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 combustion process, ignition systems, fuel gases and skills necessary to service residential gas heating equipment and appliances.
Course #3000 – 3001
1st year night students who are currently employees working in the field use their daily work experience for internship credit
Students review and build on basic math skills by analyzing and solving HVAC/R trade math problems using standard formulas
Applications and installation of air-to-air, ground-source and water-source heat pumps and more.
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.
Course #4000 – 4001
2nd year night students who are currently employees working in the field use their daily work experience for internship credit.
Learn about oil burners and furnaces, including design and efficiency. Prepares students for the Oil Burner Installer and Service License exam.
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.
Covers mechanical refrigeration cycle and basic cooling principles; examines function of refrigeration components and psychrometric charts, and application pressure/temperature charts.
Troubleshooting and maintenance procedures for selected oil heating units. Students must hold a current oil license to attend this class.
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 installation and operation of automatic vent dampers, electronic control systems, humidifiers and filters.
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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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