HVAC Technician


This certificate prepares students for entry-level work as a Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) technician. Students will build on the HVAC Residential Installer certificate and increase their employment opportunities.

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Through lectures and hands-on lab experiences students will develop the knowledge and skills in the maintenance and repair of air conditioning systems as well as a variety of heating systems to include, natural gas, propane, electric, air source heat pumps, geothermal, and hydronic heating systems. 

A Quality Education

This is one of three certificates that can be completed as students work toward an HVAC/R Associate in Applied Science degree.

Get Involved

Students can get involved in the ICC chapter of SkillsUSA which helps students become world-class workers, leaders and responsible citizens.

Career Opportunities

HVAC Service Technician, Residential HVAC Technician, Commercial HVAC Technician


12 Months

if Full Time

2 Semesters
28 Total Credit Hours

What if I attend part-time?

Our Student Success Advisors help with an academic plan that works for you.



+ supplies & fees

Based on 2023-24

What financial assistance can I receive?

Find the plan right for you by connecting with our Financial Aid office.


10 Students

average per class

Small class sizes mean more individual attention and a higher rate of success.

View the College Catalog to see a complete list of classes for this program.

Community college students who transfer to four-year schools perform as well as – or even better than – their peers who come directly from high school.

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How Do I Get Into the HVAC Technician Program?

The growing number of sophisticated climate-control systems is expected to increase the demand for qualified HVAC professionals. Talk to an Admissions representative to learn how to get started.

  1. Complete our quick admissions application. It’s free and easy!
  2. Apply for financial aid (FAFSA).
  3. Apply for ICC Scholarships. Just 1 application for over 600 scholarships.
  4. Applicants must have first completed the HVAC Residential Installer Certificate.
  5. High school courses in math, welding, blueprint reading, and computer-aided drafting are helpful for this program.

What Can I Expect As an HVAC Technician Student?

Additional Opportunities

Workforce Equity Initiative

This initiative focuses on developing our area’s workforce by providing participants with a credential and a living wage. It addresses high demand-careers and targets low-income individuals, those living in high crime and high poverty areas, unemployed individuals and minorities.

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