HVACR Technician

(Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, Refrigeration)
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Become A 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.

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APPROXIMATE TUITION & FEES

$3,998

PROGRAM LENGTH

55 WEEKS

PLACEMENT RATE

99%

What You Will Learn In The HVACR Program

Introduction to Refrigeration & A/C Fundamentals

Students will leave with a basic to intermediate level of HVACR fundamentals, refrigerant knowledge, electrical component and wiring diagram knowledge, motors of the HVACR trade, and tools needed for the HVACR trades

HVACR Equipment

Students will complete with a working knowledge of flues, ventilation, ducting practices, commercial airside systems, air quality, and an introduction to hydronic systems.

Electrical Fundamentals

Students will learn about basic electricity, electrical power, electronics in the field, electrical motors, control systems, troubleshooting fundamentals, servicing those electrical components, compressors, and all safety elements for electrical elements in the HVACR industry.

Servicing of HVACR Systems

Students will gain knowledge of Solar power and storage for use in upcoming Solar technologies, Energy management/conservation, Commercial refrigeration, Ice Machine identification/service and run scenario-based service calls for Industry related service calls.

Our HVACR Students

Is The HVACR Program Right For You?

This Program Is for Students Who:

  • Would prefer to work onsite with their hands as opposed to a desk job.
  • Have a desire to gain in-depth knowledge of HVACR components and systems and use that knowledge combined with critical thinking to solve on-the-job problems.
  • Like to get out into the community to perform a needed service while meeting new people daily.
     
     

    Students Love This Program Because:

    • They learn practical skills needed to perform a wide variety of HVACR jobs while also exploring which industry they may want to specialize in.
    • Small classroom sizes allow students more access to instructors and more opportunities for hands-on learning.
    • They graduate from the program prepared to sit for the EPA 608 State Certification.
       

      About Your HVACR Instructor

      TJ EMPEY

      TJ Empey followed in his father’s footsteps and began the Electrical Apprenticeship program right after high school, eventually earning the designation of Master Electrician. He worked in the field for several years before joining the Dixie Tech faculty as a full-time Electrical Apprenticeship instructor.

      TJ teaches and manages a large cadre of electricians and instructors who keep our Electrical Apprenticeship program vibrant. “It’s electrifying to see the spark in a student’s eyes when they have a grounded understanding of a subject.”

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