Iowa Western Community College

HVAC/R Maintenance Certificate

HVAC/R Maintenance Certificate

Just the Facts

Program Start Term: Fall Only
Program Length: 1 Semester
Award: Certificate


Completed Online: Both
Completed in the Evenings: Evening Only
Pathway: Career Path
Career Cluster: Industrial Technology and Transportation
Program Locations: Council Bluffs Campus



About the Program

The HVAC/R Maintenance Certificate program of study provides the basic skills necessary to gain meaningful employment as an entry-level Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC) apprentice or assistant. The certificate program is designed to train students to assist in becoming HVAC technicians. Students will learn to troubleshoot and service HVAC/R systems. The certificate does not qualify graduates for the State of Iowa's specialty license.  Graduates of this program are awarded a certificate. 

Career Information

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Program Outcomes

Upon the successful completion of the program students will:

  • Execute mathematical processes and use of formulas necessary for design, evaluation, and installation of HVACR systems.
  • Explain composition and usage of HVACR materials, equiptment, and tools required for installation and diagnostic tasks.
  • Apply safety procedures and regulations related to workplace and job requirements.

SALARY INFORMATION
Average: $20.82
Entry Level: $16.67
Experienced: $28.55

* Salary information from EMSI Analyst Database.