First Coast Technical College (FCTC)

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Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning/Refrigeration

Hours

1350 hours / 42 weeks

Tech 1- 750 hours / 23 weeks

Tech 2- 600 hours / 19  weeks

Class Schedule

Testing Requirements

Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE)
Reading: 576
Math: 627
Language: 584

or

Wonderlic
Verbal: 9
Quantitative: 10

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

Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning/Refrigeration

2019-20 Air Conditioning, Refrig & Heating Technology 1

OCP Course Number Course Title Course Length Hours
A ACR0000 Introduction to HVAC/R 250
B ACR0001 HVAC/R Fundamentals 250
C ACR0012 HVAC/R Service Practices 250

Air Conditioning, Refrig & Heating Technology 2

OCP Course Number Course Title Course Length Hours
A ACR0013 HVAC/R Intermediate Service Practices 250
B ACR0044 or ACR0045 HCAC/R Advanced Service Practices or Advanced Commercial and Industrial Service Practices 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?