This certificate will prepare you to maintain and troubleshoot residential air-conditioning equipment. You will be trained to be cooling technicians in a real world, hands-on lab environment. The HVAC facility is equipped with state-of-the-art and conventional air conditioning systems in which you experience ample hands-on training. You may receive credit for coursework taken and skills learned toward completion of Apprenticeship Related Training Instruction (RTI) requirements.

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Estimated Program Costs

In-state tuition and fees: $3,456.00 *
Out-of-state tuition and fees: $3,474.00 *
Educational fees: $97.00/semester
Estimated books: $200.00/semester
Estimated transportation and personal expense: $2,273.00/semester
Estimated housing and meals: $3,825.00/semester

* This is an approximate cost based on tuition and fees set by the Board of Directors before each school year. Course level fees may also apply. Additional charges for licensure or credential testing may be a part of your program.

Required Classes for Air Conditioning | Cert

SDV 108 The College Experience 1
ELE 101 Industrial Safety 1
ELE 112 Basic Electrical Theory 3
HCR 205 Air Conditioning Principles 3
HCR 410 Electrical Applications I 3
HCR 305 Fundamentals of Refrigeration 3
HCR 140 Heat Pumps 3
HCR 715 Blueprint Reading 1

Entrance Requirements

Submit your official high school/college transcripts to

Meet Your Faculty and Staff

Roger Wenzel
Air Conditioning, Heating, Air Conditioning Instructor
712.274.8733 Ext. 1219
Sioux City
Kevin Stover
Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Instructor
712.274.8733 Ext. 2629
Kevin Woockman
Director of Building Trades and Apprenticeship
Sioux City Campus
Jessica Garcia
Director of Denison Campus and Southern Service Area
712.274.8733 Ext. 2622