Automotive Air Conditioning

Automotive Air Conditioning installation & Repair workshop program is designed as occupational program with all practical and hands on training environment for our graduates to make them a specialized technician. Our participants can expect hands-on session and learn all the ins and outs of air conditioning in various types of automobiles.

Prerequisites: –

Can access computer system and make use of internet to perform search over Google.

Need to Prepare?

Basic Knowledge of Mechanics and its associated system will be appreciated.

Tools Expected: –

Windows OS based PC, Smart phone with Internet, Notebook and Pen

Tools Provided (for the session): –

Reference Materials, PPTs, Study Elements and Software required.

Concepts: –

Automotive technology, Electrical theory, Auto heating systems, Temperature Balance, Controls and Troubleshooting Techniques

Summary: –

This workshop will be addressed about automotive technology as well as training in automotive air conditioning and heating systems.

Highlights: –

  • System Operation
  • Refrigerant
  • Evaporation (The Evaporator)
  • Compression (The Compressor)
  • The Compressor Clutch
  • Condensation (The Condenser)
  • Expansion

Commitment: –

2 Days (7 hours each including 1-hour lunch break)

Agenda: –

Day 1

Session 1- (03:30 hrs)

  • Introduction
  • Training outline
  • Full pressure and temperature analysis of the system
  • Reading and analysing gauges correctly (both pressure and temp).
  • Basic fault diagnosis of systems
  • Full servicing procedures
  • Servicing equipment, recommendations and guidelines
  • Critical charging of system
  • Analysis charge rates by pressure/temperature analysis and pipe feel


Session 2- (02:30 hrs)

  • Detailed operation of the cycling clutch thermostatic expansion valve
  • Detailed operation of the expansion/orifice tube systems
  • Mechanical variable displacement compressor systems
  • Full diagnosis of all three systems including faults, charge analysis, & performance
  • Special attention for the analysis of compressor

Session Recap

Day 2

Session 1- (03:30 hrs)

  • Capacity, efficiency
  • Performance evaluation
  • Analysis of excessive pressure drops
  • Incorrect hose size analysis
  • Correct pump sizing


Session 2- (02:30 hrs)

  • Troubleshooting the Air Distribution System
  • Temperature difference across the coil
  • Balance in the system
  • Short cycling
  • Duct sizing
  • Noise
  • How to use a Ductulator

Session Recap

Zonal Round of SkillThon

  • Competition

Certificate distribution and acknowledgement