HVAC/R- Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration

State Skills USA Competition HVAC/R, Students from Brewer swept the contest.
  • HVAC/R is designed to facilitate students understanding of the HVAC/R (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration) industry. Topics include basic refrigeration, fundamentals of electricity, residential and control wiring, troubleshooting skills for gas furnaces and heat pumps, brazing, evacuation, recovery of refrigerant, installation practices, mini-split heat pumps, and other common industry standards.

     

    Courses

    Freshmen: Intro to Electricity and Residential Wiring

    First Year: Construction & Manufacturing, Safety and Health Regulations

    Second Year: NCCER HVAC I, NCCER HVAC II

    Third Year: NCCER HVAC III, Career Pathway Project



    Wages

    The median pay for HVAC/R Technicians and Installers is $ 45,910.00 per year.



    CTSO- Skills USA



    Industry Certification- NCCER

    Other Certification Opportunities- OSHA 10 Hour and EPA Sec. 608 Certification