Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

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CIP Code: 47.0201

Instructor: Donald Yordy, III







Program Overview

HVAC professionals are instrumental in ensuring that homes and buildings function properly on a daily basis. The HVAC program introduces students to the basic concepts of residential and commercial work. With an emphasis on safety, students work with copper, black pipe, electric, and full HVAC systems.

Topics covered include selecting and ordering materials, supplies, tools, codes, blueprint reading, and low voltage wiring. Students learn about safety, tools, residential work, blueprints, and basic HVAC systems. Students are taught in compliance with the International Code Council (ICC) Mechanical, Fuel Gas Code and the Residential Construction Academy (RCA) industry standards.

Blueprint Reading is a required course for this program of study.

Is this Career Right For You?

  • Do you enjoy working with your hands?
  • Do you like working with tools?
  • Do you like doing repair work and connecting different components to existing systems?
  • Do you think you would enjoy working everyday with heating and cooling systems?
  • Are you good with basic math and measuring?
  • Are you able to pay close attention to detail?

Inside the Industry

OCCUPATIONLOCAL WAGE
Solar Photovoltaic Installers $42,680
Heating, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Mechanics & Installers $85,290
HVAC Service Managers $75,250

 

HVAC       HVAC 5816       HVAC 5947

 Competencies 

 Possible Careers

  • Heating, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Mechanics & Installers
  • Energy Engineers
  • Sheet Metal Workers
  • Stationary Engineers & Boiler Operators

 Potential Certifications 

  • OSHA-10
  • Employability: Interviewing Skills
  • EPA 608 - Environmental Protection Agency Certification
  • Universal R-410-A Safety & Training, Ladder Certifications provided by the American Ladder Institute
  • S/P - Construction

 Statewide Articulation Agreements