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From Tuesday 01 October 2024 -  08:30am
To Thursday 03 October 2024 - 05:00pm
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Instructor: Greg Scrivener
Date: October 1 - 3, 2024
Time: 8:30am to 5pm

SaskEnergy Training Centre
1301 Quebec Avenue ยท Saskatoon, SK

Course Overview

This course is three days of theory and practical instruction in the lab. Students will have their new knowledge tested through quizzes, worksheets, classroom written assignments and hands-on lab assignments.They will receive a Certificate of Completion from MCAS. This course will cover the following:

  • A/C electricty
  • Capacitors
  • Drawing and reading intermediate wiring diagrams
  • Motor theory
  • Troubleshooting motors
  • Thermostat and control wiring
  • Troubleshooting heating and cooling control circuits
Lesson 1 Level 1 Review
  • What is electricity
  • Dynamic electricity
  • Electromotive force, current, and resistance
  • Conductors and insulators
  • Ohm's Law and Ohm's Circle
  • Electrical power
  • Series and parallel circuits, relays, and contactors
  • Electrical diagrams and symbols
Lesson 2 Induction and Capacitance
  • Electricity and magnetism
  • True RMS multimeters
  • Electrical phases and distribution
  • Induction, phase angle and power factor
  • Motors, 3-phase motors, and single phase motors
Lesson 3 Thermostat
  • Different types
  • Terminal labelling
  • Thermostat differential, single setpoint setting
Lesson 4 Heating and Cooling Control Circuits
  • Heating and cooling control circuits
  • Flame sensing
  • Heating circuit safeties
  • Cooling circuit safeties

HVAC Level 1 must be completed prior to registering for HVAC Level 2.


MCAS/Merit Member: $1500 plus GST
Non-Member: $1800 plus GST


Registration deadline: September 18, 2024