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Career Diploma - HVACR Technician

The HVACR Technician Career Diploma offered by Penn Foster College is designed to provide students with an understanding of HVACR systems as well as how to maintain them, repair them, and work with them safely. Read more about this online career diploma program here.

Official Program Name:

HVACR Technician Career Diploma

School Offering Program:

Penn Foster College

Degree Level:

Career Diploma

Program Description:

Penn Foster's HVACR Technician Career Diploma program provides students with the chance to prepare for an entry-level technician positions where they work with heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVACR) systems. The program is designed to teach students the mathematical formulas and processes used with HVACR systems, the properties of refrigerants and gases present in HVACR systems, and the required tools for evaluation and repair of HVACR systems. The program is designed to teach students how to read technical drawings and diagrams, evaluate and install systems with an understanding of theory and process, and understand proper recovery, conservation, and recycling of refrigerants.

Program Materials Supplied by Penn Foster College:

Students enrolled in this program may purchase Snap-on tools at a discount through the Snap-on Student Excellence Program. Upon completion of the program, students are provided an EPA Certification Test voucher, an EPA Certification Preparatory Manual, and exam registration. 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 Available:

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 a HVACR Technician Career Diploma:

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

  • Starting Your Program
  • Orientation to HVACR
  • Math for the Trades and Nature of Electricity
  • Fundamentals of HVACR
  • Refrigeration Systems
  • Electrical Systems
  • Residential and Light Commercial HVACR Systems
  • HVACR System Design and Installation
  • Commercial Refrigeration and HVACR Maintenance

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

Graduates of Penn Foster's HVACR Technician Career Diploma program often pursue entry-level HVACR technician positions in light commercial or residential fields.

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