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2018-2019 Catalog 
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Heating & Air Conditioning Technology, Certificate (312.3)


This program is intended for students to study, in a hands-on environment, the installation, service and maintenance of Heating & Air Conditioning (HAC) equipment. The seven courses in HAC teach the fundamental concepts of electricity, refrigeration, heating and air conditioning, plus installation and preventive maintenance and EPA certification preparation. Special attention is given to the integration of green technologies. This program is held at CCAC–West Hills Center.

Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will:

  1. Apply the skills for employment as a heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) mechanic, refrigeration mechanic or as a repairer’s assistant.
  2. Install an air conditioner and furnace.
  3. Maintain a furnace and air conditioner.
  4. Identify and troubleshoot the components of furnaces.
  5. Identify and troubleshoot the components of air conditioners.
  6. Identify and troubleshoot the components of commercial refrigeration systems.
  7. Apply green building concepts.

Certificate Requirements