HVAC/R Installation, Career Pathway certificate
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration (HVAC/R) installation is a condensed 14-credit program that prepares you for an entry-level position in the HVAC/R Industry. A PCC certificate will be granted upon completion.
See tuition and fees for the cost per credit and use the college cost calculator to approximate the cost of your tuition and fees for the term. The estimated cost of books and tools is $675. Learn more on the program overview page.
|Award||Length||Financial aid eligible||Currently accepting students?|
|Career Pathway Certificate: HVAC/R Installation||Less than 1 year|
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All classes are at Swan Island Trades Center. Classes are presented Monday through Thursday for nine weeks, followed by an intensive two-week “hands-on” practicum covering installation practices. Prepare yourself for employment with this short term training program that is taught by skilled industry professionals.
In this program you will learn:
- ACR tubing
- Basic natural gas piping
- Basic sheet metal operation
- Best work practices
- Clean up
- Combustion air
- Controls installation
- Customer relations
- Duct sizing
- Equipment set-up
- HVAC/R accessories
- Introduction to mechanical code
- Proper refrigerant handling
- Systems startup
You will learn mechanical refrigeration basics and progress through troubleshooting and print reading. These skills will open the doors to many different jobs in the HVAC/R service industry, as well as have the potential for promising careers in the HVAC/R service and maintenance fields.
Students will be required to have a toolbox (see toolbox list).
Both CFC and Brazing Certifications are needed to work in the field. The program classes will prepare you to obtain these certifications. See industry certifications for locations where you can take the exams and obtain certification after you have completed the program.
Course listing for the 2020-2021 catalog year.
|FMT 101||Refrigeration I||2|
|FMT 102||Refrigeration II||2|
|FMT 103||Refrigeration III||2|
|FMT 111||Refrigeration Electrical I||2|
|FMT 112||Refrigeration Electrical II||2|
|FMT 113||Refrigeration Electrical III||2|
|FMT 210||Basic HVAC/R Installation & Techniques||2|