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.
An introductory course in hydronic heating systems. Includes operations, components, types of fluid systems, installation, servicing, inspections and seasonal maintenance.
Covers the installation and operation of automatic vent dampers, electronic control systems, humidifiers and filters.
Covers mechanical refrigeration cycle and basic cooling principles; examines function of refrigeration components and psychrometric charts, and application pressure/temperature charts.
An overview of the business environment as it relates to HVAC/R service technicians and maintenance staff.
Troubleshooting and maintenance procedures for selected oil heating units. Students must hold a current oil license to attend this class.
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.
An overview of the combustion process, ignition systems, fuel gases and skills necessary to service residential gas heating equipment and appliances.
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 refrigerant process, theory,piping, use of variety of refrigerants, extensive troubleshooting techniques refrigeration controls, and exposure to a variety of industry refrigeration systems.
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 #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.
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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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- January 15, 2020
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LNI Electrical Update January 2020
Click here to download the Full Newsletter WAC 296-46B Rulemaking Update The process of revising the electrical rules is underway. A Technical Advisory Committee (TAC), made up of a...
- November 18, 2019
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Carrier/Bryant Recalls – Message from NEEA
Dear Northwest HVAC/R Members & Affiliates, NEEA staff recently became aware that Carrier/Bryant has issued a recall on a limited number of ductless heat pump models sold between March...