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 technician. 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.

 

Fees and Tuition

OCP: A / Course: ACR0041

Title: AC, Refrigeration & Heating Helper

Length: 250 hours

 

OCP: B / Course: ACR0043

Title: AC, Refrigeration & Heating Mechanic Assistant

Length: 250 hours

 

OCP: C / Course: ACR0047

Title: AC, Refrigeration & Heating Mechanic 1

Length: 250 hours

 

Estimated Program Costs:

Total Tuition & Fee Detail

$2,190.00 - Florida Resident Tuition

                   ($2.92 x 750 hours)

$200.00 - Lab Fees (per semester)

$35.00 - Registration Fees

$15.00 Miscellaneous

$2,440.00 Tuition Fees Total for program

Textbook Estimated Cost:

$133.76 (Full Textbook listing in front office)

Air Conditioning, Refrigeration &
Heating Technology 1
Air Conditioning, Refrigeration &
Heating Technology 2

OCP: A / Course: ACR0049

Title: AC, Refrigeration & Heating Mechanic 2

Length: 250 hours

 

OCP: B / Course: ACR0044

Title: AC, Refrig. & Heating Mechanic

Technician

Length: 350 hours

and / or

OCP: D / Course: ACR0045

Title: AC, Refrigeration Mechanic

Length: 350 hours

 

Estimated Program Costs:

Total Tuition & Fee Detail

$1,752.00 - Florida Resident Tuition

                   ($2.92 x 600 hours)

$200.00 - Lab Fees (per semester)

$35.00 - Registration Fees

$15.00 Miscellaneous

$2,002.00 Tuition Fees Total for program

Textbook Estimated Cost:

$133.76 (Full Textbook listing in front office)

Industry Certifications
Business Partner

Billy Mosteferis
HVAC Instructor

 

Cell # 850-830-COOL (2665)

Davin Scott
HVAC Instructor

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

Advisory Council Members

  • James Murphy                    Murphy’s AC

  • Frank McKee                      Murphy’s AC

  • Johnathan Dandridge        Climate Engineers of Florida

  • Kenneth Barnes                  T&K Cooling and Heating Inc.

  • Charles Marquardt             Jordan Air

  • Terry Adkinson                   Mills AC

  • Phil Taylor                           Sarge’s Home Repairs

  • Bernie Swerka                     Rental Property Service

  • Pete Williams                      Contractor

Director:  Jerry Sansom

Assistant Director: Kelly Hayes

Assistant Director: Scott Huerkamp

Phone: 850-833-3500 / Fax: 850-833-3466

 

1976 Lewis Turner Boulevard

Fort Walton Beach, Florida 32547

Main Office Hours:

Monday - Thursday: 7am - 5pm

Friday: 7am - 2pm