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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)

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

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

Course 1, 2 and 3: January 2013 - May 2023.

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.