Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning Basic 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.

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 semester, or 16 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 1356 EPA RECOVERY CERTIFICATION PREPARATION 3 credit hours
HART 1341 RESIDENTIAL AIR CONDITIONING 3 credit hours
HART 2341 COMMERCIAL AIR CONDITIONING 3 credit hours
Total Credit Hours: 15

Total Credit Hours: 15

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.