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    Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVACR)

    Our 11-month program in Columbus, Ohio is a fast, affordable way to gain the skills you need to receive credentials in Commercial HVACR. 

    • Evening classes, Monday-Thursday 5:30 P.M.- 9:00 P.M.
    • Classes are held at Fort Hayes Career Center, 546 Jack Gibbs Blvd. Columbus, OH 43215
    • Contact HVACR Program Coordinator, Jamie Minor, at jminor@columbus.k12.oh.us with questions

    HVAC Excellence Employment Ready Certifications- ESCO

    Gas Heat (135 Hours) Mon/Wed

    Combustion theory, electrical troubleshooting, furnace installation & service, furnace troubleshooting, heating safety, heating system & components.

    Electrical (145 Hours) Tue/Thur

    Components, meter usage, safety, theory, troubleshooting, fundamentals of motors and capacitors, interpreting electrical diagrams.

    Light Commercial Air Conditioning (180 Hours) 

    Commercial AC systems & components, equipment installation & service, refrigeration theory & application, troubleshooting.

    System Diagnostics & Troubleshooting (140 Hours)

    Recovery requirements, AC&R Theory, air supply and delivery, AC&R equipment and tools, AC&R systems and components, system evacuation.


    NOTE: Certification of OSHA 10 is included in Gas Heat. Certification of EPA 608 is included in Light Commercial Air Conditioning.


    Total Hours - 600



    The entire program tuition is $7,200. Or you can earn employment ready credentials in the following areas: Gas Heat, Electrical, Light Commercial Air Conditioning, and System Diagnostics & Troubleshooting for $15 per credit hour.  Financial Aid is available for those who qualify.  Call our financial aid coordinator at 380.997.7620.


    Program Application 

    Click here for our online application.

    Requirements to Enroll

    Click here for 2 pathways to admission into the HVACR program.