HVACR Installers Certificate

The certificate will enable students to gain entry level skills for HVACR equipment installation. This certificate will enable students to accelerate their progression to the HVACR Technician career track.

Required Courses

Courses Credit Hours
ACR 101 Fundamentals of Refrigeration 5.0
ACR 105 Tools and Service Techniques I 1.0
ACR 106 Basic Electricity for HVAC/R 4.0
ACR 109 Tools and Service Techniques II 2.0
ACR 131 Commercial Refrigeration 4.0
ACR 140 Automatic Controls 3.0
ACR 150 Basic Sheet Metal 2.0
Subtotal 21.0
Total Credit Hours 21.0


Gainful Employment Information

Gainful Employment Disclosure


Advisement Information

Program notes

  • Student may start this program during the fall or spring terms.
  • Courses are offered during day and evening hours

Notes about other requirements

  • Top-quality tools, meter and gauges, which are required for this program, will cost $500 - $700.  There is a list at the bookstore, or you can contact Bill Cockrell for more information.

Semester-by-semester graduation plan

HVACR Installers Certificate (HVA6) - Fall Start


  • You can find the name of your assigned academic advisor by reviewing Degree Works, your Class Schedule, or by visiting the Advising webpage.
  • Enrollment advisor:  Please contact Bill Cockrell during the initial enrollment process.  If you are unable to make contact, send Bill electronic notification of students’ enrollment.
  • The Program Director for HVAC is Bill Cockrell.
  • You may also contact David Kibler about this program.
  • Please e-mail advising@ptc.edu if Advising information needs to be updated or corrected.

Advisement Information updated/reviewed 9/2018.