Automotive Certificate in Heating and Air Conditioning

This certificate provides the skills and training needed to earn an entry-level position at an automotive maintenance repair facility. Courses included in the certificate will prepare students to pass the Automotive Service Excellence Maintenance Heating and Air Conditioning A-7 test.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Diagnose automotive Automatic HVAC system problems.
  • Diagnose and interpret HVAC specifications and determine corrective repair operations.
  • Diagnose, repair and assemble Automotive HVAC system to OEM specification.
  • Diagnose and repair computer control trouble codes which affect the operation the HVAC electronic control system.
  • Understand all regulatory laws on disposal of materials and waste products and pass EPA required licensure for handling refrigerants

Class Requirements

CORE REQUIREMENTS: (24 HRS.) ENGL 109 English Review (3) BLDG 115 Trades Math (3) ATEC 111L Introduction to Automotive Service (2) ATEC 112L Engine Repair (4) ATEC 116L Automotive Electrical/Electronic Systems I (4) ATEC 119L Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning (4) ATEC 150L Computer System Management I (4) TOTAL 24 CREDITS