ARLINGTON, Va. - The Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) will release the next two computer video training packages in its “NATE Essentials” series on May 15, 2009. The two packages,Mastering Core InstallationandMastering Air Conditioning Installation, are available for pre-order online at a special 10 percent discount off their regular price through May 14.

Taught by industry trainer Jack Rise, these CD training packages allow users to learn at their own pace, said ACCA. Each set includes review questions and handouts in addition to the computer video and audio, for a complete learning experience.

Mastering Core Installationprepares technicians and others to successfully take and pass the core NATE installation exam, whileMastering Air Conditioning Installationfocuses on the specialty exam for air conditioning installation. NATE certification requires successful passage of at least one core and one specialty exam.

ACCA said its first two NATE Essentials learning packages,Mastering Core ServiceandMastering Heat Pump Service, have proven popular with contractors, schools, distributors, and others with an interest in NATE certification. They are also still available.

The pre-order prices forMastering Core InstallationandMastering Air Conditioning Installationare $269 ($179 for ACCA members). A special bundle that includes both of these packages is also available for pre-order, and will save a total of 20 percent off the regular price for both packages.

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Publication date:05/04/2009