HVAC Trades

Residential/Light Commercial HVAC Technician

This class will introduce you to the skills required to enter the residential and commercial Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) industry.

You will be instructed in the safe operations of related HVAC tools and equipment which will better prepare them for taking their journeyman test.

Eligible for journeyman test after one year of work experience.

View evening HVAC class options here.

Areas of Study:

  • OSHA 10 Certification
  • Basic Safety
  • Introduction to Construction Math
  • Introduction to Hand Tools
  • Introduction to Power Tools
  • Introduction to Construction Drawings
  • Basic Communications Skills
  • Basic Employability Skills
  • Introduction to Materials Handling
  • Introduction to HVAC
  • Trade Mathematics
  • Basic Electricity
  • Introduction to Heating
  • Introduction to Cooling
  • Introduction to Air Distribution
  • Basic Copper & Plastic Piping Practices
  • Soldering & Brazing
  • Basic Carbon Steel Piping Practices
  • Alternating Current
  • Compressors
  • Refrigerants & Oils
  • Leak Detection, Evacuation, Recovery
  • Metering Devices
  • Heat Pumps
  • Basic Maintenance
  • Chimneys, Vents & Flues
  • Air Quality Equipment
  • Sheet Metal Duct Systems
  • Fiberglass & Flexible Duct Systems
  • Commercial Airside Systems
  • Introduction to Hydronic Systems
  • Hardware & Fastening
  • Control Circuit & Motor Troubleshooting
  • Troubleshooting Cooling
  • Troubleshooting Heat Pumps
  • Troubleshooting Gas Furnaces
  • Troubleshooting Accessories
  • Ductless Equipment & Zoning
  • Retail Refrigeration Systems
  • Customer Relations


Students are fully prepared for HVAC field service work.
Darrell, Hilligoss