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 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.
Northwest HVAC/R Featured CoursesFull-time 9 month training. 100% JOB PLACEMENT RATES!
Each course specializes in a field of study that prepares and develops the students’ understanding in the Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Trade.
An overview of the combustion process, ignition systems, fuel gases and skills necessary to service residential gas heating equipment and appliances.
Students review and build on basic math skills by analyzing and solving HVAC/R trade math problems using standard formulas
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
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.
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
Prepares the student for local licensure Heating Mechanics I exams. Cover HVAC/R gas piping and appliance installation codes and safety issues.
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.
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 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.
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 twoard 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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- March 29, 2017
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Registration open for 2017 HVAC/R Golf Tournament
Registration is now open for the Friday afternoon, June 23, 2017 HVAC/R Golf Tournament to be held at MeadowWood in Liberty Lake
- March 24, 2017
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Instructor Pat’s 2017 Graduating Class
May 4th, 2017 Graduation Day. 95% of class went to their new jobs directly after graduation. Soon to be 100% placed! Back row left to right: JUSTIN D, JACOB,...