Weekend Training Sessions

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On the two Saturdays during the three-week course period Dyer Academy will hold weekend training sessions (note: the comprehensive sealed systems class is held on the Saturday after the three-week course ends and is not included). These sessions are optional for current students and are open to the public. Classes will start at 11 AM. In the event the 11 AM class fills up, a 2nd class will be offered in the afternoon. The classes are as follows:

*** NEW Comprehensive Sealed Systems Class ***

Dyer Academy is now offering a full-day, comprehensive sealed systems training class. This goal of the class is to provide students with a more confident approach to diagnosing and performing sealed system repairs. The class will cover the following:

  • Sealed system theory refresher
  • Evacuating a system
  • S.S. component access, testing, removal and installation
  • Guided brazing practice
  • Real world obstacles and issues to navigate
  • Flame direction and heat protection techniques
  • Weighing in charges
  • Observing and discussing refrigerant pressures
  • Confirming effectiveness of repair

Cost: $750

(Please note: this weekend class is stand-alone and is NOT included as part of the three-week class)

Digging Deeper With Meter Diagnostics:

  • Multimeter symbol recognition
  • NCV (non-contact voltage) usage
  • Verifying presence of proper voltage and polarity to components
  • Identifying components within wiring diagrams
  • Determining voltage supply and test points for components
  • Understanding path of current through circuitry
  • Diagnosing component integrity with ohm values
  • Finding continuity in circuits and applicable components
  • Taking amp draw measurements
  • Exploring different avenues to investigate same components in order to expedite diagnoses

Cost: $100

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Sealed System Diagnostics:

1) Basic Sealed System Function

  • Compressor function and indicators of inefficiency
  • Duty of refrigerant within the system
  • Proper evaporator frost pattern to indicate a healthy system and airflow

2) Icemaker Function

  • Diagnostics of icemakers
  • Common misconceptions of icemaker failure to produce ice
  • Water supply diagnostics

Cost: $150

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Weekend sessions are included with the cost of tuition for students attending the three-week course. Persons other than registering students who wish to attend please fill out the form below and an invoice will be sent to the email address provided.

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