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C506
Residential HVAC (INDMA)
OCC 
Program Overview:
The Residential HVAC certificate is designed to prepare the student for an entry level position in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning industry. This certificate ladders into the Industrial Maintenance Technology degree as well if the student desires to further their education in this field.

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Semester 1
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SP2018
INM 1220
Basic A/C & Refrigeration
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Maintenance and repair of window type and central air conditioning. Emphasis on basic refrigeration theory, refrigeration components identification and operation, system charging and evacuation. Copper brazing and electrical troubleshooting residential A/C systems will also be covered.

INM 1221
Intro to HVACR
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2
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An introduction to heating, ventilation, air condition and refrigeration systems and the mechanics that make them work. Topics covered include thermodynamics, electrical control systems, terms, and definitions and component identification.

INM 1225
Basic Heating
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Introduction to heating systems, gas forced air, medium and high efficiency, electric and hydronic system installation, control system operation, and troubleshooting. Emphasis on system service and troubleshooting.

INM 2210
Occupational Safety (OSHA)
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This course is based on the Occupational Safety & Health Training Course in General Industry Safety & Health and the Illinois Onsite Safety & Health Consultation Program. In this course the student will learn what the OSH Act is and why it became necessary in protecting the workforce in the United States, what the Federal Code of Regulations are and how to identify workplace hazards, and also how to work with industrial managers in eliminating these workplace hazards. PREREQUISITE: CIS 1104 Intro to Online Learning. Repeatable 3 times to upgrade current safety skill levels and qualifications requirement.

Term Total
11
Semester 2
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SP2018
INM 2225
Air Distribution/Load Calc
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This course covers heating and cooling load calculations needed to determine equipment size, airflow requirements, duct sizing, construction and materials, and different duct system types.

INM 2230
Recovery & EPA Tech Cert
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This course covers proper use and operation of refrigerant recovery equipment with an emphasis on taking the EPA technician certification exam.

TRA 1221
Electrical Wiring
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Electrical Wiring involves studying house plans, determining the number of circuits required, switch control of lighting circuits, special purpose outlets, and the use of electrical heat cable.

Term Total
7.5
Program Total
18.5


We recommend that you contact an advisor before enrolling in any degree, certificate, or transfer program to ensure all requirements are met including total hours associated with transfer courses.

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