Are you interested in starting a new career working independently and do you find satisfaction in helping people? Do you like working with your hands and using technology to help you work on electro-mechanical equipment? If your answer is YES, or even maybe, then you should try the Appliance Technology Program. In this course you will learn the electrical and mechanical basics that are the foundation for a career in the appliance field. The course is designed for students who are majoring in the appliance repair program or anyone who just wants for find out more about how appliances work. You will learn how to read electrical schematics, and how the machines work, as well as the theory and diagnostic skills necessary to get you started repairing many brands of washers, dryers, ranges and dishwashers. You will also learn related information on job safety, shop practices, repair orders, troubleshooting, maintenance, service techniques and computer aided instruction. This is part of the Appliance Technician II certificate which is designed for day students. Materials covered in lecture will be put into practice in the shop.
The class meets Monday thru Friday 11:00-11:50am
This class should be taken along with Appliance 15. In this lab class you will put the information you learn in lecture into action working on appliances. You will learn how to use hand tools, power tools, and electrical test equipment correctly, in addition to how to using computers to access the information needed to repair appliances. Students learn the details about the mechanical and electrical parts of appliances, as well as troubleshooting, estimating, safety and proper repair procedures. Students work in teams on a variety of appliance projects, some owned by the school and some brought to us by the community to repair in a shop setting using the latest technology and test equipment.
The class meets Monday thru Friday 8:00-11:00am.
Are you interested in starting a new career working independently and do you find satisfaction in helping people? Would you like working with your hands and using technology to help you work on refrigeration equipment? If your answer is YES, or even maybe, then you should try the Appliance Technology Program. This course is designed for students wanting to acquire refrigeration theory and develop diagnostic skills. You will learn how to repair from basic to high tech refrigeration units using the latest technology and computer simulation. EPA materials will be presented and universal certification testing will be provided. Servicing of standard type compressors systems, variable speed compressors and troubleshooting electrical/electronic circuits are the major content of this course. Special emphasis will be given to understanding new mechanical systems and electronic parts used in today’s modern refrigeration systems. Proper use of test equipment will be covered in troubleshooting and diagnosing of refrigeration units. Material that is covered in the lecture will be put into practice in the accompanying lab / shop practice class. This is part of the Appliance Technician I certificate which is designed for evening students.
The class meets Tuesday 6:00-8:50pm.
This course should be taken along with Appliance 23 and will provide you with hands on experience working on refrigeration products. This is an introductory course designed for students in the Appliance Program or anyone wanting to acquire basic refrigeration repair and diagnostic skills. You learn in a shop environment working on domestic refrigerators, repairing sealed systems, using brazing tools and refrigeration test equipment as well as learning refrigeration recovery techniques. The course includes servicing compressor type units and troubleshooting electrical circuits. Proper handling of refrigerants and safety practices are also covered. Students work in teams in the lab with an advanced student. This is part of the Appliance Technician I certificate which is designed for evening students.
The class meets Thursday 6:00-8:50pm.
The class meets Monday 6:00-10:00pm.
The class meets Wednesday 6:00-10:00pm.