Class Description

This beginner class is designed to help new service technicians learn the basics of air conditioning. Students will learn the refrigeration cycle and heat transfer, in addition to why super-heating and sub-cooling are so important. Basic troubleshooting skills are a must for any technician as well as best practices for a proper operating system and why they are critical in the cooling season.

Pre-Requisites:    None

Course Objectives:

• Heat transfer

• Refrigerant temperature pressure relationship 

• Refrigerant cycle 

• Calculating superheat 

• Calculating sub cooling   • Proper refrigerant charging 

• Basic maintenance 

• Best practices 

• Basic troubleshooting      

Target Audience: Beginning service and maintenance technicians, installation technicians moving to a service role. The best results are technicians that have some industry field experience.

Note: Minimum class size of 5 students – Maximum class size of 20 students, class may be rescheduled to a different date if a class minimum is not met.

Additional Details

Breakfast
Lunch
Seats Available20
Class Fee$55

Class Instructors

Charles Wilkerson
Charles Wilkerson has been in the HVAC industry for 30 years. Starting out as a maintenance technician and working his way to lead technician. Charles found a passion in education and training for the HVAC industry where he became an instructor for a local community college. During that time Charles was able to build heating and cooling training programs from the ground up. He recognized the need for Training and Support in the Field. Following education, Charles became a General Manager of a small heating and cooling company where he was faced with the same training and support needs that most dealers face. Charles is committed to bringing education, training, and support to the next generation of service technicians through his employment with the O’Connor company.

Class Location

16910 West 116th Street, Lenexa, KS

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