A/C, Refrigeration & Heating Technology I

The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment or advanced training in the heating, air-conditioning, and refrigeration and ventilation industry. The student should obtain EPA certification prior to leaving school in order to be employed in any job that requires work with refrigerants. This program focuses on broad, transferable skills, stresses the understanding of the heating, air-conditioning, refrigeration and ventilation industry and demonstrates elements of the industry such as planning, management, finance, technical and production skills, the underlying principles of technology, and health, safety and environmental issues.

Next Start Date: August 10, 2020


After you have paid the application fee through PAYPAL on the PAYMENTS section you can then complete the application on the Careers Program Page.

Program Prerequisite Requirements:

  • Valid Florida Driver’s license
  • Proof of Automobile Insurance

HVAC Teaches:

  • Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating Helper
  • Air  Conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating mechanic Assistant
  • ​Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating Mechanic 1

Industry Certifications or Accreditation

Articulated into AAS/AS degrees at any State College in Florida

  • EPA 608 & HVAC Excellence

Career Potential – Click here

Testing Requirements:

Accepted Tests Reading Math Language
TABE 9 10 9

[ *Recommended ]

Program Length:

750 Hours


Monday – Friday: 7:30am – 12:15pm


$4,860 for entire program *(Based on Florida Resident tuition rates. For estimation purposes only, prices subject to change.)

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ONET Government occupation information

  • Federal CIP Code: 47.0201
  • Program Number: 400410

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