OBJECTIVE: To provide specialized occupational training in a course offering in air conditioning and
heating as it applies to building maintenance. Students will learn how to troubleshoot problems,
install equipment, service equipment, and apply electrical principles to building maintenance air
conditioning and heating equipment.
OCCUPATIONS: Building Maintenance Specialist, Building Maintenance Mechanic, Air Conditioning and Heating Specialist,
Equipment Serviceman, Apartment Maintenance Mechanic, Electrician, Electrical Technician,
Steam Fitter, HVAC Specialist in commercial buildings, hospitals, schools, apartment complexes,
and engineering and air conditioning companies.
Exam: EPA 608
Learn with Houston’s
Our amazing students and staff come from a variety of backgrounds that include economics, trade based skills, and mathematics. Not only will you learn the industry leading skills designed to have an impactful career, you’ll be immersed in an environment of creative thinkers and doers like yourself. Not to worry; you don’t need any priorexperience to complete this program — just a little bit of critical thinking and wherewithal. You will learn and gain more than just an education; you become a part of the Aurom family of students, staff, and partnering corporations.
Introduction to HVAC
This module provides and introduction to HVAC. Students will learn the introductory basics of HVAC. Covered topics include trade mathematics along with the theory of HVAC. Students will develop a basis for constructing and understanding proper systems and should be able to explain the basic principles of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration.
This module introduces students to the various tools used for HVAC systems. Students will not only learn proper safety principles, but will also develop their hands-on skillset for piping, framing, soldering, and troubleshooting. Students will learn how to properly create and construct various HVAC systems, in addition to their installation. Students need no prior HVAC experience in this module as we prepare, mentor, and follow you throughout the process of not only learning the theory behind various HVAC systems, but also their proper build and creation.
Students are required to complete a capstone project/presentation in a course area of their choosing aimed at demonstrating their comprehension of previously learned topics within the program. Capstone project must include an improved research topic and presentation which is a prerequisite for graduation.
The Aurom has financing options available on request. Students may also take advantage of third party scholarship opportunities. We also offer low monthly/bi-monthly payment plan options to ensure your focus is on fine-tuning your skills.
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