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2024-2025 SCC Catalog 
2024-2025 SCC Catalog

Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Technology Certificate

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Program Start Date: Fall
Minimum Program Length: 42 academic weeks; 3 terms day or evening; 39 credits
Program ID:  CT.HVAC
Curriculum Code: 70806

Program Description

Heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration students learn skills to repair, install and maintain domestic, commercial, and industrial HVAC equipment and controls.

Practical Experience

Students gain experience repairing HVAC systems, designing heating and AC systems, servicing air conditioning systems, using test equipment, and reading blueprints.

Professional Opportunities

HVAC sales representative, HVAC or electrical controls technician.

Unique Aspects

Courses from this certificate will apply towards an Associate in Applied Science Degree General Technology with a primary specialty in HVAC-R.

EEDA Career Cluster:

Architecture & Construction; Manufacturing

Program Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate professional behavior and customer-related business skills related to the HVAC industry.
  2. Compose and format business documents (e.g., customer tickets, summaries, job reports).
  3. Evacuate, charge, and recover refrigerant from Air Conditioning and Refrigeration systems.
  4. Calculate residential heat loss and heat gain.

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