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Air Conditioning Technology

The Air Conditioning Technology program will prepare you for gainful employment in the heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration industry. This program is designed to provide training in the repair, installation, and maintenance of heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration equipment.  It includes the study of theory and the development of skill through practical application. You will learn skills needed to install and repair equipment ranging in size and complexity from small self-contained units to large commercial systems.  In addition to classroom instruction, you'll have shop experiences designed to enhance their performance skills.

Available Credentials

Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

  • Air Conditioning Technology: 60-66 credit hours

Certificates

Diploma

For course sequence, see the program card.
For graduation requirements, see the academic plan.

Employment Opportunities

Employment of HVAC installers and mechanics is projected to increase 9 percent during the 2006-2016 decade. You can expect to find employment in factories, medical settings, food processing, construction, residential service and installation, and many other areas.

Admission Requirements

This program has no special admission requirements.

Length of Program

You can earn an associate of applied science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.

For more information

Andy Sommer
270-686-4476
Andy.Sommer@kctcs.edu

This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.

Air Conditioning Technology

The Air Conditioning Technology program prepares you for employment in the heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration industry. This program is designed to provide training in repair, installation, and maintenance of equipment. You will learn skills on equipment ranging in size and complexity from small self-contained units to large commercial systems. Employment of HVAC installers and mechanics is projected to increase 9% during the 2006-2016 decade. You can expect to find employment in factories, medical settings, food processing, and construction, in addition to residential service and installation. Use the contact info on this page to learn more!