Engineering Manufacturing and Industrial Technology
Engineering, Manufacturing and Industrial Technology
Engineering, Manufacturing and Industrial Technology

HVAC & Refrigeration Technology

Locations:

Lakeshore High School

Career Opportunities Include:

 

  • HVAC Installer
  • HVAC Technician
  • HVAC Commercial Technician
  • Electrician

Grades: 11-12

Class description:

The heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration technology program prepares students for a technical service career in residential or light commercial/industrial environmental systems. The student will study the mechanical and electrical/electronic systems involved in contemporary
environmental controls. The HVAC& R certificate program prepares the individual for basic, entry-level employment in the residential and/or light commercial heating, air-conditioning, and refrigeration service industry. The essentials of the mechanical and electrical systems of contemporary air-conditioning, heating, and refrigeration systems are addressed throughout the
program.

The first year will consist of HVAC and Refrigeration 1.

The second year will consist of HVAC and Refrigeration 2.

Content areas:

 

  • Shop Safety
  • Hand Tools
  • Blue Print Reading
  • Power Tools
  • Basic Electricity
  • Soldering & Brazing
  • HVAC Installation
  • HVAC Trouble Shooting
career outlook:

Overall employment of HVAC & Refrigeration is expected to grow 13% from 2018-2028. Median Pay Per Year $47,080 – $54,110. 

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Website: bls.gov/ooh