Prepares students to work on residential and light commercial gas, oil, and electric forced-air and hot-water heating systems and related equipment. Explains standard equipment and systems, how to provide service checks, and the preliminary skills needed to installation, repair, and replace heating equipment using appropriate service tools and instruments. Extensive laboratory activities.
Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
This course is identified as a departmental course for which a learner can receive college credit for prior college-level learning and/or skills acquired outside the traditional classroom. Terms of the HFC Credit for Prior College-Level Learning Policy may be met by review of the appropriate documentation, skill, certifications, and/or knowledge acquired by the learner and submitted for evaluation by the appropriate departmental faculty. As required, one or more of the following may be considered in the evaluation process:
1. field experience
2. licenses held
3. completing course exams and/or
4. completion of laboratory performance sequences or steady-state lab sessions and/or
5. completing a portfolio