This program includes a study of air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration for residential and light commercial equipment. Students are trained to be HVAC technicians in a real-world, hands-on lab environment.
Students who complete the WITCC Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Diploma Program have the opportunity to take a test to enter the WITCC HVAC Apprenticeship program. If students pass the test, at a 75% rate, they may earn credit for Year 1 of the WITCC HVAC Apprenticeship program. In order for students to begin Year 2 of the apprenticeship program, they must be business sponsored and working 2000 hours annually. Upon completing the WITCC HVAC Apprenticeship Program, which has had the standards approved by the Department of Labor, Office of Apprenticeship, and completers will be eligible to take the Iowa Journeyman HVAC licensing examination.