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This Embedded Technical Diploma prepares students with skills necessary for basic geothermal, solar photovoltaic, solar thermal, and wind services. After successful completion, students have the opportunity to apply these credits to the Air Conditioning, Heating, Refrigeration and Renewable Technology 1-year technical diploma and the 2-year associate degree.
Field Service Technician
Field Service Technician
18 Credit Technical Diploma
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August and January
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Estimated Total: $3,381*
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These are a few of the courses you will take in the Renewable Energy program.
This course will cover the basic refrigeration cycle and components. Different refrigerants and proper handling will also be included.
Wiring and physical properties as they are related to electricity will be covered. Motors, controls and electrical meters used in the HVAC/R industry will be covered and applied.
This course provides an overview of solar water heating, solar air heating, solar photovoltaic and wind applications. Students will be involved in the installation, maintenance, service and performance of these systems. Passive and active solar systems will be reviewed. The declination angle and the effect it has on the sun's radiation during winter and summer is detailed in site evaluation. The student will be given the opportunity to explore and evaluate small wind systems.
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Did you know you can transfer your CVTC credits to another institution to continue your education? CVTC has partnership agreements with other institutions which provide an easy way to identify which credits will transfer. Other classes may transfer, but please verify with the transfer coordinator at the college or university to which you plan to transfer.
Whether you're looking to continue your learning to another program or to gain continuing education credit, CVTC offers a variety of learning opportunities for students.
Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration (HVAC), Associate Degree
Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration (HVAC) Technician, Technical Diploma
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