Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning (HVAC) (221-903-10)

Award: Certificate in Career Studies

Gainful Employment

Option: Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning

Length: Twenty-four (24) credit hours

Lead Faculty/Program Head: Mike Forrest

Purpose: This program is designed for persons seeking employment in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning field. The program emphasizes in-depth training in theory, hands-on applications and on-the-job experience. You will learn the characteristics of refrigerants, circuit diagrams, characteristics of burners, heat pumps, and advanced service techniques on wide variety of equipment used in refrigeration, air conditioning, and
phases of heating, ventilation, and controls.

Occupational Objectives

  • Heating
  • Ventilation
  • Air Conditioning Technician

Admission Requirements

Students must meet the general admissions requirements established by the College.

Course Schedule

Course Number, Title, Credits

Fall Term
AIR 111 Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Control 3
AIR 121 Air Conditioning & Refrigeration I 3
AIR 122 Air Conditioning & Refrigeration II1 3
AIR 293 Studies in HVAC 3
Total 12

Spring Term
AIR 154 Heating Systems I 3
AIR 134 Circuits & Controls2 3
AIR 235 Heat Pumps3 3
AIR 238 Advanced Troubleshooting 3
Total 12

Total Minimum Credits 24

1 AIR 121
2 AIR 111
3 AIR 111, 121, 122