This program is designed to instruct students in the refrigeration cycle, electrical wiring diagrams, and troubleshooting. Students train on oil, gas, and electric furnaces and air-cooling equipment and learn to analyze equipment and diagnose problems.
Successful and eligible students may interview with local contractors at the end of the course for work based learning opportunities: internships or apprenticeships. These positions can be held during a student’s senior year.
Internship: Working with a local contractor for experience and no high school credit.
Apprenticeship: Working with a local contractor for approved apprenticeship hours through the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry.
NCCER HVAC Level 1
*required to continue in the course
Credits for this Program Include:
HVAC I (1 Credit)
HVAC II (2 Credits)
Physical endurance to stand, bend, and
stand for long periods of time
Work with precise standards of accuracy
Good mathematical ability
Dual Enrollment credit available