Air-Conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating Technology 1 – Dual – SENIORS ONLY

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.

The content includes but is not limited to designing, testing and repairing heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and cooling (HVAC) systems.

Students will attend CTC Full time and must complete their core senior requirements through Charlotte Virtual School (CVS). Students earn Advanced Placement credit in this program.

Next Start Date: August 2020


High school student admittance is based on current academic course history, grade point average, FSA scores, attendance record and faculty recommendation. A minimum 2.5 GPA is required for this program.

HVAC Teaches:

  • (A) Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating Helper 250 Hours
  • (B)Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating Mechanic Assistant 250 Hours
  • (C) Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating Mechanic 1 250 Hour

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Industry Certifications or Accreditation


  • AAS/AS degrees at any State College in Florida
  • EPA 608 & HVAC Excellence

Program Length:

5 credits (1 school year)



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ONET Government occupation information

  • Federal CIP Code: 47.0201
  • Program Number: C400100

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