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Residential and Light Commercial Air Conditioning

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Residential and Light Commercial Air Conditioning program is designed to provide training in the areas of Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC/R) systems, electricity, electronic controls and general repair. Students will have the opportunity to learn skills necessary to assess and solve problems quickly in emergency situations.


Details iconImportant information you’ll need when applying for admission:
Field of Interest: 
Applied Technology
Academic Plan Code: 
Total credits required: 
Effective term: 
2020 Fall
Academic Plan: 
Residential and Light Commercial Air Conditioning (CER)

Students must earn a grade of C or better for all courses within the program.
In Required Courses area, the options for OSH105AA, OSH106AC or Proof of OSHA 30-hour card must be the in-person format.
Completion of District Placement Exam in Mathematics is required before the start of the Residential and Light Commercial Air Conditioning program.

Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
BPC110Computer Usage and Applications3
FAC/HVA101Refrigeration Applications and Components I3
FAC/HVA101LLRefrigeration Applications and Components I Lab1
HVA103Refrigeration Applications and Components II3
HVA103LLRefrigeration Applications and Components II Lab1
HVA104EPA Section 608 Technician Preparation and Certification (0.5) OR
Proof of EPA Certification 0-0.5
ELC/FAC/HVA105Electricity for Industry3
ELC/FAC/HVA105LLElectricity for Industry Lab1
HVA112Heating and Air Conditioning3
HVA112LLHeating and Air Conditioning Lab1
HVA143Load Calculation and Duct Design3
OSH105AAConstruction Safety (3) OR
OSH106ACIndustrial Safety (3) OR
Proof of OSHA 30 hour card (0)0-3
  • Demonstrate computer skills. (BPC110)
  • Analyze system design and operation of a refrigeration system. (FAC/HVA101, FAC/HVA101LL, HVA103, HVA103LL, HVA104)
  • Analyze system design and operation of an air conditioning system. (ELC/FAC/HVA105, ELC/FAC/HVA105LL, HVA112, HVA112LL)
  • Evaluate electronic devices specific to facilities maintenance. (ELC/FAC/HVA105, ELC/FAC/HVA105LL)
  • Calculate heating and cooling loads based on the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE). (HVA143)
  • Calculate duct sizes based on ASHRAE heating and cooling load calculations. (HVA143)
  • Evaluate specific industrial safety or construction safety issues. (OSH105AA, OSH106AC)

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