Program Outcomes

  • Students will demonstrate a basic understanding of core competencies which apply to the residential air conditioning, heating and refrigeration industry.
  • Students will demonstrate good wiring practices and the ability to read simple wiring diagrams.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of the installation, operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of residential and light commercial heating equipment.
  • Students will be able to use psychometrics, manufacturer specifications, and test instruments to determine proper system operations.
  • Students will demonstrate a basic understanding of the installation, operation, and maintenance of residential and light commercial heat pump systems.
  • Students will be able to assist in installing and testing refrigeration systems and perform simple repairs.
  • Students will be able to diagnose and repair common residential and commercial comfort system controls
  • Students will be able to adjust, maintain, and service HVAC equipment.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of refrigerant recovery, recycling, and reclamation laws and practices as well as be prepared for the EPA certification exam.
  • Students will be able to present themselves to customers in a professional manner, understand how the business operates, complete invoices and handle customer complaints.
  • Students will be able to design a basic residential heating and cooling system.