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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5242
Effective Term: 2021 Fall   

Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 45.5-51.5
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


Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in HVAC Commercial Installation and Service Technician is designed to provide entry-level training in the areas of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC/R) systems, electricity, electronic controls and instrumentation, hydronics, electro-mechanical devices, and general repair. Students will have the opportunity to learn skills necessary to assess and solve problems quickly, based upon an understanding of regulatory guidelines. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Air Conditioning/Refrigeration/Facilities is also available.

Learning Outcomes
1. Demonstrate Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards in daily workplace practices. (CON/HVA131, CON235, CON271, ELC/FAC115, ELC/FAC115LL, FAC/HVA101, FAC186, FAC/HVA210, FAC220, FAC/HVA231, FAC235, HVA102, HVA104, HVA120, HVA130, OSH105AA, OSH105AC)
2. Demonstrate proficient use of tools and equipment in the installation and repair of system components for HVAC/R. (CON/HVA131, CON235, CON271, ELC/FAC115, ELC/FAC115LL, FAC/HVA101, FAC186, FAC/HVA210, FAC220, FAC235, HVA102, HVA120, HVA130, OSH105AA, OSH105AC)
3. Perform HVAC/R electrical and mechanical installations, applying theoretical knowledge and information obtained from multiple sources. (CON105, CON107, CON/HVA131, CON235, CON271, ELC/FAC115, ELC/FAC115LL, FAC/HVA101, FAC186, FAC/HVA210, FAC220, FAC235, HVA102, HVA120, HVA130, OSH105AA, OSH105AC)
4. Perform predictive and preventative maintenance according to manufacturer specifications and standards. (CON107, CON/HVA131, CON235, CON271, ELC/FAC115, ELC/FAC115LL, FAC186, FAC/HVA210, FAC220, FAC/HVA231, FAC235, HVA102, HVA120, HVA130, OSH105AA, OSH105AC)
5. Diagnose system faults in commercial HVAC/R equipment. (CON105, CON235, CON271, ELC/FAC115, ELC/FAC115LL, FAC186, FAC/HVA210, FAC220, FAC235, HVA102, HVA120, HVA130, OSH105AA, OSH105AC)
6. Apply logical reasoning to troubleshoot commercial HVAC/R systems. (CON105, CON/HVA131, CON235, CON271, ELC/FAC115, ELC/FAC115LL, FAC/HVA101, FAC186, FAC/HVA210, FAC220, FAC235, HVA102, HVA120, HVA130, OSH105AA, OSH105AC, RDG100)
7. Interpret technical documents to perform a task on commercial HVAC/R equipment. (CON105, CON107, CON/HVA131, CON235, ELC/FAC115, ELC/FAC115LL, FAC/HVA101, FAC186, FAC/HVA210, FAC220, FAC/HVA231, FAC235, HVA102, HVA104, HVA120, HVA130, RDG100)
8. Demonstrate appropriate oral, written, and visual communication with varied audiences in the HVAC/R environment. (CON/HVA131, CON235, ELC/FAC115, ELC/FAC115LL, FAC/HVA101, FAC186, FAC/HVA210, FAC220, FAC/HVA231, FAC235, HVA102, HVA120, HVA130, RDG100)
9. Work within a cross-disciplinary team structure, identifying industry roles. (CON/HVA131, CON235, ELC/FAC115, ELC/FAC115LL, FAC/HVA101, FAC186, FAC/HVA210, FAC220, FAC235, FAC/HVA231, HVA102, HVA120, HVA130)
10. Demonstrate work quality in a timely manner. (CON/HVA131, CON235, ELC/FAC115, ELC/FAC115LL, FAC/HVA101, FAC186, FAC/HVA210, FAC220, FAC235, HVA102, HVA120, HVA130)
Program Notes
Students must earn a grade of C or better for all courses within the program.
OSH105AA and OSH106AA must be completed in the in-person format.


Required Courses
CON105 Construction Calculations 1.5
CON107 Construction Drawings Introduction 1
CON/HVA131 Electrical Systems 3.5

CON235 Motors: Theory and Application (4) OR
ELC/FAC115 Motors, Controls and Wiring Diagrams (3) AND
+ ELC/FAC115LL Motors, Controls and Wiring Diagrams Lab (1) 4

CON271 Construction Safety (3) OR
OSH105AA Construction Safety (3) OR
OSH106AC Industrial Safety (3) OR
Proof of OSHA 30-hour card (0) 0-3

FAC186 Electro-Mechanical Devices 3
FAC/HVA210 Facilities Air Conditioning Systems 4
FAC220 Controls and Instrumentation 4
FAC/HVA231 Codes 3
FAC235 Commercial Air and Water Test and Balance 4

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
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: 45.5-51.5

+ 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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