Heating and Air Conditioning Technology

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General Information

Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning, and Refrigeration Technology is a postsecondary instructional program that prepares individuals to work in engineering departments or private firms installing, maintaining, and operating small or medium air-conditioning, heating, and refrigeration systems. Instruction prepares individuals to work in a commercial setting performing special tasks relating to designing ductwork, assembly, installation, servicing, operation, and maintenance of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc., Air-Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA), Air-Conditioning Heating Refrigeration Institute (AHRI), and others. Included are air-conditioning, heating, and refrigeration devices; equipment, techniques, and systems; and maintenance and operation of these systems.

Industry standards referenced are from the National Center for Construction Education and Research. Upon completion of the technical certificate or Associate of Applied Science Degree, students will be prepared to complete the following nationally recognized industry certifications.

  1. NCCER Core Curriculum
  2. NCCER Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning, and Refrigeration Technology Level 1 & 2
  3. Environmental Protection Agency 608 Universal Certification

Books and Supplies

  • Books: 
    • First semester: $300
    • Second semester: $119
    • Third semester: $119
    • Fourth semester: $119

For a complete listing of college fees and expenses, click here.

Median loan debt incurred by graduates: $2,950

Occupational Information

This program prepares students for the following occupations. The links provide information on each occupation including but not limited to job tasks, skills, job zone, and education. This information is provided by the O*NET program which is the nation's primary source of occupational information. 

Co-Lin HVAC Graduates

  • Placement of graduates: Wesson- 71.40%, Natchez 66.70%