Course Outlines

Tool Usage, Brazing and Soldering Techniques — HVAC 1130

  1. Course Description
    • Credits: 2.00
    • Lecture Hours/Week: 1.00
    • Lab Hours/Week: 1.00
    • OJT Hours/Week: 0
    • Prerequisites: None
    • Corequisites: None
    • MnTC Goals: None
    This course provides an introduction to the tool commonly used in the HVAC/R industry. Proper use of the individual tools will be discussed and practiced.
  2. Course Effective Dates: 8/24/15 – Present
  3. Outline of Major Content Areas
      As noted on course syllabus
  4. Learning Outcomes
    1. Demonstrate proper HVAC/R technician behavior and participate in the ride along days, as well as recognizing, defining and practicing safe work habits.
    2. Using the proper tools, create leak free copper tubing connections including flare connections, swage connections, and fitting connections. Analyze the materials used to make these connections.
    3. Compare and select proper bonding materials and tools for various tubing connections.
    4. Describe and demonstrate proper use and care of a wide variety of tools commonly used in HVAC/R industry.
    5. Utilize the proper tools to perform refrigerant recovery, charging procedures, and system evacuation. Describe the function of each and methods used.
  5. Minnesota Transfer Curriculum Goal Area(s) and Competencies
  6. Learner Outcomes Assessment
      As noted on course syllabus
  7. Special Information
      None noted