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HVAC/Refrigeration Technician


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Program Description


HVAC/Refrigeration Technicians install and/or repair heating, central air conditioning, or refrigeration systems, including oil and gas furnaces and boilers. Only certified technicians are permitted to perform refrigerant recovery in order to comply with U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) standards and requirements.

Program Outcomes


Successful Completion:

CCBC Credential:

Students will have access to a Continuing Education academic record (transcript).  Students will receive a Continuing Education Workforce Training Certificate.

External Credential:

Students who pass the EPA test will receive certification from the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Certifying Organization:

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA class only)

www.epa.gov

Career Opportunities:

Entry Level HVAC Helper/Apprentice

Students can continue their education and obtain additional certificates and/or pursue an Associate of Applied Science degree in Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC) and Energy Technology. Some companies prefer or require a degree for more senior positions. Criminal background checks and random drug testing are required for employment.

Program Length


9 months

Courses are offered at CCBC Catonsville.

Program Requirements


High School Diploma or GED. Minimum age of 18.

Application Process


Open Entry – No screening or documentation required.

Program Course Sequence


1. HVAC Safety, Tools & Methods: VOA 652 (Shared with credit class AIRC 110)

  • Textbook/Materials:
    • Fundamentals of HVACR, 2nd edition with access code, by Stanfield & Skaves; $170 at CCBC bookstores

2. Fundamentals of Refrigeration:VOC 955 (Shared with credit class AIRC 115)

  • Textbook/Materials:
    • Fundamentals of HVACR, 2nd edition with access code, by Stanfield & Skaves; $170 at CCBC bookstores

3. Heating Systems: VOC 952 (Shared with credit class AIRC 205)

  • Textbook/Materials:
    • Fundamentals of HVACR, 2nd edition with access code, by Stanfield & Skaves; $170 at CCBC bookstores

4. Comfort Cooling Systems:VOC 953 (Shared with credit class AIRC 210)

  • Textbook/Materials:
    • Fundamentals of HVACR, 2nd edition with access code, by Stanfield & Skaves; $170 at CCBC bookstores

5. Basic HVAC Electricity: VOA 970 (Shared with credit class ELEI 101)

  • Textbook/Materials:
    • Electricity for Refrigeration, Heating & Air Conditioning, HVAC 8th edition, ISBN 1-111-03874-0, $171 at CCBC Dundalk Bookstore only

6. VOC 044 & VOC 991(Test): Refrigerant Recovery Certification & Test

  • Textbook/Materials: No materials needed

Program Costs

  • Tuition/Fees: $2712 (Tuition-$1805/Fees-$907)
  • Textbook/Materials: $341

Program Contact Information


Coordinator:                       

Kathleen Hebbel

khebbel@ccbcmd.edu     

443-840-4171    

Catonsville, BESS 100

Administrative Assistant:

Ollie Wright

owright@ccbcmd.edu

443-840-4476

Catonsville, BESS 100

Financial Aid and Payment Options


Financial Aid and Payment Options:

Continuing Education Opportunity Grant

Kathy & Jerry Wood Foundation Vocational Scholarship

Partial Payment Option (through Nelnet Business Solutions)

Tuition Waiver for Senior Citizens and Individuals with Disabilities

Employer/Sponsor Paid Tuition

Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS)

Local Office of Workforce Development

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