The Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Technology Program prepares students for skilled positions installing and servicing heating and cooling systems.
Students receive intensive training in labs to apply lecture material to practical situations. An Associate of Applied Science Degree, a 45-credit hour diploma or certificates (furnace, heat pump, or air conditioning) are options available to the students.
As part of the degree program, students may participate in a summer internship with local HVAC/R employers to receive valuable on-the-job training.
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What's New in HVAC/R
Applications open for Kiewit Scholars Program
Non-traditional and applied technology students, low-income individuals and GED recipients may be able to receive financial assistance with tuition, fees and books through the Kiewit Scholars Program at North Platte Community College.
HVAC-R students learn about industrial chiller
Brian Barry, senior technician project manager for Boiler Chiller Systems out of Omaha, speaks to Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration students at North Platte Community College Tuesday.
HVAC/R Technology Diploma
HVACR Training Diploma is intended for students who want hands-on skills and job knowledge for service and installation employment. Students will complete the required courses for the fall, spring, and summer terms of the HVAC training program for a total of 44 semester credit hours. Students seeking the Diploma option should plan on a maximum of 8 credit hours for internships for this award.
Internships are an option for this program. A student may take additional electives instead of an internship.
MPCC offers three different
HVAC/R Certifications: Furnace Certificate, Air Conditioning Certificate, and Heat Pump Certificate. These provide a limited educational opportunity to enhance a student's skill and ability in each specialty area by completing the required classes for each area.