Standard 5.11 - Multimedia References and Periodicals
Current HVACR related multi-media reference materials such as; textbooks, newspapers, magazines,
periodicals, and computer-based programs must be available to students, as well as the instructor.
Textbooks and reference materials must be current (written within six years or less). All multimedia materials
shall be cataloged (DVD’s, CD’s VHS Tapes, Films, Etc.). A catalog or list of all multimedia reference
materials shall include a title, description, and length. The catalog and its listed materials shall be available
for student and instructor use.
Multimedia equipment capable of PowerPoint presentation or equivalent shall be available to enhance the
HVACR teaching/learning experience.
Standard 5.13 - HVACR Program Advisory Committee
The program chair or instructor shall appoint a craft advisory committee consisting of a minimum of three
persons, one member from each of the following; employers, program graduates, manufacturers, distributors,
technicians, and contractors. A listing of these members' names, addresses, telephone numbers and
business or business connection shall be available for review. The responsibilities of the committee include
observation, advice and discussion of the HVACR program, as well as an annual review of the program
efficacy as it relates to the community’s future workforce requirements.
This committee must meet no less than twice a year. The program chair should provide an agenda prior to
the meeting. Minutes for each meeting shall include a list of attendees, and a description of all discussions
and proposals. Minutes shall be retained on file for future reference.
The advisory committee’s program annual efficacy review shall include but not be limited to; stated mission,
curriculum, equipment, lab condition, fees, and testing procedures. Each advisory committee member must
sign the annual efficacy review. A copy of the annual program efficacy review shall be maintained on file.
Standard 5: Instructional Design and Program Elements