Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC-R)

2 males students working on an outside air conditioning unit

The Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration program is designed to provide a basic foundation for a student to enter into the HVAC-R industries. Skills from hands-on learning will prepare the students to work in one of many areas: sheet metal fabrication, plumbing, service technician in heating/cooling units, maintenance and installation of refrigeration systems, and installation of commercial and industrial systems. This course will prepare students to sit for the EPA Section 608 Refrigerant Technician Certification.


What can I do when I graduate?

  • Service technician

  • Commercial, industrial, or residential installer

  • Sheet metal fabricator

  • Industrial maintenance worker

  • Plumbing/pipefitter apprentice

  • Design assistant

  • Sales representative

  • Steamfitter

What would I do in this class?

  • Basic electricity – electrical circuits and instruments

  • Blueprint reading

  • Fuel systems

  • Installation – HVAC systems, fixtures and appliances, and pipe

  • Metal fabrication – brazing, sheet metal, soldering, and welding

  • OSHA training and job safety

  • Systems troubleshooting

What can I do with further training?

  • Construction inspector

  • Project manager

  • Plumbing contractor

  • Plumbing supervisor

  • Construction supervisor

  • Company owner/manager 


Class Time

Class Duration

Total Cost

M, T, W, TH: 5:00 pm-9:30 pm

August 21, 2024 thru May 2025

Tuition $4,680

Lab Fees $2,510

Total $7,190