HVAC Diagnostics - Heating Systems Badge Details

Objective

Built on the foundation of the most trusted brand in the industry, Snap-on provides the essential TOOLS FOR LIFE that shape the future of tomorrow’s workforce — certification programs, industry-supported curriculum and hands-on training with Snap-on products. The Snap-on HVAC DIAGNOSTICS INSTRUMENTS Certification is designed to train technicians in the advanced technologies needed to successfully test building heating, ventilation and air condition (HVAC) system performance. Participants will prepare and operate specialized tools to test for indoor air quality, carbon monoxide, air distribution, pressure and vacuum testing, temperature, fluid integrity, and combustible gases. Students and technicians who successfully complete the course will leave with the capabilities required for testing HVAC systems. This certification focuses on the heating side of the HVAC Diagnostics.

Competencies

  • This certification focuses on the heating side of the HVAC Diagnostics. Besides addressing basic safety considerations, it covers these TPI instruments.
  • TPI376C1 and CK11M Infrared Thermometers including how to perform an emissivity measurement with the 376C1 Infrared Thermometer, perform a surface contact temperature measurements with an Infrared Thermometer and perform a temperature differential test using the temperature rise formula.
  • TPI 720B Combustible Gas Leak Detector including how to perform a sensitivity adjustment on the leak detector and perform a combustible chemical leak detection.
  • SP620C1 Dual Pressure Manometer and how to perform a sampling and recording of the inlet gas and manifold gas pressure test and record the readings via the TPI View app, perform a static pressure test and a pressure switch test.
  • DC710C1 Smart Flue Gas Analyzer including the proper locations on a heating system for flue gas testing and performing a flue gas test on both a mid- and high-efficiency furnace.

Skills

Construction   Building Management   Building Retrofit   General Repair   HVAC   Plant Management