and safety.

4
Faculty
Advisor

Air Conditioning Technology Program Coordinator
Valdosta Campus

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