Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Servicing (Day & Night Programs)

Award: CERTIFICATE

Length: Variable

Purpose: The Air Conditioning & Refrigeration

Servicing Certificate 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 & Controls Service Technician

  • Air Conditioning/Heating 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 and

your strengths and weaknesses as revealed by

an appropriate placement test. You may correct

any deficiencies in academic preparation in the

College’s Developmental Studies program.

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 the 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, electronic, and

pneumatic), combustion devices (oil burners and

gas burners), refrigeration and air conditioning

(residential and commercial).

Program Requirements: To receive a Certificate in

Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Servicing, you must

complete a minimum of 50 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.

 



Night Program

 

    Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Course
Credits
First Semester      
AIR 111    Air Conditioning &
Refrig. Controls I
2 2 3
AIR 121   Air Conditioning &
Refrigeration I
2 2 3
AIR 161   Heating, Air Conditioning &
Refrigeration Calculations
3 0 3
or   Approved Substitute      
ENG 131   Technical Report Writing or
Approved Substitute
3 0 3
SDV 100   College Success Skills 1 0 1
Total     11 4 13

 

    Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Course
Credits
Second Semester      
AIR 112   Air Conditioning & Refrig.
Controls II
2 2 3
AIR 122   Air Conditioning &
Refrigeration II
2 2 3
AIR 154   Heating Systems I 2 2 3
MKT 100   Customer Relations 1 0 1
ITE 116   Survey of Computer Software Applications 2 0 2
Total     9 6 12



 

Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Course
Credits
Third Semester      
AIR 123   Air Conditioning & Refrigeration III 2 2 3
AIR 155   Heating Systems II 2 2 3
AIR 213   Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Controls III 2 2 3
Total     6 6 9

 

    Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Course
Credits
Fourth Semester      
AIR 124   Air Conditioning &
Refrigeration IV
2 2 3
AIR 214   Air Conditioning &
Refrig. Controls IV
2 2 3
Total     4 4 6

Total Minimum Credits for the Certificate in Air
Conditioning Refrigeration Servicing......................................40

 



Day Program

 

    Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Course
Credits
First Semester      
AIR 111    Air Conditioning &
Refrig. Controls I
2 2 3
AIR 121   Air Conditioning &
Refrigeration I
2 2 3
AIR 161   Heating, Air Conditioning &
Refrigeration Calculations
3 0 3
AIR 154   Heating Systems I 2 2 3
SDV 100   College Success Skills 1 0 1
Total     10 6 13

 

    Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Course
Credits
Second Semester      
AIR 135   Circuits II 2 3 3
AIR 122   Air Conditioning &
Refrigeration II
2 2 3
AIR 155   Heating Systems II 2 2 3
ENG 131   Technical Writing or Approved Substitute 3 0 3
HUM 165   Controversial Issues 3 0 3
Total     12 7 15



 

Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Course
Credits
Third Semester      
AIR 273    Refrigeration III 2 3 3
AIR 195   EPA Certification 1 0 1
AIR 156   Heating Systems III 2 2 3
AIR 136   Circuits III 2 3 3
MKT 170   Customer Relations 1 0 1
ITE 116   Survey of Computer Software Applications 2 0 2
Total     10 8 13

Total Minimum Credits for the Certificate in Air
Conditioning Refrigeration Servicing (Day Program)......................................41

 

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