HVACR Technician Career Major - Overview

HVACR Technician

HVACR technician
Career Major Length
1135 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
1135.00Total Hours
Course Title
Hours
Introduction to HVAC/R: Safety, Tools & Equipment
50.00
Principles of Thermodynamics & Heat Transfer
45.00
Piping & Piping Practices
60.00
Refrigerants & Lubricants
20.00
Refrigerant Recovery
65.00
Refrigerant Retrofits
15.00
Refrigerant System Components
125.00
Electricity for HVAC/R
48.00
HVAC/R Controls
144.00
HVAC/R Solid State Electronics
16.00
Heating Systems
100.00
Air Conditioning Systems
72.00
Air Handling
45.00
HVAC/R System Servicing & Troubleshooting-Residential
48.00
Load Calculations
20.00
HVAC/R System Installation& Start-up-Residential
120.00
Heat Pumps
40.00
HVAC/R Preventative Maintenance
10.00
Indoor Air Quality
20.00
HVAC/R Codes, Regulations & Standards
5.00
Professional Services
45.00
Working in the Green Environment
20.00
Workforce Staging
10.00

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