Heating and Air Conditioning Installation Technician (HAA1)  Technical Certificate of Credit

Campus Locations: Vidalia

The Heating and Air Conditioning Installing Technician TCC prepares students for careers in the installation of heating and air conditioning systems. Emphasis is placed on the theory and practical application skills necessary to provide the skills for successful employment.

The standard curriculum for the Heating and Air Conditioning Installing Technician Certificate program is designed for the semester system. Students may enter the program during the semesters when the specific courses are offered and can complete the program in two (2) semesters. 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 1010

(Prerequisite: None) This course introduces the student to basic refrigeration system principles and practices. Topics include refrigeration tools, piping practices, service valves, leak testing, refrigerant recovery, recycling, and reclamation, evacuation, charging, and safety. A $50 fee is associated with this course due to the cost of refrigerants, copper pipe/tubing, and brazing materials.

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 1060

(Prerequisite: None) Provides instruction on the installation and service of residential air conditioning systems. Topics include heat load studies, duct design procedures, split systems, packaged systems, system wiring, control circuits, and safety.


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

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