Winter Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Servicing



Length: Variable

Purpose: The Winter Air Conditioning 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:

  • Winter Air Conditioning (Heating) Technician

  • Circuits and Controls Service Technician

  • Installation and 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), combustion devices (oil burners

and gas burners), and boilers (residential and


Program Requirements: To receive the Certificate

in Winter Air Conditioning Servicing, you must

complete a minimum of 43 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



First Semester      
AIR 117   Metal Layout I 1 6 3
AIR 134   Circuits & Controls I 2 3 3
AIR 154   Heating Systems I 2 2 3
AIR 161   Heating, Air Cond. &
Refrig. Calculations I
3 0 3
    Or approved substitute      
AIR 165   Air Cond. Systems I 2 3 3
ITE 116   Survey of Computer
Software Applications
2 0 2
*SDV 100   College Success Skills 1 0 1
Total     13 14 18


Second Semester      
AIR 118   Metal Layout II or
Approved substitute
1 6 3
AIR 135   Circuits & Controls II 2 3 3
AIR 155   Heating Systems II 2 2 3
AIR 166   A/C Systems II 2 3 3
Total     7 14 12


Third Term      
AIR 136   Circuits & Controls III 2 3 3
AIR 156   Heating Systems III 2 2 3
MKT 170   Customer Relations 1 0 1
ECO 100   Elementary Economics 3 0 3
    or approved substitute      
ENG 131   Technical Report Writing 3 0 3
    or approved substitute      
Total     11 5 13


Total Minimum Credits for the Certificate in Winter
Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Servicing........................43

*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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