Major Appliance Technician Training: Laundry and Kitchen Equipment Course

This course covers gas and electric dryers, the electrical and water systems of automatic washers, and the need to know information on dishwashers, compactors and disposers. 

This course consists of written text, videos, video exams (these are self check exams with an answer key) as well as an end of course, multiple-choice question exam.

Individuals completing this course will receive a certificate of completion.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Laundry and Kitchen Equipment

    • Copyright and Disclaimer

    • Introduction

  • 2

    Washing Machines: Water Conditions/Detergent and Additives

    • Learning Outcomes

    • Water Hardness and Its Effect on Laundering Efficiency

    • Water Temperature and Its Affects on Laundering Efficiency

    • Detergents

    • Use of Bleaches and Fabric Softners

  • 3

    Mechanical Systems in Washing Machines

    • Learning Outcomes

    • Transmissions

    • Belts, Pulleys, Clutch and Brake Systems

    • Front Load Washing Machine Mechanical Systems

    • Installation of Boots, Gasket Sets, and Seals

  • 4

    Water Systems in Washing Machines

    • Learning Outcomes

    • Mixing Valves

    • Check Valves

    • Water Pumps

    • Hoses

  • 5

    Electrical Systems in Washing Machines

    • Learning Outcomes

    • Timers

    • Electronic Control System Fundamentals

    • Water Level Switches

    • Water Temperature Switches

    • Drive Motors

    • Lid Switches and Lid Lock Mechanisms

    • Timer Sequence Charts

    • Schematic Diagrams

    • Installation Requirements for Washing Machines

    • Washing Machine Electrical Troubleshooting & Part Replacement Video

    • Washing Machine Electrical Troubleshooting & Part Replacement Video Resource Guide PDF Download

    • Washing Machine Electrical Troubleshooting & Part Replacement Video Exam

    • Washing Machine Electrical Troubleshooting & Part Replacement Video Exam Answers

  • 6

    Clothes Dryers: Installation Requirements for Clothes Dryers

    • Learning Outcomes

    • Proper Venting Materials

    • Electrical Requirements for Clothes Dryers

    • Gas Dryer Installation Requirements

    • Location Considerations

  • 7

    Mechanical and Air Systems in Clothes Dryers

    • Learning Outcomes

    • Mechanical Components of a Clothes Dryer

  • 8

    Clothes Dryer Electrical Systems

    • Learning Outcomes

    • Motors

    • Cycling Thermostats and High Limit Switches

    • Door Switches

    • Timers

    • Moisture Sensors in Clothes Dryers

    • End of Cycle Notifiers

    • Troubleshooting Electrical Components in Gas Dryers Video

    • Troubleshooting Electrical Components in Gas Dryers Video Resource Guide PDF Download

    • Troubleshooting Electrical Components in Gas Dryers Video Exam

    • Troubleshooting Electrical Components in Gas Dryers Video Exam Answers

  • 9

    Electric Dryer Components

    • Learning Outcomes

    • Heating Elements in Electric Dryers

    • Electric Dryer Wiring Diagrams

    • Troubleshooting and Servicing Electric Dryer Components Video

    • Troubleshooting and Servicing Electric Dryer Components Video Resource Guide PDF Download

    • Troubleshooting and Servicing Electric Dryer Components Video Exam

    • Troubleshooting and Servicing Electric Dryer Components Video Exam Answers

  • 10

    Gas Dryer Heating Components

    • Learning Outcomes

    • Gas Burner System Components

  • 11

    Dishwashers

    • Learning Outcomes

    • Plumbing and Cabinet Requirements for Dishwashers

    • Water Hardness

  • 12

    Dishwasher Electrical Systems

    • Learning Outcomes

    • Water Valves

    • Float Switches

    • Motors

    • Timers

    • Electronic Control Systems in Dishwashers

    • Sence Resistors

    • Wax Motors

    • Heating Elements

    • Turbidity Sensors

    • Detergent Dispensers

    • Troubleshooting Dishwasher Electrical Components Video

    • Troubleshooting Dishwasher Electrical Components Video Resource Guide PDF Download

    • Troubleshooting Dishwasher Electrical Components Video Exam

    • Troubleshooting Dishwasher Electrical Components Video Exam Answers

  • 13

    Dishwasher Mechanical and Water Distribution Systems

    • Learning Outcomes

    • Spray Arms

    • Door Seals

    • Door Hinges/Door Springs

  • 14

    Garbage Disposals

    • Learning Outcomes

    • Disposal Mounting and Installation

    • Electrical Circuits in Disposals

  • 15

    Trash Compactors

    • Learning Outcomes

    • Installation Requirements for Trash Compactors

    • Mechanical Systems

    • Electrical Operation of a Compactor

  • 16

    Laundry and Kitchen Equipment for Major Appliance Technicians Exam

    • Laundry and Kitchen Equipment for Major Appliance Technicians Exam

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