Located approximately two miles north of downtown Boston in historic Charlestown, Kaplan Career Institute offers a spacious 20,000 square-foot air-conditioned building with classrooms, labs, and general offices that are all wheelchair accessible. There is a library on campus with books, periodicals, and technical publications for your use. Computers with Internet connections are available for research and study. Kaplan Career Institute takes great pride in teaching students with the types of tools and test equipment that technicians utilize in their professions, so you can get the hands-on training you need to seek immediate employment upon graduation.
For your career training, this program uses tools and equipment commonly used by electricians in the workplace, such as testers, meters, fire alarm panels, pipe benders, and emergency light fixtures.
RHVAC Service Technology Program
The Refrigeration, Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (RHVAC) Service Technology program provides tapes, slides, and many other testing and instructional aids to increase your understanding of this industry. Specific equipment used during your training includes:
- Hand tools and gauges
- Brazing and soldering stations
- AC/DC circuit construction boards
- A variety of pumps, including vacuum, oil, and centrifugal
- Refrigeration trainers, commercial refrigeration/freezers, and commercial ice makers
- Oil and gas furnaces
- Relay/transformer project boards
- Refrigerant recovery systems
- Hydronic boilers