Students entering this program will be introduced to the variety, complexities and global opportunities in the fields of Heating and Refrigeration/Air Conditioning. Home and commercial system designs and components will be covered in depth, with the use of industry accepted training materials usually only available at technical colleges.
The program is now offered on a 2 yr. basis with single, a full year devoted to either: Heating or Refrigeration/Air conditioning, and then switching the main discipline the following year. Students can attend for 2 years or just choose the topic running during their junior or senior years that is of interest to them. Each year also includes studies in safety, electricity, copper and steel pipe installation, plumbing and specialty tool usage.
Two industry certification exams are available as well. The Act 608 safe refrigerant handling certification, in conjunction with the EPA is offered to students in Refrigeration/Air Conditioning. Secondly, the National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA) Bronze certification exam is offered during the Heating cycle of the program of studies.