Heating and Air Conditioning

Heating and Air Conditioning

Course Instructor: Cory Darling
Number of Credits: 3 per semester
Semesters Offered: 4 semesters
Prerequisite: Return Enrollment Information Sheet to Counselor
Eligible Grade Levels: 11th & 12th
Dual Credit: Ivy Tech – 12 Credits
University of NW Ohio – 6 Credits

Course Description:
The Heating and Air Conditioning Program helps students prepare for and explore career opportunities related to occupations in Heating and Air Conditioning.  Study in this field will include tools, safety, electrical circuits, proper handling of equipment, temperature control, installation of equipment, sheet metal layout and design, and work attitudes.  Students are required to furnish their own coveralls and start to accumulate their own hand tools.

Second year seniors may take part in a cooperative work experience second semester with acceptable teacher recommendation, attendance, and grades.  Students must provide their own transportation and tools.

  • Release time for students who are approved; paid on-the-job experi­ence
  • Opportunity to be employed in a marketing-related occupation and apply attitudes, skills, and knowledge from school-to-work
  • Full year enrollment
  • Recommendation from business teacher or counselor required
  • Approval is required by the department chairperson
  • Students must be members of DECA (an association of marketing students)

Students will also qualify for the following industry certifications:

  • OSHA General Industry Safety Certification
  • OSHA Construction Industry Safety Certification
  • CPR Certification
  • EPA Section 608 Certification for Refrigerant Handling
  • EPA Section 609 Certification for Motor Vehicle Air Conditioning Equipment
  • HVAC Excellence Certifications

Dual Credit Information

Course Number Course Name Credit Amount College
HV 101 Service and Procedures 6 Credits University of NW Ohio
HVAC 100 Introduction to HVAC Technology 3 Credits Ivy Tech
HVAC 101 Heating Fundamentals 3 Credits Ivy Tech
HVAC 103 Refrigeration I 3 Credits Ivy Tech
INDT 113 Basic Electricity 3 Credits Ivy Tech

Academic Standards for Success

  • Follow precisely a complex multistep procedure when carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks; analyze the specific results based on explanations in the text.
  • Solve abstract and practical problems by applying and adapting a variety of strategies. Monitor progress and evaluate answers in terms of questions asked.
  • Solve problems using algebraic expressions and symbols to represent relationships, patterns and functions of different types.
  • Use well-formed sentence structures (e.g., parallelism, connectives, and relative clauses) to indicate relationships between and among sentence elements.