Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC)

The best, highest paid HVACR (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration) Technicians:

  • Have mastered fundamental HVACR concepts
  • Are practiced in the art of critical thinking
  • Effectively communicate details of their work to customers and co-workers.

For more than 25 years, we have been focused on these high performing characteristics! 

     Students learn how to swage and flare copper tubing

     Students discuss the function of HVAC system components

     Student practices copper brazing

     Student connects a refrigerant recovery unit

To this end, our highly trained, exceptionally experienced instructors guide students toward a successful HVAC career in our state of the art, 7,000 square foot training facility. Throughout the program, you may take NATE, R-401A, EPA/Federal Clean Air Act – Section 608, or NCCER industry certifications.

Equipped with a degree, certificate, and/or certification in air conditioning, your first job as an HVAC Technician is closer than you might think!


  • Air Conditioning Associates of Science Degree (F.8030.AS)


  • Air Conditioning - Certificate of Achievement (F.8030.CA.AS)
  • Air Conditioning, Commercial, Heating & Ducting Systems (F.8031.CA)
  • Air Conditioning Mechanical & Electrical Systems (F.8032.CA)
  • Air Conditioning Technology Overview (F.8033.CA)
  • Air Conditioning, Digital Air Conditioning Controls (F.8034.CA)
  • Industrial Refrigeration: RETA - CARO/EPA section 608 (F.8231.CN)

Join Now

To get things started, apply online. Be sure to also complete the online orientation, activate a WebAdvisor account and student email.

Once you have a student ID number, call 559.442.8273 to schedule an appointment with a counselor in the Applied Technology Office.

Counselors are available in the Applied Technology Division Office to assist students with creating a Student Education Plan for an Air Conditioning Degree or Certificate.

Courses and Information

To see recommended courses, see the Catalog.  To see upcoming scheduled classes, see the Schedule of Classes

For more information, contact the Air Conditioning Program Manager at 559.442.8200  ext. 8732 or email Bryan.Lee@FresnoCityCollege.edu