The CFC license allows personnel to work on systems that contain Freon as well as handle Freon. Students will understand and practice troubleshooting to the individual component level. This will reduce troubleshooting time in the field and develop efficiency in system diagnostics.
Students will have the option to take the class immediately after taking the online course on the same day (May 15) with a live online proctor or on-site at the PTAA office that following Monday, May 18 with an in-class proctor. Live online proctoring requires you to have a computer with camera capability and internet. Both tests are closed book tests.
At time of registration, you will be emailed a study guide that references all components that you will be tested on.
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Instructed by John Riggs
John started his career in the apartment industry in 1975. He has been an instructor for the National Apartment Association (NAA) since 2009.
In 2001, John started with a newly developed multi-family management company as a service technician and was later promoted to Service Manager in 2002. John was promoted to Senior Service Manager in 2012 and Senior Transition Service Manager in 2016. John was Service Manager of the year in 2006 and received the Positive Impact Award in 2010. John currently serves on the Education Committee with the Wilmington Apartment Association. John has been a key mentor to service personnel since 2011. He teaches maintenance related classes for Piedmont Triad Apartment Association (PTAA), Wilmington Apartment Association (WAA), Triangle Apartment Association (TAA) and Greater Charlotte Apartment Association (GCAA). He co-authored HVAC Best Practices for local apartment associations. John has a degree in Horticulture from NC State University.
John’s certifications include: NSPF Certified Pool Operator, (CAMT-E) Certified Apartment Maintenance Technician Energy, Certified Storm Water BMP Inspections & Maintenance, EPA Universal, R-410A, NAAEI Facilitator.
He is a certified R-410A Instructor and a Certified Appliance Technician (CAP) for Whirlpool, Maytag, Frigidaire and General Electric.