Heating and Air Conditioning is an instructional program that prepares individuals to work in engineering departments or private firms installing, maintaining, and operating small or medium air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration systems. Instruction prepares individuals to work in a commercial setting performing special tasks relating to designing ductwork, assembly, installation, servicing, operation, and maintenance of heating and cooling systems according to the standards of the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers, Inc., Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA), and Air Conditioning Refrigeration Institute (ARI). Included are air conditioning, heating and refrigeration devices; equipment, techniques, and systems; and maintenance and operation of these systems. ARI EPA Certification Tests are offered for certification in the three EPA Technician Types & Universal Certification.
A two-year certificate of Heating and Air Conditioning will be awarded to students who successfully complete the two-year curriculum. At least one of three ARI Industry Competency Exams are required.
Links to Professional Organizations
American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers, Inc.
Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA)
Air Conditioning Refrigeration Institute (ARI)
For the list of courses required in this program, click here to visit the program checksheets page.
For more information on this program, read the Gainful Employment Disclosure Information.
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