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The Kansas City metro’s manufacturing industry is expected to grow by more than 5% over the next 10 years, compared to a 1.3% growth nationwide. Manufacturing is expected to continue to be one of the region’s leading industries — particularly in the automotive, motor vehicle parts and communications equipment industries. It is projected that by the year 2020 the region will have 80,260 manufacturing jobs. (Source: Regional Workforce Intelligence Network (EMSI) and WANTED Analytics, supported by RWIN and its members.)


HVAC/R Certified Technician (Voucher Included)
Item: 202002GES7930  
Class Dates:  4/1/2020 - 6/30/2020
This course is designed for working HVAC/R technicians with one-to-two years of industry experience. In addition, you should have a high school diploma or GED. If you do not have the required work experience to take the NATE or HVAC Excellence certification exams, or need to prepare for Ready to Work certificates, we recommend our HVAC/R Technician course.

After completing this course content, students will be able to:

•Discuss the latest advances and trends in green technology

•Describe the four basic components that make up the vapor-compression refrigeration cycle

•Explain the functions and desired characteristics of system refrigerants, EPA laws governing safe refrigerant handling and transport, and concepts of recovering, recycling, reclaiming, and retrofitting refrigerants

• Demonstrate piping operations typically performed by the air conditioning technician

•Properly install an air-conditioning system and put it into operation

OPEN ENROLLMENT Fee: $2,895.00
This course is open for enrollment throughout the course offering. The course is also self-paced and completely online.

HVAC/R Technician - (Voucher Included)
Item: 202002GES7860  
Class Dates:  4/1/2020 - 6/30/2020
HVAC/R is one of today’s fastest growing industries. Evolving technology, booming commercial and residential construction, and a retiring workforce fuel the need for skilled HVAC/R technicians. This course prepares you for an entry-level career in the HVAC/R industry by providing hands-on guidance, application, and a solid foundation for service, repair, and solutions.

You will learn from relevant material and applicable examples, including a unique Service Call feature and more than 260 supporting photos that bring concepts to life. By course completion, you will be prepared to sit for several entry-level HVAC/R certificates, including all 17 HVAC Excellence Employment Ready Certificates, the EPA 608, and the NATE Ready to Work Certificate. Upon course completion, you will receive a voucher package for the HVAC Excellence Employment Ready Certificate exam and EPA 608. Proctor fees may apply, which are not included.

OPEN ENROLLMENT Fee: $2,895.00
This course is open for enrollment throughout the course offering. It is self-paced and completely online.

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