School of Applied Technology

Air Conditioning /Heating /Refrigeration (KACC)

Certificate of Completion
960 Hours

This is an entry-level program for prospective technicians and is designed to prepare students for future employment in the heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration (HVACR) industry.

The program consists of 6 major sections with required core training courses and elective courses designed to allow students to determine which area of the HVACR industry they would like to specialize in.

Throughout training students will be given the opportunity to demonstrate, thereby ertifying, their skills by participating in nationally recognized tests which provide “Employment Ready” certifications.

Occupations in this Area

For state and national occupation information, visit http://online.onetcenter.org/find/and enter the following O*Net code(s):

  • 49-9021.00 Heating, Air Conditioning, Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
  • 49-9021.01 Heating and Air Conditioning Mechanics
  • 49-9021.02 Refrigeration Mechanics

Tuition and Fees

  • Application Fee: $40.00
  • Tuition: $2,016.00
  • Student Fees: $144.00
  • Lab Fees: $110.00
  • Books/Supplies: $885.00

Total Estimated Cost: $3,155.00
(subject to change without notice)

Certification Tests (as needed):

  • EPA 608: $65.00
  • EPA 608 Study Guide: $12.95
  • EPA 410A: $45.00
  • EPA 410A Study Guide: $20.00
  • EPA 609-Auto: $20.00

Rocky Mountain Gas Association: $85.00

Financial Aid

VA, PELL

Requirements

TABE or TRANSCRIPT (Basic Skills Assessment):

  • Reading: 8.0
  • Math: 10.0

Able to lift at least 25 Lbs.

Available Class Schedule

Meadowbrook Campus

250 West 3900 South
Salt Lake City, Utah 84107

Mon - Thu 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Mon & Wed 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.


Required Courses: (720 Clock Hours)

Course

Title

Clock Hours

Semesters

Prerequisite

KACC 0100

Safety Fundamentals

20

A

 

KACC 0105

Green Energy Systems

40

A

 

KACC 0200

Fundamentals of Electricity

180

A

 

KACC 0220

Electrical Applications

140

A

 

KACC 0230

HVAC Fundamentals

20

A

 

KACC 0240

Applied Combustion Theory

80

A

 

KACC 0250

Applied Refrigeration Theory

70

A

 

KACC 0260

Automotive A/C Service

10

A

 

KACC 0300

Residential HVAC Systems

160

A

 

KACC 0290

Employment Workshop

0-10

A

 


Elective Courses

(Choose Two For 160 Clock Hours)

Course

Title

Clock Hours

Semesters

Prerequisite

KACC 0400

Light Commercial HVAC Systems

80

A

 

KACC 0420

Commercial HVAC Systems

80

A

 

KACC 0440

Commercial Heat/Refrigeration

80

A

 

(Choose One For 80 Clock Hours Minimum)

Course

Title

Clock Hours

Semesters

Prerequisite

KACC 0500

Capstone Project

80

A

 

KACC 0990

HVAC Externship

80-240

A

 


Program Student Learning Outcomes

Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes

 

  1. Acquire Substantive Knowledge
  2. Communicate Effectively
  3. Develop Quantitative Literacy
  4. Think Critically and Creatively
  5. Civic Engagement
  6. Work Professionally and Constructively
  7. Develop Computer and Information Literacy

Students will successfully complete 3rd party certifications in the following areas as required:

  • EPA 608 (CFC) Certification
  • EPA 609 (automotive CFC Certification
  • RMGA Gas Service Training Certification
  • HVAC Excellence “Employment Ready” Certification in various areas of HVAC training.  (certifications based on course electives selected)
  • COSA Carbon Monoxide Safety Certification
  • AC&R R-410A Safety Certification
  • GMC “Green Mechanical” Awareness Certification

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Students will obtain training related jobs.  The various certificates earned in this program should provide a positive influence to their hiring potential by employers.

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Students will be able to apply their training toward completion of an apprenticeship or AAS degree through their continuation in the consecutive SLCC programs.

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Students will learn skills associated with improving energy and environmental efficiencies that the students will find beneficial for their career opportunities.

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Department Contact Info

Meadowbrook Campus
Building A
Office A129E

General Information
801-957-7522

Program Information
801-957-3354

Academic Advisor
Butch Steffen
South City Campus (SCC) 1-061J-E
801-957-5832

Program Faculty

Instructors
George Lange