School of Trades, Advanced Technologies and Sustainability

About the Program

With the Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Program, you’ll learn the tools of the trade, whether you want to work on existing buildings or join a team to design new buildings. Learn or hone up on the basics in HVAC operations, from blueprint reading to air movement, distribution, heat load calculations, and more. Receive all the most current information on the safe and technical aspects of the operation and maintenance of state-of-the-art HVAC systems. Finish a degree or certificate and get a well-paying job.


  • Basic Commercial Refrigeration
  • Air Conditioning and Electric Motor Applications
  • Application of Refrigeration Systems
  • Refrigerant Management
  • Gas Heating Furnaces
  • Air Movement, Distribution, Heat Load Calculations
  • Basic Blueprint Reading
  • Basic Electricity and Controls


  • Technical Math
  • Design and Installation of Solar
  • Hot Water Systems

Career Opportunities

  • Maintenance Technician
  • Heating and Cooling Specialist
  • Building Control Specialist
  • Building Control Technician
  • Gas fitter and installer
  • Resource Conservation Efficiency Manager
  • Waste water Operations
  • Water treatment Operations
  • Facility Operations and Management
  • Commercial and residential remodel and retro-fit
  • Solar thermal installer
  • Boiler Install and operation
  • Green house Climate control operations
  • Appliance repair