A/C, Refrigeration & Plmbg.



acecolorhermemail2 years – 6 credits – Advanced Career Education (ACE) Center at Hermitage

State Course Title: Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration

The course is designed to provide students with the basic knowledge and skills necessary for installation and servicing of air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration systems. Emphasis will be placed on use of tools and materials, basic refrigeration principles, basic electricity, and familiarization with various residential and commercial systems.

IMG_8548The second year course is a continuation of fundamentals with emphasis on a 10-hour OSHA safety course. National Certification Exam for EPA refrigerant usage. Duct work, air distribution, instrumentation, controls, and trouble-shooting. With approval and recommendation of the teacher, students may spend time in actual work experience on the job during the second semester. Students enrolled in this program may participate in the construction of a house managed by the Henrico County Vocational/Technical Education Foundation.

IMG_8550Completion of the two-course sequence may prepare students for a number of certification exams, helpful for employment in a variety of HVACR occupations.

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Students have the opportunity to become certified in the following area(s):

  • EPA Refrigerant

Cost to take the certification test  is paid for by Henrico County Public Schools

For questions please click here to email the Pre-Engineering and Industrial Careers, Agricultural Education, and JROTC Specialist or visit their page here.

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics click here.

2 Comments Add yours

  1. Meredith Given says:

    My Name is Meredith Given, I attend Freeman high school and am righting an article on one of the tech students, Lewis Easily. I was wondering if I could get one of the teachers emails to ask some questions about him.


    1. Henrico CTE says:

      Were you able to talk to the Heating and Air teacher about your article?


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