All Manufacturing Courses

Objectives
  • Explore how and why PLCs were developed
  • Know how PLCs work
  • Understand where PLC systems are used
  • Read PLC installation (hardwire) diagrams
  • Analyze the main parts of a PLC system
  • Learn basic PLC programming symbols
  • Use basic PLC programming Logic
  • Understand troubleshooting basics

Objectives
  • Describe the basics of the HVAC profession
  • Identify workplace hazards
  • Explain the properties of matter
  • Identify types of energy and their properties
  • Define thermodynamics
  • Identify appropriate HVAC/R tools and equipment
  • Describe the components and operation of the refrigeration system
  • Identify refrigerants and their properties
  • Explain refrigerant system management
  • Describe HVAC/R electrical systems and components
  • Identify types of residential and light commercial air-conditioning systems
  • Identify types of residential and light commercial heating systems
  • Describe residential and light commercial air-conditioning system components
  • Describe residential and light commercial heating system components
  • Explain the importance of system design, sizing, and layout
  • Describe the components of commercial environmental systems
  • Describe the components of commercial refrigeration systems
  • Explain installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting techniques

Objectives
  • Describe the basics of construction trade blueprints
  • Explain the elements of the blueprint design process
  • Define common symbols and terminology related to construction trade blueprints
  • Use construction trade blueprints for a variety of applications
  • Describe and compare the elements of light commercial and residential construction blueprints
  • Explain the purpose of different working drawings

Objectives
  • Identity basic electricity components and their schematic symbols
  • Know basic DC circuit properties?voltage, current, resistance and power
  • Analyze voltage sources
  • Determine resistor values using the resistor color code
  • Apply Ohm?s Law to simple series and parallel circuits
  • Apply Watt?s Law to simple circuits
  • Calculate parallel resistors
  • Learn basics to using a digital multimeter