Architecture and Construction
Air Conditioning / Refrigeration / Heating Technology
The Air Conditioning / Refrigeration / Heating Installation and Repair program provides classroom and lab experiences that enable the student to become proficient in the installation, repair, and maintenance of domestic and commercial air conditioning, refrigeration, and heating systems. Instruction includes:
- Theory and application of the basic principles involved in the conditioning of air: cooling, heating, filtering, and humidity control.
- The operating characteristics of various systems and subsystem components.
- Schematic reading and interpretation.
- Use of technical manuals.
- Diagnosis of malfunctions.
- Adjustments of components such as compressors, metering devices, temperature and pressure control devices.
Building Trades & Construction Design Technology
This program is designed to prepare students for employment in the vast network of jobs in the Building Construction Industry or for advanced training in the Construction Industry. Instruction uses theory and hands-on applications for students to become proficient in installation, repair and maintenance in the variety of related trades and operational systems encountered in the Building Construction Industry. Students who successfully complete this program may be employed in the Construction Industry as a Building Construction assistant, Building maintenance technician, or as a helper to a Journeyman or other skilled laborer in the areas of Carpentry, Masonry, Electricity, Plumbing, HVAC and Painting.
The Electricity Training Program is designed to make the student employable in the vast network of jobs in the electrical trades. Students will be taught basic electricity, residential wiring, commercial wiring, and trouble diagnosis and repair procedures.
The Drafting program is designed to provide specialized learning experiences that emphasize graphics and related technical theory, and the use of the drafting laboratory to gather and translate data and specifications. Instruction in Drafting is designed to provide experience in all aspects of this graphic language and teaches students how to express individual creative ideas and designs.