MECHANICAL GROUP – HVAC/R TRAINING GATEWAY

NATE Certification

Nate Continuing Education Hours

The NATE Certified HVAC Technician Program (NCT) is a comprehensive online HVAC education program encompassing a well-rounded set of skills used by installers and technicians who are seeking NATE Certification. It covers all the NATE Core areas with a rich selection of foundational courses, and then focuses on Air Conditioning specialty at the Service Level. The content presented in each course homes in on learning objectives that have been identified by HVAC industry groups (HVAC Excellence, AHRI, NATE, RSES, HARDI, PAHRA, and ACCA) as critical knowledge areas for an HVAC technician.

Step 1: Ready to Work (RTW) Program (43 hrs)

  • 010 Employability Skills (9 hours)
  • 050 HVACR Applied Math (12 hours)
  • 106 Building Systems (3 hours)
  • 109 Basic Hand and Power Tools (6 hours)
  • BHE Intro to HVAC Systems (3 hours)
  • OSHA 10 Hour Construction Safety (10 hours)
  • NATE Ready to Work Exam (included)

Step 2: NATE CORE Program (69+ hrs)

  • 015 Customer Service and Sales Skills (15 hours)
  • 101 Fundamentals (18 hours)
  • 111 Electrical DC Theory Plus (18 hours)
  • 112 Electrical AC Theory Plus (18 hours)
  • Service Core Review (30 days)
  • TekAssist (Core Exam Practice Session) (30 days)
  • NATE CORE Exam (included)

Step 3: Air Conditioning Specialty Program (144+ hrs)

  • 104 Copper Works (12 hours)
  • 113 Electrical Common Components (18 hours)
  • 114 Electrical Motors (21 hours)
  • 121 Air Properties and Measurement (18 hours)
  • 141 Refrigeration I (18 hours)
  • 143 Refrigeration Cycle Service Procedures (9 hours)
  • 242 R-410A Refrigerant Technology (18 hours)
  • 241 Intro to Cooling System Troubleshooting (18 hours)
  • EPA 608 Certification Prep (12 Hours)
  • EPA 608 Exam (included)
  • TekAssist (Final Prep for NATE Certification Exam) (30 days)
  • NATE Air Conditioning Specialty Exam (included)
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