Tools

Uniforms are not required, but each student must have safety glasses and sturdy work shoes.  Open-toed shoes and shorts are not allowed in laboratory areas. Jewelry must not be worn in the lab. Students are responsible for having their own tools.  The following lists the minimum tools needed for completion of this program.

NOTE: Johnstone Supply offers one qualified first semester (fall first year) student a Tool Scholarship of $500.

NOTE: With the exception of multi tools students are not allowed to carry any type of weapon on their person. Pocket knives listed on this tool list must be used as a tool and stored in a tool box when not in use.

  • Tool Box
  • Combo Meter Kit Fluke 116/322
  • 3/8-3/4” Combination Wrench Set
  • 6-in-1 Screwdriver
  • Mini Screwdriver Reversible w/ Valve Rem.
  • 3/8” Nutdriver 10" Long
  • 8” Slip Joint Pliers
  • 9-1/2” Groove Lock Pliers
  • 7” Diagonal Pliers
  • 6 ½” Long Nose Pliers
  • 7” Linesman Pliers
  • Ballpeen Hammer 8 oz
  • 1/2 Round Bastard File 8”
  • Folding Hex Key Set 3/16” and up
  • Mini Tubing Cutter
  • Wire Stripper, Cutter, Crimper
  • Tubing Cutter Large to 1-1/8”
  • 25’ X 1” Tape Measure
  • 8” Adjustable Wrench
  • Inspection Mirror Stainless Larger
  • R410A/R22/R404A Manifold Set W/5’ Hoses
  • Service Wrench
  • Flaring/Swaging Set
  • Straight Jaw Locking Pliers
  • Flashlight "LED" with Pouch
  • Safety Goggles
  • 10” Adjustable Wrench
  • Safety Glasses
  • Pressure/Temperature Chart
  • 5/16 & ¼ Nutdrivers long magnetic
  • 3/16 X ¼ X 5/16 X 3/8 inch Ratchet Wrench
  • 3” Hand Seamer
  • Left Offset Aviation Snips
  • Right Offset Aviation Snips
  • 32 inch Dividers
  • 12 inch 3/8 and 1 inch Folding Tool
  • Gloves
  • Digital Thermometer
  • Socket Set ¼ & 3/8
  • 6” Hoses w/ ball valves, 3 - Pack