Basic HVAC/Refrigeration Service Technician Certificate

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

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. Students are required to pass six nationally recognized certification exams during the program. All courses must be completed with a minimum “C” grade to receive the certificate.

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.

Completion Requirements

Prerequisite(s)

None.

Program Course List

HAC 102Basic Electricity

5

HAC 105Electrical Circuits

4

HAC 120Advanced Controls & Troubleshooting

4

HAC 162Electric Motors & Their Applications

4

HAC 163Refrigeration Controls

3

HAC 164Electric Motors & Troubleshooting

3

HAC 169Advanced Motor Theory

2

HAC 170Heating I

7

HAC 175Heating I Lab

5

HAC 181Heating II

6

HAC 184Heating II Lab

4

HAC 230EPA Refrigerant Certification

1

HAC 237Basic Refrigeration I

7

HAC 242Basic Refrigeration I Lab

5

HAC 246Basic Refrigeration II

6

HAC 255CAPBasic Refrigeration II Lab

3

 

ENGL& 101English Composition I

5

Or

CMST& 220Public Speaking

5

 

Any 100-Level Math Class

5

 

PSYC& 100DIVGeneral Psychology

5

Or

SOC& 101DIVIntroduction to Sociology

5

Or

PSY 112DIVPsychology of the Workplace

5

 

COLL 102College Success for All

3

Total Credit Hours:87

NOTES: 

HAC 102-169 are prerequisites for Heating & Refrigeration.