This program is delivered only through Matanuska-Susitna College.
The Occupational Endorsement Certificate (OEC) in Refrigeration and Heating prepares students with the technical skills required to install, diagnose, and repair modern commercial and residential heating, ventilation, air-conditioning, and refrigeration (HVAC/R) systems.
- Complete the General University Requirements for Occupational Endorsement Certificates.
- Complete the following major requirements with a minimum grade of C:
|RH A101||Refrigeration and Air Conditioning I||4|
|RH A105||Electrical Circuits for Refrigeration and Heating||3|
|RH A107||Fundamentals of Heating||4|
|RH A109||HVAC/R Codes||1|
|RH A122||Refrigeration and Air Conditioning II||4|
|RH A124||HVAC/R Distribution Systems||4|
|RH A126||HVAC/R Control Systems||3|
|RH A132||HVAC/R Troubleshooting Essentials||1|
A minimum of 24 credits are required for the degree.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
Students graduating with an Occupational Endorsement Certificate in Refrigeration & Heating will be able to:
Apply the fundamental laws of physics related to the Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration (HVAC/R) industry.
Understand and describe the function of individual components that make up HVAC/R systems.
Work safely with tools, torches, electricity, refrigerants, heating fuels, and other equipment and material associated with HVAC/R work.
Follow work practices that are environmentally responsible.
Systematically troubleshoot HVAC/R systems.
Apply municipal, state, and national mechanical codes to decisions involving the design, installation, operation, and maintenance of HVAC/R systems.