Minnesota State Community and Technical College
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Fergus Falls, MN 56537

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Minnesota State Community and Technical College, Wadena


HVAC - Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Technology

Minnesota State Community and Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 36
  • Delivery: Land/Campus
  • WIA certified: YES
  • Emphases: N/A

About this Program

The HVAC - Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning graduate will be able to: design residential and light commercial central heating and air conditioning systems according to load requirements; install, troubleshoot and repair all residential and light commercial heating and air conditioning equipment; design, fabricate and install forced air and hot water distribution systems, using sheet metal, ductboard, copper tubing, Wirsbo tubing, Pex tubing, PVC , and other accepted materials; install a wide range of oil and gas boilers and forced-air furnaces; design, fabricate and install home and light commercial ventilation systems, including both exhaust and fresh air make-up exchangers. The graduate will be knowledgeable in electric theory, motor and heating-air conditioning controls and switching relays, pumps, compressors, various design variables, and code requirements. This comprehensive program of technical and general education will give the graduate knowledge and hands-on experience in both the electrical and mechanical aspects of HVAC - Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning. This combination will prepare students to build and install ductwork, along with the ability to troubleshoot today's sophisticated high-efficiency heating units.

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