What You’ll Learn in the HVAC-R Program

Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding career in the heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC-R) industry? If you enjoy working with your hands, have a mechanical aptitude, an analytical mind and think troubleshooting comes easy, then a career as an HVAC technician could be an ideal fit for you.

The HVAC training required for an entry-level position has become more complex as HVAC systems and the technology to run them have become more sophisticated. Coyne’s training has kept pace and the systems you’ll train on are the same that you’ll work on in the real world.

With Coyne College’s HVAC training in Chicago, you can get hands-on training with an individualized focus taught by industry professionals. You’ll learn to install, operate, troubleshoot and service domestic and commercial systems.

For more detailed information about classes in the HVAC-R program, please see our Course Catalog.

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Required HVAC Classes

You can complete an Associate of Applied Science degree in as little as 18 months. The program includes the following:

  • Introduction to Mechanical Refrigeration Systems
  • Introduction to Electrical Servicing
  • Introduction to Commercial Controls
  • Commercial Controls and Applications
  • Gas Heating
  • Air Conditioning, Electric Heat, and Heat Pumps
  • Blueprint Reading and Schematics
  • Advanced Controls and Computer Applications
  • Sheet Metal
  • Troubleshooting Systems and Installation
  • Advanced Installation and Servicing
  • Introduction to Supervision

Related Requirements

  • Written Communication for Technicians
  • Speech Communication for Technicians
  • Applied Environmental Science
  • Applied Business Ethics
  • Mathematics for the Trades
  • Workplace Psychology