Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration

1350 Clock Hour Certificate Program

Perry LocationThe HVAC/R program, offered at North Florida College's Perry Location, offers students the knowledge and skills to perform heating, air conditioning and refrigeration maintenance, installations and repairs.

NFC's state-of-the-art training equipment allows for real-world experiences. This hands-on education prepares students for employment at construction firms, residential and commercial companies, or for advanced training in the HVAC/R industry. Through the program, students can obtain an EPA certification and North American Technician Excellence (NATE) certification prior to graduation.

The program:

  • Focuses on broad, transferable skills
  • Stresses the understanding of the heating, air-conditioning, refrigeration and ventilation industry
  • Demonstrates industry elements of:
  • Planning
  • Management
  • Finance
  • Technical and production skills
  • Underlying principles of technology
  • Health, safety and environmental issues

Admission Requirements

  • Submit an application for admission with payment of the $20 non-refundable fee to the NFC Office of Admissions.
  • Submit official, sealed transcripts from your high school/GED and all previously or currently enrolled colleges to the NFC Office of Admissions. Must have a high school diploma or its equivalent, unless dual enrolled.
  • Dual Enrolled students must have approval from the high school principal and meet dual enrollment criteria. Students must at least 16 years of age.
  • Complete a basic skills assessment within the first six (6) weeks of admission into the program and achieve the required minimum basic skills levels of Reading 9.0, Language 9.0, and Mathematics 10.0 prior to program completion. Exemptions from basic skills requirements will be evaluated by the Office of Enrollment Services and the program advisor. Students not meeting basic skills requirements may not be awarded a certificate of completion.HVAC Worker