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NATE Exam Prep - Service

Each course below is a collection of modules,  which are listed as bullet points in the box to the right of each course.

You may enroll in any course and then access any module of interest that is listed in the bullet points. 

This is set up to allow you to study what you need at the course or module level. 

Gas Heat

133 HVACR Gas Heat I (18 hours / Intermediate) 
Written by Bob Recko

This course provides knowledge and skills required to become a highly skilled technician who will install, maintain, and repair residential and small commercial Gas Heat Systems. We explore all the mechanical, electrical, and accessory devices commonly found in the modern Gas Heating Systems. This course includes e-textbook reading assignments from Cengage’s Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Technology 7th edition.

6 Modules:
  • Fuel Gas Composition
  • Pressure Regulators, Burners, and Heat Exchangers
  • Standing Pilot Systems
  • Electronic Ignition
  • High Efficiency Furnaces
  • Troubleshooting Gas Burner Systems

(3 hours each)

Heat Pumps

135 Heat Pumps (21 hours / Advanced) 
Written by Phil Rains

An introduction to reverse-cycle heat pumps used in residential and light commercial applications. The course covers components and operational differences of a heat pump vs. a straight air conditioning system, troubleshooting, and solutions. 

7 Modules:
  • What is a Heat Pump
  • Heat Pump Installation and Quality Criteria
  • The Heat Pump Cooling Mode
  • The Heat Pump Heating Mode
  • The Heat Pump Defrost Mode
  • Heat Pump Components
  • Heat Pump Troubleshooting

(3 hours each)

Geothermal Heat Pump Systems

137 HVACR Geothermal Heat Pump Systems (18 hours / Advanced)
Written by Phil Rains

You will gain an introduction to geothermal heat pumps as one of the most efficient heating and cooling technologies available today. The course focuses on geothermal (water source) heat pumps utilized for residential and light commercial applications. Recommended Prerequisites: You will want to have a strong working knowledge of basic HVACR fundamentals and a good understanding of the refrigeration cycle prior to enrollment into this advanced course. 

6 Modules:
  • Introduction to Geothermal Heat Pumps
  • Geothermal Heat Pump Mechanics
  • Ground-Water (Open-Loop) Systems
  • Closed-Loop Systems
  • Equipment Selection Criteria and Economics
  • Installation Setup, Startup, and Troubleshooting

(3 hours each)

Electric Heat

139 Electric Heat (15 hours / Advanced)

This course provides an introduction and advanced training on the topic of Electric Heat and Electric Heating components relative to the HVAC systems that are likely to be found by a Technician in residential and light commercial applications. Subjects covered in this course include electric heat terms and identification of the basic components utilized, types of electric heat systems, as well as advanced theory and servicing of Electric Forced Air Furnaces.

5 Modules:
  • Introduction to HVAC Electric Heat Systems
  • Troubleshooting and Servicing Electric Furnaces I
  • Troubleshooting and Servicing Electric Furnaces II
  • Blower Motors and Troubleshooting Electrical
  • Airflow, Using Ohm’s Law – Intro Quiz Review

(3 hours each)

Refrigeration

142 Refrigeration II (18 hours / Advanced) 
Written by Chris Compton

This course is a continuation and elaboration of HVACR Refrigeration I. Presentations describe the application of common accessories found in a system, piping arrangements, sizing considerations and system operation. Prerequisites: You will want to have completed 141 HVACR Refrigeration I, or have a working knowledge of the content of that course prior to enrollment into this advanced course.

6 Modules
  • Refrigerants
  • Common Compressor Accessories
  • Common High-Side Accessories
  • Common Low-Side Accessories
  • Piping System Sizing
  • Common System Control Arrangements

(3 hours each)

Everything About Belts

239 HVACR Everything About Belts (3 hours / Foundation)

This is an entry-level course in a single module designed for those who need a basic understanding of drive belts and how they are utilized in residential and commercial HVACR systems. Types of drive belts, their selection, installation and maintenance are discussed in detail. The content of this course follows the recommended topics for basic study of HVACR. This course is NATE recognized for 3 hours of continuing education (CEHs) applicable to re-certification.

Intro to Cooling System Troubleshooting

241 HVACR Intro to Cooling System Troubleshooting I (18 hours / Advanced)   Written by Phil Rains

This course is provided to instruct the entry level HVAC technician in the common service procedures performed on conventional residential/light commercial cooling systems. These include electrical circuits, mechanical compression refrigeration cycle, necessary components in a cooling system, and more. Recommended Prerequisites: This course requires a good understanding of the refrigeration cycle. You will want to have completed 141 HVACR Refrigeration I, or have a working knowledge of the content of that course prior to enrollment into this advanced course.

6 Modules:
  • Cooling System Service Overview
  • Cooling Service Tools/Equipment, Safety, and Quality
  • Cooling System Components
  • Cooling System Air Flow
  • Cooling System Electrical Troubleshooting Basics
  • Cooling System Mechanical Troubleshooting Basics

(3 hours each)

R-410A Refrigerant Technology

242 HVACR R-410A Refrigerant Technology (18 hours / Advanced)   Written by Phil Rains

This R-410A Qualification course is designed to familiarize the technician with the differences between R-22 and R-410A. Background, regulations, impact on the industry, and application requirements are presented. The course provides the technician with practical knowledge for safe performance of service techniques on systems containing R-410A. Recommended Prerequisites: You will want to have a strong working knowledge of basic HVACR fundamentals prior to enrollment into this advanced course.

6 Modules:
  • R – 410A Refrigerant Background
  • R – 410A Refrigerant Regulatory Requirements
  • R – 410A Refrigerant Basics
  • R – 410A Refrigerant Safety, Handling, and Service Equipment
  • R – 410A System Components, Retrofitting, and Charging
  • R – 410A System Operation and Troubleshooting

(3 hours each)

Advanced Troubleshooting

243 HVACR Advanced Troubleshooting (21 hours / Advanced) Written by Chris Hickman, James Eller and Phil Rains

This comprehensive course will help technicians move through a procedure to follow safety guidelines, identify the source of problems in HVACR systems, use diagnostic tools, and to address the problem properly. Often technicians start their investigation with only the customer’s call, “It died yesterday!” Recommended Prerequisites: You will want to have a strong working knowledge of basic HVACR fundamentals prior to enrollment into this advanced course. 

7 Modules:
  • Electrical Troubleshooting
  • Troubleshooting Controls
  • Troubleshooting Instrumentation
  • Troubleshooting Air Side
  • Troubleshooting Refrigeration
  • Troubleshooting Combustion
  • Troubleshooting Hydronics

 

(3 hours each)

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