Heat & Air (HVAC)

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 career 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 1050.00 Total
Hours
Course Title Hours
Introduction to HVAC/R: Safety, Tools & Equipment 40.00
Principles of Thermodynamics & Heat Transfer
40.00
Piping & Piping Practices
40.00
Refrigerants & Lubricants
20.00
Refrigerant Recovery
65.00
Refrigerant Retrofits
32.00
Refrigerant System Components
100.00
Electricity for HVAC/R
48.00
HVAC/R Controls
104.00
HVAC/R Solid State Electronics
16.00
Heating Systems
100.00
Air Conditioning Systems
72.00
Air Handling
50.00
HVAC System Servicing & Troubleshooting-Residential
48.00
Load Calculations
20.00
HVAC System Installation & Start-up-Residential
75.00
Heat Pumps
40.00
HVAC Preventive Maintenance 25.00
Indoor Air Quality
20.00
HVAC Codes, Regulations & Standards
25.00
Professional Services
30.00
Workforce Staging
40.00
   

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

Metro Tech Accreditations

Campus
South Bryant Campus

Career Major Length
1050 hours

Who Can Enroll
Adults

Schedule
M-Th 3pm-10pm or 5pm-10pm

Fees
In-State Tuition:

$2,625.00
Out-of-State Tuition:
$6,825.00
Book Costs:
$404.00
Exam Fees:
$25.00
Supplies Costs:
$792.00

Average Oklahoma Salary
$16/hr

VA Educational Benefits
Available for those who qualify

Financial Aid
Available for those who qualify

Tuition, fees, career majors, courses and hours are subject to change without notice. Exam fees are nonrefundable.