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HVAC Technician Certificate

Certificate (Certificate Program) - 29 Credit Hours

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Program Information/Mission:

The mission of the Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Technician certificate program is to provide students with the knowledge and skills pertaining to the maintenance and repairing of air conditioning systems as well as the following heating systems: natural gas, propane, electric, air source heat pumps, and geothermal heating systems. After completing the program coursework consisting of both lecture and extensive laboratory experiences, the graduates will be able to work as entry-level HVAC technicians or general facilities repair persons.

Admission to the Program:
Students must complete basic skills placement testing.

Recommended Course Sequence:

Fall Semester 1:
REACT 110; REACT 111

Spring Semester 1:
REACT 112; REACT 113; ARCTK 119

Fall Semester 2:
REACT 118; REACT 120

Spring Semester 2:
REACT 119; REACT 121


Course Information:
Required Program Courses
CourseNameCredit
ARCTK 119BLUEPRINT READING - CONSTRUCTION 1
REACT 110REFRIGERATION I 4
REACT 111AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEMS I 3
REACT 112REFRIGERATION II 4
REACT 113AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEMS II 3
REACT 118ELECTRICITY AS IT APPLIES TO HVAC/R 4
REACT 119SHEET METAL FOR HVAC/R 2
REACT 120FURNACES AND HEAT PUMPS I 4
REACT 121FURNACES AND HEAT PUMPS II 4

For Program Information Contact:

Agricultural and Industrial Technologies Department

Dirksen Building, Room 119
(309)694-5293

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