SUNY Erie

Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Certificate

Program Description

The Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology Certificate Program prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to install, service, repair and maintain the equipment used in heating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems.

The curriculum includes instruction in system operations; diagnostic techniques; the use of testing equipment; principles of mechanics; and electricity and electronics as they relate to heating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems.

Focus Areas

  • Focuses on system operations
  • Diagnostic techniques
  • Testing equipment
  • Principles of mechanics
  • Heating, AC, refrigeration systems

Potential Career Opportunities

  • Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers

Program Format

In-person

Educational Level Prerequisites

High School diploma/HSE

Program Type

Certificate Program

Expected Outcomes

Credit