HVAC and Electrical

If you are to work as a licensed contractor or as an employee in the skilled trades, you must pass a North Carolina state exam to obtain the appropriate initial license. To maintain this license, you will have to attend courses that earn renewal credits.

Course TitleStart DateEnd DateStart TimeEnd TimeDaysRoomCampusCost
Electrical: Residential Wiring8/14/202312/11/20235:30 p.m.9:10 p.m.M WWFD 109SVL$255 + book
Electrical: Circuit Analysis 18/15/202312/12/20235:30 p.m.8:10 p.m.Tu ThWFD 109SVL$255 + book
HVACR Electricity8/14/202312/11/20234:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.M WDRKB 109SVL$255 + book
HVAC: Intro to Refrigeration8/15/202312/12/20232:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.Tu ThDRKB 109SVL$255 + book
HVAC: Heating Technology8/15/202312/12/20236 p.m.8:30 p.m.Tu ThDRKB 109SVL$255 + book

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HVAC Information for degree and certificate program 

Electrical Information for degree and certificate  program          

Course Descriptions

Residential Wiring
This course introduces the care/usage of tools and materials used in residential electrical installations and the requirements of the National Electrical Code. Topics include NEC, electrical safety, and electrical print reading; planning, layout; and installation of electrical distribution equipment; lighting; overcurrent protection; conductors; branch circuits; and conduits. Upon completion, students should be able to properly install conduits, wiring, and electrical distribution equipment associated with residential electrical installations 

Circuit Analysis 1
This course introduces DC and AC electricity with an emphasis on circuit analysis, measurements, and operation of test equipment. Topics include DC and AC principles, circuit analysis laws and theorems, components, test equipment operation, circuit simulation, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret circuit schematics; design, construct, verify, and analyze DC/AC circuits; and properly use test equipment.

HVACR Electricity 
This course introduces electricity as it applies to HVACR equipment. Emphasis is placed on power sources, interaction of electrical components, wiring of simple circuits, and the use of electrical test equipment. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate good wiring practices and the ability to read simple wiring diagrams.  NOTE: This course may be delivered as much as 50% online. This course will meet on the days and times listed at the location(s) given. Students must have computer and internet access.

HVAC:  Intro to Refrigeration   
This course introduces the basic refrigeration process used in mechanical refrigeration and air conditioning systems. Topics include terminology, safety, and identification and function of components; refrigeration cycle; and tools and instrumentation used in mechanical refrigeration systems. Upon completion, students should be able to identify refrigeration systems and components, explain the refrigeration process, and use the tools and instrumentation of the trade.  NOTE: This course may be delivered as much as 50% online. This course will meet on the days and times listed at the location(s) given. Students must have computer and internet access.  

HVAC: Heathing Technology 
This course covers the fundamentals of heating including oil, gas, and electric heating systems. Topics include safety, tools and instrumentation, system operating characteristics, installation techniques, efficiency testing, electrical power, and control systems. Upon completion, students should be able to explain the basic oil, gas, and electrical heating systems and describe the major components of a heating system.  NOTE: This course may be delivered as much as 50% online. This course will meet on the days and times listed at the location(s) given. Students must have computer and internet access.

Contact  Admissions for information on HVAC and Electrical Degree and Certificate Programs at   (704) 978-5440

If you have missed the deadline to apply for a certificate or degree program contact Cabanna Pierce (704) 878-4273 to see if a Continuing Education seat might be available.