After completing this course, you should be able to:
• Identify the role of the HVAC/R technician
• Recall types of energy and their properties
• Recognize methods of measurement and calibration
• Identify refrigeration systems and the refrigeration cycle
• List the steps for maintaining refrigeration systems
• Define electrical systems and their components
• Recall the components of control and communicating systems
• Identify the components and properties of air conditioning systems
• List components and properties of heating systems
• Recognize the various heat pump systems
• Identify basic building construction and its various calculations
• List the components of commercial air conditioning systems
• Recall the components and properties of commercial control and refrigeration systems
• Recognize the steps for installing HVACR systems
• Define the methods for planned service and troubleshooting HVACR systems
Price: $2,795.00

    The NATE Certified Technician Program (NCT) is a comprehensive online HVAC education program encompassing a
    well-rounded set of skills used by installers and technicians who are seeking NATE Certification. It starts with cultivating new
    technicians into the Ready to Work program with all the essential skills needed to start a career in HVAC. Then, it covers all the
    NATE Core areas with a rich selection of foundational courses, and then focuses on Air Conditioning Specialty at the Service
    Level. The content presented in each course targets learning objectives that have been identified by HVAC industry groups
    (HVAC Excellence, ACCA Quality Standards, AHRI, NATE, HARDI and PAHRA) as critical knowledge areas for an HVAC technician.

    North American Technician Excellence (NATE) is the nation’s largest and most recognized non-profit certification organization for
    heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration technicians. NATE certification tests represent real-world working knowledge
    of HVACR systems. Developed by a committee of industry experts nationwide, all the NATE tests are rigorous, knowledge-based,
    multiple-choice tests designed to validate a technician’s knowledge. You can read more about NATE at:
    The current edition of the Cengage Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Technology textbook is included in the tuition for this
    program and is shipped shortly after enrollment.
    • Four HVAC Industry Exam fees are included. Students receive an exam voucher to cover the cost of each exam.
    All required reference materials are provided with this program. Technical requirements:

    Internet Connection
    • Broadband or High-Speed (DSL, Cable, Wireless)
    Hardware Requirements
    • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
    • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

    Software Requirements
    • Operating Systems - Windows 7, 8 or 10; Mac OS x 10 or higher
    • Microsoft Office 2007, 2010 or 2013 or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
    • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
    • Adobe PDF Reader
    Upon successful completion of the program, students will be prepared to sit for the North American Technician Excellence (NATE) national certification exam to become a Certified HVAC/R Technician. NATE also strongly suggests at least one year of experience.
    NATE tests represent real working knowledge of HVACR systems and are designed to demonstrate competency in specific knowledge areas.
    -Ready-to-Work Certificate Exam
    -HVAC Core Certification Exam
    -Air Conditioning (AC) Specialty Certification Exam
    Each state may have additional licensing requirements, be sure to research your states requirements for employment by visiting your states occupation board.
    This class is an independent-study course. Students will have all the resources needed to successfully complete the course within the online material. A student helpdesk is available for technical support during the course enrollment.

    Online Training - The online program is a Career Technical Education (CTE) model. Courses are entirely online with access
    24/7/365. Class is always open. Student support is provided by our student services crew and faculty instructors through email,
    chat, our campus messaging system, and phone.

    Product Type:
    Course Type:
    Career Training Program
    12 months
    Avg Completion:
    6 Months

      Get the support you need, when you need it

        • Our admissions advisors will help you identify career paths, accredited colleges, and funding solutions
        • Customer & Technical Support is available throughout your course experience via Live Chat, Phone, Email, and Text
        • Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8-5pm CT

      Stay on track to reach your completion goal

        • Scheduling and Time Management assistance tailored just for you
        • Active reminder notifications about important deadlines in your class
        • Join giveaway raffles for achieving course milestones

      Become Job-Ready: Career Training Programs ONLY

        • Take advantage of real-world experience outside of the classroom with an employer-based externship program
        • Work with a career counselor to schedule your certification exam (if applicable)
        • Complete an employer-ready resume with a career coach
        • Participate in live mock interviews and job guidance sessions

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