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CVCC’s Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC) program emphasizes fundamental principles for air conditioning and refrigeration. Instruction is in the theory and principles of refrigeration and heat transfer, HVAC/R system components, common and specialty tools for HVAC/R, and application of the concepts of basic compression refrigeration. Upon completion, students will be able to identify system components and understand their functions, identify and use common and specialty HVAC/R tools, and maintain components of a basic compression refrigeration system. The HVAC program option offers an Associate of Applied Science, a certificate, and a short certificate. The two certificates can be applied towards the A.A.S. degree. Earn all three credentials for the price of just the A.A.S. degree!
Additionally, certifications offered in the HVAC program are:
- MSSC Certified Production Technician (CPT)
- Lift Truck Certification
- 10 Hour OSHA
- Universal EPA Certification
Employment information in this field can be found by going to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.