Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning Certificate

Level 1 Workforce Certificate (33 credit hours)

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.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of basic HVAC systems.
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of HVAC electrical systems
  • Prepared to complete and pass the EPA 608 exam.

This program is designed to be completed in one year, or 42 weeks and is comprised of the following course of study.  

Certificate Requirements

First Semester

Courses required to receive the Level 1 Workforce Certificate in Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning
Course # Course Title Credit Hours
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

Second Semester

Courses required to receive the Level 1 Workforce Certificate in Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning
Course # Course Title Credit Hours
HART 2345 RESIDENTIAL AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEMS DESIGN 3 credit hours
HART 2358 TESTING, ADJUSTING, AND BALANCING HVAC SYSTEMS 3 credit hours
HART 2342 COMMERCIAL REFRIGERATION 3 credit hours
HART 2349 HEAT PUMPS 3 credit hours
HART 2301 AIR CONDITIONING AND REFRIGERATION CODES 3 credit hours
Total Credit Hours: 15

Third Semester (Summer)

Courses required to receive the Level 1 Workforce Certificate in Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning
Course # Course Title Credit Hours
TECM 1301 INDUSTRIAL MATHEMATICS 3 credit hours
Total Credit Hours: 3

Total Credit Hours: 33

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