This certificate provides technical training for students interested in careers in the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) fields. Courses are designed to develop and improve job skills. This program prepares students seeking licensure as a journeyman HVAC to enter the apprentice phase.
Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Provide leadership in creating and maintaining a safe working environment.
- Identify and explain HVAC methods, materials and systems, including green building and sustainability strategies.
- Interpret and analyze construction documents related to residential and commercial construction.
- Apply practical skills and knowledge while working on residential and commercial HVAC projects.
CORE REQUIREMENTS: (25 HRS.)
BLDG 111 Construction Safety (3)
HVAC 111 Basic Commercial Refrigeration (2)
HVAC 121 Air Conditioning and Electric Motor Application (4)
HVAC 131 Application of Refrigeration Systems (4)
HVAC 211 Refrigerant Management (2)
HVAC 221 Gas Heating Furnaces (2)
HVAC 231 Air Movement, Distribution, Heat
Load Calculations (4)
FACT 113 Basic Blueprint Reading (2)
FACT 114 Basic Electricity and Controls (2)
RELATED REQUIREMENTS: (6 HRS.)
BLDG 115 Trades Math (3)
SOLR 131 Design and Installation of Solar Hot Water Systems (3)
NOTE: See First-Year Student Success Course Requirement on Page 8.
TOTAL 31 CREDITS