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Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Technology

Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration technicians are responsible for installing, maintaining and repairing HVAC systems. HVAC technicians have to be familiar with mechanical and electrical components for heating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems. Blueprint reading, specific tool usage and code standards are a few skills that HVAC technicians need to do the job.

The Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Technology program at SPCC is designed to provide the knowledge and skills needed for entry-level HVAC technician positions.

Course work emphasizes:

  • System startup
  • Preventive maintenance
  • Service and repair
  • System installation

Credentials

The following credentials are possible with this program:

Associate in Applied Science, Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Technology degree
- class listing/curriculum map

Diploma in Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Technology
- class listing/curriculum map

Certificate in Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Technology in:
• Heating Fundamentals - class listing/curriculum map
• Heat Pump Fundamentals - class listing/curriculum map

Gainful Employment Information


School of Applied Science and Technology
Associate of Applied Science Degree Program

South Piedmont has an extensive selection of Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree programs developed for occupational fields. Emphasizing career preparation, these programs of study provide in-depth career preparation and General Education courses so that students are prepared with knowledge or skills in a specialized area.

Note: The coursework for an AAS degree can be completed in two years. The AAS degree program is not designed as a college transfer program; however, because of bilateral agreements with several four-year colleges and universities, courses taken as part of AAS programs may be accepted for transfer credit.

To begin your program of study, call the Enrollment Hotline at 704-272-5391 or send an email to admissions@spcc.edu.

Enrolled students should consult their academic advisors about the transferring process.


Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Technology faculty



Trent Younger

Faculty, HVAC

 

HVAC at SPCC