Heating and Air Conditioning

Program Highlights:

  • Work-readiness and occupational specific training
  • Contextualized support classes
  • College preparation courses
  • GED preparation course, if necessary
  • 2 Semesters.  Total credits earned upon successful completion: 17


Program Location:

Harper Campus

Admission Requirements:


Certificates Earned:

  • Certificate in Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Technology with a Specialization in Heating Service (C35100-C1)
  • Certificate Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Technology with Specialization in Air Conditioning Service (C35100-C2)


Qualities of a Successful AHR Technician:

  • Has the ability to educate customers about their equipment, controls, repairs, and maintenance, while developing relationships beneficial to everyone.
  • Communicates in an effective manner;
  • Uses critical thinking and diagnostic skills as a primary strength for system repairs
  • Effectively implement solutions;
  • Enjoys working in a variety of residential and commercial environments, both indoors and outdoors.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours.


Career Paths:

Upon completion, the entry-level HVAC specialist may receive additional on-the-job training by their employer and specialize in any or all of the following:

  • HVAC Installation Technician
  • Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration system maintenance
  • Assist in the installation, service, and maintenance of building automation systems under the supervision of experienced technicians and installers
  • Air Conditioning Window Unit Installation and Repair


Additional Information:

Sondra Hines
sondra.hines@cpcc.edu
704-330-2722 ext. 3886