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Heating and Cooling Systems
HEA01

Course format: Live instruction with posttest
I-CAR Credit Hours: 6 hours
Estimated Duration: 8 hours
Pricing
Gold Class: $228.00
Platinum: $228.00
Standard: $276.00

Prior Recommended Programs

  • Electrical Circuits and DVOM Usage (ELE01)
  • Diagnosis, Testing, and Repair of Common Electrical Loads (ELE02)

This course helps satisfy ProLevel training requirements for the following roles:
Steel Structural Technician
Aluminum Structural Technician
Electrical/Mechanical Technicians

This course is an Annual Training option for the following roles:
Estimator
Electrical/Mechanical Technicians
Auto Physical Damage Appraiser

HEA01
Did you know I-CAR offers this course in convenient, online delivery? You may satisfy this requirement by completing the Online courses HEA02e and HEA03e.

If you are a Steel Structural Technician Role Rep or Aluminum Structural Technician Role Rep and would like an Online alternative to HEA01 in ProLevel 2, you may take HEA02e and HEA03e instead – a combined savings of 3 credit hours over the Live course HEA01.

If you are an Electrical/Mechanical Technician Role Rep and would like an Online alternative to HEA01 in ProLevel 1, you may take HEA02e and HEA03e instead – a combined savings of 3 credit hours over the Live course HEA01.
  • Understand cooling system operation and how to properly inspect parts
  • Understand the function of radiators and water pumps, plus considerations for repairing different types of water pumps
  • Identify types of engine coolant
  • Identify auxiliary coolers and temperature controls
  • Understand HVAC parts and controls

Module 1 – Cooling System Operation
This module will explain types of heat transfer and cooling systems. Inspection and analysis of heating and cooling methods will be introduced to the student in this module.

Module 2 – Radiators and Water Pumps
The second module describes the construction of a radiator and how to properly inspect parts for damage. This module also describes considerations for repairing types of water pumps, coolant passages, and water jackets.

Module 3 – Service Intervals and Preventive Maintenance
As the student moves through the course, he or she will learn the differences between different types of drive belts and proper servicing methods.

Module 4 – Engine Coolant
In this module the student will learn methods for inspecting, flushing, and testing coolant. The student will also learn details involving reading water charts.

Module 5 – Auxiliary Coolers and Temperature Controls
This module will highlight location, inspection, and replacement of oil coolers, thermostats, and electrical controls.

Module 6 – Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Parts and Controls (HVAC)
The sixth module describes adjustment of control assemblies and actuators. Plenum, blower, and air distribution parts inspection are covered in this module. The student will also learn how to properly identify problems in HVAC systems.

Module 7 – Heater and Hoses
This module describes heater cores, valves, and hoses, plus inspection and replacement procedures.

Module 8 – Fluid Refilling and Block Inspection
The final module of the course covers drain procedures for fluid refilling and bleeding. The student will also learn how to properly test for combustion gases.

Course outline containing topics and subtopics.