Self-Study Fundamentals of Appliance Repair Course

Posted on July 17, 2018 by -

Course Syllabus:

Module 1 Self-Study Fundamentals Course Orientation
Unit 1 How to Use and Interact with the Fundamentals of Appliance Repair Course  
Module 2 Tools and Test Instruments
Unit 1 Basic Tools to Have on Hand for Every Service Call  
Unit 2 Information Tools  
Module 3 Basic Electricity
Unit 1 Basic Electricity: Electrical Terms  
Unit 2 What is Electricity? Current and Voltage  
Unit 3 Basic Electricity: Voltage, Current, Resistance, and Power  
Unit 4 Basic Electricity: Circuit Components  
Unit 5 Basic Electricity: Series and Parallel Circuits  
Unit 6 Basic Electricity: Circuit Breaker Panels and Power Outlets  
Unit 7 Basic Electricity: Electrical Measurements in Appliance Repair  
Unit 8 Basic Electricity: Voltage Drop and Load  
Unit 9 Basic Electricity: More on DC and AC Voltage and Current  
Unit 10 Basic Electrical Wiring Skills in Appliance Repair  
Unit 11 Introduction to Schematic and Wiring Diagrams  
Unit 12 Basic Electricity Module Exam  
Module 4 Basic Electronics
Unit 1 Self-Study Fundamentals of Appliance Repair Course Midterm Exam  
Unit 2 Electronics in Appliance Repair  
Unit 3 Components on Electronic Control Boards  
Unit 4 Basic Electronics: Capacitors  
Unit 5 Basic Electronics: Transformers  
Unit 6 Control Board Configurations Used in Appliance Repair  
Unit 7 Working with and Handling Electronics Boards in Appliance Repair  
Unit 8 Basic Electronics Module Exam  
Module 5 Troubleshooting
Unit 1 Introduction to Troubleshooting  
Unit 2 Troubleshooting Basics and Strategies  
Unit 3 The Ten-Step Troubleshooting Tango  
Unit 4 Using Schematics to Troubleshoot Appliances, Part 1  
Unit 5 Using Schematics to Troubleshoot Appliances, Part 2  
Unit 6 Troubleshooting Module Exam  
Module 6 Basic Gas
Unit 1 Introduction to Gas Fuels in Appliance Repair  
Unit 2 Physical Properties of Gas Fuels  
Unit 3 Measuring Gas Pressure  
Unit 4 Natural Gas Distribution  
Unit 5 How LP Gas Differs from Natural Gas  
Unit 6 Gas Pressure Regulators  
Unit 7 Carbon Monoxide  
Unit 8 Gas Flame Characteristics  
Unit 9 Basic Gas Module Exam  
Module 7 Appliance Parts
Unit 1 Switches and Relays  
Unit 2 Pressure Switches, Thermostats, and Sensors  
Unit 3 Solenoid Valves  
Unit 4 Heating Elements  
Unit 5 Gas Appliance Parts: Valves, Flame Detectors, Ignitors, Spark Modules  
Unit 6 Appliance Parts Module Exam  
Module 8 Appliance Motors
Unit 1 Overview of Electric Motors Used in Appliances  
Unit 2 Variable Frequency Drive Systems  
Unit 3 Single-Phase Asynchronous AC Motors  
Unit 4 Appliance Motors: Supplemental Material  
Unit 5 Appliance Motors Module Exam  
Module 9 Final Exam and Beyond
Unit 1 Training your Techs and other Resources  
Unit 2 Final Exam for the Samurai Tech Academy Fundamentals of Appliance Repair Course