Penn Foster Career School

Certificate - Automotive HVAC Essentials

Penn Foster's Automotive HVAC Essentials Certificate Program teaches students the skills needed to diagnose and repair auto HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) issues. Read on to learn more about the Automotive HVAC Essentials Certificate Program here.

Official Program Name:

Automotive HVAC Essentials Certificate

School Offering Program:

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Program Description:

The Automotive HVAC Essentials Certificate Program at Penn Foster includes one course - automotive HVAC. Some of the topics covered in this class include the basics of air conditioning systems, automotive heating and cooling systems, servicing heating and cooling systems, and air conditioning testing. The course also includes a practical exercise.

Program Materials Supplied by Penn Foster Career School:

Penn Foster Career School supplies books and learning aids. An online library, career guidance, access to student services via e-mail, phone, and message board, and an online community are also offered.

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Financial Aid:

Penn Foster offers low tuition with 0% interest and affordable monthly payments, so students graduate without debt.

Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates

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Required Courses for the Automotive HVAC Essentials Certificate:

Program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Penn Foster Career School to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

  • Automotive HVAC

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Upon completion of Penn Foster's Automotive HVAC Essentials Certificate Program, students have the opportunity to enroll in an associate degree program in a related field. Some of the courses that may be taught in an associate degree program in auto repair might include manual drive trains, engine repair, electrical and electronic systems, heating and air conditioning, and auto safety.

Career Paths:

Graduates of Penn Foster's Automotive Transmissions Certificate Program could have an opportunity to work as an automotive HVAC specialist. Some possible employers may include car dealerships as well as auto repair shops. Some qualified auto repair technicians also choose to open their own shops.

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