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Air Conditioning and Heating Service and Installation, Certificate of Achievement

Banner Code: 1_CM_ACHS

Control Number: 44007

Not Financial Aid Eligible

The Air Conditioning and Heating Service and Installation certificate is a first level program of study that will prepare students with entry level skills to begin a heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) career. The skills gained in the program will give individuals the advantage in a crowd of candidates applying for entry-level jobs Completion of this first certificate will enable students to be employed as a maintenance technician and work toward becoming a journeyman, while also continuing their studies to earn the next level major certificate and advance in their career and earning potential.

Program Outcome

Prepare students for entry-level employment as an Air Conditioning, and Heating Technician and for industry certifications.

Review Graduation Requirements.

Course Title Units
Required Courses
HVAC A100Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Principles3
HVAC A101Basic Electrical for HVAC-R3
HVAC A103Air Conditioning Service3
HVAC A104Air Balance3
HVAC A105Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Controls3
Total Units15

Program Sequence

These sequences at Orange Coast College are curriculum maps for students to finish all requirements for the certificate. There may be advisories, prerequisites, or time requirements that students need to consider before following these maps. Students are advised to meet with an Orange Coast College Counselor for alternate sequencing.

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Semester 1Units
HVAC A100 Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Principles 3
HVAC A101 Basic Electrical for HVAC-R 3
Semester 2
HVAC A105 Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Controls 3
HVAC A103 Air Conditioning Service 3
HVAC A104 Air Balance 3
 Total Units15