REFRIGERATION & CLIMATE CONTROL

 
 

This program is designed to provide students with the entry level knowledge and skills to install and repair: heating, air conditioning and commercial/residential refrigeration equipment. The program covers in practice and theory the electrical requirements from power sources to circuits, diagnosing, troubleshooting, and installation of RHVAC.

 
 

PREPARE FOR A COOL CAREER

Refrigeration & Climate Control teaches student how to make things cold or make things hot. Heaters, fans, blowers, condensers, air conditioning, and air distribution systems are all part of the climate control portion of the program. Students troubleshoot, diagnose, repair, and maintain equipment in the HVAC labs.

Sheet metal and ductwork add to the value of the program. There is an emphasis on electrical work and how it relates to climate control systems. Commercial refrigeration is also included and working on commercial freezers, walk in coolers, ice machines, pop machines, and refrigerants. Graduates can expect to work in the heating and cooling industry or could venture into the commercial food service industry where keeping food cold is a necessity.

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CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Graduates will be able to assume entry level positions as air conditioning service and installation technicians, parts and counter persons, building maintenance, refrigeration technicians, furnace installers.

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Equipment

 Students will work on the following types of equipment in the HVAC lab: commercial walk in coolers and freezers, central A/C, high, medium and low efficiency gas furnaces, and oil furnaces. 

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PROGRAM OUTLINE

Course No.Course TitleCredits
H101CRefrigeration Fundamentals6.00
H102CRefrigeration Processes6.00
H200CElectricity6.00
H202CElectrical Circuitry6.00
H300CClimate Control6.00
H301CHeating Systems6.00
H400CCommercial Refrigeration6.00
H401CCommercial Applications6.00
H600CA/C & Heat Pumps I6.00
H601CA/C & Heat Pump II6.00
M150Core Competencies3.00
M205Technical Math3.00
M206Applied Math3.00
R229Service & Finance3.00
R230Computers & Job Search3.00
The order in which the above courses are offered is at the discretion of the school.