Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration

What it's about

The Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Technology curriculum, provides the basic knowledge to develop skills necessary to work with residential and light commercial systems.

Jobs available

  • HVAC Service Technician
  • HVAC Installer
  • HVAC Mechanic
  • Refrigeration Mechanic
  • Refrigeration Technician

Courses you'll take

Topics include mechanical refrigeration, heating and cooling theory, electricity, controls, and safety. The diploma program covers air conditioning, furnaces, heat pumps, tools, and instruments.

What you'll gain

Diploma graduates should be able to assist in the start up, preventive maintenance, service, repair, and installation of residential and light commercial systems.


Upon successful completion of this program, the student should be able to:

  1. Communicate effectively with fellow workers, contract service personnel, and employer through written and/or oral communications.
  2. Demonstrate the critical thinking skills necessary to install, modify, troubleshoot, and repair air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration systems.
  3. Manage responsibilities of an entry-level technician by managing time effectively, working effectively with diverse populations, demonstrating dependability, and completing tasks satisfactorily.