Like ice cream on warm apple pie, the first blast of crisp air conditioning on hot skin is one of life’s simple pleasures. And didn’t you know? Setting up and maintaining heating and air systems is always in demand.

Looking for the path to a career that will always be cool? Texarkana College will get you there.

Air Conditioning / Heating and Refrigeration Technology One-Year Certificate

This program follows a structured schedule: Monday – Friday from 8 AM to 3 PM.

This program is designed to train students to meet employment requirements in the field of air conditioning, refrigeration, and heating. This will include the installation, repair and maintenance of air-conditioning/refrigeration Equipment. Included in this program is the study of residential and commercial air conditioners, heat pumps, gas and electric furnaces, and the design of air conditioning systems. Throughout the entire program and emphasis is place on current techniques used by service technicians. An emphasis is placed on graduate students being nationally and EPA certified.

First Semester Hours
HART 1401
Basic Electricity for HVAC
4
HART 1356
EPA Recovery Certification Preparation
3
HART 1410
HVAC Shop Practices and Tools
4
HART 1407
Refrigeration Principles
4
Total 15
Second Semester Hours
LEAD 1100
Workforce Development with Critical Thinking
1
HART 2338
Air Conditioning Installation & Startup
3
HART 1341
Residential Air Conditioning
3
HART 1303
Air conditioning Control Principles
3
HART 2336
Air Conditioning Troubleshooting
3
Total 13
Third Semester Hours
HART 2450
HVAC Zone Controls
4
HART 1345
Gas & Electric Heating
3
HART 2349
Heat Pumps
3
HART 2431
Advanced Electricity for HVAC
4
Total
HVAC Certificate Total Hours
14
42

Air Conditioning/Heating and Refrigeration Technology Course Descriptions

HART 1303 Air Conditioning Control Principles
HART 1341 Residential Air Conditioning
HART 1345 Gas & Electric Heating
HART 1356 EPA Recovery Certification Prep
HART 1401 Basic Electricity for HVAC
HART 1407 Refrigeration Principles
HART 1410 HVAC Shop Practices and Tools
HART 2336 Air Conditioning Troubleshooting
HART 2338 Air Conditioning Install & Startup
HART 2349 Heat Pumps
HART 2431 Advanced Elec. for HVAC
HART 2450 HVAC Zone Controls

Gainful Employment

Have questions about this program, the costs involved and what job prospects may exist in the marketplace?  Check our Gainful Employment report.

To learn more, please contact us.

Matt Lipps
Program Coordinator
(903) 823-3233
email
Brandon Washington
Dean of Workforce & Continuing Education
(903) 823-3232
email

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