Motor Cut-Out

SkillTech: HVACR Electricity/Motor Control

  • This course builds on the information from Tools/Applications and Cooling/Refrigeration. It covers electrical principles, motors, electrical control devices and defrost cycles.

    After completing this course, the student will be able to: 

    • Describe the application of Ohm’s Law, properly use electrical test meters, identify open circuits and short circuits, determine proper wire size and conductors for various uses, and connect loads and switches in electrical circuits, and connect appropriate transformers and circuit protectors.
    • Describe the operation and application of induction motors, make proper wiring connections, and troubleshoot induction motor problems.
    • Use and troubleshoot solenoid valves, relay circuits, contactors, and across-the-line starters.
    • Read and use pictorial, schematic, and ladder diagrams.
    • Identify, install, adjust, and troubleshoot primary motor controls (thermostatic and pressure), safety controls, and pumpdown cycles.
    • Identify, install, and troubleshoot various domestic and commercial defrost timeclocks and related controls.
    • Emphasis on customer service.

    Hands-on activities are an integral part of this course.

    Day: Class meets for 6 weeks on Tuesdays and Thursdays from December 15, 2020 until February 4, 2021.
            No class weeks of December 21 and 28. 

    Time:   5:30 - 8:30pm

    Total Hours: 36

    Registration: The course is the 3rd one in a sequence of four in the HVACR Training Program. Students that wish only to take this course can register on a space available basis with students enrolling in the entire program being given preference.  Email for more information.

    Cost: $725

    Instructor:   Paul Blanchard

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