Presents applied facilities and power plant fundamentals designed to provide introductory practical science studies for students entering the power, facilities, HVAC, and process operation and maintenance fields. Covers tools, instruments, materials and practical science including basic thermodynamics, plant visits, operation and maintenance fundamentals with exercises and experiences that meet or exceed requirements of National Skill Standards for heat, power, HVAC, and facilities technicians and engineers.
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 HFCC 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: A. field experience B. licenses held C. completing course exams and/or D. performance sequences and/or E. competing a portfolio. F. assessment of private trade school or other extensive college level industry training and learning by a departmental faculty member