Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration

This 900-hour program (about 10 months) offers everything you need to get on the path to a career that includes both residential and commercial training in HVAC-R systems. Includes 146 externship hours.

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Instructor: Jeffery Steele
419.289.3313 #2252

This program is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education.

What This Program Teaches

  • HVAC safety

  • Heating and air conditioning installation and diagnostic service procedures

  • Basic electricity

  • Fuels, controls, proper venting, soldering, and sheet metal duct work


At the end of the Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration program, you may also earn the following certifications:

  • EPA Refrigerant Handling (608) (includes High Pressure Refrigerant)

  • National Center for Construction Education Research (NCCER) CORE, Level 1, 2, and 3

  • 10-hour OSHA

  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)

 This program qualifies for the Ohio Career-Technical Credit Transfer (CT2) credit  at a state college or university when continuing education within two years of program completion.

This program also qualifies for the One-Year Option.  Learn more about this program and our partnership with Lorain County Community College (pdf).

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Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration  Admission Requirements

  • Submit a completed program application through https://acwhcc.axstudent.com along with a $50 non-refundable application fee.

  • Provide official transcripts or high school diploma or equivalent.

Job Outlook

• Average projected job growth
• $48,730 median annual pay in Ohio

Start Dates and Program Cost


September 3, 2024 – May 15, 2025
Monday – Wednesday  5:30pm – 9:pm 
Distance Learning  - Thursday

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Tuition and Financial Aid

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