HVACR Technician

Making ‘Cool’ a Career!

This program prepares students to install, troubleshoot and repair heating, cooling, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems in residential or commercial settings.

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Luke Lounsbury
"What I find most appealing about the program is the extensive hands-on experience it offers. ...
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Luke Lounsbury
Dixie Tech Student
"What I find most appealing about the program is the extensive hands-on experience it offers. This isn't just a classroom-based approach. We spend a significant amount of time in the lab, honing our skills and learning to diagnose and fix problems on the job. It's incredibly practical and prepares us for the real-world challenges we'll face in our careers."
Luke Lounsbury
Luke Lounsbury
Dixie Tech Student
Michael Baker
"If a friend were to ask me about the program, I wouldn't hesitate to recommend ...
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Michael Baker
Dixie Tech Student
"If a friend were to ask me about the program, I wouldn't hesitate to recommend it. In my opinion, this is the best facility in the area. We have access to cutting-edge tools alongside older, tried-and-true equipment, which provides a well-rounded training experience. The instructors bring real-world expertise to the classroom, ensuring we're prepared for the challenges of the field."
Michael Baker
Michael Baker
Dixie Tech Student
Cooper Atkinson
"I highly recommend joining the HVACR program at Dixie Tech. It provides a hands-on, active ...
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Cooper Atkinson
Dixie Tech Student
"I highly recommend joining the HVACR program at Dixie Tech. It provides a hands-on, active learning experience that helps you grasp the subject thoroughly. This approach is much more engaging compared to passive learning."
Cooper Atkinson
Cooper Atkinson
Dixie Tech Student

Program Overview

Learn more about our Accredited HVACR program

Do you enjoy working with your hands and solving technical challenges in mechanical systems? Do you have the problem-solving skills to troubleshoot complex issues and provide solutions promptly? Are you intrigued by how heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems work together to control indoor environments? If this resonates with you, the HVACR program could be an excellent fit.

As a student of this program, you will:

    • Learn about refrigeration and A/C fundamentals
    • Gain knowledge of flues, ventilation, ducting practices, commercial airside systems, air quality, and an introduction to hydronic systems
    • Understand electrical fundamentals
    • Gain knowledge of solar power and storage for use in upcoming solar technologies

ATTAINABLE CERTIFICATES INCLUDE:

  • Accredited Dixie Technical College Certificate
  • EPA 608 Certification
  • RGMA Certification

    This program prepares you for  CAREERS such as:

    • HVACR Service Tech – Median Income $51k year, with top earners at $83k year.*
    • A/C Technician – Median Income $51k year, with top earners at $83k year.*

    *Source: careeronestop.org

    Total Tuition and Course Fees:

    $4,324.00

    SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS AVAILABLE

    Program Length:

    12 Months

    Credit Hours

    21

    High School: Open to Juniors & Seniors. Tuition is waived for high school students, however they are still responsible for course fees, textbooks and additional costs.

    Upcoming start dates:

    July 29, 2024 | 6:00pm – 9:00pm | Mon-Thu

    August 12, 2024 | 11:35am – 3:05pm | Mon-Thu | 11:05am – 3:05 | Friday 

    January 7, 2025 | 6:00pm – 9:00pm | Mon-Thu

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    Courses

    what you’ll learn

    HVACR Technician

    The HVACR (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, Refrigeration) program prepares students to install, troubleshoot and repair heating, cooling, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems in residential or commercial settings. 

    Upon completion of this course, students will have knowledge of safety, tools, air distribution, system components, and proper piping/brazing techniques. Students will be prepared to sit for the EPA 608 State Certification.

    HVACR COURSES (21 CREDIT HOURS)

    TEAC 1010: Introduction to HVACR– 3 credit hours

    TEAC 1100: Electrical Essentials – 3 credit hours

    TEAC 1120: Heating Systems – 3 credit hours

    TEAC 1140: Basic Refrigeration Systems – 3 credit hours

    TEAC 1160: Basic Installation Skills – 3 credit hours

    TEAC 1300: HVACR Residential and Commercial Air Conditioning Systems 2 credit hours

    TEAC 1200: HVACR Residential and Commercial Refrigeration 3 credit hours

    TEAC 1310: HVACR Exit Skills 1 credit hour

    COUNCIL ON OCCUPATIONAL EDUCATION

    Dixie Technical College is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education. Accreditation by COE is viewed as a nationally-honored seal of excellence for occupational education institutions and denotes honesty and integrity. Information regarding accreditation may be obtained at:

    Council on Occupational Education
    7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325
    Atlanta, GA 30350
    Telephone:770-396-3898 Fax:770-396-3790
    council.org

    Tuition & Course Fees

    Cost overview

    Tuition at Dixie Technical College is affordable

    Tuition & Fees must be paid before registering for class unless a payment plan or other funding options have been approved and signed. Information is subject to change without notice.

    Tuition is waived for High-School students, however they are still responsible for course fees and additional costs.

    Term:
    Tuition:
    Course Fees:
    Total Tuition & Course Fees:
    Total Cost:
    $2,205
    $2,119
    $4,324

    Tuition, fees and other costs are subject to change without notice.

    Total Tuition and Course Fees:

    $4,324.00

    Additional Costs:

    $500 – Textbook

    $150 – RMGA Certification

    $65 – EPA Certification – Offered Annually ($85 Non-Student)

    Need help paying for college?

    Learn about Scholarships and Grants and how to apply for Financial Aid by using the links below.

    Start dates & times

    cohort start dates

    upcoming start dates and class times for this program
    Class Days:
    Class Hours:
    July 29, 2024
    Monday - Thursday
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    August 12, 2024
    Monday - Thursday & Friday
    M-Th 11:35 am - 3:05 pm | F 11:05 am - 3:05 pm
    January 7, 2025
    Monday - Thursday
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Program cohorts are open until filled. Once a cohort is filled, applicants will be considered for the next start date.

    Program Length:

    12 Months

    Admissions Process
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    Professional Goal Statement

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    Accuplacer, act or sat score requirements

    Accuplacer Qualifying Scores:

    Math – 235

    Reading – 235

    English – N/A

    ACT Qualifying scores:

    Math – 14

    Reading – 14

    English – N/A

    SAT Qualifying scores:

    Math – 390

    ERW – 290

    Accuplacer may be waived with proof of:

    • Equivalent ACT/SAT scores.
    • College classes (MATH 900 or above and ENGLISH 1000 or above) with a ‘B-‘ grade or above.
    • Associate’s Degree, or Bachelor’s Degree.

    Cost of Accuplacer test: $15

     

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    Education Verification

    Provide a copy of one of the following: High School Diploma, High School Transcript showing graduation date, GED, Associate’s Degree, or Bachelor’s Degree. 

    High-school students can sign up for an Accuplacer Test or provide qualifying ACT/SAT test score results. 

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    One Reference from a non-relative

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    Application fee

    $0 for in-state applicants and $10 for out-of-state applicants.

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    Application Review

    After successfully completing and submitting the above requirements, the College will perform an application review. Students will be emailed regarding thier acceptance status.

    To get started on these requirements begin an application.

    career pathways

    what you can become

    HVACR Service Tech/Installer

    Learn more about this field. Find things like job outlook, expected salary, and many other job specific stats.

    A/C Technician

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    Industry Expert Instructors

    Our industry-leading instructors, equipped with years of experience and knowledge, are prepared to mentor and guide the next generation of HVACR Technicians.

    Brian Christensen

    Brian is a seasoned pro with a passion for teaching and the outdoors. With experience from a 27-year career in things like global refrigeration manufacturing, service technician, director of technical support, reliability engineer and technical writer. Brian is an exceptional instructor and mentor in the HVACR field.

     

    Nate Lund

    Nate is a seasoned HVAC instructor with a passion for sharing his extensive knowledge and expertise. He is dedicated to preparing the next generation of skilled technicians for success in the field. 

    HVACR Industry Partners

    Dixie Technical College's OAC program collaborates closely with industry partners, ensuring that its curriculum remains highly relevant and applicable to the dynamic demands of the modern workplace.

    Contact an HVACR Technician Advisor

    Questions about this specific program? Maybe a question about Dixie Tech? Our advisors are here to help.

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