Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration

HVAC helper supporting crew leader in installing HVAC related equipment

Necessary elements for survival in a civilized world.

CARES Act Funding:

This program is included in the Rapid Credentialing Grant which was designed in response to COVID-19.

Introduction:

The Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning/Refrigeration I/II program provides students with the technical knowledge and skills needed for employment in the industry. Instruction includes a combination of classroom theory and practical experiences. Some of the topics covered in the program include tools, equipment, brazing, basic electricity, compressors, troubleshooting, and installation of a basic system.

Career Opportunities:

  • HVAC Helper

Employment Outlook:

Employment of heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers is projected to grow 5% from 2020 to 2030.

Salary:

The average wage for this career in Florida is $21.85 hourly or $45,450 annually.

Completion Requirements:

The entire program is 1350 hours. Students can earn a certificate at the completion of the following Occupational Completion Points (OCPs):

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OCP COURSE HOURS
OCP A Introduction to HVAC/R 250 Hours
OCP B HVAC/R Fundamentals 250 Hours
OCP C HVAC/R Service Practices 250 Hours
OCP D HVAC/R Intermediate Service Practices 250 Hours
OCP E

HVAC/R Advanced Service Practices (formerly ‘Air-Conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating Technician’)

OR

HVAC/R Advanced Commercial and Industrial Service Practices (formerly ‘Refrigeration Mechanic’)

350 Hours
OR
350 Hours
  Total Hours: 1350

Location & Course’s Schedule:

Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning/Refrigeration I/II is available at the following school (s):

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LOCATION COURSE’S SCHEDULE
Lindsey Hopkins Technical College Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Monday – Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 10:15 p.m.
 

Contact Information at the Location:

Additional information can be provided by student services:

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LOCATION COUNSELOR / REGISTRAR PHONE NUMBER
Lindsey Hopkins Technical College
(305) 324-6070
Patricia Estiverne
Sandra Hawkins
Jacques Lucien
Rose Jasmin
Ext. 7089
Ext. 7129
Ext. 7039

 

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