Department Chair

Lafayette Hall, Room 146-A, 2201 Hull Rd., Fayetteville, NC 28303
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8:00AM to 5:00PM
Justin Hawkes

A/C, Heating, & Refrigeration Technology @ FTCC

Heating, air conditioning and refrigeration are everywhere!
Which means that heating, air conditioning and refrigeration technicians are needed everywhere – in homes, schools, hospitals, offices, restaurants, etc. Employment opportunities include working for companies that service residential systems, commercial systems, or both. With enough work experience and training you can pursue a mechanical contractor’s license from the state and open your own company. Our field is projected to grow much faster than the average occupation. As residential and commercial building construction increases, so will the demand for a qualified HVAC technicians.

Course work includes:

  • Electricity controls and safety
  • Heating and cooling theory
  • Mechanical refrigeration
The diploma program covers air conditioning, furnaces, heat pumps, tools and instruments.
The associate degree in applied science also covers residential building codes, residential system sizing, and advanced comfort systems.

Career Paths

Diploma graduates should be able to assist in the start up, preventive maintenance, service, repair, and/or installation of residential and light commercial systems. Associate in Applied Science degree graduates should be able to demonstrate an understanding of system selection and balance and advanced systems.

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At FTCC you can earn a degree, diploma or certificate in A/C, Heating, & Refrigeration Technology. Contact an Admissions Counselor for assistance or Apply Now!

Associate Degree

A/C, Heating, & Refrigeration Technology (A35100)

Program Length: 5 Semesters
Prerequisite: High School Diploma, Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Associate in Applied Science

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