This program is intended to prepare students for jobs in the air conditioning and refrigeration field. Upon successful completion of the program, the student is prepared for full-time employment. The occupational objectives include service, maintenance, repair, and installation of air conditioning and refrigeration equipment.
In order to learn more about possible transfer opportunities associated with this program of study please visit here. Students interested in transferring should contact an advisor or counselor to further discuss their plans.
Credit for Prior Learning
Northern Virginia Community College accepts industry-standard certifications, credentials and/or professional courses for credit. Broadly, licenses, credentials and/or certifications must be current and valid for consideration. For more information regarding the status of the certification and its eligibility for credit, please see an advisor or faculty members in the discipline area that awards CPL credit.
The most current information can be found here for CPL: Certifications and Credentials.
Program Degrees and Certificates
- Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, A.A.S.
- Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, Certificate
- HVAC-R and Facilities Services Technology, C.S.C.
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