Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC) Technician - CPD Accredited

CPD Accredited Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC) Technician Course | Full Tutor Support |No hidden fees

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4 Hours
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12 Months
2 CPD points / hours
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Take steps to become a fully qualified HVAC Technician and gain the skills and credentials to fast track your career with the Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC) Technician course. This introductory training course covers HVAC systems in detail, from air conditioning compressors to the AC refrigeration cycle.

You will also learn about duct systems and how HVAC control systems work, with step-by-step guidance. Gain in-depth technical skills and learn from the experts on topics such as standards of installation, health and safety, and electrical principles.

On course completion, you will have an in-depth understanding of your career opportunities in this field and will be equipped with the practical skills and knowledge required for the building services industry. Get qualified online and kickstart an exciting career today.

Highlights of The Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC) Technician Course

  • Gain a comprehensive knowledge of how HVAC systems function
  • Understand the methods for humidity, temperature, air volume & pressure control
  • Learn how psychometrics can be used to predict changes in the environment
  • Familiarise with the different stages of the AC refrigeration cycle
  • Have solid knowledge of the different types of refrigeration systems
  • Get an overview of the components of air conditioning compressors
  • Be trained on how to check oil pressure, lubricate compressors and much more
  • Expand your knowledge of duct systems, health & safety, and HVAC piping

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Course Curriculum

We’ve taken this comprehensive Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC) Technician Course and broken it down into 10 manageable units which we believe will assist you to easily grasp each concept – from the fundamental to the most advanced aspects of this skills. It really is a sure pathway to success.

This course is designed with the following modules:

Module 01: Introduction to HVAC

  • Brief History of HVAC
  • Scope of Modern HVAC
  • Air-Conditioning Processes
  • Defining Air-Conditioning
  • What is your System to Achieve?
  • Environment for Human Comfort
  • Attributes of the Space Influencing Comfort
  • Characteristics of the Individual that Influence Comfort
  • Clothing and Activity as a Function of Individual Comfort

Module 02: HVAC System

  • HVAC System Control Functions
  • Approaches to Humidity Control
  • Methods of Temperature Control
  • Methods of Air Volume Control
  • Air System Pressure Control
  • Air Distribution Control
  • Air-quality Control Methods
  • HVAC System Classifications
  • Basic Control Functions
  • All-Air Systems
  • Air-Water Terminal Systems
  • All-Water Terminal Systems
  • Packaged Terminal Systems

Module 03: Psychrometrics Analysis

  • Psychrometric Chart
  • Temperatures
  • Specific Volume and Density
  • Enthalpy
  • Sensible Heat Ratio
  • Moisture Content (Specific Humidity)
  • Relative Humidity
  • Vapour Pressure
  • Standard Air Dot
  • HVAC Processes on the Psychrometric Chart

Module 04: Air Conditioning System

  • Air Conditioning Systems
  • Heat and Fluid Flow Calculations for Air Conditioning Systems
  • The AC Refrigeration Cycle
  • Airflow
  • Air Conditioning Components: Vapour-Compression System
  • Evaporators
  • Condensers
  • Metering Devices
  • Unitary Systems
  • Air Conditioner

Module 05: Refrigeration System and Refrigerant

  • Historical Development
  • Structure of Matter
  • Elements of Refrigeration
  • Atom
  • Properties of Matter
  • Different kind of Pressure
  • Compression ratio
  • Temperature and Heat
  • Refrigeration Systems
  • Different kinds of Refrigerants

Module 06: Types and Components of Compressors

  • Types of Air Conditioning Compressors
  • Reciprocating Compressors
  • Types of Drive
  • Types of Piston
  • Valve Construction
  • Method of Lubrication
  • Capacity Control
  • Rotary Compressors
  • Screw Compressors
  • Centrifugal Compressors

Module 07: Water Chillers

  • Water Chillers
  • Centrifugal Water Chillers
  • Centrifugal Water Chiller Operation
  • Chilled Water Temperature Control System
  • Compressor Lubrication
  • Motor Cooling
  • Chiller Start-Up and Shutdown
  • Condensing Pressure and Temperature
  • Evaporator Pressure and Temperature
  • Oil Pressure
  • Safety Controls
  • Central Chiller Optimization
  • Central Chiller Plants
  • System Design
  • Plant Maintenance and Operation
  • Compressors and Motors
  • Pumps and Motors
  • Fans and Motors
  • Condensers and Cooling Towers
  • Plant Retrofit

Module 08: Variable Air Volume Systems (VAV)

  • Types of VAV Systems
  • Balancing Pressure Independent Systems
  • Balancing Pressure Dependent Systems
  • Combination Systems
  • Variable Primary/Variable Secondary (Master/Slave Units)
  • VAV Troubleshooting Guidelines

Module 09: Piping in HVAC

  • Hydronic Systems
  • Water Piping Design (DSC-IBM-123)
  • Water Piping Design (Version 1.0)
  • Steam Systems
  • DX Piping Design (Version 1.0)
  • Oil Piping
  • Gas Piping
  • Gas Train Components

Module 10: Duct System in HVAC

  • Codes and Standards
  • Types of Duct Systems
  • Duct Materials
  • Supply Air Registers, Grilles, and Diffusers
  • Return Air and Exhaust Air Inlets
  • Duct Run Fittings
  • Air Supply and Venting
  • Duct Dampers
  • Damper Motors and Actuators
  • Troubleshooting Damper Motors
  • Blowers (or Fans) for Duct Systems
  • Duct System Calculations
  • Duct Heat Loss and Gain
  • Air Leakage
  • Duct Insulation
  • Equal Friction Method
  • Balancing an Air Distribution System
  • Electric Duct Heaters

How is the course assessed?

To successfully complete the course you must pass an automated, multiple-choice assessment. The assessment is delivered through our online learning platform. You will receive the results of your assessment immediately upon completion.

Will I receive a certificate of completion?

Upon successful completion, you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised professional qualification and you can choose to make your achievement formal by obtaining your PDF Certificate at a cost of £9 and Hardcopy Certificate for £15.

Who is this course for?

This introductory course is ideal for aspiring HVAC technicians and provides practical training for beginners who are new to the field. There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

Career path

On successful course completion, learners will have essential knowledge of HVAC systems and how they function, with the practical skills to pursue a career in this field. Related professions in this industry include:

  • HVAC Technician
  • Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Engineer
  • HVAC Operations Manager

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