Electrical Theory and Application for HVACR

Electrical Theory and Application for HVACR


Program Description

With the majority of HVACR service calls being electrical in nature, it is important for technicians to have a solid understanding of electrical fundamentals allowing them to develop a systematic and methodical approach to troubleshooting.


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Audience

This program can be incorporated into any HVACR educational curriculum that teaches HVACR electrical theory, 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 4-6-hour training program.


A Comprehensive Resource

Success in the HVACR industry requires a solid understanding of basic electrical theory. This program is a comprehensive resource that provides students and practicing technicians with the information and knowledge necessary to accurately and safely diagnose and solve electrical system problems.


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 HVACR electrical knowledge and skills necessary for employment in the HVACR industry.


Program Topics

  • Safety and hazard awareness
  • Electrical fundamentals
  • Circuits and components
  • Motors
  • Wiring diagrams
  • Automated control systems
  • Troubleshooting

Training Textbook

Electrical Theory & Application for HVACR

© 2013 ESCO 143 Pages

Electrical Theory and Application for HVACR was written by HVACR instructors for HVACR instructors to simplify the instruction of electricity.

The manual provides students and practicing technicians with the information and knowledge necessary to accurately and safely diagnose and solve electrical system problems. It is spiral-bound, full of color illustrations, and includes worksheets that can be torn out and submitted for grading.

See a sample of the training textbook.

Textbook Sample

Registered proctors can review a digital version of the manual by logging in and visiting the resource center.

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Instructor Resource Materials

PowerPoint presentation: The instructor resource materials include a 248 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.

Instructor Guide: Is a 48-page instructional supplement with course objectives with an estimated delivery time to keep the program on track. Answers to student worksheets are also included. Instructor resource materials are available through digital download or CD.


Certification

An Employment Ready Electrical Certification is available to validate that a person has the retained knowledge in a specific area necessary for employment in the HVACR industry. The 100 question electrical exam covers: components, meter usage, safety, theory, troubleshooting, fundamentals of motors and capacitors, and interpreting electrical diagrams.

Proctors can login 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.  


Training Package

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 login to view their educational discounts or call 800 726-9696 or additional information.