The Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration program at CV Tech is a NCCER affiliated program. Students learn the fundamentals of safety, mechanics, refrigeration, electricity for HVACR, residential and light commercial air conditioning, domestic and commercial refrigeration, and sheet metal. Students will take the AHRI Certification.


– Two years of experience toward the 3-years required for a Journeyman License
– Advanced placement with Sheet Metal Union Techniques and Regulations for the Safe Handling of Flammable Hydrocarbon and Hydrofluoroolefin Refrigerants



Air Conditioning Systems100
Air Handling45
Electricity for HVAC/R60
Heat Pumps30
Heating Systems90
HVAC/R Codes, Regulations, & Standards30
HVAC/R Controls45
HVAC/R Preventive Maintenance15
HVAC/R Solid State Electronics30
HVAC/R System Servicing Installation & Start-Up (Residential)120
HVAC/R System Servicing & Troubleshooting – Residential90
Indoor Air Quality15
Introduction to HVACR: Safety, Tools, & Equipment30
Load Calculations15
Piping & Piping Practices45
Principles of Thermodynamics & Heat Transfer60
Professional Service15
Refrigerant Recovery15
Refrigerant Retrofits15
Refrigerant System Components90
Refrigerants & Lubricants15
Workforce Staging30
Total Hours1,000