Heat Pumps Certificate of Achievement

The Heat Pumps Certificate offers students the opportunity to learn the academic, occupational, communication, and technical training skills needed by entry level technicians in the Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) industry. All weather heating and cooling systems, better known as heat pumps, are a specialized cost saving device typically found in commercial buildings that are now becoming more commonplace in residential buildings. Students completing this certificate will develop advanced theory, troubleshooting, and service skills, as well as an advanced understanding of heat pump schematics, components, and controls. This curriculum was developed in collaboration with several community colleges and industry partners to provide a path to careers that require heat pump technical servicing skills.

Course Code Title Units
Required CoursesUnits
ACR 060Air Conditioning & Refrigeration I3
ACR 061Air Conditioning & Refrigeration II3
ACR 064Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Electricity I3
ACR 065Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Electricity II3
ACR 078Safe Refrigerant Handling & Management3
ACR 083All Weather Heating & Cooling Systems3