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    Jun 22, 2024  
2020-2021 | Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 | Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Certificate

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The Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC/R) Certificate provides students with the technical knowledge and skills to repair, install, service and maintain the operating condition of heating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems. This program includes instruction in diagnostic techniques; the use of testing equipment; and the principles of mechanics, electricity and electronics; as they relate to the repair of heating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems.  NOTE  Some courses will be articulated from area Career Centers and Adult Education Centers. Capstone course is taught at Edison State.

Program Outcomes ►
The student will
demonstrate proficiency in the service and repair of HVAC/R equipment;
demonstrate proficiency and a working knowledge of electrical components, mechanical components, sheet metal fabrication, piping and tubing;
demonstrate knowledge of HVAC/R systems;
demonstrate problem-solving skills and the application of troubleshooting techniques to HVAC/R equipment;
demonstrate basic competence in HVAC/R system analysis and sizing;
develop familiarity with additional job-critical skills, including safety awareness and ethics;
demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills; and
apply effective interpersonal and teamwork skills.

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