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Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Departmental Certificate (Greene County CTC)

Greene County Career Technology Center

This program is offered at Clark State's Greene County CTC location.

Students completing the Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration (HVAC-R) departmental certificate will have the essential skills sets to find employment with a variety of companies providing heating ventilating and air conditioning services.  Beginning the HVAC-R course work in January, a student can complete the certificate within twelve months provided the student has no remedial education needs and is able to take the classes as prescribed.

This program is taught in Xenia at the Greene County Career Technology Center at 2960 West Enon Road.  General education courses not offered at Greene County CTC may be completed online or at one of Clark State's other campus sites in Springfield, Bellefontaine, or Beavercreek.

Learning Outcomes

  • Explain thermodynamics, heat transfer, matter, heat behavior, fluids and pressures for refrigeration and EPA compliance.
  •  Prescribe the procedures and equipment for making electrical measurements. Analyze control schematics used with servicing and troubleshooting HVAC control circuits.
  • Diagram troubleshooting and repair procedures for gas, electric, fuel oil furnaces, split system air conditioners and heat pumps. Determine testing and analyzing instruments for troubleshooting and calculating the combustion process.
  • Construct HVAC equipment, research and apply local, state, and national codes, determine preventative maintenance programs for various HVAC and refrigeration systems. Communicate effectively with customers industry professionals.

Download the curriculum sheet for this major. 

Course Title Credits
Fall
HVC 1015 HVAC-R Fundamentals and Practices 3
HVC 1100 Basic Electricity and Motors for HVAC-R 4
HVC 1215 EPA Certifications 2
 
Spring
HVC 1315 Commercial Refrigeration 2
HVC 2010 Residential Gas Heating 4
HVC 2220 Residential Electric Heating 1
HVC 2030 Heat Pump Systems 2
INT 1000 OSHA 10-Hour General Safety 1
 
Summer
HVC 2040 Oil and Hydronic Heat 2
HVC 2315 Air Conditioning 2
HVC 2415 Indoor Air Quality and Distribution 3
HVC 2700 HVAC-R Job Skills 2
 
  Total Credit Hours 28

Class Schedule Planning

The planning schedule below indicates when and where courses in your program of study will be offered for the next two academic years. This is helpful information when planning your class schedule for each semester.