Manufacturer Technician Training

The United Association (UA) Education and Training Department is pleased to offer HVACR industry courses, through the 2020 Regional Training System, in an agreement with the major HVACR manufacturers, Carrier Corporation, Daikin, Fujitsu, and Johnson Controls. These courses will be taught by authorized-factory instructors, incorporating manufacturer-specific curriculum and have limited availability. It is the goal of the International Training Fund to provide the best possible training for the UA local unions in order to satisfy current HVACR industry requirements for project specifications in high performance buildings. Admittance into each course is subject to registration policies by each participating manufacturer. Early registration by UA active instructors is encouraged. Participation by all active UA HVACR technicians is welcome.

PLEASE NOTE:  TO ENROLL CONTACT YOUR UA LOCAL TRAINING DIRECTOR/COORDINATOR

 

2020 REGIONAL CHILLER COURSES

6032     C-2111 YVAA Air Cooled Screw Chiller (Johnson Controls)

Prerequisite: Working knowledge of YCAV/YCIV Chiller, working knowledge of VSDs and understanding of basic electronics.

This three-day course teaches experienced service technicians about the YVAA Chiller. The course will include features of this unit and the differences in installation, operation, and maintenance from the YCAV. Steel-toed leather shoes and long pants are required. Personal protective equipment is required. Please refer to the safety requirements.

Course Date:   May 5-7, 2020

Location:        
Johnson Controls
5000 Renaissance Dr.
New Freedom, PA

Instructor:        Johnson Controls Representatives

 

6033     C-2103 YCAV Air Cooled Rotary Screw Liquid Chillers (Johnson Controls)

This three-day course teaches service personnel about the YCAV Chiller features, including the screw compressor, system ancillary components, start-up procedures, unit operation, and maintenance. Steel-toed leather shoes and long pants are required. Personal protective equipment is required. Please refer to the safety requirements.

Course Date:   March 3-5, 2020           

Location:        
Johnson Controls
5000 Renaissance Dr.
New Freedom, PA

Instructor:        Johnson Controls Representatives

 

6042     SER 270 30 Series Screw and Scroll Chiller Fundamentals (Carrier Corporation)

Students will learn to operate, maintain, troubleshoot and service Carrier’s complete line of 30 series air-cooled and water-cooled chillers. Models include 30GX/HX, RA.RB, and XA.XW. This course is a must for any technician whose job it is to service the complete line of 30 series chillers. Studies include chiller refrigeration cycle, compressor theory, cooler heat transfer, and water and air-cooled condensers. Participants will also learn how to analyze performance by recording and analyzing refrigerant and water pressures and temperatures. Admittance into this course is subject to Carrier Corporation’s registration policies. When registering for this course, please email cathym@uanet.org with the company you work for and if you are a Lead AP. Personal protective equipment is required. Please refer to the safety requirements.

Course Date:   March 24-27, 2020       

Location:        
Great Lakes Regional Training Center
4800 E Huron River Dr.
Ann Arbor, MI                     

Instructor:        Carrier Corporation Representatives

Course Date:   October 20-23, 2020     

Location:        
Great Lakes Regional Training Center
4800 E Huron River Dr.
Ann Arbor, MI                     

Instructor:        Carrier Corporation Representatives

 

 

6043     SER 275 23XRV Liquid Chiller Screw Chiller Service & Operator Course (Carrier Corporation)

This course is targeted at service technicians who operate or service 23XRV chillers. Chiller refrigeration cycle, compressor theory, drive theory, cooler heat transfer, and water-cooled condensers will be covered. Operation and function of the compressors, muffler, condenser, coolers, economizers, metering devices, oil concentrator and accessories are covered. The attendees will learn how to analyze performance by recording and analyzing refrigerant and water pressures and temperatures. Service technicians will be able to distinguish between chiller and system problems and to quickly diagnose problems using service logs. The class also covers the unit controls and how to set up and adjust the controls for optimum system performance. In addition, recommended prestart and start-up procedures, operational, and field issues will be covered. Admittance into this course is subject to Carrier Corporation’s registration policies. When registering for this course, please email cathym@uanet.org with the company you work for and indicate if you are a Lead AP. Personal protective equipment is required. Please refer to the safety requirements.

Course Date:   March 31 – April 1, 2020

Location:        
Great Lakes Regional Training Center
4800 E Huron River Dr.
Ann Arbor, MI                     

Instructor:        Carrier Corporation Representatives

Course Date:   October 27-28, 2020     

Location:        
Great Lakes Regional Training Center
4800 E Huron River Dr.
Ann Arbor, MI                     

Instructor:        Carrier Corporation Representatives

 

6070     Daikin Screw Chiller Maintenance Operation and Service

This is structured to provide basic classroom instruction, demonstrations, and hands-on exercises designed to familiarize the student with the product features, operation, maintenance and service requirements for Daikin Screw Chiller products. The standard program for the maintenance, operation, and service seminar is four-and-one-half days of intensive training. The products covered in this seminar will be the AGS, AWS and AWV air-cooled. Screw chillers and the WGS and WWV water-cooled chiller Screw chiller. Personal protective equipment is required. Please refer to the safety requirements.

Course Date:   May 18-21, 2020          

Location:        
Daikin Plant
207 Laurel Hill Rd.
Verona, VA           

Instructor:        Daikin Plant Representatives

 

6071     Daikin WMC Magnetic Bearing Service and Repair

This course is designed to teach the maintenance and service technician how to maintain, operate, troubleshoot, and repair Daikin Magnitude WMC Magnetic Bearing Chillers. Compressor monitor software is provided. The standard program for the WMC Magnetic Bearing Chiller Course is four-and-one-half days of intensive training. Personal protective equipment is required. Please refer to the safety requirements.

Course Date:   August 31 – September 3, 2020   

Location:        
Local Union 449
230 Wise Rd.
Harmony, PA

Instructor:        Daikin Plant Representatives

 

6090     Fujitsu Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF)

RAIT – Regional Airstage Installation Training and Start Up training. The attendee will learn principles of project planning, installation, commissioning, and troubleshooting techniques.  Additionally, recommended practices for refrigerant piping, wiring, and system set up will be offered.  The participants will also take part in a hands on experience that will include Function Settings, system set up and Service Tool interface.  This course will earn the student a Fujitsu certificate to install and commission Airstage VRF systems.

Course Date:   March 10-12, 2020

Location:        
Local Union 449
230 Wise Rd.
Harmony, PA

Instructor:        W. DeCosa