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The trustees of the Service Fitters Educational Fund, its Executive Committee and the staff of the HVACR Service Technicians Training Center are pleased to announce various courses in a planned series of advanced education programs for HVACR service technicians.


HVACR Service Technicians Training Center
48-03 32nd Place
Long Island City, New York 11101


All courses commence at 6:00 p.m. and end at 9:00 p.m. Please note that some seminars have a different day/time schedule.


A refundable registration fee of $50.00 is required to assure enrollment for every course you enroll in. The registration fee will be refunded upon attendance. Cancellations on the day of the course will forfeit the registration fee. Checks should be made payable to: Service Fitters’ Industry Educational Fund.


Space is limited and registrations will be accepted in order of receipt. To register, call Emma Tan at (718) 472-0404/14 or fax your registration form at (718) 433-0676. Enrollment must be confirmed by completing and sending your completed registration form along with your registration fee to the address above.

Course Name

Course Description

NEW! Outreach Training Course on Safety
This (12) hour outreach-training course is designed for service technicians. The course will give the service technicians an in-depth look at the importance and value of safety and health in the workplace. This course will emphasize hazard identifications, avoidance, control
and prevention. [Course Details]
(2) Session Course on:
Fridays, April 2, April 9 (12 hours) or Saturdays, April 3, April 10 (12 hours)
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Customer Service Excellence: How to Win & Keep Customers

"People" skills are critical for personal and organizational success. How you handle your customers can directly affect your individual goals as well as your team’s and company’s performance. [Course Details] Wednesday, March 31 and Thursday, April 1 (2 sessions) 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. or Saturday, April 3 (1 session) 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m
Advanced Commercial Refrigeration

A step-by-step, state-of-the-art, hands-on learning process that will introduce students to: Understanding & installing, adjusting of evaporator pressure reg values; crankcases pressure reg valves; and TXY values, oil separators, accumulations. Adjusting pressure controls, technology of controls settings, and refrigeration temp and coils, coil to air temp, desire relative humidity. Defrosting, setting, types of defrost and controls. Refrigeration: Piping, sizing, trapping. [Course Details]

(2) Session Course on: Saturdays, March 6, March 13 9:00 a.m. 3:30 p.m.
A/C Unit Electrical Systems

Topics include: Air conditioning systems, electrical installation survey, circuit tracing and component testing and wiring including electronic controls. Lots of hands-on live equipments and Hampden A/C trainer. Participants are required to bring their own gauges and meters. [Course Details]

(1) Session Course on: Saturday, March 27 9:00 a.m. 3:30 p.m.
A/C Systems Mechanical Diagnosis
Topics include: System survey, operational diagnosis and troubleshooting procedures, determine a system cooling capacity in 30 mins. or less and establish correct operating pressures and temperatures including sub-cooling and superheat conditions. Lots of hands-on live equipment. Participants are required to bring their own gauges and meters. Registration is limited. [Course Details]
(1) Session Course on: Saturday, April 10, 17 9:00 a.m. 3:30 p.m.
Practical Oil & Gas Heating Technology
This seminar is designed for the service technicians who require/desire an overview or review of oil and gas heating technology from a practical perspective - based on the fundamentals of troubleshooting, maintenance and making service calls for oil-and-gas fired hydronic boilers and hot air furnaces. The seminar will be an intense study and requires participant’s interaction both in and outside of the classroom. The student will be responsible for learning/reviewing approximately 50% of the course material outside of the classroom. [Course Details]
(4) Session Course on: Saturdays, April 3, 10, 17, 24 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Hands-On Pneumatic Control Training Lab-Centered
Technicians will work on individual stations and will follow a step-bystep, state-of-the-art, hands-on learning process that will introduce them to: Air Source Station; Thermostats; Controllers; Sensors; Actuators; Electric To Pneumatic Control and Final Control Devices. Honeywell Control Pro Learning Manual - A rich literature education package will be distributed to all participants. [Course Details]
(1) Session Course on: Saturday, March 20, 27 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Pumps: Application for Air Conditioning & Heating System
With the exception of electric motors, there are more pumps in use than any other industrial machine. This course will give the service technicians an understanding of pump types used in air conditioning and heating systems. [Course Details]

(1) Session Course on: Tuesdays March 16, April 13 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Liebert HVAC Computer Room Equipment

Topics include: Troubleshooting and design of Liebert System 3; Challengers, Mainframe chillers; dry coolers; and minimate plus. DDC Integration will be discussed and rare Liebert literature will be distributed. [Course Details]

(1) Session Course on: Tuesday, March 16 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Introduction to Computers (With Introduction to Internet Access)
This course is designed for entry-level users. It will familiarize students to different types of personal computers and their components. It covers both hardware and software installation and use. [Course Details]

(6) Session Course on: Wednesdays March 3 March 24 April 7 March 10 March 31 April 14 6:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m.
VVT Controls & Troubleshooting
Topics include: Variable Volume & Variable Temperature (VVT), VVT Installation, Start-Up, Configuration & Servicing & VVT System Monitoring through the PC. [Course Details]
(3) Session Course on: Wednesdays, March 3, 10, 17 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
A Short Course on Mold for HVAC Technicians
This course has been developed to provide the HVAC service technician with background and information to identify the presence of mold, working safely around it and methods for minor remediation. [Course Details]
Wednesdays, March 3, 10 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Advanced Control Course
Topics include: T7300/Q7300 Programmable non-communicating & communicating thermostat. Introduction to the New T7350 Programmable modulating thermostat. Economizers. Rapidzone. [Course Details] (8) Session Course on: Tuesdays, March 9, 16, 23, 30, April 6, 13. 20, 27 6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Introduction to the Honeywell Light Commercial Building System (LCBS) DDC Controls
Course is based on the Honeywell DDC rapid zone control system and on the Honeywell light commercial building system (LCBS). [Course Details]
(8) Session Course on: Thursdays, March 11, 18, 25 April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 6:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m.
Wiring Diagram Class
Topics include: Wiring diagrams - meaning of symbols, how to read a switch, what is a relay, contractor, and motor starter. Ladder diagrams - schematic diagrams, the making of, andm the reading of 5 steps to schematic diagrams. Trouble-shooting of controls, controllers and fuses, and circuit breakers. [Course Details]

(2) Session Course on: February 25 & 26
March 3 & 4, March 16 & 18, April 14 & 15
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Carbon Monoxide Safety, Venting, Draft & Combustion Analysis Presented by Bacharach
This seminar is designed to provide information that will be useful to all technicians responsible for the installation, maintenance & service of combustion equipment. [Course Details]
(1) Session Course on: Wednesday, March 31 and Thursday, April 8 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.