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Heating, Ventilation, Air Cond/Refrigeration (Heating Cert) - Certificate

26 Credits
CERT3460
Degree Description

Trained, highly skilled personnel are needed for the exciting new technological demands of the residential/commercial heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration industry. Independent and critical thinking men and women instilled with troubleshooting and electrical control circuit skills are vital for the future installation and servicing of HVAC/R equipment. The HVAC/R program at SCC is designed to prepare these individuals for entry-level positions in the HVAC/R field.  To participate in the program, individuals should have a strong mechanical aptitude, strong math skills and enjoy problem solving.

Admission Dates: Fall and Spring Semester


Offered on the North Mankato Campus
The course requirements listed below are specific to the 2018-2019 school year. If you need to view the program from previous years view our Catalog Archive.

Required Technical Courses (7 Courses)

Complete the following courses:
HVAC2000 Electrical Circuits (2 Credits)
HVAC2010 IPH Motors and Auxiliary Controls (2 Credits)
HVAC2301 Indoor Air Quality (1 Credit)
HVAC2310 Hydronic Heat (2 Credits)
HVAC2320 Gas Heat (3 Credits)
HVAC2325 Commercial Package Heat/Cool Units (2 Credits)
HVAC2340 Sheet Metal Ductwork Fabrication (3 Credits)

Technical Electives (11 Credits)

Complete 11 credits from the following courses:
HLTH1950 CPR (1 Credit)
HLTH1952 First Aid (1 Credit)
HLTH1954 Safety (1 Credit)
OTEC2000 Employment Search Skills (2 Credits)
HVAC2330 Alternative Heating Systems (2 Credits)
HVAC2500 Advance Heating Lab I (1 Credit)
HVAC2510 Advanced Heating Lab II (2 Credits)
HVAC2520 Heating Internship I (1 Credit)
HVAC2530 Heating Internship II (2 Credits)
PLEASE NOTE: All program plans are preliminary and curriculum may change without notice. Your catalog of record may have different requirements.