Online Course

Critical Facilities: HVAC


The critical facilities heating ventilation air conditioning (HVAC) course provides advanced knowledge of air-conditioning systems and methods used in the cable TV access network. Regional and international standards for HVAC systems will be explored along with air circulation, greener technologies, and auditing of current systems in place in the operator’s footprint. Participants will gain the skills to successfully audit, retrofit, upgrade, and administer policies regarding HVAC systems used in their footprint.

Included in the Course

  • Engaging and Interactive LightningMod™ to prepare learner for training 
  • In-depth interactive eBook modules 
  • Course final exam
  • Fun VirtuGame® to improve absorption and retention of competencies 

Requirements for Successful Course Completion

  • Final exam with a passing grade of 80% 
  • Completion of SCTE course feedback form 

Subject Areas

  • HVAC mechanical systems 
  • Environmental controls 
  • Air circulation methodologies 
  • Cooling system failures and recovery 
  • Greener cooling technologies

Target Audience

This course is designed for individuals that will be auditing or working inthe critical facility such as headend and hub sites or an operator.

Recommended Prerequisites

SCTE Broadband TelecomCenter Specialist (BTCS)

Upon Successful Completion

  • SCTE Course Completion Certificate
  • 1 recertification units (RUs) toward SCTE certification renewal