Design, Manufacturing, Construction & Applied Technologies

Design, Manufacturing, Construction & Applied Technologies

Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology

This program prepares you to install, repair, and maintain heating, air conditioning, and cooling systems. You’ll learn how to use the latest industry equipment and master concepts of heat transfer, pressure and temperature laws, electrical circuitry, and more. Your associate degree prepares you to complete a professional certification exam.

Job Titles & Career Information

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  • Heating and Air Conditioning Mechanics and Installers

    Install, service, or repair heating and air conditioning systems in residences or commercial establishments.

    Hourly Wage: $18.62

    Currently Employed: 2583

    Projections:

    2583 people are employed as Heating and Air Conditioning Mechanics and Installers. This number is expected to increase by 7.86% over the next four years.

    Austin Community College MSA Map

  • Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers

    Install and repair industrial and commercial refrigerating systems.

    Hourly Wage: $18.62

    Currently Employed: 2583

    Projections:

    2583 people are employed as Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers. This number is expected to increase by 7.86% over the next four years.

    Austin Community College MSA Map

Data analysis of traditional and real-time labor market information (LMI) provided in collaboration with Emsi (Economic Modeling Specialists International), a CareerBuilder company.

Program Map

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Awards in This Program

Associate of Applied Science

  • Heating, Air Conditioning, & Refrigeration Technology

Certificate Level 1

  • Heating, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Technology

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ACC offers a variety of degree and certificate options to get you ready for the next step in your academic and career journey. Choosing the right award path is an important first step to reach your goals.