Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, Refrigeration (HVACr) Level 1 Technician (Certificate)

HVACr Level 1 Technician

 

The HVACr (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration) Certificate provides students with a technical foundation required of an entry-level technician in the growing HVACr Industry. Students will learn the concepts and principles of refrigeration, electrical and mechanical systems through classroom instruction and state of the art technical training systems. Students will have the opportunity to learn the necessary skills required for an entry-level technician in diagnostics, repair, service and maintenance of Residential and Light Commercial HVAC systems.

 

 

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 Minimum Credits Required: 25
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Certificate Information

What courses will I need to take?

Certificate Requirements: 25 credits

Course

Course Title

Hours

CTM 111

Plumbing

3

CTM 130

Blueprint Reading and Estimating 

3

CTM 150

Basic Electrical Theory

3

CTM 151

House Wiring I

3

CTM 123

Building Methods

3

CTM 211 International Residential Code 3
CTM 238 HVAC and Refrigeration I 3
CTM 239 HVAC and Refrigeration II 4

What order will I take the courses in?

Year 1 | Fall Semester 1 | 12 Credits

Course Number Course Description Credits
CTM 111 Plumbing 3
CTM 123 Building Methods I 3
CTM 150 Basic Electrical Theory 3
CTM 238 HVACr I 3

 

Year 1 | Spring Semester 2 | 13 Credits

Course Number Course Description Credits
CTM 130 Blue Print Reading 3
CTM 151 House Wiring I 3  
CTM 211     Intern. Residential Code 3
CTM 239 HVACr II 4

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • understand and apply OSHA Construction Safety standards.
  • gain a basic knowledge in construction methodology.
  • understand and apply EPA 608 standards for regulated refrigerants.
  • gain a fundamental understanding of HVACr systems and their effects on indoor air quality.  
  • gain fundamental knowledge in plumbing systems and safety procedures as related to HVACr.
  • gain the fundamental knowledge of electrical systems and safety procedures as related to HVACr.
  • demonstrate the necessary skills required for an entry-level technician in diagnostics, repair, service and maintenance of Residential and Light Commercial HVAC systems.