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Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technician Diploma

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Total Credits: 48

Major Number: 5888
CIP Code: 47.0201

Program Description

This diploma prepares students for the service and installation of residential and light commercial HVAC equipment as well as commercial refrigeration equipment. To work in the HVAC-R industry, students must obtain the EPA Section 608 Clean Air Act Certification. As part of the program, students will have the opportunity to take the EPA exam to obtain the required certification.

Program Prerequisites


Special Instructions


Program Requirements

Program Information

General Requirements for Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates

See Century College Policy

Program Note


Transfer, Articulation Agreements, and Partnerships

See the Century College website for information regarding transfer.
This program is intended primarily for employment preparation rather than transfer to a four-year institution. Some courses may not transfer to a number of four-year colleges. If you are considering the possibility of transfer, you may wish to talk with your advisor, counselor, or program instructor before registering to discuss your goals, look at programs designed for transfer, and develop a plan.

Program Learning Outcomes

At the end of this program students will be able to:

  • Service, repair, and replace residential and commercial HVAC-R equipment.
  • Maintain, order, and stock supplies used in HVAC-R service and repair.
  • Perform and keep records of service work completed with residential and commercial customers.
  • Demonstrate proper safety, use, storage, and disposal of refrigerant as governed by the EPA.
  • Demonstrate proper safety and use of tools used in the HVAC-R industry.

Program Contact Information

Dennis Kerschner 651.779.3433 Room 1326 East
Pat Cramer 651.773.1719 Room 1326 East

Sample Plan

Please note that this is a sample course sequence. Individual schedules will vary depending upon student needs, goals, and availability. Students are recommended to meet with their advisor, counselor, or faculty program instructors to create an individualized plan that includes prerequisites and application requirements. For detailed program information see the Century College website. This information is subject to change.


This information is subject to change. Changes and updates are posted on century.edu

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