Air Conditioning Technology

 

Information about this exciting field:

Trained Air Conditioning Technology employees typically install, maintain, diagnose, and repair heating, ventilation, cooling, and refrigeration systems that control the air quality in a wide variety of situations (from large industrial buildings to smaller residential spaces).  Technicians use their knowledge of heat transfer, thermodynamics, electronics, and basic mechanics to get their jobs done each day.  A technician who is trained and skilled in Air Conditioning Technology is surely a welcome sight whenever heating or cooling systems fail to do their jobs!

Is this program for me?

From Refrigeration Fundamentals to Heat Pumps and Related Systems, the Air Conditioning Technology program provides a well-rounded foundation of knowledge and training for the student who is interested in becoming part of this dynamic technical field.  Heating and cooling systems are becoming increasingly complex, and Chattahoochee Tech provides the education and training that’s needed to succeed in this ever-changing industry.  If you’re interested in energy efficiency in conjunction with the latest technology, this program might be the right one for you.  Here are some qualities and skills that are essential for the successful Air Conditioning Technology graduate:

  • Mechanical ability
  • Excellent analytical/troubleshooting ability
  • Detail oriented
  • Math skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Good communication/interpersonal skills
  • Physical strength
Coursework includes:
  • Refrigeration Fundamentals
  • HVACR Electrical Fundamentals
  • Gas Heat
  • Troubleshooting Air Conditioning Systems

Where might I find a job?

Air Conditioning Technology graduates may seek employment with large and small firms that specialize in servicing homes, offices, schools, warehouses, hospitals, or factories.  They may work for privately-owned businesses, apartment complexes, contractors, utility companies, or government agencies.

Salary Information

Bureau of Labor Statistics

Gainful Employment Report

Air Conditioning Gainful Employment

Campus Locations

Air conditioning courses are offered at the Canton and Marietta Campuses.

Faculty

  • Wade Hadaway
  • Curtis Hartig
  • Reed Lovell

Diploma

Air Conditioning Technology Diploma

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