Heating/Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Service Technician

Technical Diploma

This technical diploma provides a solid foundation in the heating, air conditioning and refrigeration technologies. The technical diploma is designed to develop the necessary entry-level competencies for work in the HVACR service industry on residential, commercial and light industrial equipment. All courses are offered at the associate degree level. HVACR classes start in August and January. The 608 EPA Federal Refrigerant Handling exam will be required and given at the end of each semester. All courses within this technical diploma are highly applied and hands-on oriented. As an Embedded Technical Diploma, this program fully ladders into the Refrigeration, Air Cond & Heating Service Tech Technical Diploma.

program at a Glance

Heating/Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Service Technician 18 Credit Technical Diploma

Formats Offered

On-Campus Availability

  • Wausau Fully Available
  • Antigo Partially Available
  • Medford -
  • Phillips Partially Available
  • Spencer -
  • Wittenberg -

Approximate Cost

$3,539 (Tuition: $2789, Books: $750)

Average Starting Salary

$24,252 Annually, based on the 2014 NTC Graduate Employment Report.

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program Outcomes

  • Install HVAC/R components
  • Service HVAC/R systems
  • Troubleshoot HVAC/R systems

Potential Careers

  • HVAC Service Technician
  • HVAC Installer
  • Counter Person
  • Field Manager

Course List

To view the amount of credits or descriptions for the courses required within this program please view the course list.

Course List

Additional program Information

Program courses are conveniently offered in the late afternoon/evening to fit your busy lifestyle

Transfer Opportunities

Credits earned at NTC may transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Visit www.ntc.edu/transfer for a complete listing of transfer opportunities for this program.

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