Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration
The coolest jobs around are also the hottest in demand
Equal parts lecture and hands-on learning, Tidewater Community College’s HVAC/R program trains students for a gamut of job opportunities in a field that has the highest demand for new workers—in Virginia and across the nation. The demand is enormous, and every year, it gets bigger. Learn the basic science of HVAC/R in state-of-the-art laboratories with equipment that ranges from small residential to light commercial.
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Associate of Applied Science - HVAC/R
Prepare to repair, maintain, and service HVAC systems by supervising and assigning work according to building codes and standards. You'll train to conduct routine inspections and supervise repairs and/or maintenance to HVAC and refrigeration equipment.
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Certificate - Air Conditioning & Refrigeration
Ready yourself for in-demand HVAC/R technician jobs working on residential or commercial air conditioning systems, or for positions as a sales representative or a control services technician. You’ll study the fundamentals of air conditioning and refrigeration systems in addition to duct construction and maintenance, hydronics, and applied technical mathematics.
Additional Program Information:
Graduates of the associate degree program will obtain the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) industry certification.
Is this program for you?
Yes, if you:
- have strong interpersonal and customer service skills
- have a clean driving record
- enjoy problem solving