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Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration CCP

Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Overview (5267)

Type of Award

CCP - Career Certificate Program

Program Website

https://www.palmbeachstate.edu/career-pathways/pathway-industry/default.aspx

Program Description

This CCP program's course content includes broad, transferable skills, and stresses the understanding of all aspects of the heating, air conditioning and refrigeration industry. The curriculum emphasizes operational functions of systems, along with troubleshooting and repair of systems. The underlying principles of technology, labor issues, health, safety and environmental issues are also covered.

Shop or laboratory activities are an integral part of this program. These activities include instruction in the use of safety procedures and in the care of tools, equipment, materials and processes found in the industry.

Program Learning Outcomes

For detailed information, visit www.palmbeachstate.edu/learningoutcomes/Program-Learning-Outcomes

Admission Requirements

  • No high school diploma or GED is required. (To be eligible to receive federal student aid, you must: Have a high school diploma or a General Education Development (GED) certificate, or have complete homeschooling)

Completion Requirements

Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program.

Students must pass with the following minimum Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) scores: Reading: 9; English: 9; Mathematics: 10 or qualify for TABE exemption.

Program Length

Total program hours: 1,350.

Location

The program is offered at the Lake Worth campus.

For More Information

Program Director - Lynnmarie Gomes Highsmith, gomeshl@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 868-3547

Employment Opportunities

This program is designed to prepare the student for entry level employment in the heating, air conditioning and refrigeration industry.

Career Center

www.palmbeachstate.edu/Career

For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit: Occupational Outlook Handbook: www.bls.gov/ooh

O-Net Online: www.onetonline.org

Required courses:

Required Courses (Clock Hours: 1,350)

Group A - Heating, A/C, and Refrigeration Helper

ACR0501Air-conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating Helper 1 (CCP)

125 Clock Hours

ACR0549Air-conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating Helper 2 (CCP)

125 Clock Hours

Group B - Heating, A/C, and Refrigeration Mechanic Assistant

ACR0530Air-conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating Mechanic Assistant 1 (CCP)

125 Clock Hours

ACR0706Air-conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating Mechanic Assistant 2 (CCP)

125 Clock Hours

Group C - Heating, A/C, and Refrigeration Mechanics

ACR0307Air-conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating Mechanic 1 (CCP)

125 Clock Hours

ACR0622Air-conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating Mechanic 2 (CCP)

125 Clock Hours

ACR0430Air-conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating Mechanic 3 (CCP)

100 Clock Hours

ACR0816Air-conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating Mechanic 4 (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

Group D - Heating, A/C, and Refrigeration Technician

ACR0710Air-conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating Technician 1 (CCP)

125 Clock Hours

ACR0066Air-conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating Technician 2 (CCP)

125 Clock Hours

ACR0961Air-conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating Technician 3 (CCP)

100 Clock Hours

Course Sequence

Term One - Fall (Year One) (Clock Hours: 500)

ACR0501Air-conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating Helper 1 (CCP)

125 Clock Hours

ACR0549Air-conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating Helper 2 (CCP)

125 Clock Hours

ACR0530Air-conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating Mechanic Assistant 1 (CCP)

125 Clock Hours

ACR0706Air-conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating Mechanic Assistant 2 (CCP)

125 Clock Hours

Term Two - Spring (Year One) (Clock Hours: 500)

ACR0307Air-conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating Mechanic 1 (CCP)

125 Clock Hours

ACR0622Air-conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating Mechanic 2 (CCP)

125 Clock Hours

ACR0430Air-conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating Mechanic 3 (CCP)

100 Clock Hours

ACR0816Air-conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating Mechanic 4 (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

Term Three - Summer (Year One) (Clock Hours: 350)

ACR0710Air-conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating Technician 1 (CCP)

125 Clock Hours

ACR0066Air-conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating Technician 2 (CCP)

125 Clock Hours

ACR0961Air-conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating Technician 3 (CCP)

100 Clock Hours

Total Credit Hours: 1350