HVAC-R and Facilities Services Technology, C.S.C.

Career Studies Certificate
Campuses: Woodbridge

This program is designed to prepare the student for entry-level positions in the air conditioning, refrigeration and facilities maintenance industry. Students receive entry-level instruction in the principles, service, maintenance, repair, and installation of air conditioning, refrigeration, heating, plumbing, and electrical systems.

Credit for Prior Learning: Students in this program may be eligible for credit for prior learning and will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis by the program head.

Course Curriculum

Below is a table that shows the courses needed to satisfy this program. Please speak with an advisor to ensure you meet your program requirements.

One Year Credits
1st Semester
AIR 111 Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Controls I 3
AIR 121 Air Conditioning and Refrigeration I 4
Choose One
1AIR 154 Heating Systems I 4
1BLD 20 Introduction to Plumbing
Choose One
SDV 106 Preparation for Employment 1
SDV 100 College Success Skills
Total 10-12
2nd Semester
AIR 122 Air Conditioning and Refrigeration II 4
AIR 134 Circuits and Controls I 3
AIR 276 Refrigerant Usage EPA Certification 1
Choose One
2ENG 111 College Composition I 3
2CST Elective
Total 11
Total credits for the Career Studies Certificate = 21-23
One Year Credits
1st Semester
Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Controls I
AIR
111
3
AIR
121
4
Choose One
1AIR
154
4
1BLD
20
Choose One
SDV
106
1
SDV
100
Total 10-12
2nd Semester
AIR
122
4
Circuits and Controls I
AIR
134
3
Refrigerant Usage EPA Certification
AIR
276
1
Choose One
2ENG
111
3
Elective
2CST
Total 11
Total credits for the Career Studies Certificate = 21-23

1 Students who plan to work in the air conditioning and refrigeration industry or who plan to complete the Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Certificate or A.A.S. should take AIR 154, while students who plan to work in facilities maintenance should take BLD 20. See an advisor for details.

2 CST Elective may be met by CST 100, CST 110, CST 126, or CST 229.

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