Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Technology Certificate

The certificate program is designed to prepare HVAC graduates for the HVAC job skills needed to service and maintain heating and air conditioning equipment. Students who elect to complete the certificate learn the theory of operation, how to service, repair and design gas furnaces, central air conditioners, heat pumps, rooftop systems. The instructional format is reinforced by working on actual equipment in the laboratory. By completing this program, it will allow students to seek employment in the HVAC trade.

Suggested/Sample Course Sequence

The sequence taken by the student may vary depending on prerequisites, course availability, and personal/ professional responsibilities.

(Major Code 6230; State CIP Code 47.0201)

First Semester

HVAC 105HVAC Fundamentals4
HVAC 110Electrical Fundamentals4
HVAC 136Heating System Fundamentals3
HVAC 164EPA 608 Refrigerant Management1
HVAC 167Sheet Metal Layout and Fabrication3
INDT 155Workplace Skills1
Total Hours16

Second Semester

INDT 125Industrial Safety/OSHA 303
HVAC 188Load Calculation and Duct Design3
HVAC 201Cooling Systems*3
HVAC 250HVAC Installation and Start-up Procedures*3
HVAC 278Advanced Electrical Systems*3
HVAC 280HVAC Internship*1-3
Note: Only a 1 credit hour internship is required for the certificate program.
Total Hours16-18

Total Program Hours: 32-34