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AIR CONDITIONING TECHNOLOGY
Degree Program

 
What is an Air Conditioning Service Technician?

Air Conditioning Technicians may sometimes be referred to as HVAC technicians and are responsible for installing, maintaining and repairing heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and refrigeration systems. They may also be responsible for reviewing blueprints, testing systems for proper functioning, performing emergency repairs, maintaining tools, ordering supplies, and making routine adjustments to maximize operational efficiency. They may also record data when inspecting systems, such as temperature of equipment, fuel consumption and hours of operation.


 
Prerequisite Courses
Students must verify degree level proficiency in Reading, Writing, and Math before program admission.

 
Degrees and Certificates
  • Air Conditioning Technology, AAS Degree
  • Air Conditioning Electrical Technician Certificate
  • Air Conditioning System Maintenance Technician Certificate
  • Photovoltaic Systems Installation & Repair Technician Certificate
  • Refrigeration System Service Technician Certificate

 
Length of Program
  • Degree: 5 semesters
  • 65 Credit Hours

 
Semester Program Begins
Fall, Spring and Summer Semester

 
Application Process

Applicants to the Air Conditioning Technology Program must meet all Admissions requirements; complete an application and pay the application fee. Apply to Gwinnett Technical College at GwinnettTech.edu and submit all transcripts from high school and previous college work, and take the ACCUPLACER test if required.


 
Program Deadlines
You may enter in the Fall or Spring Terms.

 

AIR CONDITIONING SERVICE TECHNICIAN

(this data was compiled from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)

QUICK FACTS: AIR CONDITIONING SERVICE TECHNICIAN

2016 Median Pay $42,840 to $45,910
Entry level Education Associate's degree, Diploma, Certificate
Number of jobs, 2014 84,200
Job Growth, 2024 20%

07-2017