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    Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVACR)

    Our 12-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
    • Questions? Call 380-997-7618

    HVAC Excellence Employment Ready Certifications- ESCO

    Electrical (140 Hours)  

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

    Gas Heat (140 Hours)     

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

    Certification of OSHA 10 is included in this course.

    Light Commercial Air Conditioning (180 Hours) 

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

    The EPA 608 Universal Certification is included in this course.

    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.


    Total Hours - 600



    The entire program tuition is $7,200. Financial Aid is available for those who qualify.  Call our financial aid coordinator at 380.997.7620. More information here.


    Program Requirements

    • Complete program application
    • High School Diploma or High School Equivalency verification

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

    • Legal Photo I.D. or Driver's License
    • Social Security Card

    Application Packet

    Submit applications to the Student Services-HVACR Office at 2323 Lexington Avenue, Columbus OH 43211

    Questions? Contact Valerie Griffith (380)997-7618 vgriffith4290@columbus.k12.oh.us