Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning

Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Certificate

Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Certificate

What is HVAC?  student working on a piece of HVAC equipment

The heating, ventilation and air conditioning program provides the skills needed to install, service and maintain commercial and residential heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment. Upon completion of this program, students should be capable of installing a commercial or residential heating and ventilation system, perform routine maintenance, conduct standard tests to ensure operating efficiency.The program is appropriate for pre-service entry-level students as well as current employees who desire an upgrading of their current knowledge and skills.

Program Options

Students can earn a certificate in Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning. Core HVAC courses are taught in the evening, keeping the working student in mind.

Hands On Training and Experience

Courses in the Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning program are offered in a face-to-face format and consist of course lecture and a real world lab experience.  The courses are taught in our newly constructed, state of the art HVAC lab, located in the Peter Miller Community Technology Center. Courses are taught by industry professionals with years of experience in sales and service.


IVCC tuition is just one-third to one-fourth the cost of state universities and far below most private institutions. An approximation of tuition and fees and cost comparison can be found on the IVCC website at www.ivcc.edu/payment and at www.ivcc.edu/save.
Many scholarship opportunities are available through the IVCC Foundation at
www.ivcc.edu/foundation and Financial Aid is available for those who qualify at www.ivcc.edu/financialaid.

Career Options

Service Technician, Installer/Mechanic, Contractor, and Owner

Program Contact

Dr. Shane Lange
Dean of Workforce Development Division
Office - C-318
(815) 224-0219