Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC)
This is an open entry-level program for prospective technicians. The program consists of four phases:
- Electrical theory and hands-on using trainers and practical applications
- Gas-fired appliances such as furnaces and heaters, theory and hands-on experience
- refrigeration theory and hands-on experience with domestic refrigeration. during the third phase, students learn how to braze using different types of low and medium heat solder and brazing rods, and
- Light commercial theory and hands-on experience working on walk-in boxes, reach-in boxes (low and medium temperature), central air conditioning systems-both domestic and light commercial (roof top) and heat load calculations for domestic and light commercial applications.
Students who successfully complete this program may wish to continue their career opportunities by completing the AAS degree in Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning with SLCC. See the program's academic advisor for details on how this training can be applied toward completion of the AAS degree.
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