13 Jul 2018

HVAC Program Details

Heating/Ventilation/Air Conditioning (HVAC) (Diploma)
Associate of Occupational Studies, Heating/Ventilation/Air Conditioning (HVAC) (Degree)

The Spartan College Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning program offers students hands‐on experience with small‐, medium‐ and large‐scale heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems. Each class offers a balance between lecture and lab to present the lessons in the most concise manner possible. Lectures are in‐depth and cover the system theory of both older as well as newer HVAC technology. The maximum number of students in a typical classroom is 32 and in a typical laboratory/shop setting of instruction is 24.

Upon successful completion of the HVAC training, students should be able to:

  • Explain the fundamentals of refrigeration
  • Know the principles of heating
  • Apply the principles of electrical theory to troubleshoot HVAC problems
  • Know how to install a residential heating/air conditioning unit
  • Perform preventative maintenance on HVAC systems
  • Know how to use special test equipment, including meters and gauges
  • Understand the complexities of commercial refrigeration
  • And more in the degree program…
Diploma ProgramDegree Program
Total Credit Hours5092
Total Clock Hours6051115
Total Terms47
Total Months1017

HVAC Training Courses – Technical (Core)

Course No.Course NameCreditsDiploma ProgramDegree Program
HV120Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Fundamentals6RequiredRequired
HV123Air Duct Calculation and Fabrication4RequiredRequired
HV125Building Mechanical Codes4RequiredRequired
HV130Electricity and HVAC Control Systems12RequiredRequired
HV140Forced Air Gas Heating and Air Conditioning Systems7.5RequiredRequired
HV150Advanced Refrigeration6RequiredRequired
HV220HVAC System Design and Heat Load Calculation4.5RequiredRequired
HV230HVAC Pneumatic Controls6RequiredRequired
HV235Supermarket Refrigeration & Ice Machines6Required
HV236Advanced Building Automation Systems6Required
HV240Hot Water and Solar Heat Systems9Required
HV250Chilled Water Systems6Required

HVAC Training Courses – General Education

Course No.Course NameCreditsDiploma ProgramDegree Program
APM120Introduction to Business3Required
CA110Computer Applications3Required
ENG110Business Writing3Required
MTH115Basic Mathematics3Required
SOC110Customer Relations3Required