HVAC ((Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning)

Examples of jobs you may be qualified for after completion of this program:

  • Maintenance Worker $17/hr.

Salary information is based on hourly, monthly, or annual estimates from the State of California Employment Development Department.

Classes prepare you for entry level job opportunities in the Heating and Air Conditioning (HVAC) industry. You’ll have a working knowledge of the tools and equipment associated with this modern industry. Plus classes help with career preparation including communication, interpersonal skills, problem solving, and technology in the workplace.

Air Conditioning and Heating I

72 hours. Attend 7 hours per week for 11 weeks.
Learn areas of comfort cooling including basic air conditioning and heating theory; heating fundamentals and appliances; requirements and controls; circuits, thermostats; schematics, and communications. Includes hands-on instruction in braising copper, and working with sweating and fittings. Designed as the first of a two-course program.

Air Conditioning and Heating II

48 hours. Attend 7 hours per week for 7 weeks.
Focus is on gas and electric heating; cooling fundamentals, components, and installation; heat pumps; general service; Environmental Protection Agency certification, troubleshooting and job search techniques.