Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning/Refrigeration (HVAC/R) 1

AC students working on air conditioning unit.
  • The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment or advanced training in the heating, air-conditioning, and refrigeration and ventilation 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.

    Program Prerequisite Requirements:

    • Valid Florida Driver’s license
    • Proof of Automobile Insurance

    Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning/Refrigeration (HVAC/R) 1 Teaches:

    • Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating Helper
    • Air  Conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating mechanic Assistant
    • ​Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating Mechanic 1

    Industry Certifications or Accreditation

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

    • EPA 608 & HVAC Excellence

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    Next Start Date: August 2024