The Heating and Air Conditioning program prepares you for an entry-level career installing, maintaining, and repairing residential and commercial heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration equipment. You will become proficient in the theory and processes of electric, boiler, solar, and fossil fuel heat systems, as well as air cooling and refrigeration equipment. Also gain knowledge and skills in:
- Electricity and electronic controls
- Electrical and mechanical troubleshooting
- Air quality, moisture, and temperature control
- Sheet metal fabrication and installation
Hands-On Learning Opportunities
HVAC Lab: Train on a variety of air conditioners, furnaces, heat pumps, air exchangers, boilers, and more.
- Field Experience: Gain 192 hours of real-world work experience ensuring you have the skills you need to succeed in your future career.
You may take the EPA Section 608 Universal Refrigerant and the 410A High-Pressure Refrigerant national certification exams. You may also complete the following HVAC Excellence Employment Ready certifications: Air Conditioning, Electrical, and Gas Heat.
Graduates of the program will have completed the first three levels of the four level HVAC apprenticeship training program. Upon successful completion of level four and four years of on-the-job training, graduates will be eligible to take the journeyperson test to receive their journeyperson license.