A: Refer to the "Prerequisites" tab above.
MNTC's Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Program (HVAC/R) prepares students to enter the residential and light commercial HVAC industry. Students learn to test and service residential & light commercial Heating and Air Conditioning systems, including Heat Pumps. They also learn, safety and work practices, protective equipment, handling pressurized fluids and hazardous substances, and how to use hand and power tools to test and service heating and refrigeration equipment, including those used to measure air flow.
Students who successfully complete this program have opportunities to become employed by Moore, Norman, and Oklahoma City Metro contractors and construction companies.
- Who can attend?
- Class Times
- Credentials Available
- Gainful Employment
- Start Date: August, October, and January
- Days: Monday - Friday
- A.M. Hours: 9:15 - 12:25
- NPS 9:15 - 12:05;
- MPS 9:35 - 12:25
- P.M. Hours: 1:15 - 4:10
- NPS: 1:15 - 4:10
- MPS: 1:15 - 4:10
- Evening Hours: N/A
- Adults can choose to attend A.M. and/or P.M. sessions.
- High school students can attend half day, A.M. or P.M., to be decided during career advisement session.
- Department of Labor:
- OSHA 10 General Industry Safety
- EPA 608 Universal Certification
- NATE Credential
- Residential Industry Competency Exam (ICE)
- Completion & Positive Placement Rate
- Potential Occupations
- Potential Wages
- Career Profile
- Customer-Service Focused
- Heavy Lifting
- Information Ordering
- Equipment Maintenance
- Quality Control Analysis
- Operation Monitoring
- Critical Thinking
- Operation and Control
- Active Listening
- Equipment Selection
- Time Management
- Complex Problem Solving
- Judgement and Decision Making
- Systems Analysis
- On-Time Adult Completion Rate: For more information contact the MNTC Data Management Coordinator
- Positive Placement Rate: 94.44%
Positive Placement Rate includes Military, Continuing Education and all Employment, related or not related. The rate information provided below is based on the most current data available.
US - $14.00 - $36.22 Hourly; $29,120 - $75,330 Annually
OK - $13.66 - $30.79 Hourly; $28,410 - $64,040 Annually
- SOC Code: 49-9021.01- Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
A: Yes. All students and staff must wear an MNTC badge while on campus. Pictures for badges are taken during the registration process.
A: One year (two semesters) if going full time and two years (four semesters) if going part time.
A: Refer to the "expenses" tab above.
A: This long-term program is not available in the evening. You might consider one of our short-term construction and manufacturing classes!
A: For this program, you will need to speak with an MNTC Career Advisor. Set up your free career advisement today!
A: Refer to the "Potential Occupations" tab above.
A: Refer to the "Credentials Available" tab above.
A: Refer to the "cost" tab above.
A: HVAC/R will be much more in-depth than the Air Conditioning and Refrigeration 1&2. The hours are also different. There are only day time options for the HVAC/R program. Air Conditioning and Refrigeration 1 & 2 are offered in the evening. The daytime program is eligible for Financial Aid. The evening classes are not eligible for financial aid, but students can request a payment plan with the Bursar Office.
A: Refer to the "potential occupations" tab above.
A: Testing information is available during your meeting with an MNTC Career Advisor.
A: Refer to the "class times" tab above.
A: Refer to the "Who can attend?" tab above.
A: You will not receive your Journeyman License but the hours you accrue will go towards the hours required for the Journeyman license. You may test for the Journeyman's License after completing HVAC/R program. If you pass the Journeyman test, you may be employed as an Endorsed Journeyman until you complete the rest of the hours for licensure.
A: Yes! Our Career and College Connection team coordinate career and college fairs on campus throughout the year. They also help with resumes, interviews, employment opportunities, etc. Additionally, internships are may be available to eligible students.