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)
|HVAC 105||HVAC Fundamentals*||4|
|HVAC 110||Electrical Fundamentals*||4|
|HVAC 136||Heating System Fundamentals*||3|
|HVAC 167||Sheet Metal Layout and Fabrication*||3|
|INDT 125||Industrial Safety/OSHA 30||3|
|HVAC 164||EPA 608 Refrigerant Management*||1|
|HVAC 188||Load Calculation and Duct Design*||3|
|HVAC 201||Cooling Systems*||3|
|HVAC 250||HVAC Installation and Start-up Procedures*||3|
|HVAC 278||Advanced Electrical Systems*||3|
|HVAC 280||HVAC Internship*||1-3|
Note: Only a 1 credit hour internship is required for the certificate program.
|COMS 155||Workplace Skills||1|
Total Program Hours: 32-34