8/24/2020 – 6/10/2021
600 Hour Program: Monday – Thursday 5:45pm – 9:45pm
Cost: $6,377* (Pell Grant Eligible; GI Bill)
Class Size Limited to 17 Students
(NOTE: Program full; please contact Adult Education to be placed on wait list)
The HVAC program prepares students to be a level one service technician and installer. The HVAC program is approved by the Ohio Board of Regents.
Learn basic electricity, fundamental concepts of refrigeration, basic piping and tubing, basic tools and equipment, forced air heating systems, hydronics, and geothermal heating so that you can work as a Service Technician and Installer in the HVAC field. Tool kit provided. Qualifying students sit for ICE & EPA certification. Graduates earn 22 semester/33 quarter hours of CT2 College Credit.
- 600 hours of instructional time
- Hands-on practice & troubleshooting in fully-equipped HVAC lab
- Geothermal and zone heating technology
- Uniform shirts
- National Exam fees: EPA Section 608 Certification & ICE (Industry Competency Exam) National Certification Exam
- Basic computer skills
- Resume-writing, interviewing and job readiness
- Job placement assistance available
- Career Technical Transfer Credits: 22 semester/33 quarter hours of credit transfer to Ohio public institutions of higher education.
- HVAC Fundamentals
- System Maintenance
- Electrical Values
- Basic Computer Skills
- Single Phase, Split-Phase and Three-Phase Circuits & Devices
- Job & Work Readiness Skills
- Troubleshooting AC
- Physical Laws of Refrigeration
- Troubleshooting Heating
- Refrigeration Cycle & Components
- Service & Repair
- Piping Fundamentals: Soldering & Brazing
- Forced Air
- Piping & Leak Detection
- Hydronic Systems
- Installation Techniques of Refrigeration & Cooling
- Low Pressure Steam Systems
- Sheet Metal/Duct Work
- Work Sequence, Assignments & Client Satisfaction
- EPA Section 608 Certification
- ICE (Industry Competency Exam) National Certification Exam
- OSHA Certification
- Warren Biggs, Medina County Career Center
- Holly Colson, Mielke Holdings, LLC
- Jerome Grzincic, Energy Management Specialists
- Richard Hopkins, Medina County Career Center
- Gail Jennings, Kimmel Heating & Cooling
- Marc Mapel, Energy Management Specialists
- Tom Maupin, Retired
- Robert Mehling, Medina County Career Center
- James Meyer, Medina County Career Center
- Daniel Naftzger, Affordable Heating and Cooling Solutions, LLC
- Matthew Peyton, Cleveland Clinic
- Chuck Slaybaugh, Steingass Mechanical Contracting
- Frank Staron, Kamm Star Contractors, Inc.
- Jonathan Tipple, Medina County Career Center
- Joe Werner, Mielke Holdings, LLC
- Ron Wheeler, Discount Drug Mart
- Brian Wick, One Hour Heating & AC
- Randy Zinn, Zinn Mechanical
Financial Aid may be available for qualified students
In Ohio, jobs in the HVAC field are expected to grow by 20% by the year 2022.
(SOC Code 49-9021)
Employment of heating, air-conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers is projected to grow 21 percent from 2012 to 2022, much faster than the average for all occupations. Median annual wages of heating, air-conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers for Ohio were $43,640 in 2012.
Medina County Career Center Adult Education division is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education, 7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325, Atlanta, GA 30350, Telephone 770-396-3898/FAX: 770-396-3790.
Online registration is not available, please contact the Adult Education Department to register for this program.