HVAC – Community Education

Learn how to safely and properly install, troubleshoot, service and repair all types of residential and light commercial HVAC systems.

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Course Offerings



Residential A/C & Refrigeration (Module I)

  • In Mod I, students will be introduced to Air Conditioning Systems. The course emphasizes the fundamentals of air conditioning, knowledge of the tools and materials needed to repair the electrical/mechanical portion of the A/C system.

    Learning Objectives:

    Cycle of refrigeration
    Components of refrigeration system
    Heat pumps
    Heat loss/heat loads
    Residential A/C & refigeration
    Electric meter training

Residential Heating (Module II)

  • Learn the basics of gas furnaces, gas controls, properties of gas piping, ventilation and combustion, boilers and heat pumps. You will also explore advanced controls, design for installing systems, heat load calculations and troubleshooting.

    Learning Objectives:

    Furnace (forced air distribution system) With a furnace (usually powered with gas), air is forced through a series of ducts.
    Boiler (Radiator distribution system)
    Heat Pump
    Hybrid Heating
    Ductless Mini-Splits
    Radiant Heating
    Baseboard Heaters
    Furnace (forced air distribution system)


Certificate Program

This program includes the following courses for a total of 291 hours course time. Please click on any of the links below to go to the registration page for that course. Not all courses are offered every session. If you have any questions, please contact us at 585.349.9100.

Technical Math (25 Hours)

Basic AC/DC Electricity (40 Hours)

Industrial Electricity (54 Hours)

Residential Wiring (40 Hours)

Optional Residential A/C & Refrigeration (Mod I) (60 Hours)

Residential Heating (Mod II) (60 Hours)

EPA Section 608 Certification (12 Hours)

OSHA 10 Construction (10 Hours)