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HVAC-R Technician


Learn to repair, install, service and maintain the operating condition of heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems. Includes instruction in diagnostic techniques, the use of testing equipment and the principles of mechanics, electricity, and electronics as they relate to the repair of heating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems.

Program/Major/Concentration Codes: CRTHVA/HVA1

Title IV Financial Aid eligible: Yes

What can I do with this certificate?

Career options: Work as a HVAC/R technician or HVAC-R system installer in the building construction trades industry.

Academic options: Continue your studies by taking classes in the Building and Construction associate's degree program.

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Program Requirements 2018-2019


Required Core Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

 Course # Course Title Credits
BCT 105** Professionalism in Service, Construction Math, Basic Rigging 3
BCT 106 Soldering and Brazing for Building and Construction Technologies 4
BCT 107** Basic Safety, Hand and Power Tools, Blueprint Reading 3
BCT 120 Blueprint Reading for Construction 3
BCT 132 Residential and Industrial HVAC I 4
BCT 133 Residential and Industrial HVAC II 4
BCT 134 Residential and Industrial HVAC III 4
Subtotal 25

Required Support Courses

Course # Course Title Credits
CSA 100 Computer Literacy 1
GTM 105 Applied Technical Mathematics 3
GTW 101 Writing for Trades and Technical Occupations 3
STU 100 College Success and Career Planning 1
Subtotal 8
Total 33