Building Automation Control Certificate of Achievement

The Building Automation Control Certificate of Achievement offers the students the opportunity to learn the academic, occupational, communication, and technical training skills needed by entry level technicians in the commercial Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) industry. Students completing this certificate will develop multiple skills that include real-world knowledge of: Fundamentals of electricity, physics for building science, building commissioning, schematic and blueprint reading, mechanical and electrical devices, hardware and software for building technicians, digital controls, control networks and programming, BAS system installation, service, operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting, automated HVAC system controls, energy management system controls, and lighting and security system controls. This curriculum was developed in collaboration with several community colleges and industry partners to provide a path to various commercial Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) career areas.

Course Code Title Units
Required CoursesUnits
ACR 060Air Conditioning & Refrigeration I3
ACR 064Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Electricity I3
ACR 065Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Electricity II3
ACR 076Facilities Maintenance - Chillers3
ACR 090Building Automation Fundamentals3
ACR 091Advanced Building Control Networks3
ACR 092Advanced Building Automation Networks and Programming3