Refrigeration, Air Conditioning & Heating Service Technician

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Technical Diploma

Program Number: 

314011

Credits: 

30.00
Financial Aid Available

There will always be a need for technicians skilled in the installation, maintenance, and repair of heating and cooling appliances and refrigeration equipment. With new emphasis on energy conservation, a concern for air quality, and the environmental impact of cooling agents, demand has grown for personnel trained in the latest technology.

With this training, you’ll be ready for an entry-level position working on residential and commercial units. Opportunities can be found as a service tech for a dealer of air conditioning, refrigeration, and heating systems, in building maintenance, or in manufacturing. The program includes a job shadowing experience.

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Estimated Program Costs

Estimated Program Cost

Refrigeration, Air Conditioning & Heating Service Technician

This program will cost about $5,400* based on tuition and basic program fees. There may be additional fees for books, materials, and testing. For more information on tuition costs, visit the Tuition Page.

* Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Graduation Employment Stats

Refrigeration, Air Conditioning & Heating Service Technician 2014-2015 Graduation Employment Stats

Graduates12
Graduates Responding7
Employed in Related Occupation3
Employed in Non-related Occupations0
Seeking Employment0
Continuing Education4
Not in Labor Market0

Salary Data - Related Employment

Part TimeFull Time
Responding03
Average Hours Per Week40
Median Hourly Wage$14.00
Hourly Wage Range$13.00 - $14.50
Median Annual Salary$29,120.00

Respondents in Related Occupations

  • Engineer; Charmant Hotel, La Crosse, WI
  • HVAC Technician; Schomburg Refrigeration Co., Inc., Onalaska, WI
  • HVAC Technician; Tonna Mechanical, Rochester, MN

Career Opportunities

HVAC Technician
HVAC Service Technician
Maintenance Technician
Refrigeration Installation Repairer
Commercial HVAC Service Technician
Building Maintenance Technician

Program Outcomes

  • Use effective communication skills
  • Apply mathematical concepts
  • Transfer social and natural science theories into practical applications
  • Demonstrate ability to think critically
  • Demonstrate ability to value self and work ethically with others in a diverse population
  • Use technology effectively
  • Make decisions that incorporate the importance of sustainability
  • Install HVACR systems.
  • Service HVACR systems.
  • Troubleshoot HVACR systems.
  • Repair HVACR equipment.
  • Analyze HVACR systems.

Admission Requirements

College Requirements

Application
$30 Application Fee

Program Specific Requirements

Writing/English: 

ACT: 16
COMPASS: 56
ACCUPLACER: 60

Reading: 

ACT: 16
COMPASS: 75
ACCUPLACER: 59

Math/Pre-Algebra: 

ACT: 16
COMPASS: 34
ACCUPLACER: 65

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