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. The goal of the HVAC school is to update the skills of technicians currently employed and train individuals beginning a career in the HVAC/R industry.
Fully accredited private HVAC training
We have a proven record in placing our students in well-paying HVAC jobs after graduation.
Meeting the needs of students and their future HVAC employers
An employer-based organization to provide employee training that meets the standards of the industry.
Covers the installation and operation of automatic vent dampers, electronic control systems, humidifiers and filters.
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
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.
Course #4000 – 4001
2nd 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
Covers refrigerant process, theory,piping, use of variety of refrigerants, extensive troubleshooting techniques refrigeration controls, and exposure to a variety of industry refrigeration systems.
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.
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.
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.
Course #3000 – 3001
1st year night students who are currently employees working in the field use their daily work experience for internship credit
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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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- November 18, 2019
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