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Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning Technology

Program Objective
The Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning program is to provide students with the skills needed for entry-level positions in the installing, repairing and troubleshooting various heating and cooling equipment. Students will work with industrial standard tools associated with equipment such as oil and gas furnaces, refrigeration units, and air conditioning equipment.

Career Opportunities
Graduates can work as HVAC Installers, Controls Technicians, Service Technicians, Maintenance Mechanics and Plumbers. Typical employers in the HVAC trade career include custom job shops; research laboratories; wholesale and retail sales.

Program Learning Goals

Goal 1: Graduates will possess the skills necessary to obtain an entry-level HVAC Technician position.

Student Learning Outcomes – Students will:

  • Assist in the installations of Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration equipment.
  • Pipe a hydronic heating system
  • Perform preventive maintenance on heating and air conditioning systems

Goal 2: Graduates will have an understanding of safe HVAC practices and how important they are in the HVAC environment.

Student Learning Outcomes – Students will:

  • Identify site hazards
  • Know when to use proper PPE (Personal Protective Equipment).
  • Prepare the work area, thereby creating a safe working environment.

Goal 3: Graduates will understand the importance of professional behavior and life-long learning, and will meet the challenges of continued technological growth within the field.

Student Learning Outcomes – Students will:

  • Conduct themselves as professionals at all times
  • Convey a professional appearance through proper grooming and appropriate attire.
  • Keep up with technology through training during their careers. 

Potential Employers

T.E. Spall & Son, Inc.
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Wayne J. Pisanchyn Plumbing & Heating
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United Cooling and Heating
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Walter Wood
(570) 702-8959


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