Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Technology Certificate

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The certificate program is designed to prepare you for the basic job skills needed to service and maintain heating and air conditioning equipment. Students who elect to complete the certificate option learn the theory of operation and how to service, repair and design gas furnaces, central air conditioners, heat pumps, rooftop air conditioning systems, boilers, and commercial systems air conditioners. This knowledge is reinforced by working on actual equipment in the laboratory. Completion of this program will allow the student to seek employment as a maintenance and service technician in the heating/air conditioning 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 142Load Calculations3
HVAC 201Cooling Systems*3
HVAC 236Advanced Heating Applications*3
HVAC 250HVAC Installation and Start-up Procedures*3
HVAC 280HVAC Internship*1-3
Note: Only 1 credit hour internship for certificate program.
Total Hours16-18

Total Program Hours: 32