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Carrington College

Phoenix, AZ

3 Programs

Available Programs

  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC-R)
    Building Systems, Construction, and Manufacturing

    Prepare for a job in Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC-R). Carrington College’s HVAC-R program is designed to provide fundamental, hands-on training for a career in the heating and cooling industry.

    Certificate of achievement in as few as 10 months

    Associate degree in as few as 15 months

    Students study the operation, maintenance, and repair of residential and commercial equipment.

    Upon completion of the Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration program, graduates will be able to:

    • Discuss theories of heating, refrigeration, and air conditioning and relate these concepts to practical applications.
    • Apply proper procedures for the installation, operation, maintenance and repair of both residential and light commercial heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration equipment and systems.
    • Demonstrate proper usage of the basic tools of the trade.
    • Demonstrate requisite mastery to apply for and obtain the EPA 608 certification from the Environmental Protection Agency.
    • Create effective reports and documents, electronically and in writing.
    • Apply advanced electrical concepts and critical thinking skills to interpret and draft schematic wiring diagrams, and perform system diagnostics and interpret results.
    • Relate and apply concepts of communication, reasoning, critical analysis, ethical behavior and appropriate interpersonal interaction to situations in his or her career and personal life.
    • Demonstrate the social skills, professional appearance, attitudes, and behavior that employers expect of all Carrington College graduates.
    • Adhere to national, state, and local safety practices used by service technicians working on HVAC-R systems.

  • Electrical Technology
    Building Systems, Construction, and Manufacturing

    Prepare for a job in Electrical Technology. Carrington College’s Electrical Technology (ET) program is designed to provide fundamental, hands-on training for a career as an electrician.

    Students will study and master the basic principles, applications, concepts and functions of electrical circuitry.

    Upon completion of the Electrical Technology program, graduates will be able to:

    • Discuss theories of electrical circuitry and relate these concepts to practical applications.
    • Apply proper procedures for the installation, operation, maintenance and repair of residential, commercial, and light industrial wiring, electrical equipment and systems.
    • Demonstrate proper usage of the basic tools of the trade.
    • Demonstrate the basic use and application of the National Electrical Code.
    • Create effective reports and documents, electronically and in writing.
    • Apply advanced electrical concepts and critical thinking skills to interpret and create blueprint drawings for residential, commercial and light industrial facilities.
    • Adhere to national, state, and local safety practices used by technicians working in the electrical industry.

  • Maintenance Technician
    Truck Driving, Transportation, and Mechanics

    Prepare for a job in Industrial Maintenance Technology. Carrington College’s Industrial Maintenance Technology (IMT) program is designed to provide fundamental, hands-on training on industrial systems and equipment.

    Students in our Industrial Maintenance Technology program learn to:

    • Apply basic concepts of electrical theory related to motor control
    • Operate and maintain machinery and machinery components such as industrial bearings, gear systems and shaft joining and coupling devices
    • Perform advanced hydraulic testing procedures, maintenance and hydraulic systems operation
    • Program, install and perform diagnostic functions on programmable logic controllers (PLCs)
    • Use a computer and associated hardware and software to generate documents, prepare electronic spreadsheets, manage databases, conduct internet research and communicate via electronic mail
    • Demonstrate the ability to apply critical thinking, collaboration, communication, and professionalism

Accreditation

Carrington College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges (ACCJC/WASC), 10 Commercial Blvd., Suite 204, Novato, CA 94949, (415) 506-0234, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. Additional information about accreditation, including the filing of complaints against member institutions, can be found at http://www.accjc.org/.

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Student loans, grants and scholarships are available to those who qualify.

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