HVACR Technician Career Major - Overview

HVACR Technician

HVACR technician
Career Major Length
1065 hours
Who Can Enroll
Juniors, Seniors & Adults
Schedule
M-F 7:40-10:30A &/or 11:25A-2:15P
Fees
In-State Tuition:
$2,663.00
Out-of-State Tuition:
$6,923.00
Book Costs:
$498.00
Average Oklahoma Salary
$16/hr

Learn to install, troubleshoot, adjust and repair residential and some light commercial heating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. This major covers the essential knowledge and skills necessary for troubleshooting and installation of various heating and air conditioning systems and included hands-on labs for various heating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems along with electricity, solder and brazing, piping and heat fusion processes. Specialized training for EPA certification in refrigerants is also included. After completing the 1065 hour major, applicants with at least 1 year of on the job experience may apply to take the Oklahoma Mechanical Journeyman HVAC test.

Career Major Length
1065.00Total Hours
Course Title
Hours
Introduction to HVAC/R: Safety, Tools & Equipment
30.00
Principles of Thermodynamics & Heat Transfer
60.00
Piping & Piping Practices
45.00
Refrigerants & Lubricants
15.00
Refrigerant Recovery
15.00
Refrigerant Retrofits
15.00
Refrigerant System Components
90.00
Electricity for HVAC/R
60.00
HVAC/R Controls
45.00
HVAC/R Solid State Electronics
30.00
Heating Systems
120.00
Air Conditioning Systems
120.00
Air Handling
45.00
HVAC/R System Servicing & Troubleshooting-Residential
90.00
Load Calculations
15.00
HVAC/R System Installation& Start-up-Residential
120.00
Heat Pumps
30.00
HVAC/R Preventative Maintenance
15.00
Indoor Air Quality
15.00
HVAC/R Codes, Regulations & Standards
30.00
Professional Services
15.00
Working in the Green Environment
15.00
Workforce Staging
30.00

Helpful Attributes and Abilities

  • Math skills at the 10th grade level or above
  • An ability to read and write at a 10th grade level
  • An ability to compute percentages, measurements and simple fractions
  • A basic knowledge of general and physical science
  • Ability to climb ladders and work at heights

Student Organizations

Certifications Available