- February 20, 2023 - March 3, 2023
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
After 10 days of concentrated fundamental classroom theory, coupled with practical laboratory work, including hands-on experience on a variety of live-fire equipment, you will acquire a solid foundation of knowledge. This training, along with field experience, will help build careers as installation and service technicians that will become an asset to you and your customers.
The final day of training is a test day. The test takes place in the morning. Standard test times range from 30 minutes – 3 hours depending on the individual student. In nearly all cases, students are completed prior to 12:00 PM.
Bronze Certificate of Training will be awarded to each student who completes the course and passes the examination. The test is based on the NORA Oil Heat Technician’s Manual, which is used for Silver Certification.
Requirements: There are some study assignments required to be done by the students in the evening during the course. Therefore, students should consider this in fulfillment of the program.
***Registration includes FREE bleeder wrench, multimeter, and pressure/vacuum set***
Alan Mercurio, PPA’s Lead Technical Trainer, has over 30 years of industry experience in various roles including service technician, equipment sales, and service manager. Alan is an industry author, consultant, educator, and proctor. He holds certificates as a Master Technician in the State of Pennsylvania, Silver certificate from the PPA, is NORA Gold Certified, and is EPA Certified by the VGI Training center as a type I and type II Air Conditioning Technician. He is the past president and founder of the Susquehanna Valley Chapter of OESP (Formerly NAOHSM), is on OESP’S Education committee, and is a liaison to NORA.
PPATEC is pleased to partner with local hotels that are in close proximity to our primary training venues. Our hotel partners offer student discounted rates on overnight accommodations. Please see the link below to visit our hotel partners page.