• HVAC & Refrigeration Technology  

    PA Department of Labor High Priority Occupation!
  • Students working with technology

     
    This program is a great fit for students who are interested in using their hands and their minds to find solutions to everyday problems. In this program, students can expect to learn how to use industry standard tools, basic wiring and advanced electronics. This program prepares students to pursue a career or college.
     
    Sample Career Skills
     
    Beginner:
    • Identify and use industry standard tools
    • Learn about OSHA industry standard safety regulations
    Intermediate:
    • Assemble piping and tubing
    • Understand electrical and control wiring and build a circuit
    • Learn and practice sheet metal fabrication
    Advanced:
    • Install a full HVAC system
    • Demonstrate the ability to troubleshoot HVAC equipment
  • Certifications 

    EPA Section 608 Refrigerant Recovery Certificate
     
    Pennsylvania Skills Certificate
     
    S/P2 Construction
     
    Student Electronics Technician (SET) Certification
     
     

    College Credits

    Open Dual Enrollment Credits
    Delaware County Community College
     
    Concurrent Dual Enrollment Credits
    Pennsylvania College of Technology
     
    SOAR Credits
    Delaware County Community College
    Johnson College
    Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology
     
    1:1 Articulation Credits
    Brightwood Career Institute
    Pittsburgh Technical College
    University of Northwest Ohio
     
    Click here for more information on opportunities to earn college credit.
     
     

    Workplace Opportunities

    Upperclassmen may be hired at local companies such as: Brandywine Hospital, Longwood Gardens, Comfort Zone Heating and Wheatley Heating and Air. Co-ops allow students to work during their school day, earn real-world experience and build their resumes.
     
     
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    The Department of Education provides a CIP Code to approved Programs of Study (POS).  Schools and postsecondary institutions use the CIP code to categorize the POS, outline the scope and sequence of educational offerings and develop a POS task list. Click here to review the task list.   
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