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AIR CONDITIONING, HEATING, AND REFRIGERATION TECHNOLOGY

Program Description

With air conditioning, heating and refrigeration (HVAC) credentials you will be able to install, maintain, and repair HVAC systems. Job responsibilities 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
  • 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.

Technical Standards – These technical standards have been established to inform students of the skills and standards necessary for completion of the HVAC-R program.

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.

Educational Opportunities

Contact Information

To learn more about degree, diploma, and certificate programs in air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration, contact:
Ben Dorfield
Faculty, Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration

Dr. Mark Little
Department Chair, Computer and Industrial Technologies

Dr. Maria Lander
Dean, School of Applied Science and Technology

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