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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5241
Effective Term: 2021 Fall   

Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 23.5-29.5
CIP Code: 47.0201

Instructional Council: Applied Technology (57)
GPA: 2.0
SOC Code: Upon completion of this certificate, students may pursue a career as:
49-9021.00 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
49-9098.00 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers


Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in HVAC Residential Installation and Service Technician is designed to provide entry-level training in the areas of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC) systems, electricity, electronic controls, and general repair. Students will have the opportunity to learn skills necessary to assess and solve problems quickly. A Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Commercial Air Conditioning/Refrigeration/Facilities, an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Air Conditioning/Refrigeration/Facilities, and a Certificate of Competency (CCT) in HVAC Residential Installation and Service Technician are also available.

Learning Outcomes
1. Demonstrate Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards in daily workplace practices. (CON103, CON/HVA131, CON271, HVA101, HVA102, HVA104, HVA120, HVA130, OSH105AA, OSH105AC)
2. Demonstrate proficient use of tools and equipment in the installation and repair of system components for HVAC. (CON103, CON/HVA131, CON271, HVA101, HVA102, HVA120, HVA130, OSH105AA, OSH105AC)
3. Perform HVAC electrical and mechanical installations, establishing relationships between multiple sources of information and theoretical knowledge. (CON103, CON105, CON107, CON/HVA131, CON271, HVA101, HVA102, HVA120, HVA130, OSH105AA, OSH105AC)
4. Perform predictive and preventative maintenance according to manufacturer specifications and standards. (CON103, CON107, CON/HVA131, CON271, HVA102, HVA120, HVA130, OSH105AA, OSH105AC)
5. Diagnose system faults in residential HVAC equipment. (CON105, HVA102, HVA120, HVA130)
6. Apply logical reasoning to perform installation and maintenance of HVAC systems. (CON103, CON105, CON/HVA131, CON271, HVA101, HVA102, HVA120, HVA130, OSH105AA, OSH105AC, RDG100)
7. Interpret technical documents to perform a task on residential and light commercial HVAC equipment. (CON105, CON107, CON/HVA131, HVA101, HVA102, HVA104, HVA120, HVA130, RDG100)
8. Demonstrate appropriate oral, written, and visual communication with varied audiences in the HVAC/R environment. (CON/HVA131, HVA101, HVA102, HVA120, HVA130, RDG100)
9. Work within a cross-disciplinary team structure, identifying industry roles. (CON/HVA131, HVA101, HVA102, HVA120, HVA130)
10. Demonstrate work quality in a timely manner. (CON/HVA131, HVA101, HVA102, HVA120, HVA130)
Program Notes
Students must earn a grade of C or better for all courses within the program.
In the Required Courses area, the options for OSH105AA, OSH106AA or proof of OSHA 30-hour card must be the in-person format.
Completion of the District Placement Exam in Mathematics is required before the start of the Residential and Light Commercial Air Conditioning program.


Required Courses
CON103 Foundation of Construction Safety (1) OR
CON271 Construction Safety (3) OR
OSH105AA Construction Safety (3) OR
OSH106AC Industrial Safety (3) OR
Proof of OSHA 10-hour or 30-hour card (0) 0-3

CON105 Construction Calculations 1.5
CON107 Construction Drawings Introduction 1
FAC/HVA101 HVAC for Residential Systems I 4
HVA102 HVAC for Residential Systems II 5
HVA104 EPA Section 608 Technician Preparation and Certification 0.5
CON/HVA131 Electrical Systems 3.5
HVA120 HVAC Installation 4
HVA130 HVAC Troubleshooting 4

RDG100 Successful College Reading (3) OR
Placement out of RDG100 as determined by multiple measures assessment (0) 0-3
Credits: 23.5-29.5

+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
++ indicates that any suffixed course may be selected.
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: February 23, 2021

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.





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