To prepare Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Mechanics and Apprentices for entry-level employment in a wide range of construction, maintenance and service positions in business and industry. Graduates are eligible to take the test offered by the Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute to be certified as an Entry-Level HVAC(R) Technician. Safety is stressed in all aspects of this program.
Students enrolling in Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Technology may wish to pursue an A.A.S. Degree in General Technology.
Acceptable ACT or ACCUPLACER NG scores may waive the reading, English and Math course requirements for this technical certificate program. Students not making a sufficient score on either of these exams must take the required classes as well as any other courses that might be required. (Example: Fundamentals of Math, Fundamentals of Writing, etc.)