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Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning/Refrigeration 1 & 2

Install, service, maintain heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration units.

Exciting Career Fields:

  • Technician Mechanic
  • Field Supervisor
  • Assistant Service Manager
  • HVAC Manager
  • General Manager

Rapid changes in Air Conditioning, Refrigeration, and Heating service continue to open a multitude of career opportunities in environmental control of both commercial and residential buildings. As a student in the Air Conditioning, Refrigeration, and Heating Technology Program, you will be equipped with the skills and knowledge required to launch your new career as an entry-level installer. Okaloosa Technical College will make sure you have the skills to use the tools of the trade to embark on your new career in Air Conditioning, Refrigeration, and Heating Technology. With the knowledge, and training,  you receive you can be well prepared to pass the EPA 608 certification test, the ESCO ER-AC Exam and more. As the seasons change, systems change; but the need for solid technical knowledge and skills never changes.
Air Conditioning, Refrigeration & Heating Technology is a high demand career field. The program trains students for employment as heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics, installers and service technicians.

  • Install, service, maintain, and troubleshoot heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration units for both new construction and existing units.

  • Design, production, installation, and maintenance of efficient, cost-effective air conditioning and heating systems.

Companies Who Have Hired Our StudentsCourse Hours & CostsAdvisors Council MembersInstructors

Companies Who Have Hired Our Students

  • Mills Heating & Air
  • Murphy’s Home Service, Inc.
  • CSS Commercial Service Solutions
  • Emerald Air
  • Covenant Air
  • Waffle House
  • Ramada Inn
  • Emerald Grand
  • GS Gelato
  • Executive Air
  • Holiday Inn
  • Kool Breeze
  • Chosen Heating & Air
  • Fairway Apartments
  • Hulburt Field AFB
  • Eglin AFB
  • Duke Field
  • Progressive Air
  • Tempe Cure AC
  • Shoreline Towers
  • Johnstone Supply
  • Air Engineers
  • Harbor Docks Seafood
  • Holt Phillips
  • Indyne
  • One Heat & Air
  • Bayou Mechanical
  • Emerald Grand Destin


Program Course Hours & Costs

Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning/Refrigeration 1

OCP Course Number Course Title Course Length
A ACR0000 Air-Conditioning/Refrigeration and Heating Helper 250 Hours
B ACR0001 Air-Conditioning/Refrigeration and Heating Mechanic Assistant 250 Hours
C ACR0012 Air-Conditioning/Refrigeration and Heating Mechanic 1 250 Hours

Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning/Refrigeration 2

A ACR0013 Air-Conditioning/Refrigeration and Heating Mechanic 2 250 Hours
B ACR0044 Air-Conditioning/Refrigeration and Heating Technician
350 Hours
B ACR0045 Refrigeration Mechanic 350 Hours


Estimate of Program Costs
Total Tuition and Fees Detail:
$2190.00 Florida Resident Tuition ($2.92 x 750 hours)
Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning/Refrigeration 1
$1752.00 Florida Resident Tuition ($2.92 x 600 hours)
Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning/Refrigeration 2
$400 Lab Fees (per academic semester)
$50 Registration Fees (1 time per Program)
Textbook & Kits Estimated Cost:
$357.38 Estimated Textbook Total
Full Textbook listing available in front office
TBA Kit Fee
For estimation purposes only. Rates are based on the 2024-2025 School Year. Prices are subject to change.

Corey Fink

HCA Florida FW-Destin Hospital

Chris Brown

HCA Florida FW-Destin Hospital

Jesse Tucker

Air Engineers

Isaiah Hawkins

Emerald Air

Kenneth Barnes Sr.

T&K Cooling and Heating,Inc

Richard (Peanut) Ferrell

Mills Heating and Air

Brett Standland

Mills Heating and Air

Jackson White

Mills Heating and Air

Joshua Sipes


Jore Whiten

Henderson Beach Resort

Kenneth Walczak

Henderson Beach Resort

HVAC Instructors




Kirt Carle
HVAC Instructor
[email protected]

Davin Scott
HVAC Instructor
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**This program has a MONEY-BACK GUARANTEE.  (Click Here to Read More)

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