2022 - 2023 Dallas College Catalog

2022 - 2023 Catalog
Program: Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology
Title: Rising HVAC Technician Certificate

(Level 1 Certificate)

Cedar Valley, Eastfield and North Lake campus only

NEW

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

This program introduces students to the refrigeration, mechanical, and electrical principles, necessary to begin an air conditioning or refrigeration career as a HVACR technician's helper. Commonly used tools and instruments are introduced, and safety is emphasized. The preferred program alternative is for the students to experience a cooperative work experience at the program's culmination.

Degree Plan Code: C1.HVAC.TECHNICIAN

Course Course Title Credit Hours
HART 1310 HVAC Shop Practices and Tools 3
HART 1401 Basic Electricity for HVAC 4
HART 1403 Air Conditioning Control Principles 4
Semester Total 11
Course Course Title Credit Hours
HART 1407 Refrigeration Principles 4
HART 1380 Cooperative Education - Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology/Technician OR 3
OSHT 1307 Construction Site Safety and Health (3)
Semester Total 7
Minimum Hours Required 18

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.