Three broad categories of instruction will be delivered:
General Sheet Metal
OSHA 10, personal protective equipment and fall protection, shop equipment safety, HVAC system theory, basic principles of architectural sheet metal, introduction to hand and power tools, basic materials and hardware used in the trade, basic principles of drafting, introduction to CAD, introduction to print reading, introduction to principles of layout and shop fabrication projects.
A combination of classroom theory and hours in a welding booth will be required. Some students may advance and certify with welding certifications by the American Welding Society (AWS).
HVAC Service/System Test, Adjust, Balance
Principles of HVAC system design, electrical theory, basic refrigeration cycle, introduction to the inspection, repair and servicing of heating and air conditioning equipment, HVAC refrigeration tools, introduction to print reading, introduction to principles of air and water balance, test/adjust/balance tools and instruments, reporting and system validation.