Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Technology (HVAC-R)

HVAC-WebProgram Description:

With air conditioning, heating and refrigeration (HVAC) credentials you will be able to install, maintain, and repair HVAC systems. Job responsibilities can include selecting, installing, maintaining, inspecting, and repairing residential and light commercial systems.

Classes cover air conditioning, furnaces, tools, instrumentation, residential building codes, residential system sizing, and advanced comfort systems.
Graduates should qualify for employment as HVAC technicians, HVAC service technicians, HVAC installers, and HVAC mechanics. Because of the rising demand for trained technicians, employment opportunities of heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers are excellent.

Upon completion, graduates should be prepared to sit for industry-recognized certification exams, which demonstrate job readiness to employers.

Employment Opportunities
Graduates should be able to assist in the start up, preventive maintenance, service, repair, and/ or installation of residential and light commercial systems.

Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates:
CTE Pathway Options for High School Students

Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Degree – (A35100)

Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Diploma – (D35100)

Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration – Heating Fundamentals Certificate – (C35100B)

Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration – Heat Pump Certificate – (C35100C)

Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration – Refrigeration Certificate – (C35100D)

To learn more, contact:
Trent Younger

Faculty, HVAC

Mark Little
Department Chair, Computer and Industrial Technology

Maria Lander
Dean, School of Applied Science and Technology