Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Technology -
Comfort Systems

Curriculum Description

Architecture & Construction Technology
Career Cluster:    Architecture and Construction
Pathway:               Construction

Program Major    Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Technology

Pathway Description

The Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Technology curriculum provides the basic knowledge to develop skills necessary to work with residential and light commercial systems.

Topics include mechanical refrigeration, heating and cooling theory, electricity, controls, and safety.  The diploma program covers air conditioning, furnaces, heat pumps, tools and instruments. 

Diploma graduates should be able to assist in the start up, preventive maintenance, service, repair, and/or installation of residential and light commercial systems. 

The following represents one way in which the certificate can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

Certificate

C35100CS
NC CIP: 47.0201
Evening
POS Approved: Fall 2019

Fall Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
AHR 111 HVACR Electricity 2 2 0 3
AHR 113 Comfort Cooling 2 4 0 4
AHR 160 Refrigerant Certification 1 0 0 1
Totals

Class Hours: 5
Lab/Shop Hours: 6
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 8

Spring Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
AHR 112 Heating Technology 2 4 0 4
AHR 114 Heat Pump Technology Requisite 2 4 0 4
Totals

Class Hours: 4
Lab/Shop Hours: 8
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 8

Total Credit Hours: 16

Legend

  • : Comprehensive Articulation Agreement - This course is recommended for students transferring to a four-year university.
  • : Local Requirement
  • : Instructional Service Agreement
  • : Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC)
  • : Global Distinction
  • : Requisite(s)
C35100CS

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