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Air Conditioning, Heating, Refrigeration and Electrical Technology


HVACThis one-year certificate program, open to male and female applicants, is designed to provide students with job-entry knowledge and skills in the practical application of air-conditioning, heating, refrigeration, residential wiring, and commercial wiring.  The program of study includes, but is not limited to, methods of installing, maintaining, diagnosing, and repairing equipment.  Computer simulation programs are used to improve diagnostic skills.  Specific competencies taught include gas brazing and soldering, electrical circuits and motor analysis, system troubleshooting, conduit bending, wire size estimating, and circuit installations. 

Enrollment is offered to new students in the Fall and Spring semesters.  The program is offered only at the Wharton campus. 


  • Must meet all admission requirements to Wharton County Junior College
  • Testing is NOT required for entrance into the program
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