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Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Title

Associate in Science and Certificates of Achievement 


The Air Conditioning and Refrigeration program prepares students for employment in the field and provides upgrade opportunities for currently employed personnel. By completing the degree or certificate requirements, the student will gain proficiency in service, troubleshooting, and installation of residential, commercial, and industrial heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems. Students will learn to read wiring diagram, interpret the Uniform Mechanical Code, diagnose control circuits, operate test equipment, and service pneumatic and electronic controls. Competencies will be assessed in accordance with the Environmental Protection Agency certificate criteria. Students completing the program may expect to enter industry as an advanced apprentice or entry-level heating, ventilation, and air conditioning technician.



Industry Technology
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Timothy Muckey
(310) 660-3593 x3302

Mike Stallings
(310) 660-3593 x3626


Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Estimated Annual Earnings

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El Camino College Gainful Employment Disclosure Statement  (HVAC & Refrigeration)

El Camino College Gainful Employment Disclosure Statement  (Refrigeration)

El Camino College Gainful Employment Disclosure Statement (Air Conditioning)

El Camino College Gainful Employment Disclosure Statement  (Electric Controls)

Last Published 1/31/17