Air Conditioning Technology

Design, build, and maintain climate control systems through hands-on training for a career as a heating, ventilation and air conditioning technician.

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What is Air Conditioning Technology

Installing and servicing heating, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment is the focus of this program. Academic courses, theory courses, and laboratory experiences are designed to promote success in the air conditioning field.

Students enrolled in the Air Conditioning Technology program must achieve a minimum grade of C in each technical course. See program checklists for more information.

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What are my career choices?

Qualified air conditioning technicians are in high demand in all parts of the region. Graduates can find jobs in a variety of industrial, manufacturing, commercial, and other areas.

What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?

A program plan describes the degree requirements (courses) and the sequence for completing the courses. Students are required to schedule an appointment with their assigned academic advisor to ensure achievement of their academic goals.

AAS

Air Conditioning Technology (PDF) (Word)

Diploma

Heating, Ventilation, and AC Mechanic (PDF) (Word)

Certificate

Domestic Air Conditioner and Furnace Installer (PDF) (Word)
Environmental Control System Servicer (PDF) (Word)
Environmental System Repair Helper (PDF) (Word)
Refrigeration Mechanic (PDF) (Word)

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Length of Program

You can earn an associate in applied science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.

This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.

Program Contact

John Christiansen
Air Conditioning Technology
Division Chair
859.246.6775
john.christiansen@kctcs.edu