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AUTO 0175 - Introduction to Air Conditioning Service

Automotive Mechanics Part-time Studies Course

School of Transportation

Course Details

This course will introduce the technician to principles of air conditioning systems. Topics include: refrigeration theory, system construction and operation, inspection and service, refrigerant recovery, recycling and charging. Shop exercises provide an opportunity to perform air conditioning performance testing and inspections including refrigerant identification, leak detection, evacuation and refilling of systems. This is an ideal course for automotive technicians wishing to brush up on their air conditioning service skills and body shop technicians who are new to air conditioning service.

Prerequisite(s)

AUTO 0145

Credits

0.0

Cost

$430.00

Fall 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 44285

Sat Nov 17 - Sat Dec 01 3 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Nov 17 - Dec 01 Sat 08:30 - 15:00 BBY NE24 Rm. 101

Instructor

Greg Buerk

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$430.00

Notes

  1. CSA approved safety glasses and footwear required. Footwear must be steel-toed, leather, ankle covering boots. Required textbook may be purchased at BCIT Burnaby Campus Bookstore.

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, May 30 at 9:00 am (PDT)

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Describe the theory of operation of automotive air conditioning systems.
  • Describe safety precautions and specific service techniques.
  • Identify various automotive air conditioning systems.
  • Service air conditioning systems, including recovery, recycling and refilling of refrigerant.

Effective as of Fall 2017

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