Total Number of Credits Required for Basic Certificate: 16*
*Credit students who are new to college (no successfully completed college coursework at other institutions) are required to take ACDV 101 in the first semester at CCBC. This is a 1-credit class, and it does not count towards the number of credits required for a degree or certificate. Students are required to provide an official transcript(s) to document successful completion of college coursework at another institution(s) for this requirement to be waived.
This program is designed to prepare students for a career in the heating, ventilating, air conditioning (HVAC) and energy industry. The curriculum blends “leading edge” HVAC and energy theory with a large amount of practical, “hands on” experiences for the purpose of developing confident, professional HVAC and energy technicians/installers. All classes completed for this certificate serve as building blocks for higher level certificates and the degree in HVAC and Energy Technology at CCBC.
Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be able to:
apply for and acquire an entry level position in the HVAC field;
exhibit confidence servicing and installing HVAC systems; and
achieve a broad knowledge of all applications of HVAC, both practical and scientific.