Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration - CERT

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Contact: TIM EVANS Evanst@hutchcc.edu (620)728-8141
Department Co-Chair: JILLENE CUNNINGHAM cunninghamj@hutchcc.edu (620)665-3479
Department Co-Chair: JANET HAMILTON NEWTON Hamiltonj@hutchcc.edu (620)665-3384

For course descriptions and course prerequisites, click on the course name.

Total Credit Hours

This certificate requires 37 credit hours.

Requirements

Course Title Credits
EE106 Electrical Maintenance 3

Operation, application, maintenance and troubles in electrical equipment such as transformers, relays, motor controls and wiring with emphasis on diagnostic troubleshooting.
Pre-Reqs: ME110 Fundamentals of Motor Controls

EE203 Instruments and Measurements 3

Study of indicating instruments and electronic test equipment as applied to DC, AC and radio frequency measurements.

EE222 Industrial Electronic PLC 3

Hands-on experience in developing PLC control systems including applications, operation, PLC instructions, hardware selection, programming and troubleshooting Ladder Logic for logic and analog systems.
Pre-Reqs: ME110 Fundamentals of Motor Controls

ME110 Fundamentals of Motor Controls 3

Principles and operations of AC motor control with emphasis on maintenance, operation and utilization.
Pre-Reqs: EE203 Instruments & Measurements

ME112 Fundamentals of AC Circuits/Control 3

Electrical controls, their connections and their actions when AC is applied; study of electrical principles and practices required of service technicians in refrigeration, heating, air conditioning, appliance repair, commercial/industrial fields.
Pre-Reqs: EE103 Intro to Electronics, or EE203 Instruments & Measurements with grade of C or better

ME115 Residential Heating and Air Conditioning 4

Introduction to fundamentals of heating and air-conditioning in residential applications including system design and troubleshooting.

ME116 Commercial Refrigeration 4

Introduction to refrigeration systems used for commercial applications.

ME117 Commercial Heating and Air Conditioning 4

Heating and air conditioning in commercial applications including system design and troubleshooting.
Pre-Reqs: ME115 Residential Heating and Air Conditioning, or ME116 Commercial Refrigeration, and EE203 Instruments & Measurements

ME131 Refrigerant Handling Certification 1

Preparation and testing for Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) certification in safe refrigerant handling procedures.

ME132 HVAC Load Calculations 1

Preparation for licensing in evaluating structures to determine heating and cooling requirements.

ME133 HVAC Duct Sizing 1

Preparation for licensing in evaluating structures to determine duct sizing for heating and cooling systems.

ME134 HVAC Code Requirements 1

Preparation for licensing in current common code requirements and issues impacting mechanical contractors.

ME140 Low Pressure Boilers 3

Introduction to safe and efficient operation of low pressure boilers and related equipment.

TR120 Work Ethics OR TR125 Application of Industrial Practices 3
Course Title Credits
TR120 Work Ethics 3.00

TR125 Application of Industrial Practices 8.00


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