• HVACR: Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refridgeration


  • What is this program all about?

    HVACR is currently only available for our PM period students.

    This program prepares students for a career in residential and commercial heating, ventilations, air conditioning, and refridgeration repair.

  • Courses & Credits

    Industry Fundamentals and Occupational Safety

    Course Description: This course is designed as the foundational course in the Carpentry, Plumbing, Electrical, Masonry, Machining, Welding, Sheet Metal, Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, and HVACR Electrical pathways to prepare students for pursuit of any career in construction. The course prepares the trainee for the basic knowledge to function safely on or around a construction site and in the industry in general and will provide the trainee with the option for an Industry Certification in the Construction Core. Pre-requisite for this course is advisor approval.

    Introduction to HVACR Systems

    Course Description: This course is preceded by the Industry Fundamentals and Occupational Safety course and offers an opportunity for students to build on the knowledge and skills developed in the Fundamentals course. Students will be introduced to two-construction craft areas. As the second step in gaining a Level One Industry Certification in one of two craft areas, the goal of the course is to introduce students to the basic building blocks of the HVACR and Low Voltage Electrical craft trades. Students will explore how the crafts affect the mechanical systems in a building and will learn and apply knowledge of the electrical, electronic, and mechanical components related to each trade. In addition, students will be introduced to, and develop skills to differentiate between tools used in each individual craft area.

    Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refridgeration

    Course Description: This course is preceded by Introduction to HVACR Systems and provides students with a solid foundation in HVACR skills and knowledge involved with conditioning air within a given space. The course is the third step in gaining a Level One Industry Certification in HVAC, and builds on the concepts of math concepts introduced in Industry Fundamentals and Occupational Safety. Students will acquire knowledge of the hardware and systems used by an HVACR technician and basic installation skills. In addition, students will obtain general knowledge of refrigeration and heating processes, including electronic circuitry, and will learn about the integration between electrical and HVACR fields. The course will provide students with an understanding of joining and piping practices in HVACR systems, as well as an introduction to the skills and knowledge of conduit bending and installation.

    Embedded Credit: Math

  • Instructor

    Mr. Mike Mahaffey

    Mr. Jeff Folkard

    Mr. Kent Doehrman

  • Certifications & Partnerships


    OSHA 10
    NCCER Construction Level 1
    EPA 608 Type 1


    Collins and Arnold Construction
    Georgia Mechanical
    The Garrard Group
    Pipefitters Union 72
    Sheet Metal Workers Association Of Georgia