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  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Technology student.
    94% Graduate Employment/Transfer rate
    That's right! Ninety-four percent of SCC's 2019 graduates found work or continued their education.
    Placement
    HVACR Best Value Award 2020.
    Technicians are in demand!
    HVACR Best Value Award 2020.
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    Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Technology student.
    94% Graduate Employment/Transfer rate
    That's right! Ninety-four percent of SCC's 2019 graduates found work or continued their education.
    Placement
    Mike Roth.
    Faculty Spotlight - Mike Roth
    Students can expect to learn correct procedures and have a good understanding of the industry.
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Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Technology

  •  Estimated Cost: $10,966

    Program Length: 4 semesters

    Locations: Milford

    Start Term(s): Fall

    Awards Offered: AAS

    Program Description

    Prepare yourself for the hottest and coolest career with a degree from our Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Technology program. Our four-semester program prepares you to design, build, install, service, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair heating and cooling systems year-round. You will take hands-on lecture/lab courses during the first three semesters before putting your education to work during your final semester through our Cooperative Education Experience.

    You will be successful in our Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Technology program if you:

    • enjoy problem solving
    • are good at using diagnostic testing to determine outcomes
    • are able to research and analyze outcome
    • will work outside in all kinds of weather
    • have good manual dexterity and ability to see and manipulate small objects
    • are able to communicate effectively with a diverse customer base
    • take direction and work independently, depending on the project
    • can sense when something is wrong or likely to go wrong
    • are a sequential and analytical thinker
    1. Want to learn more about SCC? Come see how SCC will help you achieve Your Path to Possible! Schedule a campus visit!
    2. Need help exploring career opportunities or navigating the admissions process? Schedule an appointment with an Admissions Counselor.
    3. Ready to apply? Complete an Application for Admission.
    4. Submit ACT, SAT, Next Generation Accuplacer, or Accuplacer test scores (reading and math) or official college transcripts showing completion of post-secondary coursework in English and math to the Admissions Office at any SCC location.

    We will train you for a high-demand career in the HVAC/R industry as the go-to expert in solving heating and cooling issues. Recent SCC graduates report an average starting annual salary of $37,440. Career options include:

    • Apprentice Steamfitter
    • Apprentice Technician
    • Building Engineer
    • HVAC Technician
    • Maintenance Specialist
    • Service Manager
    • Service Technician

    Mike Roth, Program Director
    AAS, Southeast Community College
    Related Work Experience: 1991 to present
    Instructional Experience: 2011 to present
    1-800-933-7223, ext. 8263
    mroth@southeast.edu

    Jeff Boaz, Instructor
    Degree, Redwing Area Vocational Institute
    BA, Concordia University
    NATE, RSES, ICE
    Related Work Experience: 1980 to present
    Instructional Experience: 1994 to present
    1-800-933-7223, ext. 8262
    jboaz@southeast.edu

    Dan Pearson,   Instructor
    AAS Northeast Community College
    Related Work Experience: 1976 to present
    Instructional Experience: 2012 to present
    1-800-933-7223,  ext.  8421
    dpearson@southeast.edu

    Bill Rethmeier, Instructor
    AAS, Southeast Community College
    BS, Doane College
    Related Work Experience: 1987 to present
    Instructional Experience: 2013 to present
    1-800-933-7223, ext. 8267
    wrethmeier@southeast.edu

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