Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration - Commercial Trade (CVHVCT)

Advanced Certificate

This advanced certificate program is a capstone to HVAC-Residential Certification, and is designed for students who wish to develop skills in HVACR mechanics or installation. It prepares the student for industry-recognized certification for entry-level employment in commercial heating, ventilation and air conditioning. Additional theory and hands-on experience will increase students' knowledge base concerning HVACR systems at the commercial level. The student will develop knowledge and skills in sizing, layout, installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting HVACR equipment.

This is a high demand, high skill and high wage program as defined by the Michigan Community College Network.

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2% 10 Year Employment Growth

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256Annual Job Openings

2% 10 Year Employment Growth

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2020-2021 Academic Requirements

This program is a capstone to HVAC-Residential Certification, and is designed for students who wish to develop skills in HVACR mechanics or installation. It prepares the student for industry-recognized certification (C/IS) for entry-level employment in commercial heating, ventilation and air conditioning. Additional theory and hands-on experience will increase students' knowledge base concerning HVACR systems at the commercial level. The student will develop knowledge and skills in sizing, layout, installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting HVACR equipment.

Eastern Michigan University, several BS degrees.

Copies can be obtained from the Counseling Office, a program advisor, or from the Curriculum and Assessment Office Web site: https://www.wccnet.edu/learn/transfer-wcc-credits/articulation-agreements.php .

Students must complete the Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Residential Certificate (CTHVRR).

Division
Adv Tech/Public Serv Careers
Department
Heating, Ventilation, A/C Dept
Advisors
Robert Carter
Julie N. (Niki) Lee
Major/Area Requirements
Class Title Minimum Credits
HVA 203   Refrigeration Systems 3
HVA 205   Hydronic Systems 4
HVA 207   Commercial Industry Standards with Competency Exams 3
Total 10
Core Courses
Class Title Minimum Credits
HVA 201   Energy Audits 4
HVA 202   Air System Layout and Design 3
Total 7

Total Credits Required
17