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Air Conditioning, Refrigeration, and Heating Technology

Air Conditioning, Refrigeration, and Heating Technology
 

Length 750 Hours
Admissions Contact Nancy Stevens - stevensn@pcsb.org
Course Information To find out more, call 727-893-2500, ext. 2520
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Mission: The mission of the Air Conditioning, Refrigeration, and Heating program is to provide sequential, task specific courses of study which will result in broad industry related knowledge, skills, and behavior that the individual will need in order to secure employment in the Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration (HVAC/R) industry. Students are encouraged to become lifelong learners.

Program C400100 consists of a planned sequence of courses.

Air Conditioning, Refrigeration, and Heating Technology 1

Air Conditioning, Refrigeration, and Heating Helper - Course ACR0041 (250 hours) - Training includes the areas of safety, principles of heating and air conditioning, soldering, brazing, silver soldering, and fabrication and installation of components of heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration equipment.

A/C, Refrigeration, and Heating Mechanic Assistant - Course ACR0043 (250 hours) - Training includes the areas of safety, electricity, control wiring, equipment commissioning, and preventive maintenance operations.

A/C, Refrigeration, and Heating Mechanic, 1 of 2 (only 1 is offered) - Course ACR0047 (250 hours) - Training includes the areas of safety, troubleshooting of electrical and mechanical systems, electric heat and fossil fuel heating, indoor air quality and other properties of air.

Distance Education: Not available at this time

Articulation Agreement:  St. Petersburg College Industrial Management Technology, A.S. Degree

Industry Certification(s): Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Refrigerant Handling Certification (Section 608)
ESCO Workplace Readiness Certification

Apprenticeship: Available – refer to the Clearwater Campus Apprenticeship section

Related Links: North American Technician Excellence (NATE) - www.natex.org
Click HERE to find out more about the HVAC trade. 

Minimum Satisfactory Academic Progress Requirement:  70%

Minimum Attendance Requirement:  70%

Basic Skills Entrance/Exit Requirements:  Student's competency in reading, math, and language is pre-assessed using the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE).  Required basic skills grade levels are: Reading-9, Math-10, and Language-9.

 

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