Welcome to The Northwest HVAC/R Association and Training CenterThe NW HVAC/R Training Center is a fully accredited private vocational college in Spokane, Washington. Our goal is to train new technicians and update the skills of technicians currently employed and those individuals beginning a career in the HVAC/R industry.
Fully accredited private vocational college
We have a proven record in placing our students in well-paying jobs after graduation.
Meeting the needs of students and their future employers
An employer-based organization to provide employee training that meets the standards of the industry.
An overview of the business environment as it relates to HVAC/R service technicians and maintenance staff.
Covers the types, physical properties, and applications of refrigerants and EPA specifications for the safe handling of refrigerants and procedures for purchase, storage and transportation
Troubleshooting and maintenance procedures for selected oil heating units. Students must hold a current oil license to attend this class.
Day students only – Participants spend one day of the week with a variety of registered HVAC/R contractors gaining a broad overview of the industry and the work it encompasses.
An overview of the combustion process, ignition systems, fuel gases and skills necessary to service residential gas heating equipment and appliances.
Covers the installation and operation of automatic vent dampers, electronic control systems, humidifiers and filters.
Covers mechanical refrigeration cycle and basic cooling principles; examines function of refrigeration components and psychrometric charts, and application pressure/temperature charts.
An introduction to the general requirements for human comfort in buildings, as well as heating fundamentals, types and designs of furnaces, along with procedures for servicing and installing.
Learn about oil burners and furnaces, including design and efficiency. Prepares students for the Oil Burner Installer and Service License exam.
Course #3000 – 3001
1st year night students who are currently employees working in the field use their daily work experience for internship credit
Covers Ohm’s Law and concepts of AC electrical circuits. Solid state, electromechanical, and pneumatic controls. Reading and tracing wiring diagrams and schematics and extensive troubleshooting techniques.
Provides an elementary understanding of air and its properties as a background for consideration of heat loss and gain calculation and proper duct sizing procedures using Manuals D and J and/or manuals of equivalent procedures.
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Financial Aid Available
Apply for federal financial aid by submitting your FAFSA application. Our school code is #032833.
Classes are accredited CEU's for Washington State electrical, plumbing & home inspector credit.
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