The Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Residential Installer certificate program will provide students with the knowledge and skills to understand and follow the manufacturer’s specifications when installing basic residential heating and air conditioning equipment as well as the skills to complete the installation. Students will learn the theory of residential heating and cooling through extensive lab experiences as well as lectures.
After completing the HVAC Residential Installer certificate, the graduate will be able to work as entry-level residential furnace and air conditioner installers.
East Peoria Campus Dirksen Hall 19
East Peoria Campus Dirksen Hall 9
Certificate (Certificate Program)
Total Credit Hours: 16
Select a course number below to see a course description.
|ARCTK 119||BLUEPRINT READING - CONSTRUCTION ||1|
|REACT 110||INTRODUCTION TO REFRIGERATION ||4|
|REACT 118||ELECTRICITY AS IT APPLIES TO HVAC/R ||4|
|REACT 119||SHEET METAL FOR HVAC/R ||2|
|REACT 120||RESIDENTIAL FURNACES ||4|
|REACT 139||RESIDENTIAL SYSTEMS INSTALLATION ||1|
This is the first certificate individuals should earn prior to working in the HVAC industry. Previous experience in residential heating and cooling is not required to enter the program. Students must provide their own safety glasses with side shields, work gloves, basic scientific calculator, and thumb drive. After completion students can pursue the HVAC Technician Certificate, Commercial Refrigeration Technician Certificate, or HVAC/R Technology Associate in Applied Science Degree.
|Fall Semester 1||REACT 110; REACT 118; REACT 119; REACT 120; ARCTK 119|
|Spring Semester 1||REACT 139|
Agricultural and Industrial Technologies Department
Dirksen Building Room 09