Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC)

HVAC 3

HVAC – # 8503/#8504

ABOUT:

  • Students learn to install and maintain the operating conditions of heating and cooling systems.
  • Students also learn  Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations and energy management techniques.
  • Strong employment opportunities with average salary in Hampton Roads being $45,000

STUDENTS STUDY:
Installing heating and cooling systemsHVAC 5
Service and repair Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems
Reading technical plans and schematics
EPA regulations
Leak detection, evacuation, recovery, charging
Air properties and distribution
Fabricating, assembling, and installing duct work
Refrigerant transition and recovery
Sizing, installing, testing water systems

PREREQUISITE:  NoneHVAC 4
CAMPUS LOCATION: Butler Farm Hampton
SESSION: A.M. and P.M
CLASS SIZE: 20
DUAL ENROLLMENT: 9 credits (TNCC)
CREDENTIALS:
EPA 608
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 10 and work place readiness Skills R 410-A
Indoor Air Quality and Maintenance Technician Certifications are available for a nominal test fee. (Approximately 19.00 per additional test)
STUDENTS ORGANIZATIONS: Skills-USA
CLASS FEES:

Program Fees: 
R 410 Certification $19.00
Activity Fee $17.00
Workbook $26.00
OSHA 10 $25.00
**Optional Certifications**
Indoor Air Quality Certificaion $24.95
P.M. Tech Certification $19.00
Green Energy Certification $24.95


CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:INSTRUCTOR: Michael Scott Michael.Scott@NHREC.ORG , 757-766-1100 ext. 9-3343
BIO:
AA Degree Mechanical Engineering Technology
Graduate Newport News Shipbuilding Apprentice SchoolHVAC
Certified NATE Master Technician Instructor
Electrical Apprenticeship Program
Master HVAC License
Master Gas Fitter License
Master Electrical License
Master Plumber License
Cross Connection and Back-flow License
State of Virginia Class B Contractor License
EPA 608 Universal Certification License

HVAC Technician ($29,000 – $67,000)
Refrigeration Mechanic and Installer
Quality Technician
Geothermal Technician
Project Foreman

BUSINESS PARTNERS:
Bud’s Plumbing and Heating
Atlantic Plumbing and Heating
Newport News Shipyard
Gault Electric and AC
Cannon Heating and Air

POSTSECONDARY PARTNERS:
Thomas Nelson Community College  (TNCC)- dual enrollment credits
Newport News Shipyard Apprentice School
NHREC Center for Apprenticeship 

RESOURCES:
CTE Resource Center
DOE Office of CTE
Depart of Professional and Occupational Regulation (DPOR of Virginia)