Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC)

Program Overview

Students gain skills in heating, cooling, ventilation, refrigeration, and customer service while working toward EPA universal certification on residential and light commercial applications. Students also learn essential technologies for a variety of environments, such as clean room environments, computer rooms, and commercial high-rise buildings.

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What you will learn

  • Residential/commercial cooling

  • Electrical schematics

  • Gas/electric heating

  • Refrigeration design & repair

  • Building systems design

  • Customer service

  • Energy efficiency

  • Ventilation systems

  • HVAC controls

  • Blue print reading

  • Residential/commercial electricity

  • Green energy applications

Career Pathways

  • HVAC equipment installer

  • HVAC/R technician

  • Indoor air quality service technician

  • Preventative maintenance technician

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What else do I need to know?


Fairfield Career Center
3985 Coonpath Road NW
Carroll, OH 43112

Program Length

This is a two-year program designed for juniors and seniors.

Frequently Asked Questions


Students that enroll in this program participate in the SkillsUSA career-technical student organization. SkillsUSA improves the quality of our nation’s future skilled workforce through the development of framework skills that include personal, workplace and technical skills grounded in academics.

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Meet your instructor

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Patrick Tackett