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Air Conditioning/ Refrigeration

One thing is for sure, setting up and maintaining heating and air systems will always be in high demand.

HVAC training equipment

What to Know at a Glance

Duration

2 year associate degree (60 sch);
1 year certificate (42 sch);
1 semester certificate (15 sch)

Delivery

Face-to-face

Scheduling Options

Full-time; Part-time; Day classes; Night classes

Where it is offered

Main Campus

About Air Conditioning/Refrigeration

Looking for the path to a career that will ensure job security and a great pay? Texarkana College’s fast-paced program will have you entering the workforce in a short amount of time. Our dedicated faculty and staff work directly with students to help them graduate and obtain a great job. Explore more about this revamped program below.

Certifications

Residential Air Conditioning

A study of components, applications, and installation of mechanical air conditioning systems including operating conditions, troubleshooting, repair, and charging of air conditioning systems.

Recovery Certification Prep

Certification training for HVAC refrigerant recovery and recycling. Instruction will provide a review of EPA guidelines for refrigerant recovery and recycling during the installation, service, and repair of all HVAC and refrigeration systems.

Air Conditioning Troubleshooting

An advanced course in application of troubleshooting principles and use of test instruments to diagnose air conditioning and refrigeration components and system problems including conducting performance tests.

  • Critical thinking
  • Teamwork
  • Communication
  • Professionalism
  • Problem solving
  • Organization
  • Time management
  • Customer Services

Possible Careers and Salaries

Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers

$40,757

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Helper

$23,290

Maintenance and Repair Worker

$31,991

Postsecondary Technical Education Teacher

$72,796

Weatherization Installers and Technicians

$34,963

Tuition Costs

Approximate total program cost for a full-time in-district (Bowie County) student  is $6,700.

student spotlight

“A trade is an awesome thing. A job in HVAC can be so lucrative. Whether it’s HVAC, construction, or plumbing, just get a trade.”

– Antwyn Falls, Student

Program Contacts

Matt Lipps

Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Program Coordinator

Brandon Washington

Dean of Workforce & Continuing Education

Contact Texarkana College to Get Started

Let’s start working towards your career in Air Conditioning/Refrigeration