The HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) program is a full-time certificate course. This program combines classroom and laboratory activities to provide a foundation of practical knowledge needed to perform installation, service, and repair work in this challenging field. Course work is based on procedures recommended by the Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Institute (ARI).
What You’ll Learn
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- Refrigeration and electrical theory
- Copper & steel pipe fabrication
- Field related mathematics
- Fundamentals of basic plumbing
- Employability skills
- Installation & design of water piping (copper)
- Isometric drawings
- Backflow devices
- Installation, operation, and troubleshooting of commercial and residential HVAC systems
- Installation, design of vent and sanitary systems utilizing PVC, pipe sizing included
- EPA 608, R-410A, Hydronics, OSHA 10-hour General Industry, and NATE certifications
- Load calculation
- Soldering/brazing techniques
- Gas piping
- Customer service
- Blueprint reading
- Pipe & duct sizing & installation
- Level-1 - National Center for Construction Education & Research
- Level-2 - National Center for Construction Education & Research
- Level-3 - National Center for Construction Education & Research
- Level-4 - National Center for Construction Education & Research
- EPA-608 Universal
- R410A High Pressure Refrigeration
- NATE Certifications
- OSHA 10-Hour - General Industry
- National Career Readiness - ACT
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 1:30pm900 Hours
August 31, 2018
April 26, 2018
Program CostsAdmission's Requirements
- Age 18 or older
- High School Diploma or GED
- Background check
The WorkKeys® Assessment is administered as part of the registration process. Students will complete the following sections:
Applied Math - measures critical thinking, mathematical reasoning, and problem solving techniques.
Graphic Literacy - measures the skill needed to locate and use information from charts, diagrams, etc.
Workplace Documents - measures your ability to understand written text to complete a task.
Each assessment is scored individually on a possible range of <3 - 7.