Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning/Refrigeration


This program is designed for the student to learn the fundamentals of how the electrical circuit and components work, how the refrigerant circuit and its components work and how the airflow in a HVAC system works. The student will learn how to measure and troubleshoot airflow problems and correct them.

More importantly, the student will learn how to diagnose the electrical circuit using the correct techniques and tools. The student will learn how to troubleshoot the refrigerant circuit and how critical installation and charging is for correct operation using todays tools.

The focus of this course is residential and light commercial HVAC with an overview of other fields for familiarity.



Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 16 Months
Clock Hours 1,728
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $5,344.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,608.50

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
HVAC Mechanic Assistant432Certificate
Domestic Unit Repair864Certificate
Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Technician1296Diploma
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technician1728Diploma

Campus Locations

Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Shelbyville:
1405 Madison St.
Shelbyville, TN 37160

Job Duties

Job Outlook


HVAC Excellence/ESCO - Electrical
HVAC Excellence/ESCO - Electric Heat
HVAC Excellence/ESCO - Gas Heat

Books and Supplies Lists


Scott McKinney
Scott Mckinney

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