Air Conditioning and Refrigeration

Technology and Health Division
Certificate T0909

This program is designed to prepare the student for employment in the broad field of air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration. It leads to occupations in design, manufacturing, operation, sales, distribution, installation, maintenance, and repair. Students desiring a Bachelor’s Degree (transfer program) should consult with an advisor to discuss transferability of courses.

Program Learning Outcome

Upon successful completion of this program, a student will be able to:

  • Properly handle refrigerants based on Section 608 of the clean air act.
  • Evaluate, troubleshoot, and modify the electrical, mechanical and air side operation of an air conditioning or refrigeration system.
  • Perform a residential heat load calculation, select the equipment, and size the ductwork based on ACCA's Manual J8 and Manual D.
  • Select equipment and components for commercial refrigeration systems.

    Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.

Required Courses

AIRC 10Technical Mathematics in Air Conditioning and Refrigeration 2
AIRC 11Welding for Air Conditioning and Refrigeration 2
AIRC 12Air Conditioning Codes and Standards 3
AIRC 20Refrigeration Fundamentals 4
AIRC 25Electrical Fundamentals for Air Conditioning and Refrigeration 5
AIRC 26Gas Heating Fundamentals 2
AIRC 30Heat Load Calculations and Design 4
AIRC 31Commercial Electrical for Air Conditioning and Refrigeration 4
AIRC 32AAir Properties and Measurement 1.5
AIRC 34Advanced Mechanical Refrigeration 4
Total Units31.5
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