Heating, ventilation & air conditioning


HEATING, VENTILATION & AIR CONDITIONING offers entry level training in residential and commercial heating, air conditioning, and refrigerant systems.  Students learn about refrigeration physics and the refrigeration cycle, combustion theory, oil and gas fuel systems, air distribution systems, air conditioning and heating systems, wiring diagrams, piping practices, soldering, brazing, systematic troubleshooting and basic electrical theory related to HVAC.

HEATING, VENTILATION & AIR CONDITIONING PROFICIENCIES

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

  • Refrigeration Physics
  • Refrigeration Cycle
  • Electrical Theory & Practice
  • Refrigeration Tools
  • Pipe Fitting, Soldering, & Brazing
  • Combustion Theory

Technical Math

  • Number & Quantity
  • Modeling
  • Proportional Reasoning

Technical Science

  • Physical Sciences: Structure/Properties of Matter, Forces, & Interactions
  • Physical Sciences: Energy, Waves, & Electromagnetic Radiation

English and Literacy 

  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Speaking & Listening
  • Language & Usage

Global Citizenship

  • Inquiry 
  • Civics
  • Economics
  • Consumer Math

 Technical Health

  • Core Concepts
  • Analyze Influences
  • Communication & Advocacy
  • Self-Management

Physical Education

  • Knowledge & Motor Skills
  • Affective Qualities & Social Interaction

Employability Skills

  • Attendance
  • Safety & Appearance
  • Performance
  • Workmanship
  • Interpersonal Relationships
  • Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
  •  Lifelong Learner

POTENTIAL INDUSTRY RECOGNIZED CREDENTIALS

  • OSHA 10
  • National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA) Bronze Oil Heat Technician
  • EPA Act 608 Safe Refrigerant Handling
  • Alive @ 25

 

POTENTIAL CAREER & TECHNICAL STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS

  • FFA
  • Future Business Leaders of America
  • National Technical Honors Society 
  • SkillsUSA