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Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning/Refrigeration (HVAC/R)

32-601-1 Technical Diploma (two-year)
Campus: Superior

Financial Aid Eligible

Residential. Public. Light Commercial.

The air conditioning and refrigeration industry is one of the fastest growing occupations. This program will prepare students to design, install, service, maintain, and operate HVAC/R systems in residential, public, and light commercial buildings. The basic concepts of geothermal heating and cooling will be introduced. Students will be trained to service systems in residential homes, hospitals, government buildings, schools, hotels and motels, apartment buildings, and office buildings.

Special Feature

This program is unique in the state.

The HVAC/R program at Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College has adopted new certification guidelines established by The National Coalition of Certifications (NC3), working with Trane, a leader in the HVAC/R industry.

NC3 was established to address the need for strong industry partnerships with educational institutions in order to develop, implement, and sustain industry-recognized certifications that have strong validation and assessment standards.

NC3 has developed a comprehensive, workforce development program for training and professional certifications. NC3 members are provided with expert consultation from facility planning, faculty training, and the support necessary for professional certification programs.

Admission Requirements

Students in this program must:

Program Outcomes

Employers will expect graduates of this program to be able to:

Program Costs

The estimated total program cost for the two-year Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning/Refrigeration program is $8,660 (does not include books, tools, supplies, or uniforms). This program is eligible for financial aid. View more information on program and costs.

The above tuition amounts do not include miscellaneous fees for various courses, tools, books, supplies, or uniforms. 

Tools and Personal Safety Equipment (PDF) $821.57 depending on personal needs
EPA Section 608 Seminar & Exam $66.00 approx. cost TBA

WITC Superior offers two separate scholarships to help offset tuition costs.
Twin Ports Chapter Construction Specification Institute Awards: 2 @ $375
These scholarships are open to students in the Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning/Refrigeration program with a minimum GPA of 2.0.
To apply visit our Apply for a WITC Scholarship Web page.

Specific information on program costs to include textbook lists and other required program materials can be obtained from the Admissions Advisor at the campus you plan to attend.