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MAT Module Description

This unique course contains five complete modules

MODULE # 1 ELECTRICAL FUNDAMENTALS:

( PRE-REQUISITE: NONE ) An overview of electricity and electronic fundamentals for the appliance technician. This module guides you through electrical concepts in a simple, straightforward manner. Necessary theories are covered, but you’re not bogged down with a dull, academic approach. Electricity is explained in a way that helps you not only understand it, but apply it to your job. Includes the information you need to know about house wiring.

Exam Content: 100 Multiple Choice Questions.

MODULE # 2 REFRIGERATION FUNDAMENTALS:

( PRE-REQUISITE: MODULE #1 ) A simple, to-the-point approach to eliminating the mysteries behind the refrigeration process. Covers not only the fundamental concepts you need to know about refrigeration theory, but also the refrigeration cycle and how it works in refrigerators, freezers and room air conditioners.

Exam Content: 100 Multiple Choice Questions.

MODULE # 3 REFRIGERATORS & FREEZERS:

( PRE-REQUISITES: MODULES #1 AND #2) Once you’ve completed your fundamentals modules, this segment of the course gives you the chance to apply what you’ve learned to specific equipment. Covers schematic and ladder diagrams, using meters to troubleshoot circuits, motors and motor start devices, and how solid state devices are used in refrigerators, freezers and room air conditioners. Exam Content: 150 Multiple Choice Questions.

MODULE # 4 COOKING EQUIPMENT:

( PRE-REQUISITES: MODULES #1, #2 AND #3) In this module, the focus is on gas and electric ranges and microwave ovens. With your understanding of electrical fundamentals, you’ll be able to understatnd the circuitry and components used in cooking appliances. Includes information on the properties and application of LP and natural gas. Exam Content: 150 Multiple Choice Questions.

MODULE # 5 LAUNDRY AND KITCHEN EQUIPMENT:

( PRE-REQUISITES: MODULES #1, #2, #3, AND #4) This final course module covers gas and electric dryers, the electrical and water systems of automatic washers, and the need-to-know information on dishwashers, compactors and disposers.
Exam Content: 150 Multiple Choice Questions.

NOTE: In addition to the individual module exams, technicians successfully completing the Major Appliance Technician Certificate Program must also accomplish an overall final exam consisting of 200 multiple choice questions and 25 selected exercises in analyzing schematic diagrams, identifying refrigeration systems and cycles, and mechanical and water systems in appliances.