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DISCOVER AIR CONDITIONING, HEATING AND REFRIGERATION TECHNOLOGY

Get hands-on experience working on the most technologically-advanced and energy-efficient heating and cooling systems in a world-class facility.

Degree Options to Fit Your Career Goals:

  • Associate in Applied Sciences Degree in Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Technology
    Earn a valuable Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Technology Associate Degree in approximately two years.
  • Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Technology Diploma
    Earn a diploma with approximately 1 year of study.
  • Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Technology Diploma
    Take a semester of air conditioning, heating and refrigeration technology-related courses to earn field certification.
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Learn more about Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Technology.

PROGRAM BENEFITS

Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration: three services that are incredibly necessary in our modern world.

In this field, your work will always be needed. At Alamance Community College, you’ll join a team of passionate students and teachers to develop the skills you need to succeed. With our program, you’ll learn how to manage, fix and upkeep these essential systems that keep our world going safely and efficiently.

You’ll work in our state-of-the-art Advanced Applied Technology Center, learning in an expansive training space with cutting-edge technology. When you graduate, you will walk out into the world ready to effectively solve problems and provide solutions.Genetically engineering insect-resistant plants to reduce harmful pesticides. Soil detoxification through phytoremediation. Making more efficient use of land and reducing land impact.

Possibilities in Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Technology

What you'll learn

  • Heating and cooling theory
  • Electricity, furnaces and heat pumps
  • Controls and safety
  • Air conditioning
  • Tools and instruments
  • Residential building codes
  • Residential system sizing
  • Advanced comfort systems

Earning Potential (contingent on economy and geographic location)

  • Entry-level range: $8-$12 an hour
  • With five years’ experience: $14-$22 an hour

Curriculum plans for all levels

We know everyone is starting this journey from different places. That's why each plan is outfitted with specific courses to help you achieve your goals in your own time-frame.

Associate

Take the deepest dive into Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Technology with a two-year Associate in Applied Sciences degree. Gain exposure in all areas of heating and cooling to prepare for a career in the industry.

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Diploma

Are you interested in Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration but not sure you want to commit to a two-year degree program? Get a diploma in half the time by taking classes to help you gain all the skills needed to be successful.

Certificate

Looking for a great value option? Learn all of the Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Technology basics in as little as one semester to become certified to begin employment in the industry.

Join an excelling group of professionals in a cutting-edge program.

Take charge of your future today and join the ACC Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Technology team.

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