This one year program offers the essential theory, along with related hands on experience, in various energy systems technology fields. It prepares the student to work in industries such as energy auditing, Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems design, HVAC equipment troubleshooting and repair, and power plants operation. The program can be completed during the day or evening. Graduates will qualify to test for the oil burner technician license, EPA certification, and fireman’s license.
- Estimated Length of Program: 1 year
- Credential Awarded: Certificate of Completion in Heating/Ventilation/Air Conditioning
I have nothing but positive things to say about this program. I received great instruction and education from the two professors who teach the program.Mitchell J. Kellogg, Class of 2018, Girard Heating and Air Conditioning, Westfield
This program prepares individuals for employment in entry-level positions in the heating and air conditioning industry. Fundamentals of oil burner and air conditioning maintenance, repair, and installation are the focus of this program. Students are given the opportunity to earn additional awards by taking the Certificate of Competency and Stationary Fireman's examinations as directed by the Mass. Department of Public Safety, and the EPA Technician certification. Students who complete the required course of study are prepared for employment in one of the following occupations: heating systems technician, refrigeration technician, power plant operator, and electrical controls troubleshooter.
Minimum Grade Requirement: Students must achieve a "D" as the minimum passing grade in all 'ENGY' series technical courses. A student must have earned a minimum QPA of 2.0 for graduation.
Upon successful completion of the requirements for this program, a Certificate of Completion in Heating/Ventilation/Air Conditioning from STCC will be awarded.