Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning/Refrigeration (HVAC) (C.C.)

Career Certificates (C.C.)
Program Code: 5604
Financial Aid Eligible : Yes
Online Program : No
1,350 Clock/Contact hours

The Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning/Refrigeration Career Certificate (C.C.) prepares students for a rewarding career in the all-encompassing HVAC industry. The program provides optimal access to high quality, affordable, and relevant, career training.

Expert hands-on training provides the necessary skills for a successful career, and for thousands less than the for-profit tech schools.

Important for You to Know

Full-time Day program (5604) classes are held Monday through Thursday, 7:00 a.m.-3:50 p.m., for 12 months. Students may begin the full-time day program in the Fall Term or Spring Term.

Part-time Evening program (560P) classes are held Monday through Thursday, 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., for 24 months. The curriculum for both Full-time and Part-time programs is identical.

Related Industry Certifications

Upon completion of this program, students will be prepared for the following certifications or licenses:

  • EPA 608 (For additional information about Environmental Protection Agency Certifications please visit the EPA website)


Upon successful completion of the program, students may receive articulated College credit toward the Industrial Management Technology (A.S.) degree.

Additional Costs/Fees
Approximately $3,942
Contact Email : trades@fscj.edu
Contact Phone : (904) 633-8292

Program Learning Outcomes

Beginning in the classroom learning the current theories of air conditioning, heating, refrigeration and electrical systems, students then have hands-on training in piping and brazing techniques, set up, adjustment and troubleshooting.

Career Options

In this program, you’ll have the opportunity to network with major contractors while you’re still in school. We also refer you for internships and job interviews. Florida State College at Jacksonville’s Building Construction program has a long-standing relationship with this region’s major industry organizations, such as Woods Engineering, ShayCore Enterprises, Superior Construction, Stellar Group, Dickey Smith & Company, Miatt Construction, Accubuild Construction, Haskell, Gilbane, Barton and Malow, and Auld & White.

If you are considering employment in a state other than Florida, click here to ensure the program curriculum meets the requirements to sit for licensure or certification testing in that state.