HVAC: Basic HVAC/Refrigeration Service Tech Certificate

Provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary for entry-level employment in HVAC service and maintenance.

Certificate Info at a Glance

Type: Certificate

Approx. # of Quarters: 3

Estimated Cost: $7,567.76

Admission Dates: Fall, winter, spring and summer

Included in this program are academic courses in communication, quantitative reasoning, and social sciences that provide knowledge and abilities that enhance personal development and serve as a foundation for technical skills.

Program Length: This program is approximately three quarters long, depending on the time students need to satisfactorily complete all graduation requirements.

Admission Dates: Summer, fall, winter and spring quarters

Prerequisites: None

Program Requirements

Course # Course Name Credits
*HAC 102 Basic Electricity 5
*HAC 105 Electrical Circuits 4
*HAC 120 Advanced Controls & Troubleshooting 4
*HAC 160 Siemens Controls 2
*HAC 162 Electric Motors & Their Applications 4
*HAC 164 Electric Motors & Troubleshooting Motors 3
HAC 167 Green Awareness 3
HAC 170 Heating I 7
HAC 175 Heating Lab I 5
HAC 181 Heating II 6
HAC 183 Heating Lab II 4
HAC 230 EPA Refrigerant Recovery Certification 1
HAC 237 Basic Refrigeration I 7
HAC 242 Basic Refrigeration Lab I 5
HAC 246 Basic Refrigeration II 6
HAC 255CAP Basic Refrigeration Lab II 3
ENGL& 101 English Composition (or higher) or CMST& 220 5
MAT 105 Math for Industrial Professions (or higher) 5
PSYC& 100DIV General Psychology
(or other social science or humanities class that meets the diversity requirement)
5
  Total Credits for Completion 84

*Prerequisites for Heating & Refrigeration