Heating Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Diploma

9 MONTHS / 36 CREDITS


Heating Ventilation & Air Conditioning“Job prospects for heating, air-conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers are expected to be excellent, particularly for those who have completed training from an accredited technical school”

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor

The constant demand of our environment to be more energy efficient has led to the increasing sophistication of heating, air-conditioning, and refrigeration systems. As a result, many employers require employees to have formal training and job certification in this field.

The objective of this program is to provide students with the knowledge and technical skills necessary to pursue entry-level employment in the heating, ventilation and air conditioning field, which includes selling, installing and maintaining residential equipment. The program is designed to provide students with instructions and hands-on training in areas such as: installation, maintenance, repair, troubleshooting and basic design of refrigeration heating and air conditioning systems along with a focus on service operations. The curriculum includes hands-on lab simulations to help prepare students for field service work typically performed by installation technicians, shop service technicians, repair technicians, and apprentice mechanics. The 9-month HVAC program includes preparation for two important certifications for HVAC professionals: (1) EPA Section 608 Certification for Stationary Air Conditioning and Refrigeration and (2) Universal R-410A Safety Training & Certification. Achieving EPA 608 Certification is a program completion requirement. The R-410A certification is not a program completion requirement, but is strongly encouraged.

Under the direction and supervision of our HVAC instructors, you will be provided with the training needed to provide skilled service in the following:

Common diagnostic, maintenance and repair services are covered in the programs and include:

  • Motors
  • Pumps
  • Thermostats
  • Ducts
  • Switches
  • Compressors
  • Pipes
  • Fans

HVAC technicians often have the flexibility to work with clients in many types of settings including:

  • Homes
  • Retail Establishments
  • Hospitals
  • Office Buildings
  • Factories
  • Construction sites

“Employment of heating, air-conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers is projected to increase during the next decade, much faster than the average for all occupations”

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor

THE MISSION OF THE HVAC TRAINING PROGRAMS

The objective of this program is to prepare students at an entry level for employment in the air conditioning and refrigeration field. The HVAC Schools program preparation includes installing and maintaining residential equipment, light commercial equipment, boilers, testing and balancing systems and geothermal heat pumps. Students are prepared for field service that includes installation technicians, shop service, repair technicians, and apprentice mechanics.

No high school diploma or GED? As a student in one of our eligible career pathway programs*, you’ll have the opportunity to earn your high school diploma while you complete college! Best of all, the opportunity to complete high school is available to you at no additional cost!

*Participants must be enrolled in a FCC program. Not all programs are eligible.

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