Program Goals and Outcomes

Appliance repair training goals and outcomes

Penn Foster's Appliance Repair Career Diploma Program helps you learn the skills necessary to pursue a career working in the appliance repair and maintenance industry.

Appliance Repair

Career Diploma 4-8 mo As low as $59/mo
800-275-4410 (9AM - 9PM EST)

Program Goal

 To prepare students for entry-level employment as an appliance repair technician by providing basic skills, such as terminology, how to interact with customers, and the fundamentals of electricity and gas appliances, as well as guidance on how to troubleshoot and repair common problems with appliances, such as clothes washers and dryers; ranges, ovens, and cooktops; microwaves; dishwashers; and refrigerators and freezers.

 

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to...

  • Outline the basic terminology, tools, safety, and customer service skills needed for appliance repair
  • Identify basic concepts in electricity, electrical circuits, electronics, and gas components in appliances and how to work with them safely
  • Describe the basics of clothes dryer operation, including safety, use, and care, and how to install and troubleshoot common problems
  • Describe the basics of clothes washer operation, including safety, use, and care, and how to install and troubleshoot common problems
  • Describe the basics of range, oven, and cooktop operation, including safety, use, and care, and how to install and troubleshoot common problems
  • Describe the basics of dishwasher operation, including safety, use, and care, and how to install and troubleshoot common problems
  • Describe the basics of microwave operation, including safety, use, and care, and how to install and troubleshoot common problems
  • Explain how sealed refrigeration systems work, how to work with them safely, use and care for them, install them, and troubleshoot common problems

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