Summer Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Servicing



Length: Variable

Purpose: The Summer Air Conditioning and

Refrigeration Servicing program is designed to train

persons to service equipment currently in the field

and to give them a background that will enable them

to cope with new developments as they occur.

Occupational Objectives: The following

occupational titles represent examples of possible

employment opportunities:

  • Air Conditioning Technician

  • Circuits and Controls Service Technician

  • Installation and Service Technician

  • Refrigeration Service Technician

Admission Requirements: Entry into this curriculum

may be attained by meeting the general admission

requirements established for the College. If you

meet the general admission requirements, a

counselor will discuss with you the strengths and

weaknesses of your academic background as

revealed by an appropriate placement assessment.

You may correct any deficiencies in academic

preparation in the College’s Developmental Studies


Program Description: The program is designed for

both beginners and persons presently employed in

the air conditioning and refrigeration field. It provides

the practical experience and technical knowledge

required for competence as a service technician

in the air conditioning and refrigeration field. The

student will receive specialized seminars, theoretical

and practical training in basic electricity, circuits and

controls (electric and pneumatic), refrigeration and

air conditioning (residential and commercial).

Program Requirements: To receive the Certificate

in Summer Air Conditioning and Refrigeration

Servicing, you must complete a minimum of 45

credits with a grade point average of 2.00 or better.

The credits are distributed according to the following

outline. This outline represents a typical order of

courses taken by full-time students. Part-time and/or

evening students may take courses in any desired

sequence, except for hyphenated courses or others

requiring prerequisites.


First Semester      
AIR 167    Air Cond. Systems III 3 3 4
AIR 231   Circuits & Controls IV 4 3 5
AIR 271   Refrigeration I 4 6 6
*SDV 100   College Success Skills 1 0 1
Total     12 12 16


Second Semester      
AIR 232   Circuits & Controls V 2 3 3
AIR 254   Air Cond. Systems IV 2 3 3
AIR 272   Refrigeration II 3 6 5
ENG 131   Technical Writing or Approved
3 0 3
ITE 116   Survey Of Comp. Software
2 0 2
Total     12 12 16


Third Term      
AIR 233   Circuits & Controls VI 2 3 3
AIR 255   Air Cond. Systems V 2 3 3
AIR 273   Refrigeration III 2 3 3
AIR 195   Refrigerant Certification 1 0 1
ECO 100   Elementary Economics
or approved substitute
3 0 3
Total     10 9 13


Total Minimum Credits for the Certificate in Summer
Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Servicing........................45

*SDV 100 College Success Skills is required for graduation and should be taken during the first semester the student is enrolled in the curriculum.



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Program Outcomes

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