Heating & Air Conditioning Refrigeration/Service Technician

Get hands-on, work-based training through realistic activities on campus.

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Our next program info session for Heating & Air Conditioning Refrigeration/Service Technician is May 11 at 3 p.m. in Building 25, Room 300. Come meet the instructors, see the classrooms, and learn how you can get started!

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You can start the program any quarter.

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How Much It Costs

For program costs, visit the Tuition and Fees page.

Costs are estimated and are not guarantees.

You can learn more about financial aid and scholarships right here. Or view our full tuition & fees breakdown.

How Long It Takes

Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration/Service Degree: 4 quarters
Basic HVAC/Refrigeration Service Technician: 3 quarters

All program lengths are estimates and are not guarantees.

Potential Careers

HVAC Mechanic & Installer

Median annual pay in Washington: $49,300

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Career pathway

This is not a guarantee of employment or a certain wage. Full career data available at careerinfo.net

What You'll Learn

Students in our Heating & Air Conditioning Refrigeration/Service Technician (HVAC) program prepare for entry-level positions as service technicians, building maintenance technicians, equipment assemblers, and residential and light commercial installers. They get hands-on, work-based training through realistic activities on campus.

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Stories About Our HVAC Program

HVAC Welcomes Industry Members to Open House

CPTC's HVAC Program invited alumni and industry members to an open house event on Oct. 20.

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From Pilot to Inventor to HVAC Student: Tacoma Man’s Career Brings Him Back to CPTC

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CPTC Students Build Machine to Quickly and Efficiently Cool Soda

CPTC students from the HVAC program built an energy efficient machine capable of quickly cooling drinks.

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Degrees & Certificates

Our HVAC programs offers a degree — with an AAT and an AAS-T option — and a certificate. Click the links to find out which one is right for you!

Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration/Service Degree (AAT or AAS-T)

Basic HVAC Refrigeration Service Technician

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