This program prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, install, service, and maintain the operating condition of commercial HVAC systems. This includes instruction in diagnostic techniques, the use of testing equipment, the principles of mechanics, electricity, and electronics as they relate to the repair of commercial HVAC systems.

Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  • Demonstrate technical knowledge and skills needed to repair, install, service, and maintain commercial HVAC systems in operating condition.
  • Utilize diagnostic techniques and testing equipment in the repair of commercial HVAC systems.
  • Apply principles of mechanics, electricity, and electronics to the repair of commercial HVAC systems.
Required Courses: (36 units) Units
AIR-61A Air Conditioning & Refrigeration, I 3
AIR-61B Air Conditioning & Refrigeration, II 3
AIR-64A Air Conditioning & Refrigeration, Electricity I 3
AIR-64B Air Conditioning & Refrigeration, Electricity II 3
AIR-75 HVACR System Designs 3
AIR-76 Facilities Maintenance – Chillers 3
AIR-77 Energy Conservation Methods for HVACR 3
AIR-78 Safe Refrigerant Handling & Management 3
AIR-83 All Weather Heating & Cooling Systems 3
AIR-84 Boiler and Hydronic Heating 3
AIR-90 Building Automation Fundamentals 3
EST-22 California Mechanical Codes 3

Associate of Science Degree
The Associate of Science Degree in HVAC Residential Technology will be awarded upon completion of the degree requirements, including general education and other graduation requirements as described in the college catalog.