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This program is offered at Clark State's Clark 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 Springfield at Springfield-Clark County Career Technology Center (CTC) at 1901 Selma Road near the Leffel Lane Campus. General education courses not offered at Springfield-Clark CTC or Greene County Career Center may be completed online or at one of Clark State's other campus sites in Springfield, Bellefontaine, or Beavercreek.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Explain thermodynamics, heat, fluids and pressures for refrigeration and EPA compliance.
  2. Prescribe the procedures for making electrical measurements
  3. Diagnose and repair gas, electric, fuel oil furnaces and air conditioners- heat pump.
  4. Determine testing and analyzing instruments for troubleshooting and calculating the combustion process

Download the curriculum sheet for this major. 

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Course Title Credits
HVC 1015 HVAC-R Fundamentals and Practices 3
HVC 1100 Basic Electricity and Motors for HVAC-R 4
HVC 1215 EPA Certifications 2
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
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.