HVAC/R Service, Advanced Certificate

AIRC.CRT.V76

Program Overview

Upon completion of the program, the graduate is prepared for employment in the air conditioning, refrigeration, and heating service field.

Additional Program Information

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program and other important information, please visit www.kcc.edu/gainful employment/.

Program Requirements

Major Courses

AIRC 1014Fundamentals of Air Conditioning

4 Credits

AIRC 1214Heating Plants

4 Credits

AIRC 1313Air Handling

3 Credits

AIRC 1023Controls and Circuitry for HVAC

3 Credits

AIRC 1114Domestic Refrigeration

4 Credits

AIRC 1124Commercial Refrigeration

4 Credits

AIRC 1222Heat Pumps

2 Credits

AIRC 1422Installation Skills

2 Credits

ELTR 1064Fundamentals of Electricity

4 Credits

ELTR 2074DC & AC Rotating Machines

4 Credits

ELTR 1174Natl Electric Code & Wiring Methods

4 Credits

Total Credit Hours: 38

Suggested Course Sequence

Fall semester

AIRC 1014Fundamentals of Air Conditioning

4 Credits

AIRC 1422Installation Skills

2 Credits

ELTR 1064Fundamentals of Electricity

4 Credits

Spring semester

AIRC 1114Domestic Refrigeration

4 Credits

ELTR 2074DC & AC Rotating Machines

4 Credits

Fall semester

AIRC 1023Controls and Circuitry for HVAC

3 Credits

AIRC 1124Commercial Refrigeration

4 Credits

AIRC 1222Heat Pumps

2 Credits

Spring semester

AIRC 1214Heating Plants

4 Credits

AIRC 1313Air Handling

3 Credits

ELTR 1174Natl Electric Code & Wiring Methods

4 Credits

Program Cost

Minimum credit ours required for completion: 38
Tuition and fees: $142.00 per credit hour 142.00
$5,396.00
Lab fees:
AIRC 1014 Fundamentals of Air Conditioning 80.00
AIRC 1023 Controls & Circuitry for HVAC 30.00
AIRC 1114 Domestic Refrigeration 80.00
AIRC 1124 Commercial Refrigeration 80.00
AIRC 1214 Heating Plants 75.00
AIRC 1222 Heat Pumps 65.00
AIRC 1313 Air Handling 60.00
AIRC 1422 Installation Skills 150.00
ELTR 1064 Fundamentals of Electricity 25.00
ELTR 1174 NEC and Wiring Methods 50.00
ELTR 2074 DC & AC Rotating Machines 25.00
720.00
720.00
Books:
AIRC 1014 Fundamentals of Air Conditioning 248.35
AIRC 1023 Controls & Circuitry for HVAC *
AIRC 1114 Domestic Refrigeration 30.40
AIRC 1124 Commercial Refrigeration *
AIRC 1214 Heating Plants 31.95
AIRC 1222 Heat Pumps 35.95
AIRC 1313 Air Handling 54.90
AIRC 1422 Installation Skills 22.00
ELTR 1064 Fundamentals of Electricity 100.00
ELTR 1174 NEC and Wiring Methods 193.15
ELTR 2074 DC & AC Rotating Machines 120.55
837.25
837.25
Supplies:
AIRC 1014 Safety glasses 7.50
Tape measure 25’ 17.70
AIRC 1114 or AIRC 1124 Thermocouple-type thermometer 120.38
Core removal tool 45.00
2-pocket type thermometers, digital 19.71
Refrigeration manifold gauge set with 5’ hoses 200.00
AIRC 1214 Manometer, u-tube type 25.00
Magnahelic gauge 280.75
AIRC 1313 Aviation snips 42.21
Digital Psychrometer 150.00
908.25
908.25
TOTAL $7,861.50
* The same textbook is used for AIRC 1014, AIRC 1023, and AIRC 1124.
All prices are subject to change. Please visit Hammes Bookstore for the most up-to-date textbook prices.

Gainful Employment

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges and universities to disclose certain information for any financial aid eligible program that, “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation.” Review the GE disclosure for the HVAC/R Service certificate.