CSUSA Apprenticeship Program


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Full Price: $910.00

This apprenticeship related training program is an entirely online and convenient quality education.  HVACRedu.net is a US Department of Labor Registered Apprenticeship Training Provider.  Our online courses align with the US Department of Labor Apprenticeship Guidelines.  HVACRedu.net is accredited by HVAC Excellence and recognized by NATE and various State licensing agencies for Continuing Education credit to maintain licenses and certifications. 


This online program is the related training/educational component of registered apprenticeship programs.   Many employers find it a valuable structured way to provide on-the-job training to new to the industry employees through this 4-year workforce development program.  Employers that need a customized apprenticeship program to meet specific system types are invited to contact us for a curriculum aligned to their primary HVACR workplace requirements.

Apprentices are enrolled for an 8-month period to complete the year’s program.  We provide an initial live program orientation, scheduled with Live Faculty, and a campus navigation video to help students succeed. Apprentices can view only the first topic module at a time and open the next module by earning a minimum score of 70% on each module exam.  An overall averaged grade of 70% is required to successfully pass the annual year program and receive a certificate of completion. Try to complete 2 modules each week. That will keep you on track to complete by the recommended schedule. You should refer to the Program Student Handbook for specifics.

Online Courses Include

  • Online reading (lecture notes)
  • Toll Free phone and email access to Live Faculty
  • Textbook reading assignments
  • Online quizzes and exams
  • Streaming video, animations, simulations, web presentations
  • Related Competency check-off sheets

Apprenticeship Program Curriculum

Program Learning Objectives for Year 1

  • Basic Construction Math (12 hrs)
  • Basic Hand and Power Tools (6 hrs)
  • Intro to Applied Science (21 hrs)
  • Energy Sources (18 hrs)
  • Basic Sheet Metal (21 hrs)
  • Building Systems (6 hrs)
  • Employability Skills (9 hrs)
  • Copper Works (6 hrs)
  • Refrigeration Cycle I (18 hrs)
  • EPA 608 Prep (8 hrs)
  • OSHA 30 Hour Construction Safety (30 hrs)

Program Learning Objectives for Year 2

  • Everything About Belts (3 hrs)
  • Intro to Blueprints (12 hrs)
  • Construction Technology (20 hrs)
  • Customer Service (15 hrs)
  • Indoor Air Quality Basics (18 hrs)
  • Refrigeration Cycle II (18 hours)
  • Refrigeration Cycle Service (9 hrs)
  • Electrical DC I (18 hrs)
  • Electrical AC II (18 hrs)
  • Air Properties & Measurement (18 hrs)

Program Learning Objectives for Year 3

  • Electrical Common Components (18 hrs)
  • Electrical Motors (21 hrs)
  • Heat Loads – Manual J (18 hrs)
  • R-410A Refrigerant Technology (18 hrs)
  • Air Distribution – Manual D (18 hrs)
  • Gas Heat I (18 hrs)
  • Fuel Gas Pipe Sizing (12 hrs)
  • Intro to Cooling System Troubleshooting (18 hrs)
  • High Efficiency Ventilation (9 hrs)

Program Learning Objectives for Year 4

  • Fuel Gas Venting Systems (16 hrs)
  • Code IFGC (20 hrs)
  • Hydronics I (18 hrs)
  • Advanced Troubleshooting (21 hrs)
  • Commercial Boiler Fundamentals (6 hrs)
  • High Efficiency Commercial Boilers (6 hrs)
  • Air Handlers & Roof Top Units (6 hrs)
  • Building Automation Systems I (18 hrs)
  • High Efficiency HVAC (12 hrs)
  • Central Chillers (6 hrs)
  • Cooling Towers (6 hrs)
  • Operations Management (18 hrs)