# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration II Course Description

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration II (8504/36 weeks, 280 hours) Course Description

Course Description

Course Code:8504
Co-op:Available
Duration:36 weeks, 280 hours
Suggested Grade Levels:11–12
Prerequisites:Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration I (8503/36 weeks, 140 hours)

This instructional program teaches students to professionally install, repair, and maintain the operating conditions of heating and cooling systems. Students also explore emerging technologies, EPA regulations and conservation techniques, and R-410A systems. Completion of this sequence may prepare students for a number of certification exams, helpful for employment in a variety of HVACR occupations.

As noted in Superintendent’s Memo #058-17 (2-28-2017), this Career and Technical Education (CTE) course must maintain a maximum pupil-to-teacher ratio of 20 students to one teacher, due to safety regulations. The 2016-2018 biennial budget waiver of the teacher-to-pupil ratio staffing requirement does not apply.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Architecture and Construction
    • Construction
    • Design/Pre-Construction
    • Maintenance and Operations
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
    • Engineering and Technology

Available Credentials

Upon completion of the course

Certifications

Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.