HVAC: Heating & Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Service Technician
Prepares students for positions in the heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration industry.
Graduates will be prepared for entry-level positions as service technicians, building maintenance technicians, equipment assemblers, and start-up residential and light commercial installers. Students will participate in work-based training through realistic training activities on campus.
Included in this program are academic courses in communication, quantitative reasoning, and social sciences that provide knowledge and abilities upon which technical skills are built and personal development enhanced.
This program is approximately four quarters in length, depending on the time students need to satisfactorily complete all graduation requirements.
This program is approved as an HVAC/Refrigeration (06A) specialty electrical training program in the State of Washington.
Upon successful completion of the program, graduates applying to become an HVAC/Refrigeration (06A) specialty electrician and can be credited with an estimated 1,178 hours of work experience. This program is not applicable to any other electrical specialty or sub-category.
Students pursuing an AAT or AAS-T degree must complete all college degree requirements prior to graduation. This includes courses that meet the capstone project, diversity, and computer literacy requirements.
Admission Dates: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer quarters
Advanced Controls & Troubleshooting
Electric Motors & Their Applications
Electric Motors & Troubleshooting Motors
Heating Lab I
Heating Lab II
Advanced Refrigeration Systems
EPA Refrigerant Recovery Certification
Basic Refrigeration I
Basic Refrigeration Lab I
Basic Refrigeration II
Basic Refrigeration Lab II
Commercial Heat Pumps
English Composition (or higher) or CMST& 220
Math for Industrial Professions (or higher)
General Psychology (or other social science or humanities class)
Total Credits for Completion
*Prerequisites for Heating & Refrigeration
Highly Recommended Classes (class could be taken while waiting to start the program).
Keyboarding (or Orientation to Computers and MS Office)
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