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Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning/Refrigeration

Air-Conditioning, Refrigeration & Heating Technology


The mission of the Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning/Refrigeration program is to provide students with knowledge concerning the vastness of field, and with the opportunity to secure the skills and credentials needed to gain and excel in the HVAC industry.


Training focuses on electrical theory and application, component identification and comprehension of A/C and Commercial Refrigeration systems, hands-on system troubleshooting with specially set up units, fabrication of duct systems, line sets, electrical circuits, commercial ice machines, walk-in coolers and freezers, restaurant style equipment, etc. Also, field style techniques taught and targeted to better a newer technicians’ skill set.

Industry Certification:

HVAC Excellence

Unique Requirements:

The State of Florida requires students to meet a basic skills requirement prior to program completion. The basic skills grade levels for this program are: Computation (Mathematics) 10.0 , Communications (Reading Language Arts) 9.0.

Scholarship Opportunity

Chance to win a scholarship for our Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning/Refrigeration program.

Certificate Requirements:

A student must meet ALL the following conditions to earn a Certificate of Program Completion from WTC:

  • Pass all courses and OCPs in the program
  • Complete the required curriculum
  • Settle all school debt including returning textbooks for high school students
  • Meet Florida Basic Skills requirements for the program.
  • Receive the instructor's recommendation

Program Information

New classes begin in August and January
Typical class times are 7:30 am to 3:00 pm, M - F

Choose your Career Pathway

Contact the College About This Program - 726-2430 Ext. 4301

Licensure / Certification

EPA Certified Technician (An EPA-approved certifying program in accordance with Section 608 of the Stratospheric Ozone Protection Act). HVAC Excellence (Heat Pumps, Air Conditioning, and Electrical Theory)

Articulation Agreement

Gold Standard Articulation Agreement