Associate Degree

Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Degree (AAS)

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Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Degree (AAS)

Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Degree

The Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Degree trains technicians with a strong theoretical background and hands-on experience. HVACR technicians will obtain a solid background in applied electricity and electronics.

Terra State graduates are well-prepared to install and service residential and light commercial HVACR equipment along with light commercial refrigeration equipment. A certificate can be obtained in the day Fast-Track program or in the evening traditional program. Certificate credits can be applied to the Associate Degree.

The HVACR Degree implements the new environmentally-friendly refrigerants, new controls and high-efficiency equipment to help the student enter the “Green” workforce.

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 Based on data for heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers

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Learning Outcomes

  • Test HVACR equipment for troubleshooting purposes
  • Calibrate HVACR systems to obtain optimum efficiencies
  • Identify electrical safety hazards and quantify these hazards to be able to apply electrical safety procedures
  • Plan, design and fabricate sheet metal duct systems and basic fittings
  • Interpret electrical ladder diagrams to determine equipment sequence of operation
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Potential Occupations

  • Systems Installer
  • Service Technician
  • Lab Technician
  • Self-employed HVACR Contractor
  • Mechanical Systems Technician
  • Energy Management Technician
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