This program can be incorporated into any HVACR educational curriculum that teaches installation of copper refrigerant lines, as part of your current program or can be used as a stand-alone course.
Wholesalers, manufacturers, and continuing education providers can use this program as a continuing education course to reinforce concepts in a 6-8-hour training program.
A Comprehensive Resource
Joining copper tubing with brazing, soldering, or flaring is an art as well as a necessary skill. This program is a comprehensive resource which provides students and practicing technicians
with the information and knowledge necessary to install refrigerant-carrying copper lines properly and safely.
Areas of Competency
This program has been cross-walked or aligned to the
HVAC Excellence Competency and Task List
, to assist instructors in providing their students with the knowledge and skills necessary for employment in the HVACR industry.
- Types of copper tubing
- Cutting, swaging, and bending copper tubing
- Torch safety and fundamentals
- Brazing and soldering procedures
- Nitrogen purging
- Copper flaring and crimping systems
- Leak testing
Training Manual © 2020 ESCO 20 Pages
Brazing and Soldering: Copper Tubing and Processes was written by HVACR instructors for HVACR instructors to simplify the instruction of installation of copper refrigerant lines.
The manual provides students and practicing technicians with the information and knowledge necessary to work with and install copper refrigerant lines. Various processes and joining
methods are covered in detail to provide an in-depth resource that will benefit any type of HVACR program. It is full of color illustrations and a student worksheet is included at the
end of the manual to review the material covered.
Main topics include: types of copper tubing, processes (such as cutting, bending, and swaging), proper tool use, torch safety, brazing, soldering, flaring, and leak testing.
See a sample of this book
Registered proctors can review a digital version of the manual, by
and visiting the resource center.
Instructor Resource Materials
The instructor resource materials include a 79 slide PowerPoint presentation that correlates directly with the training manual.
Each slide within the presentation contains speaker notes that are designed to aid the instructor through the presentation and provide additional talking points.
The answers to the End of Section Review questions are also included in the presentation.
A certification is available to validate that a person has the retained knowledge in a specific area necessary for employment in the HVACR industry. The exam covers; types of copper tubing,
processes (such as cutting, bending, and swaging), proper tool use, torch safety, brazing, soldering, flaring, and leak testing.
to review candidate test results and access detailed statistical reports.
These reports help instructors pinpoint strengths and weaknesses in their instruction. Additionally, these reports aid the program in documentation for Perkins compliance.
To accommodate the varying needs of each HVACR training program, this modular training package is available as a complete training solution (training manual, instructor resources and certification),
or instructors can purchase the items they want separately.
Registered proctors can
to view their educational discounts or call 800 726-9696 or additional information.
(This course is also available on our elearning site.)