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 introductory course in hydronic heating systems. Includes operations, components, types of fluid systems, installation, servicing, inspections and seasonal maintenance.
Troubleshooting and maintenance procedures for selected oil heating units. Students must hold a current oil license to attend this class.
Students spend one day per week with an HVAC/R company or maintenance department learning the skills necessary to become an HVACR technician.
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.
Students review and build on basic math skills by analyzing and solving HVAC/R trade math problems using standard formulas
Prepares the student for local licensure Heating Mechanics I exams. Cover HVAC/R gas piping and appliance installation codes and safety issues.
Course #4000 – 4001
2nd year night students who are currently employees working in the field use their daily work experience for internship credit.
An overview of the business environment as it relates to HVAC/R service technicians and maintenance staff.
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.
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
Learn about oil burners and furnaces, including design and efficiency. Prepares students for the Oil Burner Installer and Service License exam.
Applications and installation of air-to-air, ground-source and water-source heat pumps and more.
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Get Started at Northwest HVAC/R Today!We are happy to help prospective students find financial aid and other resources to help them take the steps towards a successful career in the HVAC/R industry.
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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