Air Conditioning Electrical Technician (ACK1)  Technical Certificate of Credit

Campus Locations: Vidalia

The Air Conditioning Electrical Technician TCC program prepares students in the Air Conditioning area of study to acquire competencies in electricity related to installation, service, and maintenance of electrical systems.

The standard curriculum for the Air Conditioning Electrical Technician Certificate program is designed for the semester system. Students may enter the program during a semester with the three courses are offered and can complete the program in one (1) semester. To graduate, students must earn a minimum of 12 credit hours.


  • Submit a completed application;
  • Be at least 16 years of age;
  • Submit official high school/high school equivalent transcripts;
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable;
  • Satisfy Placement Testing requirements.

Program Costs

Costs are estimates and are subject to change.

  • Tuition/Fees: $1,551
  • Books/Supplies: $192
Curriculum Outline (12 hours)
Occupational Courses (12 hours) 12
AIRC 1030

(Prerequisite: None) This course provides an introduction to fundamental electrical concepts and theories as applied to the air conditioning industry. Topics include AC and DC theory, electric meters, electrical diagrams, distribution systems, electrical panels, voltage circuits, code requirements, and safety. A $25 fee is associated with the course due to the cost of electrical supplies and components.

AIRC 1040

(Prerequisite: None) This course provides the student with the skills and knowledge necessary for application and service of electric motors commonly used by the refrigeration and air conditioning industry. Topics include diagnostic techniques, capacitors, installation procedures, types of electric motors, electric motor service, and safety.

AIRC 1050

(Prerequisite: None) Provides instruction in identifying, installing, and testing commonly used electrical components in an air conditioning system. Topics include identification, installation, application diagnosis, and safety procedures for transformers, thermostats, pressure switches, control boards, and commonly used HVACR controls and control systems.


Air Conditioning Technology Instructor
Vidalia Campus - Building A, Office 423/424

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