My experience in the Ridley-Lowell HVAC/R program has been one of the most challenging yet rewarding experiences in my life.
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The systems around us are powered by many moving parts that must work together to provide the services we require. Whether it’s our electrical systems, air conditioning or computers, it takes a skilled and knowledgeable practitioner to repair and maintain these vital systems.
With a career in a technical field, you can put your attention to detail and love of systems to work in an industry where qualified experts are always in demand. Ridley-Lowell offers a number of tech and IT programs to get you on the path to a rewarding new job.
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To work with electrical systems, you have to have a firm understanding of how every piece works together. At Ridley-Lowell, you can train to work with residential, commercial and industrial electrical systems while taking advantage of career-focused training that takes only months, not years, to complete.
Our electrical systems technician program will provide you with the technical knowledge and required skills you need to prepare for electrician apprenticeships and seek entry-level electrical employment opportunities in a wide range of areas, including telecommunications equipment installation and repair, electric motor and power tool repair, security and fire alarm systems installation, and assisting electricians.
Coursework will introduce you to the basics of electricity, covering topics such as safety procedures, measuring instruments, AC/DC and national electric code. You’ll also learn how to read schematics and blueprints.
Your curriculum will include courses on:
· Introduction to electricity
· Math for electricians
· Electrical essentials
· National electric code
· Residential wiring
· Commercial wiring
· Industrial wiring and motor controls
· Low voltage wiring
· Conductors and wiring devices
· Career development
Campuses where available:
This program is available at the following campuses: Poughkeepsie, NY; New London, CT; and Danbury, CT.
Take the next step
Ready to get started on your electrical systems technician career? Request more information or call 877-606-5325 to talk to an admissions counselor.
From heating and air conditioning to ventilation and refrigeration, a career in the HVAC industry touches a number of systems used by businesses and residential customers to stay comfortable.
At Ridley-Lowell, the HVAC technician installation program is designed to equip you with the specialized training and required skills to seek entry-level positions in areas such as residential and mechanical construction companies, as well as fuel oil, natural gas, and propane distribution companies.
Once you graduate, you’ll have the skills you need to take the EPA Certification Exam and earn the qualifications to install and service air conditioning, refrigeration, hot air, hydronic heating systems and HVAC/R and piping.
Your curriculum will focus on:
· Introduction to thermodynamics
· Introduction to electricity and controls
· Commercial refrigeration systems
· Domestic refrigeration equipment
· Heating systems
· Residential ac systems
· All weather systems
Campuses where available:
This program is available at our Poughkeepsie, NY, campus.
Take the next step
Get started today. Request more information about our HVAC program or call 877-606-5325 to talk to an admissions counselor.
*Ridley-Lowell Business & Technical Institute does not guarantee employment and/or rate of pay upon graduation.
Gainful Employment Disclosures
Ridley-Lowell Business & Technical Institute is pleased to provide the following information as an institution that participates in the Federal student assistance programs authorized by Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended, related to Title IV-eligible educational programs that lead to gainful employment in a recognized occupation. Final regulations regarding Gainful Employment were published in the Federal Register on October 29, 2010. Those regulations require that, effective July 1, 2011, institutions provide certain disclosures about each of their gainful employment programs to students and prospective students.
* Per the United States Department of Education, a “recognized occupation” is defined by an Occupational Information Network O* NET-SOC code established by the Department of Labor and available at: http://online.onetcenter.org