3250 | Air Conditioning, Refrigeration, and Heating Technology

Occupational Certificate

Description of Program:

The Air Conditioning, Refrigeration, and Heating Technology occupational certificate prepares you for employment as a technician or repair person of home and commercial air conditioning and refrigeration systems. Course content includes, but is not limited to, the fundamentals of refrigeration, basic electricity, and heating systems.

Length: 1350 contact hours / 45 occupational credits


PREFIX NUMBER COURSE NAME CONTACT HOURS

FIRST YEAR
First Term
  ACR 0000 Fundamentals of Refrigeration   60
  ACR 0000L Fundamentals of Refrigeration Lab 180
  ACR 0102 Basic Electricity: Systems and Controls   60
  ACR 0102L Basic Electricity: Systems and Controls Lab 180
        480
Second Term
  ACR 0609 Refrigeration: Trouble Analysis   60
  ACR 0609L Refrigeration: Trouble Analysis Lab 180
  ACR 0600 Heating Systems   60
  ACR 0600L Heating Systems Lab 180
        480
Summer Term
  ACR 0060 Indoor Air Quality and System Design AND   180
  ACR 0060L Indoor Air Quality and System Design Lab
OR
 * ACR 0949 Co-op in Refrigeration  
OR
  ACR 0940 Internship in Refrigeration  

SECOND YEAR
First Term
  ACR 0930 Selected Topics in Air Conditioning   60
  ACR 0080L Air Conditioning, Refrigeration, and Heating Mechanics Lab 150
        210

* It is recommended that you complete Vocational Internship and Co-op prior to earning your certificate.
  NOTES:
  • Any course hours and internship/co-op hours may be used interchangeably after 480 hours have been completed with the approval of the lead instructor, instructional supervisor, and division dean.
  • ACR 0080L is still active as a standalone lab. All new labs are equivalent to ACR 0080L.
Gainful Employment Disclosure

Occupations:

   
Award Year 2010-2011    2011-2012
Students Completing Program* 7 7
   
Program Costs:  
  Tuition and Fees $4,380.50 $4,704.00
  Books and Supplies $494.00 $494.00
  Total $4,874.50 $5,198.00
   
Debt at Program Completion:  
  Median of Federal Loans $0.00 $0.00
  Median of Private Loans $0.00 $0.00
   
Program Completion in Normal Time:  
  Normal Program Length 16 months 16 months
  Students Completing in Normal Time NA 57.14%
   
Job Placement Rate for Completers: 100% 100%
   
NA - Data Not Available  
* - Completers data based on fiscal year (July 1 - June 30)