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Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Technician

at Minnesota West Community and Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 43
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning/Refrigeration (HVAC/R) program offers training in current technology for diagnosing, servicing, repairing, installing, and managing heating and cooling energy systems. Students are trained to diagnose and repair malfunctions: size, fabricate and install a duct air system; and estimate cooling and heating loads for selection of the most efficient systems. Introductory courses in electricity, electric motors, and theory of refrigeration are included with advanced work in the commercial area. Other areas of study include uses of air conditioning, temperature and humidity control, air circulation, cleaning, and installation of equipment.

Program Locations

  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College, Pipestone 56164

Labor Market Information

  • Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers

  • Median wage: $24.05/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
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Minnesota West Community and Technical College
Minnesota West Community and Technical College
1450 Collegeway Worthington, MN 56187 Toll-Free: (800) 658-2330 Local: (800) 658-2330 TTY: (800) 658-2330 Email: info@mnwest.edu