Heating and Air Conditioning
- 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
- Attend a Pathways to Careers Information Session at Central Campus.
- Complete a placement test to determine entry level.
- Verify North Carolina residency.
- Commit to full-time study.
- 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.
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
Academic Advisor704-330-2722 ext.3067