The HVAC Maintenance Technology Online Certification program is designed to help students develop technical knowledge and skills related to the installation, repair, and maintenance of residential heating and air conditioning equipment. Graduates will be awarded a Technical Certificate in HVAC Maintenance Technology and EPA Technician Certification as approved by the United States Environmental Protection Agency.
This program is offered fully online to be completed at your own pace, and consists of six course modules: EPA Technician Certification; Air Conditioning Maintenance; Heat Pump Maintenance; Basic Electricity; Electric Furnace Maintenance; Gas Furnace Maintenance.
Students will learn details about HVAC equipment, with an emphasis on making repairs in a safe, efficient, and productive manner. Students will also develop skills in recognizing and testing the components, interpreting the schematic wiring diagram and tracing the sequence of operation, cleaning the equipment and performing annual maintenance, and tweaking settings for optimum efficiency. In addition, students will learn HVAC terminology, energy saving tips, technological advancements, tools and test instruments used in the trade, and more.