HVAC Safety: Students learn about the electrical safety requirements of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, safe work practices and procedures, environmental refrigerant laws (ODP), WHMIS, Working at Heights, Lock Out & Tag Safety, Confined Spaces Hazard Awareness, Aerial Platform, Traffic Control, and Scaffold Training.
HVAC Electrical: Students learn the fundamentals of electricity theory and practices. Topics include electrical theory; series, parallel and series/parallel circuits; meters; and basic electrical code practices.
HVAC Heating Systems: Students learn the fundamentals of residential and light commercial heating and cooling systems. Topics include forced air furnace system and hydronic boiler heating systems.
Piping Methods: Students learn how to thread and install complete gas piping systems in black steel pipe and in soft copper.
Venting Methods: Students learn how a building works as a system, including venting systems and sizing applications and by learning how to work and install sheet metal.
Employability Skills Include: Resume Writing, Interview, Customer Service, Communications and Timesheet Skills Training.
- Minimum of a Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent, or a mature student
- Pass an entrance test administrated by PAT
- Be interviewed in detail regarding interest in the field
- Meet any additional program specific entrance requirements
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