Graduates of the Basic Air Conditioning and Heating Certificate program may enroll in the Advanced Air Conditioning and Heating Certificate to further develop their skills. The advanced program includes both theory and practical work in commercial refrigeration and air conditioning principles, calculations, the study of electrical components and programmable controls.

Students must successfully complete the Basic Air Conditioning and Heating Certificate or have departmental approval prior to being admitted into the Advanced Air Conditioning and Heating Certificate.

This program is available during the day.

The Advanced Air Conditioning and Heating Certificate is accredited by HVAC/Excellence.

This program is aligned with the following career cluster: Architecture and Construction.


Program Contact:

Chris Watkins

Academic Program Manager, HVAC

(803) 778-7886 ext. 486

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Developmental Courses

This program of study requires that all developmental courses be completed prior to graduation. These developmental courses may or may not be prerequisites to courses required in the program. Developmental courses are determined by placement tests taken at the time of admission into the College. The developmental courses are MAT 013 and RWR 032. These courses do not count for credit in any program of study.

Following is a list of courses required to complete this program. Since some courses are offered once a year, courses should be taken in the following sequence in order to complete the program in a timely manner:

FALL SEMESTER

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SPRING SEMESTER

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SUMMER SEMESTER

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