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HVAC Technology Program Overview

College of The Albemarle’s (COA) Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration HVAC Technology program, offered at COA – Edenton-Chowan and COA – Dare, will give you the skills needed to work with residential and light commercial systems, as well as assist in the start up, preventive maintenance, service, repair, and installation of residential and light commercial systems.

HVAC Technology Program and Dual Enrollment (YouTube video)

Course work covers:

  • Air conditioning
  • Furnaces
  • Heat pumps
  • Tools and instruments
  • Mechanical refrigeration
  • Heating and cooling theory
  • Electricity
  • Controls and safety

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Complete layout drawings for HVAC systems using an approved engineering methods
  2. Demonstrate proficiency in refrigeration concepts and theory based on the Federal 608 CFC Certification
  3. Demonstrate knowledge about the refrigeration cycle explaining the major components and the physical state of the refrigeration in the system
  4. Identify an electrical fault on an AC system, using knowledge of Ohm’s Law


Occupational Outlook Handbook

Curriculum Guides

Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration (HVAC) Technology Diploma Curriculum Guide (PDF)

Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration (HVAC) Technology Certificate I and II Curriculum Guides (PDF)