Class Description

This class will cover Furnace Troubleshooting. Using desktop trainers and mobile furnaces, students will troubleshoot hands-on some of the common problems with furnaces. This class is designed for students that are just getting started and have some understanding of operation, checking voltage, amperage, and resistance. Most of the class time will be spent working hands-on testing components and building critical thinking skills.

Course Objectives: Furnace Operation, testing 24 VAC, Basic Gas Pressure Adjustment and Why, Testing Blower Motors, Testing Temperature Limits, Testing Pressure Switch Operation, Testing Igniter Operation and Differences. Hands-On Skill Building.

Prerequisites: Basic Heating and Electrical Fundamentals.

Target Audience: This class is best for beginning and intermediate technicians that have some basic troubleshooting skills and need to advance their skills on furnace troubleshooting.

Additional Details

Breakfast
Lunch
Seats Available20
Class Fee$55.00
Class CreditsNA

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.
Patrick Fetters
Patrick has been in the HVAC industry for 23 years as an installer and service technician in the residential and commercial sides. Patrick has his Master's mechanical license, NATE Certifications, and backup generator certifications. His area of expertise is troubleshooting and designing applications of HVAC equipment.

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