Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration I
In this first course of the instructional program, students are taught to professionally install, repair, and maintain the operating conditions of heating, ventilation, air-conditioning, and refrigeration (HVACR) systems. Students work with piping and tubing, study the principles of heat and electricity, install duct systems, and comply with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations. Successful completion of the two-course sequence may prepare students for a career as an HVACR technician. Contextual instruction and student participation in co-curricular career and technical student organization (CTSO) activities will develop leadership, interpersonal, and career skills. High-quality work-based learning (HQWBL) will provide experiential learning opportunities related to students' career goals and/or interests, integrated with instruction, and performed in partnership with local businesses and organizations.
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A combination of this course and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses, is a concentration sequence. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses based on their career pathways. A program completer is a student who has met the requirements for a CTE concentration sequence and all other requirements for high school graduation or an approved alternative education program.
Industry Credentials (Only apply to 36-week courses)
- Air Conditioning Service Examination
- College and Career Readiness Assessment (CCRA+)
- Core: Introduction to Basic Construction Skills Assessment
- Customer Service Specialist (CSS) Examination
- EPA Technician Examinations
- Gas Heating Service Examination
- HBI Pre-Apprenticeship Certificate Training (PACT) Assessments
- HBI/NAHB Residential Construction Academy (RCA) Series Student Certification Assessments
- Heat Pump Service Examination
- Heating, Electrical, Air Conditioning Technology (HEAT) Examination
- Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration (HVAC/R) Assessment
- Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Assessment
- HVAC Excellence Employment Ready Examinations
- HVAC Excellence Specialty Examinations
- HVACR Level One Assessment
- Installer (or Service) Core (HVAC/R) Examination
- International Code Council Residential Mechanical (HVAC) Inspector (M1) Examination
- National Career Readiness Certificate Assessment
- Professional Communication Certification Examination
- Workplace Readiness Skills for the Commonwealth Examination
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