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HVAC / Industrial Equipment Technologies





Other/Related Variations

·       Agricultural Machinery Technology

·       Machine Tool Technology



Degree Type/Duration

·       Associate’s Degree (2 years)

·       Bachelor’s Degree (rare - 4 years)




HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration) programs focus on preparing students for an expertise in the overall HVAC system including controls design, retrofitting, testing and adjusting, system creating, and operations.


Coursework may cover the following areas: HVAC Trade Skills, Residential Heating and AC, Electrical Controls and Circuits, Sheet Metal Fabrication, Electricity, Mathematics, Physics, Air Distribution, Business, Computer Load Calculations, Environmental Controls



Potential Career Paths


·       Electrician

·       Electrical Engineer

·       Freezer/Refrigeration Specialist

·       Hydraulics Technician

·       Maintenance/Service Technician



Additional Opportunities/Recommendations


·       Additional certifications available

·       Apprenticeship

·       Commercial Driver’s License

·       Forklift Certificate

·       Hands-on experience related to equipment

·       Welding Certificate

·       Refrigeration training

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