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2024-2025 Catalog 
2024-2025 Catalog

Commercial HVAC/R Technology (HVRCE)

Location(s): Fort Omaha Campus

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Award: Certificate of Achievement
Pathway to Associate Degree: Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration (HVACR)
Academic Focus Area: Skilled Trades and Technical Sciences

This certificate of achievement provides students with practical experience in servicing and installing commercial refrigeration equipment. Related instruction enables students to understand the basic principles involved in construction and operation of the equipment. Upon completion of the program, potential employment opportunities exist with companies that specialize in commercial refrigeration service and installation.


Graduation Requirements
To earn this certificate, a student must complete all required courses.
Total credit hours required: 49.5


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General Education Course Recommendations for this Program:

  • Communication: ENGL 1220 or ENGL 1225
  • Quantitative/Numeracy Skills: MATH 1240 or higher


Certificate of Achievement General Education Requirements - 13.5 credits

The following are General Education requirements for a Certificate of Achievement. Students may not use the same course to satisfy more than one degree requirement.


1 Course     4.5 credit hrs.

Select 1 Level I course from the list of Communication General Education courses in the current course catalog.


1 Course     4.5 - 5.0 credit hrs. 

Please check your degree program for recommended Math course.

Select 1 college level math course from the list of General Education math courses in the current course catalog.

*Based on the Math course you select, pre-requisites may be required.

Critical Thinking/Creativity & Social/Cultural Awareness

1 Course     4.5 credit hrs.

Select 1course from the list of Humanities or Social Sciences General Education course options in the current course catalog. 




Program Level Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Safely troubleshoot and install residential HVAC systems.
  2. Safely troubleshoot and install commercial HVAC systems.
  3. Safely troubleshoot and install commercial refrigeration systems.
  4. Safely construct, install, and repair all forms of refrigeration piping, gas piping, and air ductwork systems.
  5. Safely demonstarte proper refrigerant handling, charging, and recovery processes.
  6. Identify components of and operate a Building Automation System.

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