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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Transportation Learning Center | Evaluated Learning Experience

1.Introduction and Overview of HVAC Systems (106)

2.Inspection and Maintenance of HVAC Systems (206)
3.Troubleshooting of HVAC Systems (306)

Transportation Learning Center, Silver Spring, Maryland, and approved locations.


Course 1, 2 and 3 (combined): 30 hours. 


Course 1, 2 and 3: January 2013 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Course 1, 2 and 3: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: identify rail car HVAC basic principles and key components; inspect and maintain HVAC systems on light and heavy rail cars; and implement best practice to effectively troubleshoot HVAC systems on railcars.


Course 1, 2 and 3: Instruction is offered via classroom through use of study guides, required and supplemental readings, quizzes, lab, required interaction with instructor, and final exams. 

Credit recommendation: 

Course 1, 2 and 3: In the associate degree/certificate category, 2 semester hours in Introduction to Electromechanical Systems or HVAC Systems (1/18). NOTE: Course 1, 2 and 3 must be completed to receive credit.