Residential HVAC Installer Career Major - Overview

Residential HVAC Installer

residential HVAC Installer
Career Major Length
465 hours
Who Can Enroll
Juniors, Seniors & Adults
Schedule
M-F 7:40-10:30A &/or 11:25A-2:15P
Fees
In-State Tuition:
$1,163.00
Out-of-State Tuition:
$3,023.00
Book Costs:
$198.00
Average Oklahoma Salary
$16/hr

Learn to install, start up and adjust residential heating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems using manufacturer’s literature.  You will get hands-on lab for installation and start-up of common residential HVACR equipment.  Piping and heat fusion processes and specialized training for EPA certification in refrigerants is also included.  After completing the major and two years of verifiable experience in the HVACR industry, applicants may apply to take the Oklahoma Mechanical Journeyman HVAC test.

Career Major Length
465.00Total 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
Air Handling
45.00
Load Calculations
15.00
HVAC/R System Installation & Start-up-Residential
120.00
HVAC/R Preventive Maintenance
15.00
Indoor Air Quality
15.00
HVAC/R Codes, Regulations & Standards
30.00
Professional Services
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