Durham College

Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Techniques - HVAC

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Program Information

School:Durham College
Faculty:School of Applied Sciences, Apprenticeship, Skilled Trades & Technology
Field of Study:Heating, AC and Refrig. Tech./Technician
Description:This program concentrates on the fundamentals of heating, ventilation and air conditioning, piping practices, sheet metal fabrication, hot water systems and refrigeration principles. Industry standardized design practices are followed for residential, commercial, and industrial systems.

Students develop skills in soldering, wiring, and electric circuitry for HVAC and gas installation systems. Students are also exposed to computer-aided design that is used to develop HVAC systems. Curriculum will include working on a wide range of furnaces, cooling systems, and appliances.

Employment opportunities include gas or oil boiler technician, refrigeration and air conditioning apprentice, or building and facilities maintenance technician. Students graduate with an Ontario College Certificate.
URL:Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Techniques - HVAC at Durham College
Length:1 Year(s)
Careers:Contractors and Supervisors, Mechanic TradesRefrigeration and Air Conditioning MechanicsOil and Solid Fuel Heating MechanicsSee More...

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 

In addition to the prerequisite courses, applicants must have an OSSD, GED, ACE (BTSD), or Mature Student Status (MSS). Students must also have at least two additional credits at the senior level.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on June 28, 2009