Employment, Measurable skills gain
Method of Delivery
Daytime Hours, Evening Hours
Instructional Program (CIP)
The Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning (HVAC), & Refrigeration Program will prepare the student for employment as technicians in the design, operation, service, repair, installation, and sales of these systems and equipment. The Program combines theory with extensive practical hands-on training designed to simulate the actual work environment and skills needed to excel in this challenging field. Labs afford the student the opportunity to install, repair and/or operate a wide variety of actual field equipment, such as commercial coolers; warm air, hydraulic, electric, gas, and oil furnaces; package and split system A/C; rooftop commercial gas packs; refrigerated sea water systems; liquid chillers; industrial ice machines; centrifugal chillers; cascade refrigeration; pneumatic controls; and direct digital controls. Students learn CFC refrigerants, Indoor Air Quality requirements and increased use of computerized building controls. Prospects for employment are excellent.
Employers in this Industry include heating contractors, refrigeration contractors, controls contractors, commercial food storage facilities, property management firms, wholesale vendors, hotels, schools, industrial processing plants, and many others. The degree emphasizes business operations management, communication, leadership, and entrepreneurship for those students desiring management roles or to own their own business.
1. Diagnose, repair and maintain common HVAC/R electrical and mechanical system problems.
2. Communicate effectively with customers, managers and fellow workers.
3. Adhere to environmental laws and regulations as applied to HVAC/R.
4. Demonstrate employability behaviors and worth ethics.
5. Demonstrate and use terminology related to the industry.
6. Embrace the model of life-long learning, accessing new information to remain current in industry trends.
A graduate of this program should be able to:
? Possess an applied skill level sufficient for entry-level employment and advancement in the HVAC/R field.
? Demonstrate appropriate workplace behaviors and pursue ongoing technical skill development sufficient for employment in the field of HVAC/R.
? Be successfully employed in the HVAC/R industry or maintain independence through self-employment.
Program Length (Weeks)
High School Diploma or Equivalent
WIOA Approved Program
Oklahoma Technical College 4444 South Sheridan
12 - TulsaRegion
Type of Attainment:
Name of Credential
Type of financial aid offered or have access to
Pell grants, FSEOG, and Loans
Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?
Yes - ACCSC and OBPVS
Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?
Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?
Supplies/Materials/Hand Tools (not included in tuition)
Total In-State Program Cost
Total Out-of-State Program Cost