HVAC: Heat Pump Operation, Installation, and Service
Credential: Heat Pump Service, Technician Certification; ESCO Institute

This class covers heat pump basic principles of operation, system components, air flow, defrost methods, balance point, auxiliary electric heat, electrical control wiring, refrigerant piping, installation, refrigerant charging, troubleshooting, dual fuel systems, and an introduction to geothermal systems. The textbook for this class is the Heat Pump Operation, Installation, and Service textbook (ISBN: 1-930044-29-1) from ESCO Institute and is available in the BCCC bookstore and Amazon.com.
Students will have the opportunity to participate in the ESCO Institute exam for Heat Pump Service, Technician Certification on January 25, 2020. Students will log into www.escotesting.com at the time of testing and pay a $15.00 test fee separate from their registration fee. Test fees are subject to change per ESCO Institute. Register & pay online.

8:00am-5:00pm Saturday January 18 & 25
Fee: $75
16 hrs Section #35669 BCCC Building 8, Room 822

HVAC: Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning Level 1
Credential: Core & Level 1 HVAC, NCCER

This course covers the NCCER Core and HVAC Level 1 curriculums. The NCCER Core Curriculum focuses on Basic Safety, Introduction to Construction Math, Introduction to Hand Tools, Introduction to Power Tools, Construction Drawings, Basic Rigging, Basic Communication Skills, Basic Employability Skills, and Materials Handling. The HVAC Level 1 curriculum focuses on Introduction to HVAC, Trade Mathematics, Basic Electricity, Introduction to Heating, Introduction to Cooling, Introduction to Air Distribution Systems, Basic Copper and Plastic Piping Practices, Soldering and Brazing, and Basic Carbon Steel Piping Practices. The textbooks include the NCCER Core Curriculum Trainee Guide 5th ed. (ISBN: 978-0-13-413098-9) and the NCCER HVAC Level 1 Trainee Guide 5th ed. (ISBN: 978-0-13-518509-4) and is available in the BCCC bookstore.Register & pay online.

6:00pm-9:00pm Mon & Thurs January 13-May 7
Fee: $186.25
96 hrs Section #35535 BCCC Building 11, Room 14 & BCCC Building 7, Room 701

HVAC: Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning Level 2
Credential: EPA Section 608, ESCO Group/Level 2 HVAC, NCCER

This course will continue building upon the skills learned while taking the HVAC Level 1 class. This course will focus on Alternating Current, Compressors, Refrigerants and Oils, Leak Detection Evacuation Recovery and Charging, Metering Devices, Heat Pumps, Basic Maintenance, Chimneys Vents and Flues, Sheet Metal Duct Systems, Fiberglass and Fabric Duct Systems, Commercial Airside Systems, Air quality Equipment, and Introduction to Hydronic Systems. The textbooks include the NCCER HVAC Level 2 Trainee Guide 5th ed. (ISBN: 978-0-13-518512-4) and is available in the BCCC bookstore. Students will have the opportunity at the end of class to sit for the EPA Section 608 exam. Students will log into www.escotesting.com on the night of testing and pay a $25.00 test fee separate from their registration fee. Test fees are subject to change per ESCO Institute. Register & pay online.

6:00pm-9:00pm Mon & Tues January 13-May 5
Fee: $186.25
96 hrs Section #35537 BCCC Building 11, Room 15 and Building 7, Room 701

HVAC: Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning Level 3
Credential: Employment Ready (System Diagnostic and Troubleshooting), ESCO Group/Level 3 HVAC, NCCER

This course will continue building upon the skills learned while taking the HVAC Level 2 class. This course will focus on Fasteners, Hardware and Wiring Terminations, Control Circuit and Motor Troubleshooting, Troubleshooting Cooling, Troubleshooting Heat Pumps, Troubleshooting Gas Heating, Troubleshooting Oil Heating, Troubleshooting Accessories, Zoning, Ductless, and Variable Refrigerant Flow Systems, Commercial Hydronic Systems, Steam Systems, Retail Refrigeration Systems, and Customer Relations. The textbooks include the NCCER HVAC Level 3 Trainee Guide 5th ed. (ISBN: 978-0-13-518-510-0) and is available in the BCCC bookstore. At the end of class, students can sit for an Employment Ready exam for System Diagnostics and Troubleshooting. Students will log into www.escotesting.com on the night of testing and pay a $25.00 test fee separate from their registration fee. Test fees are subject to change per ESCO Institute. Register & pay onlineRegister & pay online.

6:00pm-9:00pm Tues & Thurs January 14-May 5
Fee: $186.25
96 hrs Section #35538 BCCC Building 7, Room 701

For more information or to register, please contact:
Continuing Education Registration & Records Clerk
Phone: 252-940-6375
Email: continuingeducation@beaufortccc.edu