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Air-Conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating Technology

Hours

1350 hours / 42 weeks / 11 months

Tech 1- 750 hours / 23 weeks / 6 months

Tech 2- 600 hours / 19  weeks / 5 months

Class Schedule

Cost

Tech 1- Tuition is approximately $2,827.20 plus books and fees

Tech 2- Tuition is approximately $2,112.00 plus books and fees

Testing Requirements

Read: 576
Math: 627
Lang: 584

Test Center

Location

FCTC Main Campus (St. Augustine)

OVERVIEW

Torch, braze, and solder pipes and fittings to install or repair compressors, condensers, chillers, and pumps in a wide range of HVAC and refrigeration systems

Utilize emerging technologies and advanced equipment in response to increasing global energy demands

Create comfortable environments by cooling and heating the interior of residential and commercial buildings

CAREER FOCUS: Prepared for immediate employment, advanced certifications, and further education

WHAT YOU'll LEARN

Instruction

  • Compressors & condensers
  • Gas, electric, oil & heat pump systems
  • Heat measurement, transfer & control
  • Heating & refrigeration controls
  • Installation, repair & troubleshooting
  • Piping & brazing techniques
  • Preparation for HVAC excellence industry certifications
  • Proper safety practices & procedures
  • Refrigeration cycle
  • Temperature

APPLICATION & LINKS

Air-Conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating Technology

Air Conditioning, Refrig & Heating Technology 1

OCP Course Number Course Title Course Length Hours
A ACR0041 AC, Ref & Heat Hlp 250
B ACR0043 AC, Ref & Heat Mech 250
C ACR0047 AC, Refg & Heat Mec1 250

Air Conditioning, Refrig & Heating Technology 2

OCP Course Number Course Title Course Length Hours
A ACR0049 AC, Refg & Heat Mec2 250
B ACR0044 AC, Ref & Heat Tech 350

Industry Certifications

  • Heating, electricity, air conditioning, technologies
  • Commercial air conditioning
  • EPA 608

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

  • Business owner
  • Installers
  • Repairs and service
  • Resort complex maintenance
  • Commercial building maintenance
  • Hospital building maintenance
  • HVAC-R parts distribution
  • Commercial & residential air conditioning

OUR NUMBERS

Discover how First Coast Technical College prepares students for the Architecture & Construction industry.

89%
Completion Rate*
80%
PLACEMENT Rate*
N/A
Licensure

Based upon the 2017 Council on Occupational Education Annual Report for 2015-2016.

Steps to Enroll

Step 1‐ Attend a Program Information Session & Tour

Step 2‐ Apply for Federal Student Aid

Step 3‐ Gather Needed Documents

Step 4‐ Register for Classes

Instructor / Contact

Name:  Dane Dwyer
Email: [email protected]
Phone:  (904) 547-3422

Name: Charles Harper
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (904) 547-3440

Are you ready to jumpstart your career?