Heating & Air Technology

Last Updated: 12/1/2020 7:14 PM

Few phases of modern living are untouched by the heating and air conditioning industry. Skilled specialists are required to design, install, and maintain controlled environments in enclosed areas ranging from homes to space satellites. Become a heating and air conditioning professional and enjoy a successful career.


Virtual Open House

Information about our programs and our virtual open house can be found at https://mypath.scctc.org/



Students develop skills and work habits through daily projects inside and outside the environmental controls lab. Students work on projects off campus, like the Project House, that are coordinated by the instructor. Job shadowing, apprenticeships, and mentoring programs are also offered in conjunction with this program.


Experience and Skills Gained

  • HVAC mathematics
  • Basic electricity
  • Introduction to HVAC distribution systems
  • Basic copper and plastic piping practices
  • Soldering and brazing
  • Basic carbon seal piping practices
  • HVAC tools
  • Introduction to sheet metal layout, fabrication, and processes
  • Installing and insulating of ductwork
  • Installation of air distribution accessories


Opportunities After Graduation

Students may earn college credits at Sinclair Community College by successfully completing the Heating & Air Technology Program. This program provides students with skills they can use to earn money while pursuing advanced training.


A Few of the Career Opportunities

  • Engineer
  • Heating and Air Conditioning Company Owner
  • Installation Specialist
  • Sales Representative
  • Service Technician
  • Sheet Metal Mechanic


College Scholarship Opportunities

$3,000 scholarships are available from Clark State Community College and Sinclair Community College to qualified students.


Credentials/ Certifications - ODE Value

EPA-Refrigerant Recovery Core + Level 1 (Small Appliances) - 12 Points

EPA Refrigerant Recovery Core + Level 2 (High Pressure) - 12 Points

EPA Refrigerant Recovery Core + Level 3 (Low Pressure) - 12 Points

EPA Refrigerant Recovery Universal - 12 Points

NCCER Core - 6 Points

NCCER Level 1 - 6 Points

CPR/First Aid - 1 Point

OSHA10 hour training - 1 Point

Clark State Community College - Sem. Hrs.

HVAC 1015 HVAC-R Fundamentals and Practices - 3 Credits

HVAC 1100 Basic Electricity and Motors for HVAC-R - 4 Credits

HVAC 1215 EPA Certifications - 2 Credits

HVAC 2010 Residential Gas Heating - 4 Credits

HVAC 2315 Air Conditioning - 2 Credits

INT 1000 OSHA 10-hr. General Safety - 1 Credit

ITS 1105 Computer Concepts and Software - 3 Credits


Sinclair Community College Credit - Sem. Hrs.

CAT 1431 OSHA Construction Standards 10 hours - 1 Credit

CAT 1810 Construction Techniques I (NCCER Core) - 3 Credits

Students will have the opportunity to earn credentials and college credits based on final program grades and /or test scores.

All credentials and college credits are current as of the posting of this website, but are subject to change.

Springfield-Clark Career Technology Center | 1901 Selma Road | Springfield, OH 45505
Phone: 937.325.7368
Fax: 937.325.7452