Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2011-2012

HVAC Installer

Industrial Technologies

101 Jones Hall

319-398-4983

www.kirkwood.edu/industrialtech

Entry time

Fall

Award

Diploma

1 year (2 semesters)

Certification

CFC Refrigerant Handling Certification

NCCER HVAC Level 1 Certification

NCCER Electrical Level 1 Certification

The HVAC Installer program prepares students to enter the skilled trade of heating, ventilation and air conditioning installation. The program focuses primarily on residential and light commercial equipment and covers installation procedures, code requirements, electrical applications and refrigerant handling procedures. The one-year, hands-on program also includes system design and HVAC component operation.

Career opportunities: installation positions, general maintenance jobs, sales and service positions.

Degree Requirements

Course Number

Course Title

Credit Hours

First Semester (Fall)

CON-930

Construction Health and Safety Certificate

1.5

HCR-410

Electrical Applications I

3

HCR-605

HVAC Installation I

5

HCR-710

Fundamentals of Plan and Print Reading

2

HCR-932

Internship

1

MAT-716

Industrial Math II

3

–––––––

Communication elective

3

 

 

18.5

Second Semester (Spring)

HCR-450

Electrical Applications for HVAC II

3

HCR-600

Pipe Joining Methods

3

HCR-610

HVAC Installation II

7

HCR-932

Internship

1.5

MGT-145

Human Relations in Management

3

 

 

17.5

Total program credit hours

36

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