A/C, Refrigeration & Heating Technology II

AC students working on air conditioning unit.
  • The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment or advanced training in the heating, ventilation, air-conditioning/refrigeration (HVAC/R) industry. The student should obtain EPA certification prior to leaving school in order to be employed in any job that requires work with refrigerants. This program focuses on broad, transferable skills, stresses the understanding of the heating, air-conditioning, refrigeration and ventilation industry and demonstrates elements of the industry such as planning, management, finance, technical and production skills, the underlying principles of technology, and health, safety and environmental issues.

    This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Architecture and Construction career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Architecture and Construction career cluster.

    Program Prerequisite Requirements:

    • Valid Florida Driver’s license
    • Proof of Automobile Insurance
    • Successful Completion of HVAC/R 1 (Transcript)
    • EPA 608 Certification (Level II or higher)

    HVAC II Teaches:

    • HVAC/R Intermediate Service Practices
    • HVAC/R Advanced Commercial and Industrial Service Practice

    Industry Certifications or Accreditation

    Articulated into AAS/AS degrees at any State College in Florida

    • NATE Light Commercial
    • NATE Sub

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    Next Start Date: August 10, 2020

  • Adult Enrollment

    Program Length: 600 Hours

    Schedule: Monday -Thursday: 4:00pm – 9:00pm

    Cost:  $3,101 for entire program* (Click here for a detailed cost sheet *For Estimation Purposes Only. Prices Subject to Change. Financial Aid available for those who qualify.)

    Basic Skill Requirement:

    If required, take the Basic Skills Test at our Testing Center. Call 941-255-7500 Ext. 120 to schedule to take the test.

    Accepted Tests Reading Math Language
    TABE 9 10 9
    • Federal CIP Code: 615050112
    • Program Number: C400420

    Registration Timeline & Checklist

    Steps to Enroll:

    1. Pay Application Fee
      • Write down your transaction number for step 2
    2. Complete the Application
      1. Print out and complete the five documents linked to the application
    3. Gather the following documents to bring to your appointment:
      • High School/ GED Transcripts (if required)
        • Request all high school/GED and college transcripts to be sent to CTC Admissions, 18150 Murdock Circle, Port Charlotte, FL., 33948. 
        • Transcripts may also be delivered in person if they are in a sealed envelope.
      • Driver's license
      • Florida Residency Declaration
    4. Call 941-255-7500 for an appointment with Student Services to enroll in this program.

    Still have questions before you enroll? Contact Us

    Need financial aid?

    1. Complete the FAFSA
    2. Call 941-255-7500 for an appointment with Financial Aid Specialist as soon as you receive FAFSA/ PELL email that you have been approved

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