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HVAC-R I (Day Option)

2 semesters – 3 periods – (AM Only)
Grades Eligible: 11, 12, Adult

The Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration (HVAC-R) field is part of a growing technical-trades industry.  This course is designed to provide the student with a fundamental understanding and working knowledge in the fields of Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration.  Students will study all phases of HVAC-R applications, fundamental circuitry/schematics reading, and troubleshooting electrical, mechanical, and refrigeration systems.  Students will be given the opportunity to take the EPA certification testing on site (at an additional fee) as well as testing for field certification in residential, light commercial, and heat pump application.


Advanced HVAC-R II
2 semesters – 3 periods – (AM Only)
Grades Eligible:  12, Adult
Prerequisites:  HVAC-R 1 and instructor approval

The second year student will train on light commercial systems applications, in-depth trouble shooting of circuitry, mechanical, and refrigeration systems.  While in training, students will be given the opportunity to learn the practical application of recovery equipment and other service tools specific to the trade.  Students will also be allowed to choose specific areas of training, such as building energy management, sheet-metal design and fabrications, estimating and layout.  Time will also be spent preparing for industry certification.

How to Apply:

  • High School Students: Contact your school's guidance counselor.   Prerequisites may apply.
  • Adult Students: 
    • Schedule to take WorkKeys with the CTC assessment office
    • Complete an application & make deposit ($100)
    • Provide proof of HS graduation (or GED)
    • Submit background check form

  • Classes Schedule: Monday - Friday
    • August - May (Following the Cape Girardeau Public Schools Calendar).
    • Typical Morning block schedule is 8:25 - 10:50
    • Typical Afternoon block schedule is 12:15 - 2:40

For More information call 573.334.0826 and speak to our counselor.

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