PGE - North American Technician Excellence (NATE) Test Prep/Review

Saturday, May 12, 2012 - 8:00am to 12:00pm

Description NATE is an independent, third party certification body for HVACR technicians. NATE tests technicians. In preparation for the NATE Certification Test, students may attend this preparatory session that includes an intensive review of core and air conditioning KATEs (Knowledge Areas of Technician Expertise).
Audience Level This is an advanced course intended for HVAC service technicians and installers who are very familiar with the common types of HVAC equipment and typical service and installation challenges.
Agenda
Introduction
Intensive Review of the Knowledge Areas of Technician Expertise in the Exam
- Core Exam
-  Air Conditioning Specialty Exam
- Heat Pump Specialty
Core Exam Preparation
-  Required Competencies
-  Test Taking Skills
Air Conditioner Specialty Exam
-  Installation
-  Duct Installation
-  Recovery, Recycling
-  Service, Preventive Maintenance
-  Diagnostics
-  Electrical Troubleshooting
-  System Components
-  Applied Knowledge: Regulations, Codes, & Design
-  Bids and Proposals
Heat Pump Specialty Exam
- Installation
- Duct Installation
- Recovery, Recycling
- Retrofitting
- Service, Preventive Maintenance
-  Diagnostics
-  Electrical Troubleshooting
-  System Components
-  Applied Knowledge: Regulations, Codes, & Design
-  Bids and Proposals
PG&E Incentive Program for Successful NATE Certification
Adjourn (Noon)
Option to Immediately Take Computer Based Exams
Instructor(s)

Nick Kyriakopedi

Nick Kyriakopedi is the Enviromental Control Technology Department Chair at Laney College. With many years of experience installing and maintaining HVAC equipment of all types and sizes, Nick now instructs on the correct design, performance, and installation of systems.
Resources N/A
Cost No fee for this program
Credits N/A

 

 

 

 

 

 

Location: 
Fresno--City College