Course Descriptions & Student Learning Outcomes

DISL 61 - Heating, Ventilation, And Air Conditioning

This course covers shop safety, training in specialty tools and equipment. Included are fundamental theories, diagnosis, and repair practices to automotive air conditioning systems. Presented in the course are the operation and function of the vacuum, electrical, and refrigeration circuits, along with computer controlled climate control systems.

120 hrs. lect./lab. per term

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of DISL 61, the student will be able to:

  • Work independently and inter-dependently in an MedjHeavy truck repair facility
  • Function safely in an automotive environment
  • Communicate effectively to gather and convey industry related information
  • Operate automotive equipment and specialty tools
  • Perform all of the NATEF tasks that are outlined in each section listed below. Refer to the NATEF task list on website for a complete list of individual tasks.
  • AC System Diagnosis & Repair
  • Refrigeration System Component Diagnosis and Repair
  • Heating Ventilation and Engine Cooling System Diagnosis and Repair
  • Operating System and Related Controls Diagnosis and Repair
  • Refrigerant Recovery, Recycling and Handling

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