Install or repair heating, central air conditioning, HVAC, or refrigeration systems, including oil burners, hot-air furnaces, and heating stoves.
On the job, you would:
- Test electrical circuits or components for continuity, using electrical test equipment.
- Repair or replace defective equipment, components, or wiring.
- Discuss heating or cooling system malfunctions with users to isolate problems or to verify that repairs corrected malfunctions.
If a career in HVAC seems interesting to you Monroe Career and Technical Institute offers The Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC) Program. The Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC) Program is an instructional program that combines classroom and practical learning experiences. This Program prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to install, repair and maintain commercial and domestic heating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems. Instruction includes theory and application of basic principles involved in conditioning of air (cooling and heating); filtering and controlling humidity; operating characteristics of various units and parts; blueprint reading; use of technical reference manuals; the diagnosis of malfunctions; overhaul, repair and adjustment of units and parts such as pumps, compressors, valves, springs and connections; and repair of electric/electronic and pneumatic control systems. This Program is certified by the National Center for Construction Education and Research.
For more information on MCTI’s HVAC Program check out: https://www.monroecti.org/Domain/136
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