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AGC 117 Mobile Air Conditioning Lab
Credit Hours:  1.5
Effective Term: Fall 2008
SUN#: None
AGEC: None
Credit Breakdown: 5 Labs
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F

Description: Focus on component function, testing, diagnostic and repair procedures on actual machines. Use of technical service literature, array of service tools and safety are emphasized. Apprentice must submit documentation of 96 hours of supervised experience.

Prerequisites: Must be sponsored by an AGC Contractor


Recommendations: The AGC Mechanic Apprentice Program was developed to provide a plan of approved training that will equip apprentices for profitable employment as skilled mechanics in the construction industry. Each apprentice is sponsored by a participating AGC member firm.

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1.Demonstrate safe working practices.
2.Identify location of systems components on three assigned machines.
3.Explain basic system operation and how components function in the system.
4.Demonstrate how to take low side and high side pressures safely
5.Demonstrate correct service procedures for mobile air conditioning units.
6.Select and properly use measuring tools and technical literature to work on air conditioning systems.
7.Diagnosis of pressure readings to locate system problems.
8.Demonstrate the procedures to perform preventative maintenance on mobile air conditioning.
9.Demonstrate correct procedures when disassembling air conditioning components.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
1. Perform the manipulative skills required to satisfactorily complete the lab assignments to meet the manufacture’s written specifications.
2. Receive a rating greater than two on the course performance standard check sheet. (Approved by the AGC Mechanics Training Committee}
3. Take MACS certification test and obtain certification.
4. Submit a signed log report documenting 48 hours of mobile air conditioning work verified by the apprentice's supervisor.