HVAC Technician


Program Description

This is a two year, half-day program for high school students.

It is designed to provide knowledge and skills required of persons employed in the air conditioning, heating, refrigeration, and sheet metal business and industries. Students completing the program will develop the skills necessary for entry level employment in the area of residential, commercial and industrial air conditioning, heating and refrigeration installation, maintenance and service.

Planned lecture and laboratory experiences parallel those activities preformed by service technicians in the field and include installing and checking equipment, servicing and replacing major and minor components, and troubleshooting and analysis of individual units and complete systems.*

Topics covered in this course:

  • Basic electricity
  • Meter usage and safety
  • Soldering and brazing electrical circuits, controls, and motors
  • Refrigerant handling - recovery and recycling-safety
  • Basic heating and humidification systems
  • Air conditioning and heat control
  • Basic automobile AC service
  • Equipment and duct design
  • Air conditioning system heat load
  • Heat load calculations
  • EPA Certifications
  • Customer relation skills


Entrance Requirements

High School students should be a junior or senior in Kanawha County. Basic math skills and proof of insurance are also required.


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Secondary Estimated Cost

This is solely a secondary program. There are no additional costs for KCS high school students.

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