Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration

Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration

Future Start DateJanuary 08




12 months
Following the curricular sequence

The Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration (HVAC/R) Diploma Program prepare students with the knowledge and necessary skills to develop efficient and safety-minded technicians that will be able to fill an entry-level position in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning field. In addition, they will acquire the necessary skills, to perform installation tasks, service, and repairs in heating, refrigeration, and air conditioning equipment. This program is designed to prepare graduates to take the certifications from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

Diploma     Construction Trade      English     Hybrid

Outstanding Courses

  • Safety and Craft Skills
  • Applied Math for HVAC Technicians
  • Introduction to Electricity (DC-AC)
  • Introduction to Refrigeration and A/C
  • Refrigeration and A/C: Residential
  • Refrigeration and A/C: Commercial
  • Heat Pumps and Related Systems
  • Electrical Instrumentation: Lab
  • Mechanical Instrumentation: Lab
  • Residential Equipment: Lab
  • Commercial A/C Equipment: Lab
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Laws and Regulations

Possible Employment Opportunities

  • HVAC Repair Specialist
  • HVAC Service Technician
  • Systems Maintenance Mechanic

License or related certification

Students are eligible to take the following certifications test:
EPA 608 Universal
OSHA 10 Safety

Admission requirements

  • High School Diploma or a recognized equivalent

*These examples are intended to serve only as a general guide of possible employment opportunities. There are many factors that determine the job an individual may obtain, and Florida Technical College cannot guarantee its graduates any particular job. Program availability varies by campus.