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Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning Certificate

Level 1 Workforce Certificate

Upon completion of the Level 1 Workforce Certificate, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate communication skills.
  • Demonstrate the attributes of a positive work ethic.
  • Demonstrate eye and hand coordination and dexterity.
  • Demonstrate the application of and the ability to use the common hand tools used in the Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning trade.
  • Demonstrate form perception and spatial relations in the application of methods of installation of Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning equipment.

Gainful Employment Disclosure

The certificate can be completed through a mix of face-to-face and online classes. The program is designed to take one year, or 42 weeks to complete and is comprised of the following suggested pathway or course of study.

Certificate Requirements

First Semester
HART 1307 REFRIGERATION PRINCIPLES 3 credit hours
HART 1301 BASIC ELECTRICITY FOR HVAC 3 credit hours
HART 1256 EPA RECOVERY CERTIFICATION 2 credit hours
HART 1341 RESIDENTIAL AIR CONDITIONING 3 credit hours
RBPT 1300 FUNDAMENTALS OF RESIDENTIAL BUILDING SCIENCE 3 credit hours
Total Credit Hours: 14
Second Semester
HART 2445 RESIDENTIAL AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEMS DESIGN 4 credit hours
HART 2358 TESTING, ADJUSTING, AND BALANCING HVAC SYSTEMS 3 credit hours
HART 2342 COMMERCIAL REFRIGERATION 3 credit hours
HART 2301 AIR CONDITIONING AND REFRIGERATION CODES 3 credit hours
Total Credit Hours: 13
Third Semester (Summer)
TECM 1301 INDUSTRIAL MATHEMATICS 3 credit hours
Total Credit Hours: 3

Total Credit Hours: 30

Capstone Requirement: Students completing the certificate must pass a comprehensive program exam with a score of 70% or higher to satisfy the capstone requirement. Exam must be scheduled with the Department Chair.