Course Information

This course will help you prepare for the NATE Air Conditioning and Heat Pumps Certification Exam, which most HVAC Technicians do not pass on their first attempt. We will go through the study guides together chapter by chapter to ensure you have a thorough understanding of each. Live eLearning events and timed practice tests are also included. I recommend you take the practice tests until you can achieve a score of 80%. There is no guarantee that you will pass the NATE Certification exam after completing this course.


  • Course Length - 7 Weeks
  • Course Materials - "Heat Pumps and Air Conditioning Preparing for the NATE Exam
  • eLearning - 7 Sessions
  • Practice Exams - Unlimited Access (after course completion)
  • NATE Student Group Forum Access - Unlimited
  • Course Material - Order from  Johnstone Supply, part number G35-909

Course Curriculum

  • Human comfort and system selection
  • Heat transfer and the basic refrigeration cycle
  • System components
  • Electrical components
  • Installation guidelines
  • Reading electrical schematics
  • Troubleshooting electrical circuits
  • System performance checks
  • Gas and Oil Heating

Course Information

This course will help you prepare for the NATE Core Certification Exam, which most HVAC Technicians do not pass on their first attempt. We will go through the study guides together chapter by chapter to ensure you have a thorough understanding of each. Live eLearning events and timed practice tests are also included. I recommend you take the practice tests until you can achieve a score of 80%. There is no guarantee that you will pass the NATE Certification exam after completing this course.

  • Course Length - 6 Weeks
  • Course Materials - "Core Essentials Preparing for the NATE Exam
  • eLearning - 3 Sessions
  • Practice Exams - Unlimited Access (after course completion)
  • NATE Student Group Forum Access - Unlimited
  • Course Material - Order from  Johnstone Supply, part number G35-908

Course Curriculum

  • Soft skills
  • Trade tools
  • Safety
  • Heat and matter
  • Electrical diagrams
  • Test instruments
  • Air Conditioning and Heat Pumps

This is a comprehensive course for HVAC students. It is designed to prepare you for an entry level HVAC technician job.

Easy Monthly Payment Plan - $217.00 to get started and $97.00/month for 10 months. Immediate course access.

HVAC technicians who are trained on residential and light commercial air conditioning are often called upon to service and repair commercial refrigeration systems. This course builds upon your core knowledge of air conditioning to help you learn and understand medium and low temperature refrigeration.

  • Course Length - 7 Weeks
  • Course Materials - "Commercial Refrigeration for HVAC Technicians" - Sold separately. Free shipping
  • eLearning - 7 Sessions
  • Exams - End of Unit Exams
  • Commercial Refrigeration Student Group Forum Access - Unlimited
  • Course Price - $350.00
  • Course Material - Purchased Separately

This course covers the electrical principles and practices that are required of installation and service technicians who are working in the industry. The text is written with a blend of theoretical and practical applications for HVAC Techs. Many service tips, procedures, diagnostic charts, and reference materials make this course and accompanying textbook valuable tools for use in the field after course completion.

  • Course Length - 8 Weeks
  • Course Outline - 
  • Course Materials - "Electricity for Refrigeration, Heating and Air Conditioning" - Sold separately. Free Shipping.
  • NEW! Interactive Electrical Simulations (included with textbook purchase)
  • Exams - End of Section Exams and Final
  • HVAC Class Student Group Forum Access - 2 years
  • Course Price - $350.00