Air Conditioning, Refrigeration, and Heating Technology — East Windsor
HVACR411D — Diploma Program
CIP Code: 15.0501
SOC Code: 49-9021
Day and Evening Programs
|Total Semester Credit Hours||55.0|
|Weeks to Complete — Day||Approximately 57 weeks (including holidays and scheduled breaks)|
|Weeks to Complete — Evening||Approximately 57 weeks (including holidays and scheduled breaks)|
The Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration field anticipates high demand for skilled technicians according to the U.S Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. This program ensures that students are skilled in the operation, design, installation, troubleshooting and repair of air conditioning, refrigeration, heating and ventilation equipment for today and the future.
Students enrolled in this program will obtain instruction and demonstrate skills and knowledge in construction safety, measuring and blueprint reading, calculations of ductwork & heating systems with an emphasis on both heat loss and heat gain heating and cooling calculations. Students are also instructed on domestic and commercial refrigeration systems, and gas, oil and electric heating of both water and steam. The systems that control indoor climate are constantly evolving to reflect technological advancements and environmental concerns and Lincoln students will be prepared to meet the evolution.
Students will receive both classroom and lab learning opportunities simulating real-world applications.
Students are trained in the installation and repair of refrigeration, heating, and cooling mechanical and electrical control systems of both residential homes and commercial buildings. In addition, students receive instruction in energy efficiency, renewable energy, as well as energy conservation practices, energy auditing techniques and system performance verification of heating and cooling equipment.
Upon completion of this program, graduates can expect to meet the essential entry level skills and knowledge required of an HVAC technician. With additional experience graduates may pursue opportunities allowing them to work independently, without direct supervision; supervise crews or teams of other technicians; or start their own business. Graduates may also choose to specialize in one or more specific areas of the HVAC market including refrigeration, air conditioning, and heating.
Students will be required to complete out-of-class assignments in each course.
Course numbers are for reference only. The actual delivery sequence of courses contained in this program may vary depending on individual campus scheduling. Maximum Time Frame to Complete is 81.0 Semester Credits.
The listing of credits is not meant to imply that credits can be transferred into college or other private career school programs. Transfer credits are at the sole discretion of the receiving school.