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Climate Control and Energy Systems

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The Climate Control & Energy Systems program offers comprehensive training over a two-year, four-course curriculum where students can earn industry-recognized credentials. The multi-disciplinary program covers HVAC, electrical systems, and sheet metal fabrication with a focus on hands-on skills for residential and commercial construction.

Students gain expertise in sheet metal fundamentals like ductwork components, layout techniques, fabricating edges and joints, and installing ductwork systems. The electrical courses build a strong foundation in theory, national codes, safety practices, permitting, load calculations, and wiring for outlets, lighting, appliances, and specialty circuits. The HVAC training focuses on operating principles, installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems. Integrated throughout is skills development in areas such as reading construction plans, assembling electrical circuits, pipefitting, and mechanical system upkeep. Overall, this program provides robust technical training preparing students for careers in HVACR, electrical, sheet metal, and construction fields.

REQUIRED COURSES

Year One 
  • Sheet Metal
  • Alternative Power Generation Systems
2 credits 
 
Year Two 
  • Mechanical Electrical & Plumbing, Heating and Cooling
  • Heating and Cooling Systems
2 credits