The HVAC program offers a certificate and/or an Associate of Applied Science degree in Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Technology. The first two semesters cover the electrical and heating side of HVAC. Later semesters cover the refrigeration and airflow side of the HVAC trade.
The program utilizes the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) curriculum. NCCER is a nationally-recognized credentialing and certification system. Students completing the first two semesters will cover NCCER Core and Level 1. The remaining semesters cover NCCER Levels 2, 3, & 4.
Careers include service, installation, and sales of HVAC equipment for residential and commercial applications. Students may enter the industry in facility maintenance, manufacturing and utilities industries. Job titles include service technician, installation technician, supervisors, inspectors, independent contractors and small business owners. The job outlook for HVAC technicians in the construction, manufacturing, and utilities industries is increasing. Median earnings are $18.75/hour.
The current program sheet can be viewed here.
Lab equipment (Above)
Students building sheet metal plenums for the lab equipment (Above)