Advanced Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology - Certificate

The Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration program is designed to train individuals in the field of air conditioning, heating and refrigeration equipment, maintenance and repair and in the use of EPA-approved recovery equipment. Individuals satisfying course competencies have career opportunities in a variety of job classifications such as service and repair of residential and commercial air conditioning and refrigeration systems. All seeking employment as air conditioning/refrigeration technicians must pass an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) certification test. HCC recommends students pass this test before completing the program.

YEAR 1

Semester 1
LEAD 1370 Workforce Leadership and Critical Thinking Skills for Student Success 3
ELPT 1315 Electrical Calculations I 3
HART 1301 Basic Electricity for HVAC 3
HART 1307 Refrigeration Principles 3
HART 1341 Residential Air Conditioning 3
HART 1345 Gas and Electric Heating 3
18
Semester 2
HART 1356 EPA Recovery Certification Preparation 3
HART 2334 Advanced Air Conditioning Controls 3
HART 2336 Air Conditioning Troubleshooting Capstone Class 3
HART 2342 Commercial Refrigeration 3
12
Semester 3
HART 2302 Commercial Air Conditioning System Design 3
HART 2345 Residential Air Conditioning Systems Design 3
HART 2341 Commercial Air Conditioning 3
HART 2349 Heat Pumps 3
12

YEAR 2

Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 3

YEAR 3

Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 3
Capstone Statement

A capstone course is a course designed to provide opportunities for students to integrate knowledge from their core and concentration courses, to gain insight into the meanings of professionalism and professional practice, and to reflect on the norms of a discipline or profession.