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.
Prepares the student for local licensure Heating Mechanics I exams. Cover HVAC/R gas piping and appliance installation codes and safety issues.
Applications and installation of air-to-air, ground-source and water-source heat pumps and more.
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.
Troubleshooting and maintenance procedures for selected oil heating units. Students must hold a current oil license to attend this class.
An introductory course in hydronic heating systems. Includes operations, components, types of fluid systems, installation, servicing, inspections and seasonal maintenance.
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.
Covers mechanical refrigeration cycle and basic cooling principles; examines function of refrigeration components and psychrometric charts, and application pressure/temperature charts.
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
Students review and build on basic math skills by analyzing and solving HVAC/R trade math problems using standard formulas
Course #3000 – 3001
1st year night students who are currently employees working in the field use their daily work experience for internship credit
An overview of the combustion process, ignition systems, fuel gases and skills necessary to service residential gas heating equipment and appliances.
Students spend one day per week with an HVAC/R company or maintenance department learning the skills necessary to become an HVACR technician.
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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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- July 19, 2017
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Avista to be acquired by Toronto utility in $5.3 billion transaction
Avista to be acquired by Toronto utility in $5.3 billion transaction > Spokane Journal of Business article at https://www.spokanejournal.com/local-news/avista-to-be-acquired-by-toronto-utility-in-53-billion-transaction. Avista Corp., the longtime Spokane-based utility once known as Washington Water...
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Accepting applications for HVAC/R and Electrical Instructors
The Northwest HVAC/R Association is accepting full time instructor applications & part-time Gas Codes and Continuing Education instructors for HVAC/R and electrical classes. Electrical or specialty licensed technicians are...