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HVAC NCCER Workforce Certificate

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Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems manage the temperature, humidity, and overall air quality in residential and commercial buildings. Climate controlled environments make it possible for transportation and storage of food, medications and other perishable items. HVAC technicians work with heating, air conditioning, or refrigerations systems. Technicians can specialize in specific types of HVAC equipment: water-based heating systems, solar panels, or commercial refrigeration.


The National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) is the training, assessment, certification and career development standard for the construction and maintenance craft professional.

NCCER credentials can lead to careers in construction. These credentials are tracked through NCCER’s Registry System that allows organizations and companies to track the qualifications of their craft professionals and/or check the qualifications of possible new hires.

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Program Plan

Courses Contact Hours
CNBTC 2101106 NCCER Core - Construction Methods and Materials 73
HARTC 2100705 Refrigeration Principles 120
HVAC NCCER Workforce Certificate Total 193

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Career Options

Median Wage: Wages vary by position title and credentials1

Representative career titles and job positions for this program plan include:

  • HVAC Technician2
  • HVAC Service Technician2
  • HVAC Mechanic2

Gainful Employment

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation."


  1. Wage data is based on annual salaries from Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics, 2013
  2. Position titles vary by employer and location.


Program Cost: $3,208 

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