Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration Technology (D35100)
The Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Technology curriculum provides the basic knowledge to develop skills necessary to work with residential and light commercial systems.
Topics include mechanical refrigeration, heating and cooling theory, electricity, controls, and safety.
The diploma program covers air conditioning, furnaces, heat pumps, tools, and instruments. Diploma graduates should be able to assist in the startup, preventive maintenance, service, repair, and/or installation of residential and light commercial systems.
Students enrolling in this program must purchase student accident insurance.
1. Apply basic heating and cooling principals to the maintenance of residential and light commercial HVAC systems
2. Assist in installation of residential and light commercial HVAC systems
3. Apply EPA 608 refrigerant certification rules and regulations
4. Use basic HVAC specific tools and gauges
Interpersonal Skills and Teamwork – The ability to work effectively with others, especially to analyze situations, establish priorities, and apply resources for solving problems or accomplishing tasks.
Communication – The ability to effectively exchange ideas and information with others through oral, written, or visual means.
Integrity and Professionalism – Workplace behaviors that relate to ethical standards, honesty, fairness, respect, responsibility, self-control, criticism and demeanor.
Problem-solving – The ability to identify problems and potential causes while developing and implementing practical action plans for solutions.
Initiative and Dependability – Workplace behaviors that relate to seeking out new responsibilities, establishing and meeting goals, completing tasks, following directions, complying with rules, and consistent reliability.
Information processing – The ability to acquire, evaluate, organize, manage, and interpret information.
Adaptability and Lifelong Learning – The ability to learn and apply new knowledge and skills and adapt to changing technologies, methods, processes, work environments, organizational structures and management practices.
Entrepreneurship – The knowledge and skills necessary to create opportunities and develop as an employee or self-employed business owner.
|AHR 110||Introduction to Refrigeration||2||6||5|
|AHR 111||HVACR Electricity||2||2||3|
|AHR 112||Heating Technology||2||4||4|
|ISC 112||Industrial Safety||2||0||2|
|MAT 110||Math Measurement & Literacy||2||2||3|
|WBL 110||World of Work||1||0||1|
|AHR 113||Comfort Cooling||2||4||4|
|AHR 114||Heat Pump Technology||2||4||4|
|AHR 133||HVAC Servicing||2||6||4|
|AHR 151||HVAC Duct Systems I||1||3||2|
|AHR 160||Refrigeration Certification||1||0||1|
|CIS 110||Introduction to Computers||2||2||3|
|Communication Elective – Choose one of the following: UGETC: COM 120, ENG 110, ENG 111|