Practice safe work habits

Outcomes - The Student Will:

  1. Pass a written test on OSHA regulations
  2. Pass a written test on safe refrigerant handling practices
  3. Demonstrate the safe use of a portable fire extinguisher

Activities Included:

1.1 OSHA Regulations

1.1 Test

1.2 Safe Refrigerant Handling Practices

1.2 Test

1.3 Safe Use of Portable Fire Extinguishers


Demonstrate a knowledge of Refrigeration Science Part 1

Outcomes - The Student Will:

  1. Pass a written test on matter and energy
  2. Pass a written test on thermodynamics
  3. Demonstrate and explain thermodynamic principles

Activities Included:

2.1 Matter and Energy

2.1 Test

2.2 Thermodynamics (laws, conduction convection, radiation)

2.2 Test


Demonstrate a knowledge of Refrigeration Science Part 2

Outcomes - The Student Will:

  1. Pass a written test on pressure-temperature relationships
  2. Demonstrate and explain energy concepts used in HVACR
  3. Demonstrate and explain refrigerant pressure-temperature relationships
  4. Pass a written test on different refrigerants
  5. Identify the type of refrigerant in refrigeration cylinders
  6. Identify the type of refrigerant in different refrigeration systems

Activities Included:

2.3 Pressure-temperature Relationships

2.3 Test

2.4 Refrigerants

2.4 Test

2.5 Identifying Refrigerants


Describe the operation of different types of cooling systems

Outcomes - The Student Will:

  1. Pass a written test on comfort conditions and types of cooling systems
  2. Identify comfort conditions
  3. Identify different types of cooling systems

Activities Included:

3.1 Comfort Conditions and Types of Cooling Systems

3.1 Test


Explain the operation of the vapor compression refrigeration cycle

Outcomes - The Student Will:

  1. Pass a written test on vapor compression cycle operation
  2. Draw and label a basic refrigeration cycle
  3. Identify Refrigeration Cycle Components on an operational system
  4. Explain the changes in the refrigerant through each component on an operational system
  5. Pass a written test on different refrigeration system applications

Activities Included:

4.1 Vapor Compression Cycle Operation

4.1 Test

4.2 Drawing Vapor Compression Cycle Operation

4.2.1 Refrigeration Cycle Components

4.3 Changes in the Refrigerant Through Each Component

4.3.1 Different Refrigeration System Applications

4.3.1 Test