Future Start DateJanuary 08




15 months
Following the curricular sequence

The HVAC/R with PLC Diploma Program offers students the technical and practical knowledge and skills to perform heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration maintenance, and assist with installations, and repairs. Students will also learn basic skills related to programmable logic controllers (PLCs). Graduates from this program will be able to fill positions at construction firms, as well as residential and commercial refrigeration and air conditioning companies.

Diploma     Contruction trade      English     Hybrid

Outstanding Courses

  • Safety and Trade Skills
  • Applied Mathematics for HVAC Technicians
  • Introduction to Electricity (DC-AC)
  • Introduction to Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (A/C)
  • Refrigeration and A/C Residential
  • Commercial Refrigeration and A/C
  • Heat Pumps and Related Systems
  • Electrical Instrumentation: Laboratory
  • Mechanical Instrumentation: Laboratory
  • Residential Equipment: Laboratory
  • Commercial A/C Equipment: Laboratory
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Laws and Regulations
  • Digital electronic
  • Programmable Logic Controller (PLC)
  • Programmable Logic Controller Units: Laboratory

Possible Employment Opportunities

  • HVAC Mechanic, A/C Tech
  • HVAC Service Technician
  • Systems Maintenance Mechanic

License or related certification

Students are eligible for certification of completion for:
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. Some positions may require a license, degree, experience or other industry certifications. We encourage you to research the requirements for the particular position you desire. Program availability varies by campus.