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FastForward Program: HVAC Level 1 (WCG)

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The increasing development of HVAC (heating and air-conditioning systems) technology causes employers to recognize the importance of continuous education and keeping up to speed with the latest equipment and skills. Hence, technical school training or apprenticeship programs often provide an advantage and a higher qualification for employment.
NCCER’s program has been designed by highly qualified subject matter experts with this in mind. Our four levels, North American Technician Excellence (NATE) recognized, present theoretical and practical skills essential to your success as an HVAC installer or technician.
Topics covered in HVAC Level 1 include the following:
  • Introduction to HVAC
  • Trade Math
  • Basic Electricity
  • Intro to Heating, Cooling, and Air Distribution Systems
  • Basic Copper and Plastic Piping Practices
  • Soldering and Brazing
  • Basic Carbon Steel Piping Practices
Curriculum Requirements: NCCER Core Certification.
Potential Certifications: Upon successful completion of the program, students will be eligible to take the National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER) HVAC Level One Exam.
Tuition Assistance:
FastForward Workforce Credential Grant (WCG) pays 2/3 of the cost of tuition: You pay 1/3 of tuition upon enrollment; the Commonwealth of Virginia pays 1/3 upon successful completion of the class; the final 1/3 is paid by the Commonwealth of Virginia when you earn the credential.
In addition to receiving grant funding, you may qualify for other funding assistance programs to receive additional tuition assistance.
Supplies and Fees: Tuition includes cost of textbook, supplies, NCCER HVAC Level One Exam registration fee, as well as a $50 credential attainment incentive.

Class Details

40 Sessions
Weekly - Mon, Wed

Philpott Hall

Keith Scott 



Please read:  I am enrolling in this class as part of the FastForward Workforce Credential Grant Program (WCG). Discount is pending availability of funds. As a condition to receiving a grant, I agree to the following terms and conditions as specified on this site: WCG Release Form.



Registration Closes On
Saturday, January 25, 2020 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Skip dates: (No class on 02/26/2020, 03/09/2020, 03/11/2020, 05/25/2020)

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s) Instructional Method
1/27/2020 - 6/24/2020 Weekly - Mon, Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Martinsville, Philpott Hall  Map, Room: Philpott Hall 121 Keith Scott  Lecture