HVAC Technician Certificate

Students in this 18-credit, 200-hour program will be introduced to the fundamentals of heating, ventilating, and air conditioning. The program covers heating and refrigeration cycles, gas furnaces, refrigerants, system evacuation and charging, as well as meters and components used in associated systems. Upon successful completion, students will sit for the Universal 608 EPA exam. In addition, the course covers the electrical laws and principles pertaining to DC and AC circuits, which includes current, voltage, resistance, power, load, panels, feeders, lamps, motors, and fuses, and an introduction to wiring methods and materials. The program also includes installation and replacement of air conditioning equipment, heaters, GFCIs, switches, receptacles, raceways, and thermostats in conformance with the National Electric Code (NEC).

Certificate of Completion - HVAC Technician

Missoula College

Degree Specific Credits: 18

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2019-2020


Required Courses18
Total Hours18

Required Courses

Complete all of the following courses:
FME 122Electricity6
FME 130Heating & Air Conditioning6
FME 192Independent Study3
NRGY 120Industrial Safety and Rigging3
Total Hours18

Minimum Required Grade: C-