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10-Week HVAC & Energy Professional Program


  • January 16, 2023 - March 24, 2023
    8:00 am - 6:00 pm

The Pennsylvania Petroleum Association Technical Education Center (PPATEC) is excited to announce a new workforce development initiative called the 10-Week HVAC & Energy Professional Program. This gateway program was created to recruit and train new individuals into our industry. PPA and PPATEC members who hire entry level field technicians will now have the option of (more…)

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A/C Principles, Theories, Installation & Troubleshooting


  • March 13, 2023 - March 24, 2023
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This robust 10 day class covers Air Conditioning and Heat Pumps principles. Students will progressively develop their knowledge and skills related to residential and commercial air conditioning. The full-color AC Principles, Theories, Installation & Troubleshooting course offers classroom and hands on training leading to the EPA Technician Certification. This course will cover topics of: Electrical Controls & Wiring, (more…)

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Basic A/C Operation, Start Up & Servicing


  • March 20, 2023
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

This class will provide the basics to help entry level A/C installers complete better field installations. This will be accomplished by better understanding airflow set up, adjusting charge, and an overview of low voltage wiring. Service technicians will also benefit from attending this class to better prepare for the upcoming cooling season. Basic A/C Operation, (more…)

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Basic A/C Operation, Start Up & Servicing


  • March 27, 2023
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

This class will provide the basics to help entry level A/C installers complete better field installations. This will be accomplished by better understanding airflow set up, adjusting charge, and an overview of low voltage wiring. Service technicians will also benefit from attending this class to better prepare for the upcoming cooling season. Basic A/C Operation, (more…)

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Intro to Air Conditioning (4 Day Class)


  • April 3, 2023 - April 6, 2023
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

May 22, 2019

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EPA 608 Certification Prep & Test


  • April 7, 2023
    9:00 am - 3:00 pm

April 12, 2019

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Intro to Air Conditioning (4 Day Class)


  • April 10, 2023 - April 13, 2023
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

May 22, 2019

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EPA 608 Certification Prep & Test


  • April 14, 2023
    9:00 am - 3:00 pm

April 12, 2019

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Basic A/C Operation, Start Up & Servicing


  • April 17, 2023
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

This class will provide the basics to help entry level A/C installers complete better field installations. This will be accomplished by better understanding airflow set up, adjusting charge, and an overview of low voltage wiring. Service technicians will also benefit from attending this class to better prepare for the upcoming cooling season. Basic A/C Operation, (more…)

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Basic A/C Operation, Start Up & Servicing


  • April 24, 2023
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

This class will provide the basics to help entry level A/C installers complete better field installations. This will be accomplished by better understanding airflow set up, adjusting charge, and an overview of low voltage wiring. Service technicians will also benefit from attending this class to better prepare for the upcoming cooling season. Basic A/C Operation, (more…)

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Intro to Air Conditioning (4 Day Class)


  • May 15, 2023 - May 18, 2023
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

May 22, 2019

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EPA 608 Certification Prep & Test


  • May 19, 2023
    9:00 am - 3:00 pm

April 12, 2019

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10-Week HVAC & Energy Professional Program


  • July 10, 2023 - September 15, 2023
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Pennsylvania Petroleum Association Technical Education Center (PPATEC) is excited to announce a new workforce development initiative called the 10-Week HVAC & Energy Professional Program. This gateway program was created to recruit and train new individuals into our industry. PPA and PPATEC members who hire entry level field technicians will now have the option of (more…)

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A/C Principles, Theories, Installation & Troubleshooting


  • July 17, 2023 - July 28, 2023
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This robust 10 day class covers Air Conditioning and Heat Pumps principles. Students will progressively develop their knowledge and skills related to residential and commercial air conditioning. The full-color AC Principles, Theories, Installation & Troubleshooting course offers classroom and hands on training leading to the EPA Technician Certification. This course will cover topics of: Electrical Controls & Wiring, (more…)

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Heat Pump Operation, Testing, and Troubleshooting


  • October 30, 2023
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

This class is for technicians with a basic understanding of the refrigeration cycle for AC. If you are looking to gain a basic understanding of the refrigeration cycle, we recommend taking our “Basic A/C Operation, Start Up & Servicing (1 Day Class),” “A/C Principles, Theories, Installation & Troubleshooting (10 Day Class),” or “Intro to Air (more…)

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