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CTE Home Programs Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration (HVACR)

Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration (HVACR)

Students in the HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, AC) program will study topics in cooling, heating and basic electricity, and will learn about air distribution systems. Students will also learn how to service HVAC systems. 

Course of Sequence:

Level I- HVAC I (1.0)

  • Students will learn and apply this knowledge to the operating characteristics of climate control systems, including condensers, compressors, evaporators, and refrigerants. 

Level II- HVAC II (1.0)

  • Students will continue to study topics in cooling, hearting, and basic electricity. Students will apply the basic principles of heat transfer, refrigeration, and pressure temperature relationships. 

Level III- HVAC III (1.0)

  • Students will learn about air distribution systems, their components, and the use of instruments for measuring temperature, humidity, pressure, and velocity. 

Level IV- HVAC IV (1.0)

  • Students will learn about electric heating, control troubleshooting, metering devices, heat pumps, and compressors. Students will learn how to service HVACR systems. 

Schools offering Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration (HVACR)

Phelps Architecture, Construction and Engineering High School


Associated Industry Jobs/Careers:

  • Architects
  • Architectural & Engineering Managers
  • Boilermakers
  • Construction Managers
  • Electrical & Electronics Drafters
  • Electricians
  • Electronics Technicians
  • Heating, A/C, & Refrigerator Mechanics & Installers
  • Home Appliance Repairers
  • Industrial Machinery Repairers
  • Operations Research Analysts
  • Plumbers
  • Reinforcing Iron & Rebar Workers
  • Sheet Metal Workers
Associated College Majors & Programs:

  • Architectural Engineering
  • Architectural Engineering
  • City, Community, and Regional Planning
  • Civil Engineering
  • Construction Technology
  • Construction Trades
  • Engineering Technology
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Industrial and Product Design
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Studio Arts
Associated Industry-Recognized Certifications:

  • ACCA (Air Conditioning Contractors of America) Refrigerant Handling (EPA 608)
  • EPA HVAC Certification
  • NCCER HVAC, Level 1
  • OSHA 10