Residential HVAC Installer Career Major - Overview

Residential HVAC Installer

Residential HVAC Installer
Career Major Length
435 hours
Who Can Enroll
Juniors, Seniors & Adults
Schedule
M-F 7:40-10:30A &/or 11:25A-2:15P
Fees
In-State Tuition:
$1,088.00
Out-of-State Tuition:
$2,828.00
Book Costs:
$391.00
Exam Fees:
$25.00
Supplies Costs:
$792.00
Average Oklahoma Salary
$16/hr

Learn to install, start up and adjust residential heating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems using manufacturer’s literature.  You will get hands-on lab for installation and start-up of common residential HVACR equipment.  Specialized training for EPA certification in refrigerants is also included.  After completing the major and two years of verifiable experience in the HVACR industry, applicants may apply to take the Oklahoma Mechanical Journeyman HVAC test.

Career Major Length
435.00Total Hours
Course Title
Hours
Introduction to HVAC/R: Safety, Tools & Equipment
40.00
Electricity for HVAC/R
48.00
HVAC/R Controls
104.00
HVAC/R Solid State Electronics
16.00
Principles of Thermodynamics & Heat Transfer
40.00
Piping & Piping Practices
40.00
Refrigerants & Lubricants
20.00
Refrigerant Recovery
65.00
Refrigerant Retrofits
32.00
Professional Services
30.00

Helpful Attributes and Abilities

  • Math skills at the 10th grade level or above
  • An ability to read and write at a 10th grade level
  • An ability to compute percentages, measurements and simple fractions
  • A basic knowledge of general and physical science
  • Ability to climb ladders and work at heights

Student Organizations

Certifications Available