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HVAC / Industrial Equipment Technologies

 

 

HVAC

 

Other/Related Variations

·       Agricultural Machinery Technology

·       Machine Tool Technology

 

 

Degree Type/Duration

·       Associate’s Degree (2 years)

·       Bachelor’s Degree (rare - 4 years)

 

 

Overview

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