Mr. Stivers

Mr. Stivers

Please direct all questions regarding this program to Mr. John Stivers

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CAREER PATHWAY

  • HVAC Technician
  • HVAC Designer
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Plumber
  • Electrician
  • Sales professional
  • Crew Leader
  • Business Owner
  • Service Manager
  • Estimator

 

Maine Certified Industry Standards

► General Construction Trades (CIP 46.0000)
► Carpentry/Carpenter (CIP 46.0201)

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

This challenging and relevant heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) program prepares you for the State of Maine Journeyman’s License Exam offered before you graduate from high school. This two-year program is guided by industry HVAC standards, the National Fire Protection Agency Code (NFPA) and the State of Maine Heating Code. You will develop skills relating to the installation and service of residential and light commercial heating equipment, electric motors, boiler systems, air conditioning systems, and basic and control wiring. New technologies such as solar power and alternative energy sources are explored. You will be better prepared for college or an apprenticeship program in plumbing and air conditioning technology with this program. The State of Maine Plumbing Code is emphasized as you develop relevant skills such as the installation and troubleshooting of piping, pumps, water heaters, compressors, Pex hot and cold water lines and alternative energy sources.

Juniors with a strong desire to study HVAC technology that have solid attendance and grade-level math and science ability will be given preferential placement. Seniors may also take one year of the course if space is available.

 PROGRAM STATEMENT

Students who complete this programs have the ability to earn $15-$20/ hour to start as a journeyman, and $30-$40/hour as a master HVAC technician in this high-demand, fast-paced industry.

PROGRAM UNITS

Theory

Matter and Energy

Refrigeration and Refrigerants. 

General Safety Practices 

Tubing and Piping  

System Evacuation  

System Charging 

Basic Electricity and Magnetism 

Automatic Control Components and Application 

Troubleshooting Basic Controls  

Types of Electric Motors 

Application of Motors and Motor Controls 

Troubleshooting Electric Motors

Typical Operating Conditions (Air Conditioning) 

AC Troubleshooting  

Air Source Heat Pumps 

Mr. John Stivers

Mr. John Stivers

Please direct any questions regarding this program to Mr. Stivers

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

This challenging and relevant heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) program prepares you for the State of Maine Journeyman’s License Exam offered before you graduate from high school. This two-year program is guided by industry HVAC standards, the National Fire Protection Agency Code (NFPA) and the State of Maine Heating Code. You will develop skills relating to the installation and service of residential and light commercial heating equipment, electric motors, boiler systems, air conditioning systems, and basic and control wiring. New technologies such as solar power and alternative energy sources are explored. You will be better prepared for college or an apprenticeship program in plumbing and air conditioning technology with this program. The State of Maine Plumbing Code is emphasized as you develop relevant skills such as the installation and troubleshooting of piping, pumps, water heaters, compressors, Pex hot and cold water lines and alternative energy sources.

Juniors with a strong desire to study HVAC technology that have solid attendance and grade-level math and science ability will be given preferential placement. Seniors may also take one year of the course if space is available.

 PROGRAM STATEMENT

Students who complete this programs have the ability to earn $15-$20/ hour to start as a journeyman, and $30-$40/hour as a master HVAC technician in this high-demand, fast-paced industry.

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Maine Certified Industry Standards

General Construction Trades (CIP 46.0000)
Carpentry/Carpenter (CIP 46.0201)
Mason/Masonry (CIP 46.0101)

CAREER PATHWAY

  • HVAC Technician
  • HVAC Designer
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Plumber
  • Electrician
  • Sales professional
  • Crew Leader
  • Business Owner
  • Service Manager
  • Estimator

 

PROGRAM UNITS

Theory

Matter and Energy

Refrigeration and Refrigerants. 

General Safety Practices 

Tubing and Piping  

System Evacuation  

System Charging 

Basic Electricity and Magnetism 

Automatic Control Components and Application 

Troubleshooting Basic Controls  

Types of Electric Motors 

Application of Motors and Motor Controls 

Troubleshooting Electric Motors

Typical Operating Conditions (Air Conditioning) 

AC Troubleshooting  

Air Source Heat Pumps